Call for Art
The Crucible’s Summer Open House: Playa Bound
Exhibit your industrial art!
Saturday, July 14th The Crucible is opening its doors to celebrate the approaching annual desert community art extravaganza Burning Man. It will be a maze of vendors with handmade crafts, desert costumes, camping supplies, playa bikes, shade ideas, and leave-no-trace education. The Open House will feature live industrial art demonstrations, fire art performance, class discounts, food and beverage, a raffle for free tuition, and more.
The Crucible will host an industrial art exhibit in a gallery setting in the upstairs performance room overlooking the central event space. Any art that utilizes the techniques taught at The Crucible is eligible (glassworking, welding, blacksmithing, foundry, woodworking, etc). It doesn’t have to Burning Man related. A paper submission form is available in the office and online on The Crucible’s event page for Playa Bound. The important times and dates are listed below. Contact Daniel Stauber, Curator, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require an alternative drop off or pick up time.
We look forward to seeing your artwork on display at The Crucible’s Summer Open House: Playa Bound.
Monday July 9th Submission Deadline 5pm
Tuesday July 10th Acceptance notification
Thursday July 12th Art Drop off 12-5pm
Friday May 11th Art Drop off 4-8pm
Saturday July 14th Open House 11am-6pm
Saturday July 14th Art Pick up 6-7pm
Sunday July 15th Art Pick up 10am-12pm
Playa Bound Vendor Information
DEADLINE: Thursday June 14th, 2012
Sell your handmade crafts, jewelry, furniture, ceramics, glass beads, vases, baubles, recycled steel sculptures, neon wall art, etc. to eager shoppers in our massive indoor warehouse in West Oakland.
We are hosting this event to raise awareness of our classes in the fine and industrial arts. We strongly encourage selling work that fits with The Crucible’s classes. Special consideration will be given to crafts and supplies geared towards the Burning Man event held in the Black Rock City desert in August/September. Special consideration also given to metalwork, jewelry, glasswork, neon and other media that are related to The Crucible’s programs.
Event includes kids activities, student and faculty art sale, a bronze pour, and industrial art demonstrations, such as glass flameworking and welding, fire performances and more. Food and refreshments will be available at a reasonable price. If you would like to check out the space before applying please feel free to attend one of our studio tours held Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6pm (except during holidays and events).
Proceeds benefit participating artists and The Crucible’s arts education programs. Please read through this page of event rules and information. By supporting The Crucible, you are helping to keep accessible art education and community programs alive in the Bay Area.
The Crucible staff and community thank you for your support!
If you are interested in sharing a table or booth with another artist, please contact Andrea Lundquist, Events Manager, via email: email@example.com or phone: 510.444.0919 x 135