Taos Institute for Glass Arts Calls for Submissions for 2014 Taos Art Glass Invitational; Deadline 5/1
Taos, NM -- The Taos Institute for Glass Arts announces its Call for Artists for the 2014 Taos Art Glass Invitational, an international biennial exhibition occurring this year from October 11 through November 9, 2014, with a private collector preview on October 10, 2014. Deadline for the call is May 1, 2014.
The Invitational includes both featured master artists who exhibit excellence in their medium internationally and are invited directly by the TIGA board, as well as artists invited through a jury process. Artists working in glass or glass combined with other media from around the globe are encouraged to submit an application.
All juried selections for the Taos Art Glass Invitational will be chosen through this Call for Artists application process. For the first time in 2014, the Art Glass Invitational is featuring four categories in which an artist may compete:
- Wall Works
- Wearable Works
- Functional Works
Artists from each of these categories will be selected to exhibit. For detailed specifications and to submit an entry for consideration, please visit the call for artists submission page.
The jurors for the 2014 Taos Art Glass Invitational are Herb Babcock, Chairman of the Art Glass Program at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan, and Tina Oldknow, Curator of Modern Glass at the Corning Museum of Art in Corning, New York, and Stephanie Grilli, freelance writer, art historian and Curator of Artscribe.net Mr. Babcock received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Ms. Oldknow holds a BA in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MA in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. A trustee of the American Craft Council from 2003-2009, she presently serves on the advisory board of North Lands Creative Glass, Caithness, Scotland, and she is member of the International Council of Pilchuck Glass School. Ms. Grilli graduated summa cum laude from University of Pittsburg and received her PhD from Yale University.