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2016 July 25

Learn more about the FL3TCH3R exhibit!circus FOOD

Popcorn is the nightly snack of choice at my home, but lately it has taken on a more symbolic nature.  The current election climate has left me feeling disconnected from the political process –as though my voice and vote don’t count.  It feels like I’m watching a movie, eating popcorn and yelling at the innocent girl to warn her that the bad guy looms just around the next corner.  This next Call strives to connect people to the political and social issues that comprises contemporary culture.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from the Reece Museum at ETSU (Johnson City, TN) for The FL3TCH3R Exhibit. Here’s your chance to speak your mind without media restriction. Don’t miss this chance…

Learn more about the 2016 FL3TCH3R Exhibit!CALL for ENTRIES:
FL3TCH3R 2016


The theme of THE FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT is focused on work with strong social and political content. Work entered in the exhibit should reflect current issues that affect contemporary culture and investigate societal and political concerns. Diverse media and approach to the theme are encouraged.

ELIGIBILITY: U.S. artists age 18+

MEDIA: All 2D, 3D, performance & installation & video art are eligible. Due to space & logistical considerations, large-scale & complicated installation is not encouraged.

DEADLINE: August 22, 2016 (late deadline August 31, 2016)

NOTIFICATION: September 16, 2016

ENTRY FEE: $40 for up to 3, $10 ea. add’l (by August 22). OR $45 for up to 3 & $10 ea. add’l (from August 23-31).

JUROR: Dr. Eric Avery is a celebrated printmaker and recently-retired physician who for decades has practiced medicine and art in tandem. His complexly layered work connects issues of printmaking and art history with social concerns of public health, human rights abuse and responses to HIV/AIDS, death, sexuality and the body.  Creating powerful historical records of experience with patients, he changes the ordinary role of a doctor into an artist inspired by healing, fusing the space between art and medicine.  Before his retirement, he was clinical associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and member of the Institute for Medical Humanities, The University of Texas Medical Branch, specializing in issues related to HIV/AIDS.  In addition to being the subject of numerous gallery exhibitions, Avery’s work is found in many prestigious permanent collections.

AWARDS: Best of Show $300, 2 Awards of Excellence $100 ea & Appalachian Artist Award (TBA)

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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