Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Opportunities and Calls for Art


Call Alan Vaughn for Details and Showing


Located One Block Off Peachtree Industrial in Chamblee
1.6 Miles Inside (South of) I-285

572 Sq. Ft.

10' to 16' Ceilings

Inside Entrance Plus Roll Up Garage Door

24 Hour a Day Access

$245 / Month Rent Plus Utilities Averaging $50

Call Alan Vaughn for Details and Showing

Available May 1, 2009

I Love Atlanta at WonderRoot Community Arts Center - Deadline May 23, 2009:

WonderRoot is seeking submissions for an I Love Atlanta themed art show to
celebrate the one-year anniversary of the WonderRoot Community Arts
Center. Artwork should comment on your love for Atlanta. Submission
deadline is Saturday, May 23. Show will run May 30-June 27. Please email for details.

Call for film submissions at WonderRoot TV - Deadline May 24, 2009:

WonderRoot TV is a monthly show compiling video and film work by Atlanta
artists. The project includes short films, animations, documentary work,
and features of local artists/musicians. Each new episode, produced
monthly, will air weekly on People TV after a screening at WonderRoot. We
will be accepting submissions for June's episode through May 24th.
Submissions can be dropped of at WonderRoot during regular hours or by
emailing a QuickTime file to

WonderRoot 982 Memorial Dr. ATL, GA 30316

Southern Exposure at Hollingsworth Gallery - Deadline May 25, 2009:

Hollingsworth Gallery presents the group thematic
exhibition, Southern Exposure. The exhibition will be
held at the Hollingsworth Gallery from June 13 – July
5th, 2009. This exhibition is open to all southern artists
who would like to express their heritage, environment,
ideals, and issues concerning the south. Deadline for
submissions is May 25th, 2009.
All artists from the realist to the abstract and conceptual
will be reviewed and considered.

Southern Exposure is open to all artists, working in any media, residing
in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, South Carolina,
North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Maximum height of work is 84 inches, maximum width is 144 inches.
Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

Artists are required to send in an Artist Statement explaining the content,
subject matter, and process of work. Artists are also asked to submit a
gallery resume and biography. With Images, include an Image List:
number slides or prints and list title, medium, dimensions, and artist
price below.

Artwork submitted may be represented by prints up to 8.5" x 11", digital
images on CD, 35mm slides, or by email entry.
Prints: Prints of work (digital or photographic) may be up to 8.5" x
11" but must be accompanied by digital images. Artist name, title,
size, media and price should be on the front or back of the print. If
you want your prints returned, be sure to follow the return of
materials guidelines below.
Southern Exposure

HOLLINGSWORTH GALLERY 160 Cypress PT. Pkwy Suite 210 B, Palm Coast, FL 32137
Digital files: Digital image files may be submitted on CD or DVD .
Images should be in PSD or JPG format. No files larger than 15MB
please. Reference prints must be included. Reference prints may be
any size individual prints up to 8.5" x 11" (label as for prints above)
or may be a single sheet with multiple prints representing the images
on the disc. If submitting a single sheet , next to each image write the
artist, title, media and dimensions. If you submit digital files without
reference prints, your files may not be properly viewed.
Email entry: Digital files sent via email should be in JPG format, 72
dpi and no larger than 12" in any dimension. Send the images and the
entry form image list information in a single zip file as an email
attachment. Include “Southern Exposure” in the subject line of your
email. Refer to the image presentation page for details.
Slides: Slides should be 35mm. On each slide write the image list
number and artists name, title of work, media and dimensions.
Indicate top of work. Do not send glass slides, glass slides are almost
always crushed in the mail.

A self-addressed-stamped-envelope (SASE) must be included with
sufficient postage for the return of submission materials. Artists outside
the US who cannot obtain US stamps may add return postage cost to the
entry fee at a rate of $1.00US per ounce of mail. Materials submitted
without SASE and return postage will be discarded. To make sure you
have adequate postage, weigh portfolio materials and both envelopes in

Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than
May 26th, 2009. Notification will be made via email or mail with the
return of materials in the SASE provided by the artist. All artists who
provide a working email address will be notified via email, if no email
or return envelope is provided, artists will only be notified if accepted to
Southern Exposure
HOLLINGSWORTH GALLERY 160 Cypress PT. Pkwy Suite 210 B, Palm Coast, FL 32137

There is a $35.00 entry fee for 1-4 slides, prints or digital files. If you
wish to include more than 4, please include $5.00 for each additional.
Details of artwork count as additional. Artists accepted to exhibit will
not be charged additional fees of any kind. Please make check or
money order payable to Hollingsworth Gallery Artists who wish to
pay by credit card may do so via PayPal HERE.

