Treewhispers Exhibit


CCS is participating in an exciting, year long event preparing for a Treewhispers exhbit in February 2018 in Georgetown, Texas. Treewhispers is an international, interactive art installation program featuring memories, poetry, imagery or other thoughts related to trees. For a detailed explanation about Treewhispers, go to their website at See a few pictures of other installations below. Contact for more information.


Call for Entries:           

Deadline: Jan. 11, 2018

Finished work drop-off time/place: January 11, 2018 Monthly Meeting

Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Ave., Austin, Texas, from 7:00-9:30pm.

Or by special arrangement with the Exhibition Chair, Robby Schlesinger


The Treewhispers Art Exhibit (framed, individual pieces) consists of two separate categories, to be displayed in two areas in the Georgetown Gallery.


The Bridge Gallery

Theme: Trees and their stories.

Size: Rounds can be any size

Framing: Square, wood frames (natural or stained)

               Art can be matted or floated.

               Glass or plexiglass is optional.

              (No metal, plastic or glossy painted frames please.)

Medium: Any


Hall Gallery

Theme: Nature or calligraphic hands

Size: Any

Framing: Any

Medium: Any

Previously exhibited work is accepted for the Hall Gallery


Frequently Asked Questions:


Is all of the art in the hanging trees installation?

No, there are two other gallery areas that will feature framed work by Capital City Scribes artists.


What is the difference in the two galleries?

The Bridge Gallery art will be:  Round artwork, wood frame (natural or stained)

                        Related to trees, tree stories, poems, thoughts


The Hall Gallery art will be:

                        Any size or shape

                        Related to Nature or an example of a particular calligraphic hand

                        Previously exhibited work is acceptable for the Hall Gallery


Does the Bridge Gallery art have to be round?  YES


Does the layout of the work have to be circular?  NO


Does the Bridge Gallery have to be in a square, wood frame?  YES, natural, stained wood frame


Are there size limitations?  NO


Does the work need to be matted or floated?  Either, you decide what looks good.


What kind of media can I use for the Bridge Gallery?

Any kind. Paper, silk, illustration board, anything as long as it is round and in a square frame.


Can I use a metal, plastic or painted frame for the Bridge Gallery?  NO, please.


Call I use any kind of frame for the Hall Gallery?  YES


What is the theme for the Hall Gallery? Nature themed work is great. We will also accept pieces that are done in classic Calligraphic hands. Our goal in this gallery is to showcase our members’ skills and provide a tie-in to the “Treewhispers” theme.


Can I submit a piece in did a few years ago for the Hall Gallery?  Absolutely! Previously exhibited work is great. New work is great too.

Hints for Writing an Artist’s Statement
Thank you to Kate V. for sharing this guide for writing an artist’s statement. A statement can help create a personal connection between the artist and audience. Consider providing one or two sentences about your artistic intention for a supplemental wall label for our next exhibit.
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Exhibits over the Years
Take a look at this list and note an important benefit of joining our guild. Along with workshops, inspiration, and fellowship, the guild has added to our community’s culture though regular exhibits at a variety of locations.
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