The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for photographic works for its sixth annual Knoxville Photo 2018. 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 June 1-29, 2018. 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, March 25, 2018.
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/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).
About the juror: Leigh Mitchell is a fine art photographer and educator. She was a college instructor for over ten years, teaching Film Photography I and II, Digital Photography I and II, and Photography Appreciation. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Human Studies from Warren Wilson College and a master’s degree in Studio Art from Western Carolina University. Her work has been in galleries locally and nationally, including The Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO), Rochester Contemporary Art Center (Rochester, NY), Five Spot (Atlanta, GA), The Asheville Art Museum, and The Asheville Area Arts Council.
More information about the program, as well as images from previous exhibitions, can be found at www.knoxalliance.com/knoxville-photo/. Knoxville Photo 2017 featured the work of 37 artists as selected by juror Baldwin Lee.
Photo: Knoxville Photo 2017 Best of Show – “Knoxville Weekend” by Khoa Dinh