First Night Austin wants your artwork (submissions)

Calling All Artists!

H-E-B Presents First Night Austin 2008 is right around the corner. OK, it is 228 days away + or – a few days (depending on when you read this). The planning wheels are in full motion for the largest New Year’s Eve visual and performing arts festival in Austin, Texas.

H-E-B Presents First Night Austin 2008 will take place on Monday, December 31, 2007. The official Call to Artists is attached with a deadline of June 15, 2007. This year, we are looking for signature projects for major sponsors H-E-B and AT&T as well as other special projects. Email Women & Their Work for a pdf application- info@womenandtheirwork.org

Emerging and established artists are invited to submit proposals in all disciplines of the visual and performing arts including large scale public art, resolution projects, performance, street performance, the grand procession, neighborhood collaborative, youth performance, mobile art, music and more.

Last year, we had more than 130,000 citizens attend First Night and we are expecting an even larger crowd this year. If you have questions/comments or want more information on areas of focus for this year, PLEASE attend the following Artist Meeting featuring a short presentation by award-winning First Night Artist Jaclyn Pryor whose FNA commissioned project PINK is traveling to Portland and Paris in the next year…
***FINAL ARTIST MEETING DATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 6:30 p.m. @ CENTRAL MARKET NORTH (UPPER CAFÉ MEZZANINE/OUTDOOR PATIO)***

Please rsvp to ginny@firstnightaustin.

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About Women and Their Work Gallery

Known for its pioneering spirit, embrace of artistic innovation, and commitment to Texas audiences and artists, Women & Their Work Art Space is a one of a kind statewide non-profit organization. Voted “Best Gallery” numerous times in the Austin Chronicle Readers Poll, Women & Their Work Gallery showcases exhibitions of contemporary art throughout the year and presents performances, readings, film screenings and educational outreach programs.
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