Call for art-8th Annual Adult Juried Art Show
Last year's Best of Show winner Robin Miller stands with her work.
It's that time of year again! Artists are invited to submit work for the 8th Annual Juried Art Show at the Shelby County Arts Council. All artists are welcome to submit work for this show. Participating artists can submit up to three works of art for consideration. Categories include: painting (acrylic, oil or watercolor), 3D (sculpture or ceramic), photography, drawing, and mixed media.
The recipient of the Best in Show award will win a $500 grand prize and an interview article published in Shelby Living magazine. First place winners in each art medium category will win a $200 prize and a $50 gift certificate to Falcon Art Supply. There will also be a Staff Choice winner and Executive Director Choice winner, each will receive a $50 gift certificate to Falcon Art Supply. The deadline to submit artwork is Monday, September 5, 2016. Artists will be notified of acceptance by Monday, September 12, 2016. Days to deliver work to the gallery are September 22, 26, and 27.
This years' show will be juried by Ted Metz, retired professor of sculpture at the University of Montevallo. Metz joined the University of Montevallo in 1973 after receiving his MFA from the University of South Carolina. His public sculptures can be seen on campus at UM, Health South Corporation, and numerous other locations.
The entry fee for the show is $75. The entry fee also includes a one year Artist Membership to the SCAC. Artist Membership benefits include: free entry to the annual December Artist Market, an artist bio on the SCAC website, reserved seating in the Black Box Theater events, 20% off framing services at Falcon Art Supply, subscription to our e-newsletter, and much more!
The opening reception will be Friday, September 30, 2016 from 6-8pm in the Shelby County Arts Council Gallery. Awards will be presented at 7:30pm. This opening is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be up until October 21, 2016. Gallery hours are 10am-5pm. This event is sponsored by The Alabama Council on the Arts and Falcon Art Supply.
Click link for 2016 guidelines and entry form
Click link to pay entry fee