Thank you for your interest in The Art of Birth, a mixed media event hosted by Texas Birth Networks, a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to advocating and supporting evidence-based maternity care in the state of Texas.
The exhibit, which is free to the public, will be located in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and will run from February 6th through the 28th featuring a carefully curated collection of over thirty-five artists in the gallery. An invitation only mixer will kick off the event on February 6th that all artists will be welcomed to attend.
Texas Birth Networks is currently seeking submissions showcasing subjects surrounding pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Submissions may include paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography, belly casts and other forms of mixed media. Submitted artwork must be accompanied by a short bio and any relevant press material, artist’s statement of the piece at least three photos and a signed liability release. Artists may submit up to five pieces of artwork.
Artwork is required to be dropped off at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on February 2nd, 2015, ready to be displayed. Out of town work will need to be shipped in, and should be scheduled to arrive no later than the end of January. The gallery will oversee displaying the chosen work. Artworks featured in this show will be available for public sale (if desired by artist); the non-profit Texas Birth Networks will collect a 25% commission and the gallery will collect 15%, with 60% going to the artist. The submitting artist hereby agrees to this sale commission.
All submissions are due for review by the TXBN board by December 14th.
Chosen work will be notified on or around December 15th.