Call for Entries: Relative Proximity at Austin College

Ghost Town Arts Collective: Relative Proximity
Austin College, Ida Green Gallery
April 22 – May 24, 2013
Opening Reception on Saturday, April 27 from 6 – 8 pm
Relative: considered in relation or proportion to something else.
  Adjective/ comparative – relational – related
  Noun/ relation – kin
Proximity:  quality of being near or close
Synonyms: nearness, closeness, vicinity, adjacency, togetherness, juxtaposition, propinquity, immediacy

Relative Proximity will explore the dual concepts of closeness and distance.  Work submitted for this exhibition will in some way comment or play upon the relative closeness or distance between things, ideas, people, materials, time, etc.; explore the relationship between subject and object, the piece of artwork and the viewer, between the artist’s intent and the piece’s effect; or any number of other concepts related to the phrase. Work in all media and any interpretation of the theme will be considered.

Deadline for entry: Monday, April 1

Submit your work by emailing photos to Please name the photo file using the following format: 

“YourName_Title”(e.g. “HeidiRushing_Aardvark.jpg”) 
and include in your email the dimensions, medium, and year of completion 
(e.g. Heidi Rushing, Aardvark, ink and graphite on paper, 2013).  

ENTRY FEE: $10 per person, payable upon delivery of accepted work.

Notification of Acceptance: by email on Monday, April 8

Delivery of Work: All accepted work must be delivered in gallery ready format to Austin College from Tuesday April 9 through Tuesday April 16 during business hours (Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm or by special arrangement).  More details will be provided in acceptance letter.  Work that is shipped to us must include return postage!

Installation: Wednesday & Thursday, April 17 & 18.  Austin College Art Department staff will install the exhibit.  If your work must be installed by you personally, you can make arrangements to do it on these dates.

Pick up of Work:  The exhibit will close on May 24.  Pick up will be the following week starting after the memorial day holiday: Tuesday May 28 –  Friday, May 31, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm or by special arrangement.  Work that has been shipped to us with return postage will be sent back this week.


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