Monday, November 21, 2011

Dogwood Arts Festival: 2012 Regional Fine Arts Exhibit

Deadline: February 21, 2012 (ONLINE)

2012 Regional Fine Arts Exhibit
Dogwood Arts Festival

Knoxville, TN
April 6 – 27, 2012

The Dogwood Regional Fine Arts Exhibition was developed to showcase and award the finest artists of our region. Artists from within a radius of 300 miles of Knoxville may enter. Fine art encompassing all styles and genres from both emerging and established artists will be selected by a renowned juror for exhibition. Our new 2012 location will be both upper and lower galleries in the beautifully restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville’s downtown arts anchor location. The exhibit will be on display from April 6 through April 27.

Juror: Terri Jordan is the curator of Exhibits at the Customs House Museum, Tennessee’s second largest general museum.


Best in Show $2,000
2nd Place $1,000
Third Place $500
two $250 Merit awards
one $100 award from Fast Frame


Open to all artists 18 years and older residing within a 300 mile radius of Knoxville. Submit only work completed in the last two years. 2-D has no size limitations. 3-D over 100 lbs. must be installed by the artist. Categories are: 2-D painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, and photography; 3-D sculpture of all media (may submit two images). No computer generated art, jewelry, large installations (larger than a 6’ x6’ footprint), CNC milled pieces, or other mass-produced work.

All work must be suitably framed/mounted or wired for installation. Plexiglas is preferred for 2-D. 3-D work must be sturdy, stable, or otherwise secured to a base. The juror reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented, or any work appearing not to correspond to the CD entry image.

Entry Procedure:

The non-refundable entry fee is $30.00 per application (may submit up to three works per application). Two images may be submitted for each 3-D piece submitted on the application.

Jury results will be forwarded via email.

Prospectus and Application available online:

Contact: Denise Sanabria at 865- 384-5272, or

Dogwood Arts Festival
602 S. Gay Street, Mezzanine Level
Knoxville, TN 37902