Theatre Art Galleries in High Point, NC, is calling for entries for the Invitational Juried Art Show in Conjunction with the Criterium National Bicycle Race, which will be presented at TAG from July 18 – Oct. 4, 2013.
The Juror, Edie Carpenter, Director of Curatorial and Artists Programs at Green Hill Center for NC Art, has an art background that combines a wide-ranging knowledge of contemporary NC visual art with international art experience. Her qualifications include over eighteen years of curatorial experience combined with academic and professional positions abroad. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, with a concentration in American painting, and a European Masters degree in Museum Studies and New Media from Université de Lyon III in Lyon, France.
Carpenter taught for two years at the University of Lyon and has given numerous lectures on contemporary art. Her curatorial background encompasses leadership positions and skills with notable professional posts. Edie served as director of the Paris branch of the Zabriskie Gallery, which specialized in 20th century American photography, surrealism and sculpture. She has served on selection committees for public art projects for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the United Arts Council of Greensboro and the North Carolina Arts Council visual artist fellowships among others.
Artists may submit a maximum of 3 entries in any medium, including photography. Subject matter must relate in some way to bicycles or cycling. Work must be original and must have been completed within the last ten years. Giclees, copies, reproductions or kit work will not be accepted. 2D work must be framed and wired for hanging (no saw tooth hangers accepted). 3D work must come with display instructions. Images must show work from at least 3 sides. Artists are responsible for delivery and pickup of work and any cost associated. Open to all artists who are 18 years of age or older. All entries will be judged from digital images. Awards will be selected from the original works of art.
Deadline for entries is May 31, 2013.
To download a copy of entry rules and entry form visit (www.tagart.org) under “For Artists”
For more information call the Theatre Art Galleries office at 336/887-2137 or e-mail to (firstname.lastname@example.org).