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Nature's Symphony
Artist Advocate Member Exhibition
CALL FOR ART

Show Description:

Step into a world where creativity meets nature's beauty at Nature's Symphony. This captivating showcase invites our talented community of artists to express their unique perspectives through an array of artistic mediums. From vibrant photography capturing the changing seasons to intricate sculptures echoing the balance found in nature, each piece reflects the diverse ways in which art interprets our world. Whether through painting, mixed media, performance art, or literary expression, this exhibition offers a mesmerizing journey through the rich tapestry of our artistic community. Join us in celebrating the harmonious relationship between nature and creativity, where individuality thrives and imagination knows no bounds.

Rules and Guidelines:

  • Eligibility:  

    • Open exclusively to our active Artist Advocate Members.  If you’re not a member yet, join our creative community to be a part of this exciting opportunity.

    • Each artist may submit up to five pieces for consideration, and curators have the flexibility to select any number, up to a maximum of five, for inclusion in the exhibition.

    • Submissions must be original works created by the artist.

    • All 2-D and 3-D work must be “Exhibition Ready” upon delivery.  If not adequately prepared for display, artwork will be withdrawn from the exhibition. 

    • All work must be available for sale.  ADC will sell the artwork at the price set by the artist for a 25% commission fee.  Payment to the artist will be made at the end of the gallery showing.

  • Theme: 

    • Artwork submissions must align with the theme of "Nature's Symphony." Artists are encouraged to interpret and express their unique viewpoints through their chosen medium, exploring personal, cultural, social, or global perspectives through their artwork.

  • Mediums: 

    • All artistic forms are embraced, from traditional paintings and drawings to sculptures, photography, digital art, and mixed media creations. Additionally, we invite performance art and literary expressions, ensuring a diverse and inclusive showcase of creativity.

    •  We celebrate diversity in artistic expression.

  • Submission Guidelines:

    • Each artist may submit up to five pieces for consideration

    • Submissions must be original works created by the artist

    • Arts Davidson County reserves the right to refuse any submission that it deems unacceptable

  • Submission Process:

    • Please email high-resolution images of your artwork to amanda@artsdavidsonco

    • Include the title, dimensions, and medium of each submitted piece in the email.

    • Include your full name, phone number, and preferred email address in your submission email for effective communication.

    •  While not obligatory, artists are encouraged to provide a brief artist statement for each submission. These statements are an opportunity to share insights into your creative process, the inspiration behind your work, and the narrative embedded within each piece.  If provided, artist statements may be displayed alongside the selected artwork during the exhibition.

    • Upon successful submission, artists will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of their entries.

  • Size and Installation:

    • Artwork should be suitable for display in a gallery setting.

    • 2D artwork must be framed and ready for hanging with secure wire attachments.

    • No clip mounting or saw tooth hangers will be accepted.

    • 2D artwork maximum size 48” width  x 60” height

    • Sculptures or 3D installations should be stable and appropriate for floor or pedestal display and may weigh no more than 200lbs.

  • Submission Deadline: 

    • All entries must be submitted by Friday, June 1, 2024. 

    • Late submissions will not be considered.

  • Selection Process: 

    • The exhibition curators will review all submissions and select works based on artistic merit, adherence to the theme, and overall cohesiveness of the exhibition.  

    • Artists may submit a maximum of five pieces for consideration, and curators have the flexibility to select any number, up to a maximum of five, for inclusion in the exhibition.

    • Artists whose works are selected for the exhibition will be notified by Friday, June 7, 2024.

  • Delivery and Collection of Accepted Art: 

    • Selected artists are responsible for delivering their artwork on the designated dates/times to:

Arts | Theatre 202

202 North Main Street

Lexington, NC 27292

 

  • Late work will not be accepted.

  • Artwork must be collected by Friday, July 12, 2024 at the end of the exhibition.

  • Works left for more than 30 days after the pick-up date will become the property of Arts Davidson County,  

  • If you have special circumstances regarding art delivery/drop off/pick up/return/or other exhibit questions, please contact Amanda amanda@artsdavidsoncounty.org

 

 

Opening Reception: 

Join us for the grand unveiling on Friday, June 14 at 6pm. This exclusive event will provide a platform for artists to engage with fellow creators and art enthusiasts."Nature's Symphony" promises to be an inspiring exploration of artistic diversity within our community.  Artists are encouraged to seize the opportunity to attend and actively participate in the reception associated with the exhibition. Your presence will enrich the event and provide a chance to engage with fellow artists and art enthusiasts.  We look forward to unveiling the unique perspectives that each artist brings to this dynamic exhibition. Join us on this artistic journey as we explore the world through the eyes of our creative community.

Exhibit Timeframe:

The "Nature's Symphony" exhibition will be on display from June 14 to July 12, inviting art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the diverse creations of our talented community members.

  • Gallery Hours:

    • The gallery doors will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11 AM to 3 PM, offering ample opportunities for visitors to explore the captivating artworks.

    • Additionally, the gallery is open by appointment, providing flexibility for those with different schedules or specific preferences.

  • Volunteer Opportunities:

    • We encourage our Arts Davidson County community members to consider volunteering in our gallery during the exhibition. Your involvement will contribute to the smooth operation of the event, ensuring a welcoming and engaging experience for visitors. 

    • Why Volunteer your time during the exhibition?

      • Direct Engagement:  Volunteering allows artists to engage directly with visitors, sharing insights into their creative process and establishing a personal connection with the audience.

      • Increased Visibility:  Active participation reinforces an artist's visibility within the local arts community, potentially leading to greater recognition and support for their work.

      • Networking Opportunities:  Volunteering provides valuable networking opportunities, enabling artists to connect with fellow creatives, art enthusiasts, and potential collaborators.

      • Gallery Representation:  Being present in the gallery positions the artist as a representative of the exhibition, strengthening their relationship with the gallery and enhancing future opportunities for showcasing their art.

      • Community Building: Volunteering contributes to the sense of community within the arts organization, fostering connections with other artists, gallery staff, and visitors. This sense of community support can positively impact an artist's career and overall artistic experience.

      • If you're passionate about supporting the arts and would like to volunteer your time, please contact us to discuss available opportunities. Your assistance is invaluable in making this exhibition a success, and we appreciate your dedication to promoting the vibrant arts scene in Davidson County.

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