CALL TO ARTISTS


Candoro Arts & Heritage Center is Hosting Juried Exhibit for the Dogwood Arts Festival

 

Theme : South of the River, Live, Work, Play

 

Entries Accepted Today- April 8th

Entry Fee: $25 (for up to 3 pieces)

 

We seek to recognize local South of the River Artist, and while preference will be given to South Knoxville Artists, all local artists are welcome to apply.  The show will Open April 16th with a reception May 12th 5-8 p.m. for Vestival, and officially end on May 13th.  Approximately 25 – 35 pieces will be selected for display in the historic marble showrooms.

 

4450 Candoro Ave.,  Knoxville, TN  37920.

Artists Selected April 7th

Art Delivered April 9th 2-5 p.m. or April 11th 3-5 p.m.

All work must be picked up the week of May 14th
Entries must be original and in the following categories: 2-D (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography).  The maximum allowed size is 48” x 48” in any direction including frame.  Artwork must be suitably framed/or mounted and wired for installation. 20% of any sales shall be donated to Candoro Arts & Heritage Center.  Artists are encouraged to be on site during the May 12th reception.  Submitted works will be juried by members of the Candoro Arts and Heritage Center Board, and will select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners..

A Bit of History:  The lovely Mediterranean styled site incorporates time invoking Italian Renaissance elements with the neoclassical Beaux Arts style.  This elegant yet intimate building, included on the National List of Historic Plans, will enhance the memories of any special occasion.  The Candoro Building was designed in 1922 by Charles Barber as a showroom for the Candoro Marble Company and is graced with lovely grounds, a Cypress lined avenue and a marble columned carriage house.  The building displays a striking exterior crafted entirely of locally quarried pink marble that was fabricated by the Candoro Marble Company, the country’s leading producer of Tennessee pink marble.

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For more information about this exhibition, please contact Kara Strouse at kstrouse@bgctnv.org or Sharon Davis at ss.davis@comcast.net

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