Skip to main content

Core New Art Space: Black & White



Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3

Entry Fee (Black & White): $35.00

This exhibition seeks to show art that has cast away the color system and focuses on the visual power of black and white; reflecting the innovative and contemporary in painting, photography, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture.

Inviting all artists across multiple and interdisciplinary mediums and forms to participate. 2D and 3D work is encouraged.

Show dates: July 12 – July 29
Application end date: June 15
Notification of acceptance: June 22
All work MUST arrive at CORE: July 7
Artist reception: Friday, July 13 6-9p

NOTE: 48” Maximum limit on the longest side.

Judging the work will rely on overall impact, content, composition and mastery of techniques. Attention to creativity and craftsmanship is a very important part of this as well. When entering please list all the media used in the description field for your images. Consider weight and the fragility of your media if you are mailing your entry.

Juror: Deanne Pytlinski

Deanne Pytlinski is Associate Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism at Metropolitan State University of Denver, specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art. She is currently serving as Chair of the Department of Art at MSU Denver which includes the Center for Visual Art in the Santa Fe Arts District.

Dr. Pytlinski earned her Ph.D. in Art History from the CUNY Graduate Center and her Master’s Degree from Pratt Institute in New York. Her research focuses on intersections between feminism, technology, and performance art and she has published on women in early video art and on video collectives. In 2014, she curated the exhibition Craft Tech/Coded Media: Women, Art and Technology, at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for which she also contributed a catalog essay. She has presented at College Art Association, Southeast College Art Council (SECAC), and the National Council of Arts Administrators.

Born in Colorado, she was Gallery Manager at Grant Gallery early in her career and interned in New York at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the former American Craft Museum. Dr. Pytlinski is currently working on expanding her research on contemporary art and feminism into Cuba and Eastern Europe and is developing student opportunities in those locations as well.

REQUIREMENTS: Art must be completely dry. Wall and suspended art must have suitable means for hanging. NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS. Standing art must be stable. Set-up diagram must accompany multiple pieces and installation art. All art must remain in place for the duration of the show.

SALES: CORE charges a 30% commission plus tax on art sold. CORE will collect the payment for the artist: however, the artist is responsible for terms of any sale. Your payment less the 30% commission will be rebated to your address within 45 days of the close of the show. Art need not be for sale.

LIABILITY: CORE will take all due precautions to protect premises and art. However, CORE is not responsible for loss due to damage, theft, vandalism, or accident. If work is fragile, it is submitted at the artist's own risk. Each artist is responsible for your own insurance.

SHIPPING/DROP-OFF: Artists are responsible for safely shipping their art, which must be received by July 7th, 2018. For local Drop-Off, artwork must arrive by 4pm on July 8th, 2018. COMPLETE SHIPPING DETAILS WILL BE EMAILED TO ACCEPTED APPLICANTS.

RETURN SHIPPING/PICK-UP: Any artwork delivered in person or shipped without reusable packaging material or without prepaid shipping label must be retrieved by the artist at the end of the exhibition unless sold. Art must be picked up by 4pm July 29th, 2018. After 30 days, art will be considered abandoned. Abandoned artwork will be considered property of the gallery. Please ensure that we have good contact information for you so that we can avoid this situation.

CORE New Art Space, 900 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204


Become a Member

As a member of GBCA, you will not only gain access to wonderful benefits, but you will also become an active participant in a broader cultural community. Your organization and employees will directly benefit from opportunities to collaborate, connect, learn, network and share with your colleagues in the cultural community. Join our growing constituency of over 300 individual artists and organizations representing the region's extraordinary range of arts, culture, history, heritage, humanities, and attractions.

Join Today