The Hickory Museum of Art in Hickory, NC, is hosting an indoor juried exhibition called “Road Trip” in conjunction with an upcoming outdoor event called “The AutoLawn,” showcasing European automobiles of all makes, models, and ages. Artists are invited to submit work for “Road Trip” that expresses a theme relating to cars, journeys, and the open road. The exhibition will be held in HMA’s second floor Coe Gallery from Aug. 31 – Jan. 5, 2014.
The Hickory Museum of Art wants you to explore the theme of the personal automobile as it relates to your generation or your life’s journey or perhaps how it defined a certain personal Road Trip or a particular phase. How have you seen life from behind the steering wheel?
The Museum is using (www.CallForEntry.org) (CaFÉ) to manage this call for artists. All entries must be submitted through CaFÉ by June 30, 2013. To view the prospectus, visit the CaFÉ website or (www.HickoryArt.org).
CaFÉ provides artists with an easy-to-use system to create a profile with contact information, upload digital images of their artwork, and apply to a number of open calls for entry at one time. There is no cost to register for this service.
Artists may submit up to three (3) images for a non-refundable $35 fee. (A $15 off coupon code is available for members of the Hickory Museum of Art. Please call Blair Phillips, Development Manager at 828/327-8576 for code.) Entry fees are non-refundable. Artists may enter their work ONLINE ONLY through CaFÉ (www.CallForEntry.org). CaFÉ accepts Mastercard/Visa.
The Museum is offering two cash prizes. Best in Show, selected by the jury panel, will receive $350 and a solo exhibition at the Museum. The People’s Choice Award will be selected by the public during The AutoLawn on Sept. 14; the winner receives $250. Voting will take place the day of event between 10am-3pm (only one ballot per person).
For further info call 828/327-8576 or visit (www.hickoryart.org).