30th Anniversary Retrospective: Call for Artwork

Artspace’s 30th Anniversary Artist Retrospective is a building wide exhibition that celebrates the strength of the artists at the heart of our organization. These exhibitions present the history of our institution while demonstrating the ways that we continue to move forward.

The retrospective is comprised of two exhibition opportunities for Artspace member artists (current and past) to apply, with cash prizes awarded for first, second and third place in the juried exhibition. Please contact Director of Artistic Programs, Annah Lee, alee@artspacenc.org for inquiries.


Corridors Exhibition – Non-Juried

Exhibition Dates: April 7 – June 23, 2017
First Friday Reception: April 7, 6-10pm

Guidelines:

All current and former Artspace members are eligible to apply. Each artist may submit up to two (2) pieces. All artwork must be 2-D, exactly 12″ x 12″, and ready to hang.

Work submitted must be labeled on the back with the following:

  • Artist name
  • Title
  • Medium
  • Sale Price
  • Artist Email Address
  • Artist Phone Number

Drop off: Friday, March 31st and Saturday, April 1st, between 10am-6pm.

Pick Up: Saturday, June 24th through Saturday, July 1st between 10am-6pm. (A storage fee of $5 per day will apply for late pick-up of entries after Monday, July 3rd)

Gallery Two Exhibition – Juried by Annah Lee & Lia Newman

Exhibition Dates: April 21 – June 3, 2017
First Friday Opening: May 5, 6-10pm
Cash Prizes - 1st place-$500, 2nd place – $250, 3rd place – $100

Guidelines:
All current and former Artspace members are eligible to apply. Each artist may submit one (1) piece. Maximum dimensions of 2-D work should not exceed 72″ in any direction.

Work submitted must be labeled on the back with the following:

  • Artist name
  • Title
  • Medium
  • Sale Price
  • Artist Email Address
  • Artist Phone Number

Submission Deadline: Actual work must be delivered to Artspace on Friday, March 31st or Saturday, April 1st between 10am-6pm.

Notification: Selected artists will be contacted via email by 5pm on Monday, April 10th.

Pick Up of Declined Work: Saturday, April 15th between 10am-6pm. (A storage fee of $5 per day will apply for late pick-up of declined entries after Monday, April 17th)

Pick Up of Accepted Work: Monday, June 5th through Saturday, June 10th between 9am-5pm. (A storage fee of $5 per day will apply for late pick-up of entries after Monday, June 12th)

Juror Bios:

Annah Lee, Artspace’s Director of Artistic Programs, is from Raleigh, NC and grew up in a family of artists and art administrators.  As an undergraduate student at UNC Asheville, she pursued studio art and art history with a concentration in ceramics and nineteenth-century American landscape painting.  She earned an MA in art history at UNC, Chapel Hill and became a doctoral candidate in 2012. Her primary research included modern Chinese painting and American painting after 1850. During her time at UNC she gained experience as a writer, teacher and curator. Before joining Artspace,  Annah served as the Block Gallery Coordinator for the City of Raleigh,  where she became well acquainted with the diversity of talented artists in and around the Triangle. Annah lives in Raleigh, NC with her son Henry, their dog Scrappy, and a catfish named Boo.

Lia Newman is the Director and Curator of the Van Every/Smith Galleries. She graduated from Winthrop University with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in General Studio, with Concentrations in Sculpture and Photography and a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies from Duke University. She came to Davidson from Artspace, Inc., in Raleigh, where she served as Director of Programs and Exhibitions from 2002-2012.