Tuesday, June 2, 2009

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ART.EDU (UPDATED!!!) - Deadline: June 12th at 5pm


Open Lot Project Space

Special Guest Curator: Lain York (Curator, Zeitgeist Gallery)

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 2008, 2009, & 2010 at Nashville area colleges and Universities are eligible, including those from Appalachain Center for Crafts, Art Institute of Tennessee, Belmont University, Fisk University, Lipscomb University, Middle Tennessee State University, Nossi College of Art, O’More College of Design, 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 openlotnashville@gmail.com 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 12th at 5pm, no exceptions. It is free to submit work to ART.EDU. Artists are required to pay a $40.00 exhibition fee upon acceptance. ART.EDU opens Friday, July 31st and runs until closing night, Friday, August 14th.

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