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Third Coast Biennial  
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Third Coast Biennial is a prestigious national juried exhibition of new works of art from all over the USA. Third Coast National was the first exhibition in K Space Contemporary’s new street level gallery when it opened in 2007. For the first ten years, it was an annual event. In 2016, Third Coast National became a biennial exhibition held in even numbered years.


Past Third Coast National jurors include: artists Trenton Doyle Hancock, Sharon Kopriva, Tony Magar, Ray Smith, Mark "Scrapdaddy" Bradford, Andy Coolquitt and Josh MacPhee, former Glasstire editor Christina Reese, Art Museum of South Texas Curator Deborah Fullerton, TAMUCC Art Department Chair Rich Gere, Del Mar College Art Department Chair Ken Rosier (now retired), Ballroom Marfa Co-founder and Executive Director Fairfax Dorn, San Antonio Museum of Art Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Suzanne Weaver (now retired), and Presa House Gallery Co-Founder and Curator Rigoberto Luna.

2022 Juror: Mark L. Smith, PhD, owner of Mark L. Smith Studio and Gallery, co-founder of Flatbed Press in Austin, TX, fine artist, author and member of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame.

The exhibition will be held in K Space Contemporary's Starr Gallery  July 15 through August 26, 2022.



June 1: Entry Deadline

June 17: Artists Notified by Email

July 8: Selected works must be delivered to K Space Contemporary

July 15 (Friday), 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Exhibition Opening

August 5, 5:30 to 9 pm: ArtWalk Reception

August 27-28, 11am to 5 pm: Pick Up Hand-Delivered works

August 30: Begin returning shipped works


Review Third Coast Prospectus Here

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