Asheville Art Museum in Asheville, NC, Announces Call for New Media Artists – Deadline is February 27, 2015

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The Asheville Art Museum in Asheville, NC, is excited to announce a call for entries for its third annual “Prime Time: Annual New Media Juried Exhibition”. This exhibition supports the Museum’s expanding focus on the rapidly changing field of new media art.

“Prime Time” will include the work of 10-15 finalists based in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or Georgia who are working in single channel, screen-based new media, including video art, experimental animation and time-based media. Selection for the exhibition will be made by Asheville Art Museum curatorial team members and two outside jurors. The works will be screened in the Museum’s New Media Gallery, which offers artists the opportunity to share their work with the community while developing new audiences and gaining recognition for their contribution to the contemporary art scene.

A special preview screening and reception will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015. “Prime Time: Annual New Media Juried Exhibition” will be on view until August 2, 2015.

The entry deadline is February 27, 2015. Artists interested in submitting work should visit (www.ashevilleart.org) or contact Carolyn Grosch at 828/253-3227 ext. 111 with questions.

Founded by artists in 1948 in Asheville, NC, the Asheville Art Museum annually presents an exciting, inviting and active schedule of exhibitions and public programs based on its permanent collection of 20th and 21st century American art. Any visit will also include experiences with works of significance to Western North Carolina’s cultural heritage including Studio Craft, Black Mountain College and Cherokee artists. Special exhibitions feature renowned regional and national artists and explore issues of enduring interest. The Museum also offers a wide array of innovative, inspiring and entertaining educational programs for people of all ages.

Additional information on upcoming exhibitions and public programs at the Museum can be found online at (www.ashevilleart.org).

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