CALL FOR ENTRIES: KNOXVILLE PHOTO 2017 EXHIBITION

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces national call to all artists for photographic works for its fifth annual Knoxville Photo 2017. The deadline for entries is April 23.

The call for entries is open to all artists. Entries must be original works taken within the last two years in the following categories: The Human Experience, Our Earth, Still Life, Travel, and Digital Imagination. The nonrefundable entry fee is $30 for up to three images ($20 for Arts & Culture Alliance members and students). Up to seven additional images may be submitted for $5/each ($4 for members/students).

This juried exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display their work. Approx. 40-50 photographic works from both emerging and established artists will comprise the exhibition on display 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday July 7-28 in the main gallery of the Emporium Center.

Prizes include more than $1,000 in cash awards, and exhibiting artists will receive a catalog of the exhibition.

Artists may view the information, complete the entry form, and/or download an application at www.knoxalliance.com/knoxville-photo-entry.

About the juror: Baldwin Lee’s educational background includes an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied with Minor White and a graduate degree from the Yale School of Art where he studied with Walker Evans. Lee’s work in photography has been shown widely including venues such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His work has been recognized by the award of a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Lee teaches photography classes of all levels, spanning traditional silver-based image making through photography made by digital means. His efforts in the classroom have been honored with the University’s two highest teaching distinctions: the UT National Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award and the Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award. For more information about Baldwin Lee, please visit www.baldwinlee.com.

For more information, visit www.knoxalliance.com/knoxville-photo/.

About the Arts & Culture Alliance

The Arts & Culture Alliance serves and supports a diverse community of artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions. The Alliance receives financial support from the Tennessee Arts Commission, the City of Knoxville, and First Tennessee Foundation.

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Photo: Knoxville Photo 2016 Best of Show - "Enigma" by Nathan Dean

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