Third Degree Glass Factory (TDGF) seeks 2-D visual artists to exhibit in our East Gallery. TDGF is a locally-owned publicly accessible glass art studio, gallery and private event venue located on Delmar between the Loop and Central West End. As a community of passionate artists, TDGF extends this opportunity for local non-glass artists and art groups to showcase their work in an environment with high foot traffic and numerous private events.
Each opening reception coincides with TDGF’s Third Friday open house.
2019 Opening Dates: 01/18, 02/15, 03/15, 04/19, 05/17, 06/21
Installation date is always the day prior, anytime from 10:00a-5:00p.*
Removal date is always the Wednesday prior to the following Third Friday, from 10:00a-5:00p.*
*Due to TDGF’s busy events schedule, install dates & times may be moved or adjusted to fit everyone’s availability.
About the Gallery
TDGF uses a wire-and-hook hanging system for easy installation. While there are 18 hooks available, 10 large works or 15 medium sized works best fit the wall. The dimensions of the wall are approximately 31’ wide by 10’ high.
TDGF’s Third Friday Open House is a monthly event, free and open to the public. The event typically features guided glass art activities, live glassblowing demonstrations, live music and fire dancing, food trucks and cash bar, in addition to the opening for the new display. Third Fridays are typically attended by 300-700+ guests each month.
Third Degree takes 50% commission on any artwork sold.
All artwork submitted must be family friendly: no images containing violence, nudity, overt political messages or other controversial imagery. As a private event venue with over 180 events a year, TDGF reserves the right to refuse work not deemed appropriate for a general audience.
All artwork must be ready to hang. Hanging wire works best with our system. Proper framing and/or matting is required.
Artists must also provide his or her own artist tags, business cards and other promotional materials.
There is no restriction on creation date or price.
Individual artists, professional art groups and collaborations among artists are all welcome.
TDGF requests a cohesive theme for artwork shown.
Submissions must include:
— Artist Resume or CV
–Five examples of work or style (JPEG preferred)
–Any Social Media links: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Submit the above requirements with the subject line “Third Friday 2D Artist” to Nick Dunne, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is the end of the day, Sunday, October 14. Submissions that are late or lacking any of the above information will not be considered or receive a response.
Submissions will be reviewed by a committee, and all complete submissions will receive an acceptance or rejection letter no later than Friday, October 19.
Submit only once. No phone calls, please.