Friday, May 15, 2009



Open Lot Project Space
Special Guest Curator: TBA

ART.EDU is a showcasing of Nashville’s newest talent, artists emerging from art-driven academic programs. All students earning (completing) MFA, MA, BA, or BFA degrees in 2009 at Nashville area colleges and Universities are eligible, including those from Art Institute of Tennessee, Belmont University, Fisk University, Lipscomb University, Middle Tennessee State University, Nossi College of Art, Tennessee State University, The University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University, and Watkins College of Art & Design. All media is welcome, including all digital, fashion, performance, installation, and traditional 2-D and 3-D artwork.

Email submission to with “ART.EDU Submission” in the subject line. Submissions must include Artist’s Name, Phone & Email Address, Name of School Attended & Degree Earned, Image Information/Checklist, and Artist Statement.
To include in Image Information/Checklist for each numbered artwork:
A. Artist’s Name
B. Name of Artwork
C. Dimensions
D. Medium

All artwork must have been completed in the 12 months leading to the artist’s degree completion. Only 5 artworks maximum are allowed per artist submission. Only 10 images maximum are allowed per artist submission. Each image should be numbered to correspond with the information pertaining to it in the Image Information/Checklist. All images must be in JPEG or TIFF format and be no larger than 15mb in file size each. The Artist Statement should be one page or shorter (Word .doc file preferred). Please include the Image Information/Checklist and Artist Statement as 2 files attached to the email in addition to being typed in the body of the email.

Submissions will be accepted beginning May 15th and are due by June 5th at 5pm, no exceptions. It is free to submit work to ART.EDU, but accepted artists are required to pay a $40.00 acceptance fee to cover installation, handling, invitations, and refreshments. ART.EDU opens Friday, July 31st and runs until closing night, Friday, August 14th.

Open Lot

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