Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The Hot Shop Summer Juried Show


Mighty Fine Arts presents the Hot Shop Summer Juried Show in order to expose emerging and seldom seen artists in a professional gallery setting to the Dallas Fort Worth art audience. A juror will select artists to participate in the show and will choose several exceptional artists who will be considered for upcoming MFA Gallery shows.

The Juror

Benito Huerta is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington and is the Director of the Gallery at UTA. He is also co-founder and Director Emeritus of ArtLies Magazine. His work has been featured in many major exhibitions. A 13 year survey of his work has been presented at the Art Museum of South Texas in Corpus Christi and the El Paso Museum of Art. His work is included in many prominent collections including the Blanton Museum of Art and the Cheech Marin Collection. He has also created public art pieces for the City of Fort Worth, the Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin , the International Terminal at DFW Airport and the City of San Antonio.


Open to artwork created in any 2-D or 3-D fine arts media (with the exception of film/video) by artists 18 years of age or older residing in the United States. 2-D works cannot be more than 48x48.” 3-D works cannot be more than 48” in any direction.

Entry Fee:
$15.00 for 2 images, $5.00 for each additional image. Please make check or money order payable to Mighty Fine Arts, 419 N.Tyler, Dallas Tx. 75208. All entry fees are non refundable.

Please send a disc with images and a corresponding list that includes title, year, medium, price and dimensions to Mighty Fine Arts, 419 N.Tyler, Dallas Tx. 75208. Please include contact information including an email address. Artists will be notified via email.
Only selected artists will be notified.


The gallery will take a 50% commission on work sold during the exhibition.

Transporting work:

Accepted works must be delivered to Mighty Fine Arts by August 2, 2010. Artists are responsible for delivery and pick up of all works. Return shipping instructions must be included when work is received. Shipped work must be accompanied by a pre-paid return label.

All accepted work must be installation ready. The gallery reserves the right to decline work that is not professionally presented.


Submission Deadline: July 11
Participants Notified: July 19
Art Delivery: August 1-2
Exhibit Opens: August 7 with artists’ reception From 6-9pm
Exhibit Closes: September 12
Pick Up Work: September 13-15

Mighty Fine Arts is coming on to its 6th year of presenting an eclectic assortment of contemporary art. The gallery has featured many shows of accomplished artists from mid-career to emerging talents. Mighty Fine Arts is located in the Historic North Oak Cliff Neighborhood of Dallas and Gallery hours are 12-5 Sat. and Sun. or by appointment: 214-942-5241

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