Sunday, December 12, 2010

Call for Artists- Whitney Museum of American Art curator

If you want the curator of a major museum to see your work, to be offered a solo show in Smoyer Gallery , or simply to be part of Marginal Arts Festival-then THIS is a golden opportunity!

Carter Foster, curator for the Whitney Museum of American Art will be the juror selecting pieces for Roanoke College 2011 Biennial. In addition to cash prizes, the first prize will be a solo exhibit in the college’s Smoyer Gallery during the 2011-12 season.

MAF is pleased to announce Roanoke College will include the Biennial in the 2011 Marginal Arts Festival! The showing of selected works begins with a Juror lecture/award announcement at 6 p.m. March 4 and the show will run through April 2.

Artists from within a 100-square mile radius of Roanoke are eligible. All fine arts media including painting, sculpture, graphics, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, and photography are accepted. The work must be original and executed within the last two years.

Deadline for receipt of formatted images, entry form, entry fee, and SASE is January 7. This is not a postmark deadline. All materials must be in Olin Hall Galleries by 5 p.m. The works will be judged, and selected artists will be notified starting Feb. 4. The winner will receive $500 and a solo exhibition in Smoyer gallery during the 2011-12 season.

For more information on entering or to receive an entry form, contact or leave a message Ronda Philips: (540) 375-2354 Talia Logan: (540) 375-2332

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