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Artist Opportunities from Lawndale Art Center: Fotofest/HCP OpenReview, Idea Fund, Design Excellence Awards, Empty Bowls
Lawndale Art Center in Houston

October, 2010

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Artist Opportunities from Lawndale Art Center
  October 14, 2010

Open Review for Lens-based Texas Artists
The Idea Fund
BOX13 Artspace Call for Proposals
Design Excellence Awards
Call for Bowls
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While our most recent proposal deadline has passed and the retablos for our annual Día de los Muertos exhibition are now hung, we've recently heard about some really great opportunities from neighboring arts organizations for local artists and designers and we thought we'd share them with you. Sorry for the late notice on a few of these. Best of luck! We hope to see you at Lawndale soon.


Dennis Nance
Director, Exhibitions & Programming
Lawndale Art Center

Open Review for Texas Lens-based Artists
Friday, October 15, 2010, 2-5pm

FotoFest and Houston Center for Photography invite all Texas photo-related artists to an open review this FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2-5pm, with the Talent in Texas exhibition curators Toby Kamps and Michelle White from the Menil Collection. The reviews are happening at the FotoFest Gallery, 1113 Vine Street, Downtown Houston. Artists may present their work to the curators for a maximum of 10 minutes.
Artists unable to attend the review in person may submit up to 10 images, short statement, and resume via email at
Toby Kamps and Michelle White are curating the fourth exhibition in the Talent in Texas series, March 10 ­ April 24, 2011, co-presented at FotoFest and Houston Center for Photography. They are looking for photo-based artists working with traditional and digital photography, installation, multi-media and digital art. They request that you attend only if you¹ve had at least one exhibition or publication during the last three years.
The Idea Fund
Deadline: TOMORROW, Friday, October 15, 2010

The Idea Fund provides cash rewards of $4000 to 10 Texas-based artist-generated or artist-centered projects that exemplify the unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerilla artistic practices that occur outside the traditional framework of support. Please visit for more information and application guidelines.
Box13 Artspace Call for Artist Proposals
Deadline: Saturday, October 16, 2010

BOX 13 ArtSpace is currently accepting proposals for exhibitions in 2011/2012. Artists and curators are invited to submit recent (or proposed) experimental works not previously shown in Houston. The submission deadline is this SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2010(not a postmark deadline).

For more information, please visit:
Design Excellence Awards

Deadline: October 22, 2010

Decorative Center Houston and PaperCity Magazine present the biennial Design Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding

interior design and interior architecture. Winning entries will be published in the February 2011 issue of PaperCity magazine. The jury will select the most outstanding interior design projects by reviewing design concept statements, floor plans, and images in the following five categories: Residential interior design (in a single residence); Residential interior architecture (in a single residence); Residential single-space kitchen, bath, bedroom, living room, etc; Retail: stores, galleries, boutiques, salons, spas, restaurants, offices; Preservation: both residential and commercial.

To find out more, please visit or download the entry form.

Call for Bowls: Empty Bowls Houston

Deadline: Now through early March 2011


The Houston Empty Bowls Steering Committee invites ceramists, woodturners and woodworkers, hot and warm and cold glass artists, fiber artists, mosaicists, polymer clay artists, metalsmiths, painters and sculptors, artists of all kinds, to create and donate handmade bowls for Empty Bowls Houston 2011. The event will take place March 19, 2010 at Lawndale Art Center and the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. All proceeds benefit the Houston Food Bank.  To find out more, please visit


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