Competitions Art of the South 2017
U.S. Multi-State Deadline: April 2, 2017 – Number: 9 Journal’ announces a curated exhibition open to all artists 18 and older working in any media residing in AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OK, TN, TX, SC, VA, or WV. Entries must be original works created within the last 2 years. Reproductions not allowed. Works previously exhibited at Ground Floor Gallery and L Ross Gallery are ineligible.
Mark Scala is the chief curator at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. His major exhibitions have focused on the representation of the body in contemporary art. Before coming to the Frist Center, Scala was curator at the Art Museum of Western Virginia, where he worked for ten years. He received his MA in art history in 1988 and MFA in painting in 1979, both from Virginia Commonwealth University. From 2008-2013, he held the position of senior guest lecturer at Vanderbilt University, teaching the course Sources of Contemporary Art. He has been a member of the Association of Art Museum Curators since 2001, and served on its board from 2010-2016… see more
Accepted works will be exhibited at L Ross Gallery in Memphis, TN or Ground Floor Gallery in Nashville, TN June 2–June 30, 2017.
Artists may submit up to three images with an entry fee of $35.
Submissions will only be accepted through our online submission portal until 11.59 pm on March 26. 2017. All work must weigh less than 60 lbs and measure no larger than 48” in any direction. Work must be available for the duration of the exhibition.
Notifications of Acceptance April 16, 2017.
Artists have the option to have artworks for sale during the exhibition. A commission of 30% will be deducted from all general sales at Ground Floor Gallery and L Ross Gallery; for interior designer sales at L Ross Gallery the commission will be 40%.
March 26: Entries Due
April 16: Notifications of Acceptance
Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN
- May 15–May 20: Shipping of Art to Ground Floor Gallery
- May 21: Hand Delivery of Art by Artists to Ground Floor Gallery, 3–5pm
- June 3: Opening Reception at Ground Floor Gallery, 6-9pm
- June 23: Exhibition Closes
- June 25: Pick-up Hand-Delivered Artwork, 3–5pm; Gallery Ships Work
L Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN
- May 27–29: Ship to L Ross Gallery via UPS, USPS, or Fedex
- May 30: Hand Delivery to L Ross Gallery
- June 2: Opening reception L Ross Gallery, 6-8pm
- June 30: Exhibition Closes
- July 1: Pick-up Hand-Delivered Artwork, 12–4pm
- July 5: Gallery Ships Work
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