One artist from Southern Exposure will be featured on the of the
gallery’s homepage and will receive gallery representation and a solo

For more information, visit the Hollingsworth Gallery website.

Kennesaw State seeks nominations for arts awards - Deadline May 29, 2009:

For media inquiries: Cheryl Anderson Brown, Director of Public Relations,
770-499-3417 or

KENNESAW, Ga.—The College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University is seeking nominations for its annual Flourish Awards, which honor individuals and organizations in the community who support, promote or participate in the arts in Metropolitan Atlanta and Northwest Georgia. Nominees are sought in four categories: arts leader, arts educator, public/community servant, and nonprofit arts organization or arts company.

Nominations should be sent by e-mail to or via fax to 678-797-2426 by

5 p.m. on May 29. The awards will be presented at the college’s annual fundraising luncheon on Sept. 1 at the Cobb Eergy Performing Arts Center. Nominators should include the following information in their nominations: name and contact information for the nominee and a brief justification of no more than 250 words.

To qualify for an award, individuals or organizations should be well known in the community, should be living or currently operating, must be from Georgia or residing or operating in Georgia and should have greatly enhanced a particular arts field or the arts in general.

The arts leader category is open to performers, artists, presenters, designers, directors, or administrators working in an arts-related field or for a program or organization that provides direct support to the arts or arts education.

The arts educator category is open to P-12 art, dance, music or theater teachers who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and who have created or significantly supported projects that link the arts to other areas of the curriculum and/or projects that enhance the community.

The public/community servant category is open to elected or appointed government officials, civil servants, volunteers and philanthropists.

The nonprofit organization/arts company category is open to an arts presenter or arts agency of any size that is well established in the community and that has a commitment to both quality arts programming and community outreach.

Nominations will be reviewed by a community committee. Award recipients will be notified in early August.

Previous recipients include artist Steve Penley of Carrollton, philanthropists Bob and Elaine Feldberg of Smyrna, Georgia Shakespeare director Richard Garner, philanthropists Audrey and Jack Morgan of Tucker, Cobb County Commission Chairman Samuel Olens, and the Cobb Symphony Orchestra.

For more information, call 770-499-3214 or visit

SlowExposures 2009 A Juried Exhibition Celebrating Photography of the Rural South - Deadline June 15, 2009:

Pike County Georgia
September 18-20 & 23-27

SlowExposures celebrates its seventh year as one of the premier juried photography exhibitions in the South. Held every year during the last two weeks in September, fine art photography by established and emerging artists captures the diversity, contradictions, and complexity of the rural South as it exists today.

Exhibit Location
The Photography Exhibition will be hung at The Candler Field
Museum in Williamson, GA
For directions, visit:

This is a juried photography exhibition with two categories.
• Southeast
• West Central Georgia
Photographers are invited to submit up to four (4) entries in each
category. A panel of jurors will choose work from submitted
entries on the basis of creative excellence and interpretation of
the show’s theme. Pike Historic Preservation (PHP), Inc. reserves
the right to refuse to hang any work that differs markedly
from the slides/CDs or does not meet the jurors standards of

Over $2,000 in awards will be available. First, Second, and Third
place cash awards awarded by the jurors in addition to Honorable
Mention Ribbons. A People’s Choice Award will be presented
the last day of the show.

Sale of Art
Sales will be encouraged. Pike Historic Preservation, Inc. will
handle all sales and collect a 30% commission on all artwork sold
as a result of this exhibition. All artwork for sale must be priced
by the artist and so stated on the application form. Please be sure
to include the 30% commission for PHP, Inc. in your price. The
7% sales tax will be added at the point of sale.

