KNOXVILLE, TN – Oct. 1, 2019 – The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for entries for its 14th annual National Juried Exhibition. The deadline is Dec. 8; and the winning 40-50 fine art work will be on display Feb. 7-28 in the Balcony Gallery at the Emporium Center.
The National Juried Exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display their work. Prizes include at least $1,000 in cash awards.
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).
Juror Jordan Ahlers is the owner and director of Momentum Gallery in Asheville, North Carolina, one of the premier art galleries in the southern United States. With over 20 years’ experience in the field, Ahlers has worked with thousands of professional artists across the country. He is known for his success in helping to advance the careers of artists, placing them in private and corporate collections. He has curated hundreds of group and solo shows in a variety of media. Ahlers has collaborated with numerous museums to curate and facilitate traveling exhibitions. Previously, Ahlers worked at Blue Spiral 1, a large southeastern craft gallery from 1999-2017. His newest venture, Momentum Gallery, opened in October 2017 and is one of the largest and most accessible fine art galleries in the region. Ahlers attended Kansas City Art Institute and then moved to Asheville, where he lives with his wife and children.
For entry forms and more information, visit www.knoxalliance.com/nje-entry.
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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