Press Release: Call for Entries
DETROIT, November 11, 2011–Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) is calling for submissions from artists and designers for an exhibition titled “Starting Over” that is schedule to be on display in the DC3 Accelerator Gallery in January of 2012.
“The concept for our first open-call exhibition is about the idea that, sometimes, you have to start anew,” said Katherine Maurer, curator, DC3 Accelerator Gallery. “We want to receive submissions related to starting over, work that does reinvent the wheel. A product redesign, fine art, and anything in between will be considered as long as it relates to the concept of starting over.”
Any artist or designer from the metro Detroit area over the age of 18 is eligible to make a submission. Each applicant is allowed to submit as many as two 2-dimensional pieces. There is a $10 fee for entry.
Online submissions are due by Friday, November 25, 2011. Interested artists and designer should visit here.
The “Starting Over” exhibition will open to the public on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 with a reception and will run through Friday, April 6, 2012. The Accelerator Gallery is located at 460 W. Baltimore inside the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
Exhibitions that have been featured at the DC3 Accelerator Gallery previously include: Detroit: Creative Concept, Border Town, and DC3 Creative Ventures Show.
About Accelerator Gallery
The Detroit Creative Corridor Center Accelerator Gallery showcases the visual work of a wide variety of creative practitioners; the majority being local, but occasionally a national or international show will occupy the space. The best practices of more conventional galleries are used, but the unique setting allows the creative practitioners more latitude. Each show is carefully curated by and in-house curator.
About Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) was established in 2010 to energize the creative economy in Detroit. Offering a suite of services and initiatives designed to accelerate the growth of creative sector industries and practitioners; DC3 is striving to transform Detroit into a global center of creative innovation. DC3 is a joint venture between Business Leaders for Michigan and the College for Creative Studies. Visit www.DetroitCreativeCorridorCenter.com for more information.