June 7-August 10, 2019
Florida CraftArt is participating with St. Petersburg’s initiative, a national movement “Better Cities for Pets,” as a pet-friendly city.
In this call-to-artists exhibition, artworks of “all things pets” will include fine craft artists creations, such as 3D portraits, artful storytelling, and functional items for pets and their humans.
Programming will include artists’ demos, workshops, pet meet-and-greets, and partnerships with nonprofit organizations and businesses.
June 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Opening reception
August 10, 5:30-7 p.m. Closing reception and Peoples’ Choice Award
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How to submit
1. Artists are invited to submit recent work.
2. Download the application online at FloridaCraftArt.org/ArtistsOpportunities
3. Jurying process: A jury panel will use your digital images to select entries based on originality, creativity, quality and complexity of workmanship, artistry and impact as represented in the images submitted. Cash awards.
Submission period opens: February 14, 2019
Submission deadline (Early): April 12, 2019
EARLY entry fees are:
Florida CraftArt members: $25 for up to 5 works
Nonmembers: $40 for up to 5 works
Submission deadline (Late): May 3, 2019
LATE entry fees are:
Florida CraftArt members: $35 for up to 5 works
Nonmembers: $50 for up to 5 works
Notification of acceptance via email: Week of May 10
Selected artwork due at Florida CraftArt: May 28-31 by appointment with Liz Rogers
Opening reception and award announcements: June 7, 2019, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Closing reception and People’s Choice Award: August 10, 2019, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Art Pick-up: August 11 – 12, 2019
For general exhibition information or questions related to the call to artists, contact: Florida CraftArt Gallery manager Liz Rogers at (727) 821-7391 or email Liz@FloridaCraftArt.org.