The Foundry Art Centre
St. Charles, MO
CALL FOR ARTWORK EXPLORING THE POWER AND INFLUENCE OF COLOR
St. Charles, MO – Color can change a viewer's perception of practically anything. It impacts emotion, context, narrative, and one's personal psychological response. Open to all media, Arbitrary Color is a juried exhibition that explores not just the colors in artwork, but the entire color palette used to accentuate the concept of the work. In focusing on one specific element of design, Arbitrary Color challenges the artist in their execution of all principles and elements of art design. All entries are due by Monday, November 21, 2016. Arbitrary Color will open on Friday, January 20, 2017 with an opening reception from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. A gallery talk will be given prior to the reception at 5:30pm. Three awards will be given at the opening reception, two $200 juror’s choice awards and a $500 or Going Solo exhibition juror’s choice award. This exhibition closes on Friday, March 3, 2017. Calls for entry are available online at foundryartcentre.org or at the Foundry Art Centre, located at 520 North Main Center in St. Charles, Missouri.
About the Foundry Art Centre
The Foundry Art Centre is a fine arts gallery overlooking the Missouri River at 520 North Main Center in historic Saint Charles, Missouri. The not-for-profit centre features state-of-the-art exhibition spaces hosting juried exhibitions of national and international artists. The mezzanine level of the FAC features 20 working artist studios where visitors can watch the creative process and interact with local artists. Located along the Grand Hall are a children’s gallery where kids can create and explore different artistic activities, a gallery for emerging artists that doubles as meeting space, and a gift shop featuring local artists. The Grand Hall may be rented for events such as weddings and receptions, as well as corporate events like fundraisers and holiday parties. Hours are Tuesday – Thursday from 10am – 8pm, Friday and Saturday from 10am – 5pm, and Sunday from 12pm – 4pm. Admission is free and donations are welcome. For more information, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.