Thursday, March 14, 2013

Call for Work: Deadline 10 April 2013

We're inviting artists to enter 2D or 3D work for an exhibit titled Top Gear: Speed, Sport, Splendid, which will open in our Third Degree gallery on June 21. We are partnering with the MG and Triumph Car Clubs as well as other area car clubs for June's car-themed Third Friday.

What: Top Gear: Speed, Sport, and Splendid, an exhibit showcasing the beauty and style of classic and classic-to-be cars. Brit Hits such as MGs, Triumphs, Morgans, Martins, Healeys, Jaguars, and Rolls are of special interest.

Exhibit Dates: June 21 ­ July 16, 2013  Opens during Third Friday Free Party: June 21, 6 ­ 10p

Event includes: English car meetup, glassblowing demonstrations, ice cream taste sampling, and live music.

Eligible artwork:
  • Media: Paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, sculpture, glass, ceramics, and more. All media considered.
  • Original artwork. Not done under instruction.
  • Work must be ready to hang or display on pedestals.
  •  Artist Selection:  8-10 artists will be selected and invited to exhibit car-themed artwork that captures beautiful style and artistic flair of classic or soon-to-be classic cars. Brit Hits will be especially emphasized.  Selected artists will receive more details re: exhibiting, times and dates of interest, etc.  Note: While reasonable precautions are taken to safeguard artwork. Third Degree does not insure work submitted for exhibition. Artists are encouraged to insure their own artwork.
  • How to enter:  Email with Subj: Top Gear.  In your email message, provide short description of media, artwork, contact info. Attach 2-3 jpegs. Title jpgs with initial of first name and then your last name. Example amurphy1.jpg, amurphy2.jpg, etc.
  • Digital submissions accepted by email:  March 2 ­ April 10.
Tentative Schedule:
  • March 2. Submission opens.
  • April 10. Submission closes.
  • April 12. Artists notified by email.
  • June 19.  Artwork to be dropped off for installation.
  • June 21. Opening
  • July 17.  Artwork de-installed and retrieved.

Where:   Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar Blvd between Union and Kingshighway, 63108
Cost: Free.

Questions? Contact Anne Murphy,, 314-640-7392 cell.

Anne Murphy
Director of Marketing
Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108
work 314-367-4527 x205
cell 314-640-7392


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