This year, we are excited to have artist Bonny Leibowitz and Ro2 Art's Jordan Roth as jurors.
Aiming to showcase and reward the best art from Plano and the Metroplex area, the show is non-thematic and welcomes submissions from all areas of art, whether in cutting-edge contemporary or traditional disciplines, in three categories: Two-Dimensional, Three-Dimensional and Print & Photography. Each category will have a first, second and third-place award of $500, $300 and $150 respectively, in addition to the Grand Prize award, of $1000.
The show's submission deadline is February 15th; the show runs from March 21st until April 11th, with an Opening Reception on Thursday March 28th. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance into show will be sent on February 25th or 26th.
Applications will be made through CallForEntry.com. Please visit www.callforentry.org and search for the 125 Show to apply.
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About the 2013 Jurors:
Bonny Leibowitz has been an influential participant of the Dallas art community since the late ’80s when she moved to Dallas. She studied at Temple University’s Tyler College of Art in Philadelphia,and then worked in the gallery business, representing artists and organizing shows. Eventually, she began exhibiting her work in the region and throughout the southwest, with one-person shows in Dallas, Palm Springs, Chicago, Hawaii and Santa Fe, to name a few.
Bonny has been recognized for her art internationally through Israel bonds, traveling to Israel in 2012 to participate in an international group multi media event /exhibition there.
Bonny’s most recent body of work Symbiosis was presented in the Blurr exhibition with Ben Terry at Cohn Drennan Contemporary, Dallas, TX, and it was also exhibited at the Museum of Art at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls.
Bonny owns The Bonny Studio in Richardson, Texas, teaching painting classes and hosting drawing and sculpture workshops, and owns The Encaustic Center as well; teaching the art of painting with wax and hosting nationally recognized guest artists for 3-day workshops in their area of expertise.
Her presentation at the Sixth International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, MA in June of 2012 was a featured part of the conference.
Jordan Roth founded and manages the Ro2 Art gallery in Dallas, an award-winning art business that exhibits artists in numerous locations around Dallas. He also produces shows in partnership with the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (the MAC).
The Plano Art Association is excited to be able to provide a platform for all level of artist, whether student, amateur or professional, to take part in a high-quality show in a modern gallery setting. We would like to thank Professor Betty Siber, of Collin County College Art Department) for her continuing help in hosting and planning this show.
For more information, contact Alison Jardine at email@example.com.
The Plano Art Association was formed in 1969, and is funded by both our members and by a grant from the City of Plano. We are entirely run by art-loving volunteers who donate their time, and as an organization we are committed to creating opportunities for artists to show their work and to grow, as well as offering a diverse calendar of art events in Plano for our art-loving community.