Sunday, July 17, 2011

Call to Artists $5k in prize money DL 7/31

Call to artists

Southern Appalachian Artist Guild Annual National Juried Show

National Juried Show sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Artist Guild, juried by Asheville, NC gallery owner John Cram. Blue Ridge, GA is located in the beautiful north Georgia mountains. The show will run in the peak visitor months of October and November attracting interest from the surrounding metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Asheville, Chattanooga and Knoxville. Art works selected by the juror will be displayed in the Richard Low Evans Gallery of the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge, Georgia.

$5000 in prize money will be awarded.

Juror: John Cram has pursued his dream for the past 35 years through four distinctive galleries in the Asheville, NC area. Blue Spiral 1, New Morning Gallery, Bellagio and Bellagio Everyday have paced the recognition of Asheville as a vital center of the arts. Mr. Cram’s name is synonymous with Asheville’s renaissance. His eye for art is unquestioned and apparent in his galleries and in the vision in the Asheville art scene.

Show Dates: October 15 - November 12, 2011

Eligibility Artists who are residents of the United States are invited to participate in a juried exhibition of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. Artwork will be chosen from submitted entries by the juror on the basis of creative excellence and quality of execution. All works must be original and completed within the last 2 years. The Guild will be the final authority on eligibility and acceptability for exhibition. Works to be hung must be wired and ready for hanging with all necessary hardware in place. No modifications to prepare a piece for exhibition will be done by the Guild or Art Center.

MEDIA CATEGORIES -All paint and sculpture mediums accepted including photography, computer art, drawing, colored pencils, pen and ink; excluding all prints.

Photography framed, either white or dark matting. Computer art framed, if on paper, either white or dark matting. All Other: including drawing, color pencil, pen and ink. 2-D work normally framed under glass: glass acceptable on hand-delivered items; Plexiglas only on shipped artwork. Matting must be white (a colored inner liner is acceptable).

Size Requirements All 2-D work must be no larger than 48” by 48” including frame. Sculptures and other 3-dimensional art may not exceed 60” vertical and 30” horizontal, or weigh more than 50 pounds.

Deadline for Entries: July 31, 2011 Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

420 West Main St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 706-632-2144

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