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Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition (Knoxville, TN) – Call For Artists

Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition (Knoxville, TN) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Dogwood Arts announces a call for artists for the 2023 Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition, showcasing fine art of all kinds from emerging and established artists living and working within a 500 mile radius of Knoxville, Tennessee. Open to all artists 18 years and older. Work must have been completed in the last two years.

Categories are 2-D painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography, 3-D sculpture of all media (may submit two images), and site-specific installation. 4-D art, including video, performance and other time-based pieces are not eligible.

Click here for the application / registration

Enter by: 10 July 2023

The juried exhibition takes place annually at the Emporium Center and Dogwood Arts Gallery in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. An independent juror with significant ties to local, regional, and national creative culture reviews each application, selects the participants, and awards over $2,000 to participating artists. ​

New This Year: Dogwood Arts is expanding the Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition to include additional space for installations in the Dogwood Arts Gallery (just down the street from the Emporium Center). This may include large-scale sculptural work and/or site-specific installations of any kind. There will be a materials stipend up to $700 (to be reimbursed with receipts) based on scale and level of involvement.

Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition Artist Benefits

Awards: Cash awards totaling $2,000 will be presented at the Opening Reception on August 4, 2023 at the Emporium from 5-8 pm. Best in Show $1,000, 2nd Place $500, Third Place $250, two $125 Honorable Mention awards, and a $100 Gift Certificate courtesy of ExpressFrame for custom framing. All awards are designated by the juror and are final. All artists accepted into the show are encouraged to attend the Awards Reception at the Emporium Art Center on August 4th.

The Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition is a heavily publicized and well-attended event in the heart of Downtown Knoxville. The exhibition will be on display for an entire month with every effort made by the organization to sell the artwork on display.

About Dogwood Arts

Dogwood Arts is one of the premier arts-related non-profit organizations in the region.  Dogwood Arts has a 67-year history of arts advocacy, environmental stewardship, and economic impact in East Tennessee. With the financial support of corporate sponsors, grant funding, local government investment, and private donors, Dogwood Arts produces 20 year-round events and programs that help make Knoxville a great place to live, work, and play.

Dogwood Arts offers several opportunities for working artists throughout the year at events like Chalk Walk, the Dogwood Arts Festival, Maker Markets at Southern Skies Music Festival, the House & Garden Show, the Old City Market, and at Maker Exchange.

For more information, contact ecurran@dogwoodarts.com.