Call for Entries
- Published on January 17, 2017
Call for Entries: Feral Factory
Entries are accepted through the CaFÉ (Call for Entries) portal: http://bit.ly/2iCGojv
Deadline to Enter: February 25th, 2017
- Exhibition Dates: April 1st – June 26th, 2017
- Jurors include Tracy Weil from RiNo, Louis Martorano from RedLine, and Martha Weidmann from NINE dot ARTS
Feral Factory Ltd., in partnership with Denver’s River North Art District (RiNo) and NINE dot ARTS, is seeking visual art which explores cities, city life, and urbanism. The show will take place at the Crash exhibition space in RiNo, and will display more than one hundred pieces in rotation. This is an international call to all visual artists 18+, for artwork which celebrates and critiques cities and city life.
- Tracy Weil, Creative Director & Co-Founder, River North Art District, Denver, Colorado
- Louise Martorano, Executive Director, RedLine Contemporary Art Center
- Martha Weidmann, CEO & Co-Founder, NINE dot ARTS
- Shana Cordon, Co-Founder, Feral Factory Ltd.
- John Barbour, Co-Founder, Feral Factory Ltd.
During the exhibition, Feral Factory will host three highly publicized events, four salons, multiple receptions, and four First Fridays at the show. Additionally, there will be workshops, talks, and other events bringing the community, and buyers, to the exhibition. The gallery will hold viewing hours and appointments, and we are partnering with the award-winning art advisors, NINE dot ARTS, to promote sales.
- Best of Show: US$500
- Special Merit: US$100
About the Jurors:
Tracy Weil is a Co-Founder and Creative Director of Denver’s River North Art District, and his studio is Weilworks, which boasts three stories of exhibition spaces. Weil is a successful public artist, a stalwart leader in the arts community, and a grounding presence throughout Denver's art scene.
Louise Martorano is the Executive Director of the RedLine Contemporary Art Center. RedLine fosters education and engagement between artists and communities to create positive social change, and it has served tens of thousands of visitors and program participants since opening in 2008.
Martha Weidmann is Co-Founder and CEO of NINE dot ARTS. She is a guiding force in shaping the company’s unique approach to art advising and, together with her partner, Molly Casey, has helped to set the standard in how businesses and artists connect. Martha’s major projects include The Colorado Convention Center, The Crawford Hotel at Denver Union Station and the Town of Avon.
Shana Cordon is a Co-Founder of Feral Factory Ltd., which curates art experiences, conversations, and happenings in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Drawing from a warehouse of exceptional talent in the arts, business, and community, Feral Factory forges wildly creative alliances and productions. As a longtime photographer, stage performer, and producer, Shana brings life to a broad spectrum of the arts.
John Barbour is the other Co-Founder of Feral Factory Ltd. Coming from a background in architecture and design, John has an eye for how the details of production, exhibition, and spectacle combine to create successful events. Also an academic, John leads Feral Factory's salon series.