Jewish Cultural Center Accepting Works For Wings Exhibit

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Jewish Cultural Center is accepting work for consideration in an upcoming exhibit on the theme Wings. The concept of the exhibit is to explore any type of wings or flight. 

The piece(s) participants may submit for consideration in the exhibit can hang on the wall, be pedestal based or an installation. However, due to the nature of the gallery area, the center will need to know the installation requirements of each piece. If the size of the art work is over 48 inches in length or height, or weighs more than 100 pounds, participants should advise the center. 

The works may be for sale or on loan. The Jewish Cultural Center does not take commission on sales from exhibits and does carry insurance on all work exhibited at the center. The purpose of the gallery is to create conversations in the community. The exhibit will be mounted at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road. 

To participate send an electronic images of up to four pieces and list materials and the size of the piece(s) no later than Wednesday, July 23.  If participants do not have electronic images of their pieces, contact Ann Treadwell, program director at 493-0270 ext. 13 or email atreadwell@jewishchattanooga.com to arrange an appointment to see the work. 

The works for the exhibit will be selected by July 28. If a work is chosen for exhibit, additional information (bio., artist statement, inventory sheet) will be needed no later than July 30. 

The exhibit will run Aug. 14–Sept. 19, with a Meet-the-Artists reception on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 5:30 p.m. All selected pieces must be at the Jewish Cultural Center by Wednesday, Aug. 6. 



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