3rd Coast National
MAIN GALLERY: SEPTEMBER 6 TO OCTOBER 18, 2013
Third Coast National: 7th annual juried exhibition of contemporary art from across the United States
Juried by: Andy Coolquitt
Opening Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Lecture: Saturday, Sept 7, 10 AM by juror Andy Coolquitt:
Image: detail of “Off the Chandelier” by Lindsey Stern
K Space Contemporary proudly presents the seventh annual Third Coast National, juried by Austin artist Andy Coolquitt.
Third Coast National draws artists from across the USA. 45 works by 30 artists were selected from 525 images submitted for review. This non-thematic exhibition of works of art in a variety of artistic mediums (photography, painting, fiber, sculpture, etc.) will be on view from September 6th through October 18st.
Meet our Juror (and many of the artists) at the opening Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Join us again on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. for a lecture by Coolquitt about his artwork.
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Entry Deadline for 2014 – July 1, 2014
Andy Coolquitt was born in Texas in 1964, and currently lives in Austin. This past fall, he presented a major solo exhibition titled attainable excellence at AMOA-Arthouse in Austin, Texas. This exhibition was organized by the Blaffer Museum in Houston, and opened there in May, 2013. A full-color monograph published by UT Press accompanied the exhibition and features contributions from Dan Fox, Matthew Higgs, Jan Tumlir, and Rachel Hooper. Coolquitt is currently an artist-in-residence at 21er Haus in Vienna, Austria, and will open an exhibition there in July, 2013. He is represented by Lisa Cooley in New York, and Galerie Krinzinger in Vienna.
Coolquitt is perhaps most widely known for a house, a performance/studio/domestic space that began as his master’s thesis project at the University of Texas at Austin in 1994, and continues to the present day. Recent exhibitions include + at Locust Projects, Miami; Everyday Abstract Abstract Everyday at James Cohan Gallery, New York; Sculpture is three-dimensional artwork… at Galerie Johann Koenig, Berlin; dwelling at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York; and Real Estate at Galleria Zero, Milan. His work is included in numerous private collections, as well at that of the Philbrook Museum and the D. Daskalopous Collection.
Meet Andy Coolquitt at the opening reception of the Third Coast National on Sept. 6. Coolquitt will also present a slide lecture at K Space Contemporary on September 7 at 10 a.m.
Slideshow of 2012 Third Coast National exhibition:
Past 3rd Coast National jurors include:
2007 – Ray Smith, painter
2008 – Josh MacPhee, artist activist
2009 – Fairfax Dorm, Director of Ballroom Marfa
2010 – Trenton Doyle Hancock, artist
2011 – Tony Magar, artist
2012 – Christina Rees, Director Fort Worth Contemporary Arts and Moudy Gallery, TCU
July 1: Entry Deadline (online entries only)
Aug 2: Artists Notified by email
Aug. 16-17, Aug. 21-24, from 11 am to 5 pm: Receiving Hand-Delivered Works
Aug. 23: Shipped Works Due (must arrive between Aug. 16 and 23)
September 6, 5:30 – 9 pm: Exhibition Opening
September 7, 10 am: lecture by Juror Andy Coolquitt
Oct. 18: Exhibition Closes
Oct. 19, Oct. 23-25, 11 am-5 pm: Pick Up Hand-Delivered works
Oct 23: Begin Returning Shipped Artwork
ERICK SCHAUDIES MEMORIAL AWARD FOR BEST OF SHOW: