Call Detail
48th International Art Show

Entry Deadline: 8/6/23
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $40.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Event Dates: 9/22/23 - 11/3/23

Christina Rees was the Senior Texas Editor at Glasstire from 2014-2017, and Editor-in-Chief at Glasstire from 2017-2021. In the past, she has served as an editor at The Met and D Magazine, as the full-time art columnist at the Dallas Observer, and has contributed art, film, and music criticism to the Village Voice, the Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and other publications. Rees was the owner and director of Road Agent gallery in Dallas for three years before serving as curator of Fort Worth Contemporary Arts from 2009 to 2013. Prior to joining Glasstire as an editor in July 2014, she was a frequent Glasstire contributor, and continues to write for other publications such as BLAU and Artdesk. Rees was a recipient of the Rabkin Prize, a national $50k award for outstanding arts writing. She is currently based in Dallas.

Application Requirements

CATEGORIES and Guidelines:
1. Painting (oil and acrylic)
2. Drawing (including pen, graphite, colored pencil, pastel, charcoal)
3. Water Media (watercolor, gouache, India ink)
4. Mixed Media (including collage)
5. Printmaking (including etching, woodcuts, monograph, lithograph, aquatint)
6. Fibers (including original clothing, weaving, embroidery, quilting, macrame, knitting, crocheting)
7. Three-dimensional (including sculptural relief, sculpture in the round, installations, jewelry, ceramics)
8. Photography
9. Digital Media ( including digital collage, illustration, photo manipulation, video, animation)

All two-dimensional art must be framed, equipped with D-rings and/or multistrand metal wire (no single strand wire or nylon filament), and ready for hanging. NO SAW TOOTH HANGERS. Canvases must be framed or gallery wrapped with no staples showing nor painted over staples. Mats must be neatly cut and clean.

Three-dimensional works must be stable and ready for installation.

Artist may not substitute another work(s) for the accepted work(s)

The BMFA reserves the right to place entries in proper categories when they have been designated in incorrect categories.

The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art has the right to refuse the exhibition of any artwork that does not follow the proper guidelines and presentation.

All art must be for sale and the BMFA will retain a 30% commission for any sale that is a direct result of the exhibition. By submitting work to be considered, artists grant permission to the BMFA to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses in both printed and electronic forms.

Eligibility Criteria

All artists 18 and older are welcome to submit their works. All submissions must be original and from the artist submitting, no reproductions of other artist’s work nor published photographs. Works must have been completed during 2020 to the present. Work must not have been previously exhibited in an International Art Show at BMFA.