Eyes Got It! is an open call art competition inspired by American Idol and other arts based, reality-TV game shows. Eyes Got It! was created by Salvador Castillo as an event for the 2010 East Austin Studio Tour.
Artists from South Texas (Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Laredo, San Antonio) answered the Open Call.
And now they are getting ready to get critiqued.
Panel of judges includes:
– Heyd Fontenot (the artist judge)
– Leslie Moody Castro (the curator judge)
– Alana Coates (the gallerist judge)
ROUND 1: Yes/Maybe/No voting. Each judge gets a vote.
ROUND 2: Judges will critique Top 15 semi-finalists and eliminate 11.
ROUND 3: Judges Q&A the final 4 artists in a “studio visit”. Judges deliberate and choose one winner.
(Finalists must be present for Round 3)
Grand Prize Winner will be introduced to Gallerist, Jill Schroeder of grayDUCK Gallery to plan their own solo exhibition in 2018.