The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for photographic works for its fourth annual Knoxville Photo 2016. The 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 June 3-24, 2016. The Emporium is free and open to the public Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, first and third Sundays, 3:30-6:30 PM, and additional hours for special events.
The deadline for entries to be received is Sunday, April 17, 2016.
Prizes include at least $1,000 in cash awards, and exhibiting artists will receive a catalog of the exhibition.
Click here to download the prospectus (PDF), or view the information online.
Entries must be original works completed within the last two years in the following categories: The Human Experience, Our Earth, 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). Apply online and/or download an application, or send an SASE to Suzanne Cada, Arts & Culture Alliance, PO Box 2506, Knoxville, TN 37901. Prizes include at least $1,000 in cash awards.
Juror: Susan Stanton has spent years traveling and photographing the beauty and rustic charm of the Southern Appalachians. She photographs her subjects in carefully selected lighting conditions to emphasize their natural textures and colors. Her images have appeared in countless publications regionally as well as world-wide, including Nature’s Best Photography Magazine, Our State Magazine, and Blue Ridge Country. Her works have been on display at the National Parks Conservation Association, The Biltmore Estate, The Cradle of Forestry and many private art galleries. She has created work for hospitals, corporate centers, design groups and an array of private clients. She is the founder of the Southern Appalachian Photographers Guild, and supporter of local conservation groups. For more information about Susan Stanton, please visit www.susanstanton.com.
Knoxville Photo 2015 featured the work of 32 regional artists as selected by juror David Simchock.