Sunday, November 04, 2012

Dogwood Regional Fine Arts Exhibition

Deadline: February 21, 2013 (ONLINE)

2013 Regional Fine Art Exhibition
Dogwood Arts Festival

Emporium Center for Arts and Culture
Knoxville, TN
April 5-28, 2013

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 renowned juror, David Reyes, for exhibition. The 2013 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 5 through April 28.

Juror: David J. Reyes, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, has served at the Huntsville Museum of Art in Huntsville, AL, since 1994.


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) and site-specific installation. No computer generated art, jewelry, large installations (larger than a 6’ X 6’ 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 entry image.


Cash awards totaling $4,100 will be presented at the exhibit’s Opening Reception on April 6th at the Emporium from 5-9 pm. Best in Show $2,000, 2nd Place $1,000, Third Place $500, two $250 Merit awards and one $100 award from FastFrame. All awards are designated by the juror and are final.

Entry Procedure:

The non-refundable entry fee is $35.00 ($30.00 students) per application (may submit up to three works per application). Two images may be submitted for each 3-D piece submitted on the application. All work must be in jpg form.

Application and Prospectus available on website:


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