Anything But Flat
The challenge for this year’s juried show is to create a work that has a tangible, physical presence. Of course you can submit paintings, but we’d like to see depth or dimension in your paintings, whether the surface is built up, carved into, embellished, or assembled in some way. Sculpture by its very nature is dimensional, so show us how you handle space. Mixed media works are welcome, as are book objects.

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Juror: Joanne Mattera
Founder and director emerita of the International Encaustic Conference, Joanne Mattera is a widely exhibited painter who embraces writing in her practice. She is the author of the first commercially published book on encaustic in half a century, The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax (Watson-Guptill, 2001), numerous essays and articles on art, and until recently was editor in chief of ProWax Journal. She is working on her memoir, Vita: A Queer, Italian-American, Art Memoir, to be published by Well-Fed Artist Press.

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