CoLab accepting artworks for Re.Fresh, a juried art exhibition in celebration of its re-opening

Re.Fresh, a contemporary exhibition at CoLab, formerly UNT on the SquareSubmissions are being accepted through July 29, 2020, for Re.Fresh, an open-themed, contemporary and fine art exhibition, in anticipation and celebration of the relaunch of UNT CoLab, formerly UNT on the Square. The exhibition is a partnership between Envision Arts, owned by Ginger Cochran, artist and curator, and the UNT CoLab, formerly UNT on the Square, to celebrate the relaunch of UNT's downtown Denton venue for events and exhibitions. The UNT CoLab is directed by Kristen Kendrick Bigley, who is a guest juror of the exhibition.

Submission Deadline: July 29, 2020, 11:59 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: Aug. 12 – Sept 16, 2020

Opening reception: Aug. 14, 2020 | 7–9 p.m.

Location: UNT CoLab, 207 N. Elm St, Denton, Texas


Eligible Media

Accepting all contemporary and fine-art submissions. Submissions are open internationally. All work must have been completed within the years 2015-2020 and not previously exhibited at any Envision Arts Exhibition. Eligible media include, but are not limited to: drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, oil/chalk pastels, block/ink print, hanging sculpture or assemblage, digital art, collage, metalwork, hanging fiber/textile art, woodwork and contemporary craft. If a genre, medium or material you specialize in is not listed, please email to provide specifics about your work.

Number of Entries, Application Fee 

Each artist is limited to five images per submission. There is a $25 (USD) non-refundable/non-transferable fee for up to five images. Payments must be submitted online at the time of application. The deadline to submit work is July 29, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.

Size Limitations

All work must be ready for installation/ready to hang. All canvas and/or framed works MUST be wired to hang, with D-rings; no saw tooth hangers. Submissions are restricted to a weight limit of no more than 25 pounds. Works cannot exceed 36 inches in any direction (including frame). Envision Arts reserves the right to exclude any entry that presents complex/overly complicated installation or assembly problems.

Please visit the Re.Fresh web page for further details.

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Note: Should you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability to fully participate in a CVAD event, please contact the CVAD Dean's Office,, 940-565-2855. Please make the request as soon as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

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