Call For Artists - 4 BRIDGES ARTS FESTIVAL™
COMING APRIL 10, 11 & 12 2015
The 2014 4 Bridges Arts Festival™ marked 14 years of bringing world class fine art to the region. AVA is now planning for the 2015 Festival.
The 15th Annual 4 Bridges Arts Festival™ will be at the First Tennessee Pavilion located in the Southside District of downtown Chattanooga on April 11 & 12, 2015 with a preview party on April 10. Exhibit booths at the 4 Bridges Arts Festival™ are awarded on the basis of a jury selection. The selection jury consists of artists and art professionals who excel in their respective fields. Exhibitors will be chosen based on overall artistic excellence (skill, creativity, aesthetic sensibility). There are no mandated quotas for any particular category. For detailed guidelines and access to the online application for artists, please visit the Call For Artists webpage.
2014 AVA Juried Members Exhibition
December 5, 2014- January 2, 2015
Apply now for the 2014 AVA Juried Members Exhibition. This call is open to all artists, working in any medium, that are current AVA members. The winner of the Best in Show award will receive a solo show at AVA in November 2015.
AVA is honored to have Greg Pond as this year’s juror. Pond received his B.A. from The University of the South and his MFA from The University of Georgia. He is currently a professor at the University of the South and a founding member of Fugitive Projects in Nashville. Pond also works as an independent writer, curator, and lecturer. Some of his recent projects have been hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, the Jamaican Film Academy, the Frist and Cheekwood Museums in Nashville, The Elizabeth Foundation of New York, and the Hunter Museum. His work is represented by the Zeitgeist Gallery in Nashville.
Full submission guidelines and more HERE.
Watch our composite video from Capture - AVA's Community Filmmaking Project.
OUR LATEST AVA EVENT
October 21, 2014 - AVA MEMBERS SCULPTURE FIELDS TOUR
On a beautiful October afternoon our AVA Members enjoyed an exclusive tour of Sculptor John Henry's gallery and were treated to a preview of his Sculpture Fields installation. John spoke to our member guests about it's progress and the mission to create this cultural destination. Thanks to John and his staff for a great experience. The Sculpture Fields will be an important artistic asset for our city and region.