Through the Fire Show, 2014

Through the Fire: Glass, Clay & Metal

CoRK Arts District, East Gallery
November 8-16, 2014
Opening Reception is November 8, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Any art created with high temperatures, including glass, clay, metal, soldering/welding, and other art formed from fire!

Through The Fire 2014:

We were very pleased to have Courtenay McLeland, Digital Projects & Preservation / Curator, Library Art Collection at the University of North Florida, as our guest judge for this show.

Exhibition guidelines:

  • Open to all artists
  • All 2-D work must be securely framed and/or ready to be hung.
  • All work must be able to be carried up a flight of stairs.*
  • Artists are responsible for transportation and special display requirements.
  • Maximum weight 400 pounds. *There is limited space for larger/heavier work on ground level.
  • All work must be labeled with artist’s name, title, medium, size and price.
  • Sales split 97% to the artist and 3% to Elemental Gallery & Studio for any credit card processing.
  • Sales Tax is the responsibility of the artist.
  • Entrant is responsible for any shipping/transportation of accepted pieces to and from the show. Contact Helen Cowart for the shipping address.
  • Acceptance may be withdrawn if entrant fails to deliver the piece(s) on time.

Submission process
Entry fee (non-refundable): $20 per entry. Limit of 4 entries ($80). Click this link for the entry form (opens a new window).

  • Submission Deadline: October 10, 2014
  • Notification of Juror Results: October 17, 2014 Artists will be notified by email or phone
  • Delivery of accepted work: November 2, 2014 noon-8:00 p.m.
  • Reception: November 8, 2014 6:00-10:00 p.m.
  • Pick up work: November 16, 2014 noon-8:00 p.m.
  • Awards : First through Third place & 3 Honorable Mentions (Award amounts will depend on the number of entries) NEW! We are very excited to announce we will have an additional award this year – We have been graciously given $250 for a Purchase Award!
  • Email Helen Cowart at helen (at) elemental (dot) name or Kirin Hale at khale (at) jacksonville (dot) edu for any questions regarding the gallery space at CoRK East or if you are having difficulty with the online process.

Liability Release:
Entrant agrees that CoRK Arts District and Elemental Gallery & Studio assumes no liability for any artwork that the entrant delivers. It is agreed that ordinary care and precautions for the safety of the artwork will be taken once it is delivered to CoRK. The entrants are responsible for acquiring insurance.

The hosts reserve the right to reject any entry.

Hosted by Glass Artists Kirin Hale & Helen Cowart
Contact us at 904-307-1885 | helen (at) elemental (dot) name | khale (at) jacksonville (dot) edu |

Through the Fire, 2013:


Left to right: 1st Place Jim Benedict “Out of Range”; 2nd Place Judy DeAngelis “Telescopic Curiosity”; 3rd Place David Ponsler, “The Shield Series #1″

IMG_1198 IMG_1206 IMG_1208Honorable Mentions, left to right: Lucy Clark, Marie Montgomery, & Julia Higbe.

We hope you will join us this year!

Hosted by Glass Artists Kirin Hale & Helen Cowart
Contact us at 904-307-1885
helenc (at) elemental (dot) name
khale (at) jacksonville (dot) edu

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