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CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition
Charles Adams Studio Project
602 Ave J
Lubbock, Texas 79401

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 3/31/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition): $25.00

CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition
Juror: Christina Rees, Editor-in-Chief of Glasstire

5&J Gallery: 1106 5th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401

Presented by Charles Adams Studio Project, CASPFEST is an inaugural two-night festival of art, film, & music, which aims to showcase exceptional contemporary arts. The national art exhibition is juried by Christina Rees, the films curated by Paul Allen Hunton & Jonathan Seaborn, & the music will feature bands from across the state of Texas. This is the first annual event of its kind, & will take place April 26th through April 27th, at the 5&J Gallery in Lubbock, Texas.

Juror | Christina Rees | Editor-in-Chief of Glasstire
Christina Rees is the Editor-in-Chief of Glasstire. Prior to joining Glasstire full-time in 2014, Rees served as an editor at both The Met and D Magazine, as a full-time art and music critic at the Dallas Observer, and has also covered art and music for the Village Voice and other publications. After stints living in London and New York in the early aughts, Rees returned to Dallas. She was previously the owner and director of Road Agent Gallery in Dallas, and the curator of Fort Worth Contemporary Arts. In 2017, Rees was the winner of the national $50,000 Rabkin Prize for Arts Journalism.

Open Call Dates
January 25 – March 31, 2019

Call for Entry Deadline
All applications due by 11:59PM March 31, 2019

Juror Deliberation
April 1 – (approx.) April 8, 2019

Notification of Selection Date
Applicants will be notified by email of their acceptance by the end of the day April 8, 2019.

Artwork Due Date
Artwork will be due, ready-to-exhibit, by April 22, 2019. Please deliver or ship within the window of April 15, 2019 through April 22, 2019. Shipping & delivery information will be shared with accepted artists with notification of acceptance email.

Opening of Exhibition
Exhibition will open April 26, 2019, at 7pm. Juror talk & awards given at 8:30pm.

Exhibition on Display
April 26, 2019 7pm-11pm & April 27, 2019 1pm-11pm

Pick-Up Return
April 28 – April 30, 2019

Shipped Return
April 29 – April 30, 2019

CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition is open to artists living & working in the United States. Artists will be selected on the basis of the works entered. Works completed before 2016 should not be entered.

2D Eligibility & Medium

  • Original 2D work in any media, including painting, prints, drawings, photography, mixed media, digital images, & video.
  • 2D work should not exceed a framed size of 60” in the longest dimension.
  • Video Work: will be projected on a loop along with other video entries in a dedicated video gallery adjacent to the 5&J Gallery.
  • All work must be original, & produced within the last two years.
  • The digital image of the piece submitted must be the piece delivered to CASP, if selected by the juror. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Artists applying in this category may submit up to three JPGs, up to three videos, or a combination representing up to three different artworks.

3D Eligibility & Medium

  • Original 3D work in any media. Please indicate Indoor or Outdoor.
  • Indoor 3D Work: Work cannot exceed 60” x 48” x 48” or 50lbs.
  • Outdoor 3D work: Free standing outdoor work must come with a proper base for installation, & the artist must complete installation.
  • All work must be original, & produced within the last two years.
  • The digital image of the piece submitted must be the piece delivered to CASP, if selected by the juror. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Artists applying in this category may submit up to three JPGs, representing up to three different artworks. If artists want to submit different views, the views must be submitted within the available 2nd & 3rd image allotment.

You may enter work created in any media, with the understanding that the Charles Adams Studio Project exhibition venue & format of events may not be able to accommodate all work. If you have a question about whether your work can be accommodated—artwork over 50lbs., artwork exceeding five feet in any direction, artwork being installed outdoors, or artwork not installed on the walls or floor, please contact Victoria Marie Bee at This work will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Entry Fee
There is a $25 application fee for an entry of 1-3 artworks. Application fee is nonrefundable.

If you work both individually & collaboratively, you may enter both as an individual, & as part of your team(s). You may submit as many applications (each application 1-3 artworks) as you wish; however, you must pay the $25 application fee for each application. 

Best In Show has the opportunity to have a solo exhibition in the 5&J Gallery during the 2020 season. Cash Prizes to also be presented April 26, 2019 at 8:30pm.

Waiver of Ticket Fees for CASPFEST
Any artist who submits to this national juried art call for art will be given FREE passes to both nights of events, regardless if they are accepted to the exhibition or not.

Please read the full guidelines carefully before contacting us with a question. If your answer is not found within the guidelines, please direct questions only to Victoria Marie Bee at

About Charles Adams Studio Project
Charles Adams Studio Project (CASP) is a non-profit arts organization located in Lubbock, TX on the high plains of West Texas.  CASP was founded by gallerist Mr. Charles Adams with the support of a generous gift from Lubbock business owner and philanthropist Margaret Talkington.

The mission of Charles Adams Studio Project (CASP) is to serve as a cornerstone in the Lubbock Arts District through developing and sustaining a working artists’ community that actively engages the public with the arts. CASP pursues this mission in large part  through the acquisition and renovation of real property within the Lubbock Cultural Arts District. 

CASP facilities are designed to provide artists with studio space, specialized equipment, and exhibition opportunities. CASP promotes an environment of creative exchange and community engagement through public workshops, demonstrations, lectures, tours, weekly studio classes, and First Friday Art Trail events, as well as through the CASP Artist-in-Residence Program, the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio Fellowship, and the CASP Arts Administration Fellowship.

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