The Arts & Culture
National Juried Exhibition of 2011 Alliance
December 12, 2011 – January 27, 2012
The Arts & Culture Alliance’s National Juried Exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display their work. Approximately 40-50 traditional and non-traditional works will comprise the exhibition in the main gallery of the
Emporium Center in downtown . The Emporium is free and open to the public Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Please note: The Emporium will be closed December 26-30 for the holidays. Knoxville
Holding both a Bachelor and a Master of Fine Arts degree in media art from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Neely Hyde's professional arts background includes working for art galleries and magazines in New York City, teaching film and art appreciation UT and Roane State and working as the Director of Exhibits and Media Arts for the Association for Visual Arts. Neely is currently serving as the 2011 instructor and visiting artist for the AVA Reel Stories Documentary Project, teaching video classes and workshops, working as a commercial photographer in
At least $1,000 in cash awards will be given as designated by the juror, whose decision is final.
Sales & Commission
Every effort is made to promote sales. All exhibited work must be for sale. All sales are handled by the Arts & Culture Alliance. The
+ Arts & Culture Alliance members: 25% (20% for cash and check sales).
+ Non-members: 45% (40% for cash and check sales).
Membership information is available at www.knoxalliance.com/join.html.
Works may not have previously exhibited in any
The nonrefundable entry fee is $40 for up to three works ($25 for Arts & Culture Alliance members). Up to three additional entries may be submitted for $7/each ($5 for members). Diptychs and triptychs are considered one work. Works are juried by digital images only. Each 2-D work may be represented by one digital image, and each 3-D work may be represented by up to three separate digital images: two full views and one detail view.
Send digital images as JPG files (no PowerPoint or slideshow formats) at least 1-3 MB in size (or at least 1600 x 1600 pixels) each, on CD (no DVD); or e-mail entries to email@example.com (no more than 5 MB in size to guarantee delivery of e-mail). If possible, please identify image with artist last name (example: Lastname_Title.jpg). Application form may be faxed to 865-523-7312; entry fees may be paid by check to “Arts & Culture Alliance” or via Visa or Mastercard (5% fee applies) by calling the
Shipment and Delivery
Shipping artwork to and from the exhibit is the responsibility of the artist. All shipped work must be prepaid. A check for return shipping must be received in an amount based on the stated insurance value of the piece. (Please consider that shipping costs increase over time and the return shipping may be more expensive after the duration of the exhibition than the initial shipping cost). Artist may use his/her own shipping company preference and is responsible for scheduling delivery and pick up of work. Works must be shipped in very sturdy cardboard boxes or crates. Up to $50 will be charged for replacement crates and boxes not safe enough to return works. Please be sure to include detailed packing instructions along with shipped pieces. Works must be labeled with title and artist’s name. Late or damaged work is not accepted.
Ship/deliver artwork to: Arts & Culture
Attn: NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION
Directions to the Emporium can be found at www.theemporiumcenter.com/visit.html
Postmark your CD, entry form, and fees by: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Notice of acceptance/rejection mailed: Friday, November 11
Hand delivery dates to
Exhibit opens to the public: Monday, December 12
Reception and Awards Ceremony: “First Friday”, January 6, 2012, 5:00-9:00 PM
Last day of exhibition: Friday, January 27, 2012
Pick-up work (no work is released before end of show): Monday-Tuesday, January 30-31, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Shipped works will be crated and ready for pick up by February 10.
For juried entry forms please go to the website at firstname.lastname@example.org
Good luck to all!