Photo exhibit calls for artists

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for photographic works for its fifth annual Knoxville Photo 2017. The national call for entries is open to all artists. This juried exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display their work. Approximately 40-50 photographic works from both emerging and established artists will comprise the exhibition in the main gallery of the beautifully-restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville’s downtown arts anchor location, from July 7-28, 2017. The Emporium is free and open to the public Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and additional hours for special events.

The deadline for entries to be received is Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Prizes include over $1,000 in cash awards, and exhibiting artists will receive a catalog of the exhibition.

Artists may view the information, complete the entry form, and/or download an application at www.knoxalliance.com/knoxville-photo-entry.

The call for entries is open to all artists. Entries must be original works taken within the last two years in the following categories: The Human Experience, Our Earth, Still Life, Travel, and Digital Imagination. The nonrefundable entry fee is $30 for up to three images ($20 for Arts & Culture Alliance members and students). Up to seven additional images may be submitted for $5/each ($4 for members/students).

Juror Baldwin Lee’s educational background includes an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied with Minor White and a graduate degree from the Yale School of Art where he studied with Walker Evans. Lee’s work in photography has been shown widely including venues such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His work has been recognized by the award of a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Lee teaches photography classes of all levels, spanning traditional silver-based image making through photography made by digital means. His efforts in the classroom have been honored with the University’s two highest teaching distinctions: the UT National Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award and the Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award. For more information about Baldwin Lee, please visit www.baldwinlee.com.

Knoxville Photo 2016 Best of Show – “Enigma” by Nathan Dean. Photo courtesy Arts & Culture Alliance. The Arts & Culture Alliance serves and supports a diverse community of artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions. The Alliance receives financial support from the Tennessee Arts Commission, the City of Knoxville, and First Tennessee Foundation.


National art show entries due

Receipt deadline for submitting artwork for the 10th Annual National Juried Exhibition in downtown Knoxville is midnight on Sunday, December 6, 2015.

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Hosted by the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, approximately 40-50 fine art works encompassing all styles and genres will be exhibited in the Balcony gallery of the beautifully-restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville’s downtown arts anchor location, from February 6-28, 2015. Photo submitted.

Samantha Andrews, Assistant Director of Experiential Learning at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, will jury the exhibition.

The nonrefundable entry fee is $40 for up to three works ($25 for Arts & Culture Alliance members and students). Up to three additional entries may be submitted for $7/each ($5 for members/students).

Entries must be original works completed within the last two years in the following categories: 2-D (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography) and 3-D (sculpture of all media). The maximum allowed size is 120″ x 120″ in any direction including frame or stand.

For questions or more information, please contact Suzanne Cada: sc@knoxalliance.com or (865) 523-7543.


Art exhibit highlights South Knoxville

The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to present a new exhibition by Ryan Blair and Robin Surber entitled “Made in South Knoxville”. The exhibition features mixed media works and paintings by two artists who call South Knoxville their home and will be displayed in the Balcony gallery of the Emporium Center from June 5-27, 2015.

A public reception will take place as part of First Friday activities on Friday, June 5, from 5:00-9:00 PM and features a Jazz Jam Session hosted by Vance Thompson & Friends from 7:00-8:45 PM in the Black Box Theatre. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available and chocolate fondue will be provided by the Melting Pot of Knoxville.

Exhibition hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Saturday, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

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Disco Lights in My Mirror by Ryan Blair. Photo courtesy Arts and Culture Alliance.


Emporium hosts juried exhibit

KNOXVILLE – The receipt deadline for the Arts and Culture Alliance juried show is midnight on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Prizes include at least $1,000 in cash awards and a catalog for exhibiting artists.

Approximately 40-50 fine art works encompassing all styles and genres will be exhibited in the Balcony gallery of the beautifully-restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville’s downtown arts anchor location, from February 6-28, 2015.

Stefanie Gerber Darr, manager of the galleries and permanent collection at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, will jury the exhibition.

Entries must be original works completed within the last two years in the following categories: 2-D (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography) and 3-D (sculpture of all media). The maximum allowed size is 120″ x 120″ in any direction including frame or stand.

The nonrefundable entry fee is $40 for up to three works ($25 for Arts & Culture Alliance members and students). Up to three additional entries may be submitted for $7/each ($5 for members/students).

For more information, please contact Suzanne Cada: sc@knoxalliance.com or (865) 523-7543.


Emporium hosts juried exhibit

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for entries for its Ninth Annual National Juried Exhibition of 2015. Prizes include at least $1,000 in cash and is open to all artists.

The National Juried Exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display their work. Approximately 40-50 fine art works encompassing all styles and genres from both emerging and established artists will comprise the exhibition in the Balcony gallery of the beautifully-restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street from February 6-28, 2015.

Entries must be original works completed within the last two years in the following categories: 2-D (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography) and 3-D (sculpture of all media).

Apply online and/or download an application at www.knoxalliance.com/juried.html, or send an SASE to Suzanne Cada, Arts & Culture Alliance, PO Box 2506, Knoxville, TN 37901.