2009 Jurors
Annette Cone-Skelton is the co-founder and director of the
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) as well
as an accomplished artist in her own right, best known for her
work in abstraction. She has pieces in the permanent collections
of more than 10 national museums including the High Museum
of Art. She is a graduate of the Atlanta College of Art (BFA)
and is a Ford Foundation Scholar. As native of LaGrange, GA
Ms. Cone-Skelton brings her own southern roots and her distinguished
career in collecting, documenting and supporting fine art
to SlowExposures 2009.

Tim Barnwell is a photographer based in Asheville, North
Carolina. His career has spanned 25 years as both photographer
and instructor, including eight years as Executive Director of the
Appalachian Photographic Workshops (1980-1988). His work is
in the permanent collections of national museums, including The
Metropolitan Museum, The New Orleans Museum of Art, and
The High Museum. He has published two books of his evocative
images of the Appalachians including “The Face of Appalachia”
and “On Earth’s Furrowed Brow”. Tim will be leading
this year’s Photography Workshop on Landscape Photography at
Towerhouse Farm.

How to Enter
Please complete entry form. A nonrefundable fee of $30.00 (up
to 4 images) per category must accompany all entries. Fee is
payable to Pike Historic Preservation.
Photographers may submit up to four (4) images in each of the
two categories, Southeast and West Central Georgia. All work
must be original and have been produced within the last 4 years.
Images entered in the West Central Georgia category must have
been taken within eligible county boundaries of: Pike, Bibb,
Coweta, Crawford, Harris, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Monroe,
Muscogee, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor, Troup and Upson.

Photographs may be color or black and white using traditional or
digital or elements of both processes. All entries must be on 35
mm slides or CD. All CD images must be JPEG files no larger
that 2.0 MB in file size. The longest dimension may not exceed
800 pixels. All entries must be marked as follows: Category-
Photographer Name-Title. (Example: WCG-John Doe-The
South) In addition, slides must be marked as to front and top for
proper slide tray viewing.


For more information, visit Slow Exposure's website.

Free Press in Free Fall at Athica - Deadline July 6, 2009

Run Dates: Friday, September 19 - Sunday November 8, 2009
Curator: Allie Goolrick

Featuring All Things Considered, a Kathryn Refi project, an installation by Melinda Eckley and collage works by Melissa Ho.

ATHICA: Athens Institute of Contemporary Art seeks works that address the embattled print industry as well as broadcast, radio, web and other forms of newsmedia--especially those that take into account modern-day journalism's current state of crisis and transition. We also invite works that investigate the emerging realm of new and interactive media, citizen journalism, online news and media globalization. Multimedia, interactive, free-standing and sound/space installations are encouraged, as well works using traditional media.

Email low-res jpgs or urls to with the altered subject line:
--YourNameHere-- Free Press Submission
or mail short proposal/image CD/DVD with SASE to: Free Press c/o ATHICA, 160 Tracy Street, Unit 4, Athens, GA 30601.
No prospectus, no fee, no sales, no insurance.

For more information, visit Athica's website.

Exhibition Opportunites at Gallery RFD

Gallery RFD also acts as the curating agent for several other exhibition venues. Currently we are accepting proposals for the following spaces:

114 W. Main Restaurant
114 W. Main is the premier restaurant in downtown Swainsboro. It is a regular stop for many local patrons and tourists alike.114 is also a participating venue on the Second Saturday Art Stroll. Interested parties should email 5 Low Resolution jpegs to:, Subject Title: 114 Proposal

EA Gallery
Located in the heart of downtown Lyons, GA, EA Gallery is a true gem of the South. As part of Elements Bistro, AE Gallery compliments this fine dining establishment with an equally beautiful art viewing space. Gallery RFD and EA Gallery are accepting proposals for group and solo exhibitions. Interested parties should email 5 Low Resolution jpegs to:, Subject Title: Elements Proposal.

For more information, visit the Gallery RFD website.

101 Invites Artists

101 is curating drawings and paintings.

Atlanta artists are invited to visit 101 and create drawings and works on paper. Paper and other materials are provided. Selected drawings will be collected in folios and shown at galleries and museums worldwide (list forming).

Please contact to participate.

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