Call to Artists

Visual artists are welcome to submit their work for our jury exhibitions. Fill out the artist application and return it to the designated Art Center location with your entries and entry fee. Be sure to read the juried show details carefully before submitting your work, application, and fees.

Download TAC Juried Show Application

January 14, 2016 “Food Cravings”

“Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.”
– Ivan Pavlov

“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like.” ― Mark Twain

Visual artists are invited to produce works that portray any sort of food, still life’s encouraged but not the only form of representation.

Entry deadline: Tuesday, January 12, 2016, by 2p

Entry drop-off: TAC Gallery at the Landing, 2 W Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Hours: Monday – Friday, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. (hours subject to be updated)

Notification of unaccepted work: Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Pick-up of unaccepted work: Wednesday, January 14, 2016

Opening reception: January 14, 2016  TAC Gallery at the Landing, 2 W Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202. 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Information for all juried exhibits

Artwork submitted must be original work by the artist, completed within the last 2 years not under academic supervision. Mass-produced objects or craft kits are not accepted.

2D works must be properly framed with wire on the back or gallery-wrapped canvases, no staples on the sides, with all sides painted. Works with sawtooth hangers on frames and canvases will NOT be accepted. 3D works should be free standing or able to fit on a gallery pedestal. Special installations must be provided by the artist and approved by The Art Center.

Artists 18 years and older residing in the United States are eligible to enter. Cash awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place are given based on the amount of entries received.

Insurance is the responsibility of the artist. The Art Center does not accept responsibility of theft, vandalism or damage caused by gallery patrons or staff or caused during transfer for any reason including mishandling by carrier or failure of packaging to protect works in transit. Also not covered is damage cause to work by failure of the work itself, or its mounting systems installed by the artist.

All work must be for sale. The Art Center will take a 40% commission on all work sold by non-members. Commission on works sold by members will be according to artist agreements per member status.