Fall Arts in the Park October 14 and October 15 10 am - 5 pm Each Day Application Deadline: July 7
For 41 years, the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, a non-profit arts council, has provided a unique art experience through our Arts in the Park festival series in the Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, GA. Located at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the Arts in the Park festival series draw in excess of 19,000 attendees and a wide array of artists and food vendors. Recently listed as one of the top Art Towns in Georgia by the Georgia Council of the Arts, Blue Ridge is a top art destination and features a unique artistic experience for visitors and residents alike.
Application deadline is fast approaching, July 7, download the file below for all the details on how you can participate in this crowd pleasing event in 2017.
Southern Appalachian Artist Guild 2017 National Juried Show Application Deadline: July 15, 2017 Exhibit Dates: October 7 - November 11, 2017
You are cordially invited to enter the 2017 National Juried Show sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Artist Guild (SAAG) and the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA). Cash prizes totaling $5,000, including $1,500 for Best of Show, will be awarded. The SAAG National Juried show, which is in its 10th year, will be on display during the peak visitor months of October and November, attracting interest from the surrounding tri-state metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Asheville, Chattanooga and Knoxville. Artworks selected by the juror will be displayed in the Richard Low Evans Gallery located in the historic courtroom of the Art Center, which is home to the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association in Blue Ridge, Georgia. The 2017 show will be judged by Tuva Stephens.
Tuva Stephens, the judge for our National Juried Show this year, has a 2-day watercolor workshop scheduled for October 5 and 6. Click here for more information.
National Award and International award winning Tennessee artist, Tuva Page Stephens is a Signature Member of Southern Watercolor Society, Tennessee Watercolor Society, Kentucky Watercolor Society, Watercolor Society of Alabama (Bronze), Missouri Watercolor Society and Mississippi Watercolor Society. In 2010 she was the featured watercolorist for her signature figurative/character portraits on Tennessee Crossroads which can be viewed on YouTube.
Tuva is the current President of the Southern Watercolor Society (18 states) until May 2017. Stephens was the President and Secretary of the Tennessee Watercolor Society. In 2006, 2008 and 2010 her work was accepted into the 30th, 31st and 32nd TnWS Society Biennial Exhibitions in Clarksville, Knoxville and Chattanooga and received TnWS Signature Membership in May 2010. She is also an active member of the Gibson Co.Visual Art Association (GCVAA), Memphis Germantown Art League (MGAL Platinum Star Status), SW (Southern Watercolor Society--18 states) Exhibitions, KWS (Kentucky Watercolor Society); Watercolor Society of Alabama National Exhibition 2011-2014. She received the Board of Directors Award in the 2013 of MOWS International Exhibition and received first place in the MOWS Members' Invitational 2013. She received the Signature American Watermedia Board of Director's Award 2013, and MS Grand National-4th place award, 2014. "Old Stogie I" received the Grand Award MGAL National Exhibition 2015, Memphis. 2016 received-Signature Membership into National Watercolor Society and received an award on "Firm Foundation" that was accepted into the international exhibition. To learn more about Tuva Stephens, go to TuvaStephens.com.
For more information, download and print the prospectus below.
3D Off The Wall Exhibit Application Deadline: July 15 Exhibit Dates: July 30 – August 27, 2016
The Seventh Annual 3D Off the Wall Exhibit, sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, promotes the talent and design of the three-dimensional artist. Each artist may enter up to three (3) pieces of artwork.
The prospectus has just been released, see below. Download all the details and prepare to participate. Prospectus deadline is July 15, 2017.
2017 Annual Holiday Show and Sale Application Deadline: October 20, 2017 Exhibit Dates: November 18, 2017 – January 6, 2018
All artists must be an active member of the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA) and Art Center. Original artworks of traditional or non-traditional two dimensional or three dimensional medium or style, including but not limited to painting, drawing, fiber art, pottery, jewelry, stained and blown glass, clay, metal, stone, woodwork, sculpture, folk art, photography, and mixed media, may be submitted. Prints and gicleés will not be accepted.
Inventory deadline isn't until October 20, 2017, but why wait. This highly anticipated, successful show and sale should not be missed. Artwork deliver is from November 10 until November 12, 2017. All the information you need to know, is included in the prospectus below. Download it today and be a part of this year's program.