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

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