Buttonwood Art Space calls artists to enter the 6th Annual VISIONS OF THE FLINT HILLS BENEFIT AND SALE to benefit research and preservation of the Flint Hills area of Kansas.
The exhibit will run from October 3 through November 28, 2014, at Buttonwood Art Space, 3013 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. Net proceeds from the event benefit Friends of the Konza Prairie which promotes educational research and experiences in the Konza Prairie, an area of the Flint Hills just south of Manhattan, Kansas. The Konza is an 8,600 acre tallgrass preserve which includes a biological field station dedicated to research, education and conservation of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem. Konza Prairie is a preserve of The Nature Conservancy managed by Kansas State University’s Division of Biology.
Open to paintings, photographs, fiber and 3-D works derived from or depicting the Flint Hills geographic area in Kansas. Categories are: Painting, Photography, 3-D, Other (includes flat fiber pieces, drawings, video, and non-traditional). DEADLINE! August 15, 2014. All entries must be submitted through café at www.callforentry.org.
Artists may submit up to four (4) artworks for a non-refundable $25.00 fee.
Categories: Painting, 3-Dimensional, Photography, Other (includes fiber, glass, video, etc.)
Juror: Kim Casebeer. All artwork will be juried on a piece by piece basis.
All works will be 50% of sale to artist and net 50% to Friends of Konza Prairie, a 501(c)(3) charity.
Ship all artworks to Buttonwood Art Space by September 19, 2014 ATTN: Visions Show, Buttonwood Art Space, 3013 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo 64108, 816-285-9040.
Hand delivery to gallery by September 22, 2013 noon.
ARTISTS: All art submitted to the show must depict or be derived from the Flint Hills area of Kansas. You must state in your application which city/town/county/area your artwork depicts. Visitors like to connect with your art and process, so a short description of what about the Flint Hills inspired you is always nice. A single sentance or phrase will be included on title cards next to your art.
ALL Registrations and image submittal will be handled by Call For Entry at www.callforentry.org.