KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A call for entries for the 13th annual National Juried Exhibition, hosted by the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, is now open.
The National Juried Exhibition provides a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display their work. Approximately 40-50 fine art works encompassing all styles and genres from emerging and established artists will comprise the exhibition Feb. 1-22, 2019 in the Balcony gallery of the Emporium Center. The deadline for entries to be received is Sunday, Dec. 9.
Prizes include at least $1,000 in cash awards, and exhibiting artists will receive a catalog of the exhibition.
The call for entries is open to all artists. Entries must be original works completed within the last two years in the following categories: 2-D (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography) and 3-D (sculpture of all media). Work may not have previously exhibited in any Alliance exhibition. The nonrefundable entry fee is $40 for up to three works ($25 for Arts & Culture Alliance members and students). Up to three additional entries may be submitted for $7/each ($5 for members/students).
For more information, visit www.knoxalliance.com/nje-entry.
The Emporium is free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and other hours for special events.
About the juror
Raymond Padron grew up in the Northern Virginia suburbs of DC. In 2005 after receiving his B.A. in Sculpture and Graphic Design from Messiah College in Grantham, PA, he moved south to the city of Chattanooga, TN. During his time in Chattanooga, he exhibited in both public sculpture exhibitions and gallery shows across the Southeast. In 2011 he received his M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has since returned to Chattanooga where he now makes art, exhibits nationally, teaches art, and is co-founder of a collaborative design and fabrication studio called Range Projects.
For more information, visit www.knoxalliance.com/national-juried-exhibition. The National Juried Exhibition of 2018 featured the work of 44 artists as selected by juror Jeffrey Morton.
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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