November 07, 2017 - January 27, 2018

Call for Entries: Members Only Exhibition – Juried by Larry Walker

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 6th Annual Hudgens Juried Member’s Exhibition

This is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens. Not all entries will be selected for inclusion in the exhibition.

Deadline: Entries accepted through September 20, 2017

Juror: Larry Walker utilizes painting, drawing, collage and mixed materials as the primary processes for his work. His career spans 50+ years and includes an extensive exhibition record: more than 200 invitational and juried group presentations and sixty solo exhibitions in galleries, museums and art centers in various parts of the country.  Walker’s work is included in the permanent collections of numerous museums, private collectors and corporations including: The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA); The Studio Museum in Harlem; The Huntsville Museum; The Los Angeles County Museum; The Collection of Hallmark Cards Inc.; The High Museum; The Georgia Museum of Art; The African American Museum in Dallas and other publically accessible sites.

Walker, the youngest of eleven was born in Franklin, GA. Following the death of his father in 1936, Walker’s formative years were spent in New York City. There he graduated from the High School of Music & Art before relocating to Detroit, MI for college. He has a B.S. in Art Education and an M.A. in Drawing and Painting from Wayne State University.   His 42-year academic experience included six years in Detroit Public Schools, 19 years at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA (7 years as Department Chairman) and 17 years at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA (11 years as Director of the School of Art and Design).  Now retired as a Professor Emeritus, Walker continues to add credits to his substantial accomplishments as an artist, visual arts supporter, juror and curator.

Fee: $20 for up to two entries.

Eligibility: Open to all current members of The Hudgens Center for the Arts (as of September 2017).  Please note: If you joined as a member to participate in last year’s juried member’s show, you must renew your membership to enter this year’s show. Open to artists age 18 and over.

Mediums Accepted: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Glass, Photography, Fiber Art, Textile & Sculpture

Notification: Artists will be sent juror results of accepted pieces via email on or before 5pm on October 3rd

Exhibition Dates: Nov. 7, 2017 – Jan 27, 2018 in the Georgia Gallery

Reception: Saturday, November 11th 2-4pm. Awards Announced at 3:00pm

Awards: A “Hudgens Juried Award” of $500 and three “Hudgens Honorable Mention” awards of $100 each to be selected by the juror and announced at the reception on Saturday, November 11th (2-4pm). The Hudgens Center will also be offering a Purchase Prize (up to $1000). We will be selecting one piece of artwork from the exhibit to purchase for our Permanent Collection.

Specifications: Artwork must not exceed 48 inches in any direction and cannot weigh over 75lbs. Artwork must have been completed within the past two years

Submissions: Register here via Slideroom!

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