The Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard, NC, has announced its exhibits for the 2014 season and has placed an open call for artists to enter. Tammy Hopkins, executive director at the TC Arts Council said, “We have a beautiful gallery located inside an old church that lends itself to interesting exhibits. Each month we have a different theme or a different arts organization on display. In 2013 we hosted 456 artists of all ages in our gallery.”
Call for Artists 2014:
Theme: “Interwoven” – This is an open art exhibit at the TC Arts Council from Feb. 7- 28, for fiber and basket artists. Deadline to enter Feb. 4.
Theme: “Exploring The Great Outdoors” – all mediums accepted. This exhibit will be on display at the TC Arts Council from Mar. 7 – 28. Entry deadline is Mar. 4.
Theme: “Walk on The Wild Side” – animals in art – This is an open art exhibit at the TC Arts Council from May 9 – 30. Deadline to enter is May 6.
Theme: “Potters of WNC” – This is an open exhibit for Potters from WNC at the TC Arts Council from June 6 – 20. Deadline to enter is June 3.
Theme: “ArtMart” – end of year clearance sale. Artists its time to clean out your studio and put the artwork on sale so you begin the New Year fresh! This event will run Nov. 14 & 15. Deadline to enter ArtMart is November 10.
To get an application to enter an exhibit at the Transylvania Community Arts Council call 828/884-2787 or e-mail to (firstname.lastname@example.org). Other exhibits at the TC Arts Council in 2014 include: exhibits by the Transylvania Art Guild, Shellie Lewis-Dambax and George Peterson, Transylvania County Public Schools Art Exhibit, Shannon Whitworth and Christine Kosiba, Artists of Burlingame Country Club, and an exhibit by Kenson Thompson and Suzanne Schmitt.
TC Arts Call for Artwork for 2014 Fundraisers:
The TC Arts Council will also be hosting a couple of fundraisers throughout the 2014 season and is looking for help from area artists. TC Arts has bowling pins available for artists to take and create new artwork with. These new “bowling pin” pieces of artwork would then be auctioned off at the March bowling fundraiser. A percentage of the auctioned item would be given back to the artist.
The “Chair–ity” event will be held in August and TC Arts is asking artist to help them decorate or create unique chairs for the “Chair-ity” Auction. If you are interested the TC Arts Council can provide a chair. A percentage of the auctioned item would be given back to the artist. Call Tammy Hopkins with the TC Arts Council at 828/884-2787 for more information.
The Transylvania Community Arts Council is a 501 – c3 non-profit arts organization that promotes all ARTS in Transylvania County. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street near downtown Brevard. The TC Arts Gallery is open Mon.-Fri., from 9:30am-4:30pm.
To learn more about the TC Arts Council or to learn more about the ARTS in Brevard and Transylvania County go to (www.artsofbrevard.org).