Saturday, December 05, 2009

2010 Wearable Art Fashion Show: Dogwood Arts Festival

Deadline: February 2, 2010 (RECEIVE)

Dogwood Arts Festival
2010 Wearable Art Fashion Show

Knoxville, TN
April 20, 2010

ABOUT THE DOGWOOD ARTS FESTIVAL: The Dogwood Arts Festival, in its 50th year, transforms downtown Knoxville into a month long springtime celebration with a “blue jean to black tie” festival offering something for everyone!  Street fairs and Americana performers throughout the city, over 60 miles of dogwood trails and gardens, heritage tours, masterful fine art exhibitions and performing arts events, sidewalk chalk painters, and the much loved, televised Dogwood Parade enliven the city for the entire month of April. The Dogwood Arts Festival offers residents and visitors from across the nation a memorable experience of the richly woven customs, perspectives, and creativity of our Southern region. ORNL Federal Credit Union is the presenting sponsor of the Dogwood Arts Festival.

THE 2010 WEARABLE ART FASHION SHOW & SALE: A showcase of emerging and established artists creating wearable art of all styles and genres. A juried selection of artists will present wearable art to be worn in a fashion show at the Diva Luncheon on Tuesday, April 20 at The Foundry on the World’s Fair Park, 11 am – 3 pm. All artists whose work is accepted into the show will be extended a complimentary lunch and may submit up to 5 additional pieces for the market style boutique.

ENTRY PROCEDURE: The non-refundable entry fee is $25 for up to three ensembles or individual pieces. Potential wearable art pieces for the fashion show need to be listed on the application to be considered for this event.

ARTIST’S STATEMENT: Artists must submit a one-sided/one page statement describing the technique, materials used and any other creative expression of the Artist’s work.

SALES: Every effort is made to promote sales. The Dogwood Arts Festival, which is a non-profit 501-c-3 organization, will retain a 30% commission as a donation.

AWARDS: There will be one $250 Best of Show Award for Fiber Art and one $250 Best of Show for Jewelry/Accessories. A $100 Honorable Mention will be awarded for Fiber Art and Jewelry/Accessories.

Questions? Contact Barbara Nicodemus at 865-688-4694 or 865-805-1091, or

Download Prospectus and Entry Form: art [doc]

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Dogwood Arts Festival
Diva Wearable Art Fashion Show & Sale
602 S. Gay Street, Mezzanine Level
Knoxville, TN 37902