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4th Annual Artists' Book Exhibition

Submission Deadline:Wednesday, October 19th at 11:59 p.m.

4th Annual Juried Artists' Book Exhibition

November 4-29, 2016

Submission Deadline: Wednesday,October 19th, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

Notification of Acceptance: Friday, October 21thst, 2016

Artist Reception: Friday, November 4th, 2015 6-8:30 p.m.

Exhibition: Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

In November 2016, WoCA Projects is partnering with the Fort Worth Community Arts Center to present its 3rd Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition exploring the diversity within the artist book medium, including both traditional book-binded forms as well as (but not limited to) those works that use books as a reference or metaphor to create other conceptual forms. Examples might explore the interchangeable use of of mixed-media, painting, drawing, printmaking, fiber arts, photography, sculpture, ceramics, sound, film/video, and installations in the creation or referencing of the book form. Note: the inclusion of text and exact references to traditional books not required.

The juried exhibition will be displayed at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center from November 4-29, 2016

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 11:59 p.m., and the Exhibition will run from November 4-29, 2016. Artist Reception is Friday, November 4th from 6-8:30 p.m.

One artist will receive a $500 Purchase Award and their selected work added to the University of North Texas Willis Library's Rare Books Collection, whose diverse and innovative artists' books collection is made accessible for students, faculty, researchers, and the public, and to view in special exhibitions in the 4th floor Reading Room. Click here to read more on the Willis Libraries Archives and Rare Books Collection.


Morgan Gieringer, Head of Special Collections, University of North Texas Willis Library, (Denton, TX)

Anne Keefe, PhD, Publications Coordinator, Meadows Museum (Dallas, TX), and author of upcoming book on artists' books to be publis

Lauren Cross, Director/Curator, WoCA Projects (Fort Worth, TX)


Artists must make their submissions through the WoCA Projects website under the “Call for Art” tab. Login to Entrything.com or create an account and then apply to the “4th Annual Juried Artists’  Book Exhibition ” exhibition through the entrythingy.com platform.

$25 for up to 3 entries. $5 for each additional image. A maximum of 5 images total.

Submission will not be juried until entry fee is received.

Click here to apply through EntryThingy.com or go to the EntryThingy tab on our website and click "4th Annual Juried Artists' Book Exhibition."



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