2014 Kansas City Artists Coalition’s
19th Annual Juried Competition
April 11 – 25, 2014
|March 12||Entry submissions at www.callforentry.org|
|March 21||Notification of artists e-mailed.|
|April 4-5||Work due. 11 – 4 p.m.|
|April 11||Opening Reception, 5-8 p.m.|
|April 25||Exhibition ends.|
|April 26||Pick up of hand delivered works. 11-4 p.m.|
Juror, Tommy Frank – Studio Manager at Red Star Studios
Tommy Frank received his BA in Fine Art from Asbury University. Focusing on
ceramics, he was awarded three sequential Artist-in-Residence opportunities at
the St. Petersburg Clay Company, Archie Bray Foundation and Odyssey Center
for the Ceramic Arts. He pursued post-baccalaureate study at the University of
Florida before receiving his MFA degree from Bowling Green State University in
Ohio.He is currently the Studio Manager at Red Star Studios, part of the Belger
Crane Yard Studios, where he supervises the Artist-in-Residence program, studio
membership programs, community classes, workshops and studio outreach programs.
Frank has juried the Truman State University Annual Student Show, the Original
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, and the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition. He
continues his studio practice at Red Star and exhibits his work nationally. He has
been published in both the Kansas City star and The Pitch, as well as Architrave
Magazine and Ceramics Monthly. He has received awards for his artwork, including
Best of Show and First Place in Three-Dimensional Work.
The Leigh Rosenberg Earnest Memorial Fund will award a total of $500 in
The exhibition is open to currently enrolled undergraduate college students in
Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas. Missouri schools from the state line to
N-S Hwy 63 and Kansas schools from the state line to N-S Hwy 81 are eligible.
Media and Specifications
Students may enter 1-3 artworks, once. All media is eligible. Entries must be
original work, completed in the last two years and not previously shown in
KCAC Galleries. 2-D work must be framed and wired for installation; works on
paper should be framed under plexiglas. Sculpture must not weigh over 150 lbs.
If accepted, video artists must provide display equipment for the duration of the
The Artists Coalition uses CaFÉ at www.CallForEntry.org for show entries.
The site will walk you through Image Preparation and the Application Form.
Begin your image prep right away, you can save your portfolio and return to it at
To Complete your registration you will need….
Image/s. Use good quality image/s (showing just the artwork, NO background);
prepare the images according to the specifications at CaFé.
Register Online at www.CallForEntry.org You can save your application and
return to it until you complete it and submit it. There is no entry fee.
Artists whose works are accepted will be notified beginning March 21, 2014.
Notices will be made via the e-mail you use for your Café Registration;
however, we must also have a telephone number where you can be reached on
this date. KCAC reserves the right to reproduce accepted works for publicity,
documentation and promotion of the exhibition. Students should not submit
work needed for scholarship exhibitions.
Delivery and Return of Work
Works must be hand delivered to Kansas City Artists Coalition on Friday or
Saturday, April 4 or 5th between 11-4 p.m. Work must be picked up Saturday,
April 26 between 11-4 p.m. If works are not picked up on April 26th KCAC will
dispose of the work(s) in any way it sees fit without liability or further notice to
the artist or lender.
KCAC will take 30% commission on work sold from the exhibition. Price
submitted must include KCAC commission and frame, if applicable.
Liability and Agreement
KCAC provides insurance for the exhibition.For more information call: 816/421-5222
The Kansas City Artists Coalition is a nonprofit artist-run organization that
promotes visual arts awareness in Kansas City and the surrounding region, and
supports the professional growth of its members.
Students may become members of KCAC online at www.
KansasCityArtistsCoalition.org for only $20. Artists’ benefits include: link
from KCAC website to artist’s website, eligibility for exhibitions, including
Underground and members only opportunities, and a 50% discount on seminars and
programs offered by KCAC.