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CALL for ENTRIES: Dogwood Arts 2016

2015 October 6
Learn more about the 2016 Dogwood Arts Regional Fine Art Exhibition!

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Did you know there is an edible form of the dogwood? Cornus Mas, aka Cornelius Cherry Dogwood, produces small ruby red or yellow fruit that makes great jam.  The fruit is a common Iranian snack when salted, and I’ve even heard rumors that a few home brewers have been make wine from the fruit.  I’m thinking that finding the jam might be the easiest start.  In the meantime, let’s celebrate the non-edible dogwood by making art for this next Call.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from Dogwood Arts (Knoxville, TN) for 2016 Dogwood Regional Fine Arts Exhibition a regional Call for artists inside a 500 mile radius from Knoxville, TN.  Don’t worry, there is a link below to help you figure out if you qualify. This is a fantastic Call

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Click on The Haunt by Dustin Farnsworth to Learn more about the 2016 Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition!

“The Haunt” by Dustin Farnsworth

Dogwood Arts 2016


ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists 18+ residing within a 500 mile radius of Knoxville, TN (as the crow flies–a straight line). Here’s a link to help you find out if you’re inside the radius. *We don’t often publish regional calls. This is a rare exception.   I have a soft spot because it is so close to home.

MEDIA: 2-D painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking & photography; 3-D sculpture of all media (may submit 2 images) & site-specific installation.  *4-D art (e.g. video, performance & time-based) is ineligible.

DEADLINE: January 22, 2016

NOTIFICATION: February 12, 2016

ENTRY FEE: $35 for up to 3 (through Jan 15) & $45 for up to 3 (Jan 16 – Jan 22)

JUROR: Nandini Makrandi is Chief Curator & Curator of Contemporary Art at the Hunter Museum of American Art. She has been with the Hunter since 2004 and has originated over 30 original exhibitions in that time, including three nationally touring exhibition projects. Previously, Makrandi taught art history at the UT, Chattanooga and served as a curator at the Knoxville Museum of Art.  Makrandi has a M.A. from Texas Tech & a B.A. from Mercer in GA, and participates regularly in the region as a juror, guest curator & speaker.

AWARDS: Cash awards totaling $4,000 will be presented at the exhibit’s Opening Reception –Best in Show, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, 2 Merit awards & an award from Fast Frame. All accepted artists are encouraged to attend the Awards Reception at The Emporium Center.

SALES: Dogwood retains a 40% commission on all sales. Please price your work accordingly.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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