NASHVILLE, TN. – April 3, 2019 – Tennessee Craft has announced an Instagram Photo Contest that runs now through May 15. This contest is open to all craft artists in the state of Tennessee. Winning photos will be announced publicly, will credit the artist, will be used across social media platforms and will be sent to print partners to generate excitement and public interest in Tennessee Craft Week, happening Oct. 4-13, 2019.
Artists are invited to take a photo of their craft or artwork in a nature-based or pastoral landscape setting. This landscape should reflect the geographical beauty of Tennessee’s distinctive regions while bringing an added focus of artisan work made in Tennessee.
Winning photos will be selected and announced to the public by Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The Grand Prize winner will receive a complimentary dinner for two and a one-night stay at the luxurious, art-filled 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Nashville. Second and Third place winners will be awarded gift certificates from Jerry’s Artarama and Plaza Art. In addition, 10 Honorable Mention photographs will be chosen by a committee. All winning photos and Honorable Mention photos will be used for promoting the 2019 Tennessee Craft Week celebration of craft.
Details and rules for the Instagram Contest will be posted and promoted online on the @TennesseeCraft Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts, and on www.tennesseecraft.org/tennessee-craft-week.
Tennessee Craft Week is a program of Tennessee Craft. Funding for TCW generously provided by Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Tennessee Arts Commission, and Tennessee Department of Tourist Development.
About Tennessee Craft
Tennessee Craft is a member-driven nonprofit arts organization dedicated to creating opportunities for Tennessee’s independent craft artists to thrive. Since 1965, Tennessee Craft has been the only networked community of craft artists across the state, with local chapters and regional opportunities for talent growth, professional development and one-of-a-kind exhibitions.
About 21c Museum Hotel
The 21c Museum Hotel Nashville is woven into the fabric of downtown, welcoming both visitors and locals to enjoy the curated exhibitions, cultural programming, and culinary offerings at Gray & Dudley. Just a few blocks from Nissan Stadium, Bridgestone Arena, and the entertainment along Broadway, 21c is an art-filled escape from it all.
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