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Regional Art Exhibition – Call For Artists

Regional Art Exhibition – Call For Artists

Emerging and progressive artists from throughout the southeast are invited to apply to Dogwood Arts’ 2018 Regional Art Exhibition. This prestigious exhibition will take place June 1-30, 2018 at the Dogwood Arts Gallery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Deadline: 2 Mar 2018

This year, artist and curator Leigh Suggs will jury the Regional Art Exhibition. Over $2,000 will be awarded in prize monies to participating artists. There is an application fee and online form. Dogwood Arts will promote the exhibition through their social media channels totaling over 20,000 followers. Individual artist profiles may be produced for traditional TV spots and a Vimeo channel.

About Dogwood Arts

Dogwood Arts‘ mission is to promote the art, culture, and natural beauty of their region. Dogwood Arts strives to connect artists with opportunities. During the month of June, they provide a multi-faceted platform for both emerging and established regional artists to share their work, meet their peers, and advance their creative talents. They work with over 1,420 artists throughout the year on eighteen unique programs. Dogwood Arts plant over 900 dogwood trees on trails and by-ways annually. They work with over 750 volunteers at the popular music festival, Rhythm N’ Blooms. Dogwood Arts awards over $350,000 in scholarships to youth artists.  While the Dogwood Arts Gallery is relatively new, they curate monthly events related to diverse programming.

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Raleigh Arts Festival 2016 – Call for Artists

Each fall, Artsplosure call artists like you who are interested in exhibiting and selling at our namesake festival that is held each year in the third week of May. This year, for the second time in the festival’s 37-year history, Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival will be three days: May 20-22, 2016.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 11 Dec 2015

The early deadline for entries is Friday, December 11, 2015. The final deadline for entries is Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

All work displayed or offered for sale must be of your own artistic creation.

A three-member jury will review and score all submissions and artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance in late February.

At the festival, a three-judge panel awards six cash prizes, totaling $3,500. Over 80,000 people attended last year’s festival, with the main draw being our lauded Arts Market.

Artsplosure is Raleigh’s nonprofit art and cultural events production studio. We are curators, collaborators and risk-takers dedicated to fulfilling our mission of bringing rich cultural experiences to the community we serve. With each of our events, we hope to inspire and entertain, inform and celebrate, create, and share.

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