Monday, November 21, 2011

Dogwood Arts Festival: Nexus 2012

Deadline: January 6, 2012 (ONLINE)

Nexus 2012
Indoor Sculpture Exhibition
Dogwood Arts Festival

Knoxville, TN
April 2-14, 2012

NEXUS 2012 showcases regional and national artists working in the field of contemporary sculpture. Small sculpture encompassing all styles and genres from emerging and established artists will be selected by a nationally recognized juror for exhibition at the U. T. Downtown Gallery located at 106 South Gay Street, Knoxville, Tennessee.


NEXUS: 2012 is open to all artists 18 years and older. Submit only work completed in the last two years. 3-D sculpture of all media, including freestanding floor and pedestal-based pieces. Wall based sculpture must be suitably wired for hanging. Wall bolts are not acceptable. No sculptures may exceed 100 pounds in total weight. Dimensions of each sculpture must not exceed 72 inches in any direction – no large installations (larger than a 6’ x6’ footprint). Kinetic sculpture is acceptable, but gallery cannot safely accommodate digital electronics including audio and video.

All work must be sturdy, stable, or otherwise secured to a base or wall. Free-standing floor based work must be easily moved and installed by gallery staff. The juror reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented or not appearing to correspond to the entry image.

Awards: Best of Show $1,000; 2nd Place $500; and two $250 Merit Awards

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 piece submitted on the application.

Visit website to view Nexus Exhibition Application & Prospectus:

Contact: Brian R. Jobe

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