AVA Seeks Artists For Exhibition

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
AVA is committed to supporting artists at each stage of their career. To this point, AVA will host a group exhibition of artists who have shown dedication to their craft from year to year. This competitive exhibit is intended to celebrate career artists that have consistently created and shown their work for 20+ years. This is only open to established artists living in the Southeastern United States with a well-developed, recent body of work. The exhibit is juried by AVA’s Exhibition Advisory Panel.

 
For more information about this exhibit, or other AVA programs, contact Lauren Goforth, Education and Exhibitions director, at lgoforth@avarts.org or 423 265-4282, ext. 105.
 
Timeline:
Submission Deadline: April 4
Notifications Sent: April 7
Work Delivered to AVA: April 22
Opening Reception: May 2
Exhibit Ends: May 30
Pick-up Work: May 31
 
Eligibility:
Any artist working in any medium including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print media, installation, ceramics, fiber arts, graphic arts, and time-based works are encouraged to apply.
Must live within the Southeastern United States
Must be a working artist for the past 20+ years with a consistent presence in exhibition or commercial gallery spaces or a combination of both as reflected in the resume submitted.
Displays dedication and commitment to their work.
Must have a current body of work, comprised of at least five pieces, which the artist is able to show at the time of application.
 
Limitation & Restrictions:
All work must be original and completed within the last three years.
Works must not have been previously exhibited at AVA.
AVA reserves the right to reject works that are misrepresented in the application process or are not properly outfitted to hang in the gallery.
All 2-D works must be ready to hang.
Time-based artists may have to provide their own equipment to show work.
AVA handles all sales transactions and receives a 30% commission from all gallery sales.
All shipping or hand delivery and return of work for exhibition is the responsibility of the artist.
AVA reserves the right to make the final selection of all works to be displayed in the gallery.
 
Fees:
Entry is free for AVA members. There is an entry fee of $25 for non-members. You may pay by credit card, check, or money order. For membership information visit: www.avarts.org/www/docs/106.30
 
Requirements:
Resume (in PDF format)
Brief artist’s statement that is relevant to the work submitted (in PDF format)
Five digital images of recent works. If necessary, please extra detail shots of work submitted. Each image must be:
Saved in jpeg format
Set color to RGB
Image size should not exceed horizontal pixel dimension of 1920 pixels or vertical pixel dimension of 1080 pixels
Saved as artist’s last name and image’s title. Example: DOE_UNTITLED.jpg
Complete list of images. For each image, include:
Title
Medium
Dimensions
Price
Application fee, if a non-member
 
Send materials to:
Lauren Goforth, Education and Exhibitions director at lgoforth@avarts.org

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: EFRAIN CRUZ-REYES                                 REBECA MANJARREZ ACEVEDO 5223 HICKORY WOODS LN, APT B                      5223 HICKORY WOODS LN, APT B HIXSON, TN 37343   ... (click for more)

Cleveland Teen To Promote Be Your Best Self Message

Halla Maynard, Distinguished Young Woman of Tennessee will join with young women across the nation April 24-28 in celebrating National Be Your Best Self Week, a national outreach event sponsored by Evonik and presented by Distinguished Young Women.  Ms. Maynard will visit Taylor Elementary School on May 1 to present the program’s simple message geared toward ... (click for more)

2 Shot On W. 37th Street Early Monday Morning

Theresa Farris  Greene , 35, and  Corey Thompson, 31, were shot early Monday morning. Chattanooga Police were called at 1:15 a.m. to a person shot on the 1000 block of West 37th St. Upon arrival, police located two victims who were suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported by Hamilton County EMS to a local hospital with non-life threatening ... (click for more)

Angela Faye Shepherd, 50, Arrested In Stabbing On Glass Street

Angela Faye Shepherd (formerly Parker), 50, was arrested early Sunday morning after stabbing another female. Chattanooga Police responded to 2302 Glass Street at 12:15 a.m. to an assault. The victim, Dionne Parker, and Ms. Shepherd were both patrons of the Pay-Pay Lounge. Ms. Shepherd was formerly married to the current husband of Ms. Parker.   The victim advised that ... (click for more)

No Tax-Supported Entity Should Get Secrecy In Spending

A shadowy situation has emerged in Chattanooga with an organization that manages millions of taxpayer dollars with no transparency and such a surprising disregard for accountability that one wonders what it would take to wake up elected officials who are supposedly in charge. Welcome to the Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, whose lawyer threatened to sue the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Genius Comes This Way

They claim that about 50 years ago there was this special night at the Tivoli Theater. The “Jewel of the South” had been sold out for weeks and about 45 minutes before Louis Armstrong, or whoever, was to appear, incomparable John Robere had pulled out all the stops on “The Mighty Wurlitzer” and the excitement was keen. This tuxedoed dandy – he was even wearing spats – escorted his ... (click for more)