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St. Tammany Art Assoc. 50th Juried Artists Exhibition
320 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433


Contact Email: summershowentry@gmail.com
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Event Dates: 7/11/15 - 8/8/15
Entry Deadline: 5/1/15
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (St. Tammany Art Assoc. 50th Juried Artists Exhibition): $35.00


The St. Tammany Art Association (STAA) will present its 50th National Juried Artists Exhibition, an annual competition of contemporary art, from July 11 to August 8, 2015. Up to $3,000 in a cash prizes including a $1,000 prize for Best of Show will be awarded. Other cash and merit awards will be presented at the discretion of the juror.
 
Open to artists ages 18 and up across the United States, the St. Tammany Art Association’s summer show is one of the most diverse in the Southeast. Accepted artwork is original visual art completed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at STAA. Space limitations do not allow STAA to accommodate film, video or large installations, and reproductions of original artwork are not admitted.
 
Up to three artworks may be submitted per artist. The fee to enter is $35.00 for one, two or three artworks. Because CallForEntry.org separates artists’ images as they are submitted, only one image may be submitted for each piece entered. To show multiple views of a single 3D piece, you will need to join photos together into a single image before submission. Free online tools that join photos together are available, such as that found at www.photojoiner.net.
 
  • Online entry and payment will be accepted until 11:59PM CST on Friday, May 1, 2015.
  • Results of the selection process will be announced May 20, 2015.
  • The exhibition will be held July 11 - August 8, 2015. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • An artists' reception will be held on Saturday, July 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Awards will be presented at 7 p.m.
  • A closing reception Art Talk and juror walk-through will be held Saturday, August 8, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
 
DETAILS FOR ACCEPTED ARTISTS:
Accepted pieces may be shipped or delivered to STAA during gallery hours from Tuesday, June 30 – Friday, July 3 (closed Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day).
All accepted work must be shipped to STAA in reusable crates with shipping PRE-PAID for return.
 
Artists are encouraged to provide insurance on their work.  STAA is not providing insurance at this time.
 
Upon closing of the show, art may be removed at 9 p.m. August 8 or on pick up dates, Tuesday, August 11 – Saturday, August 15 during regular gallery hours.
 
ABOUT THE JUROR
Don Marshall is a native of New Orleans who began his professional career in the arts as the first Director of the Contemporary Arts Center in 1977. Under his leadership the center grew into one of the largest multi-disciplinary Alternative Arts Centers in the country. Marshall curated over 30 exhibitions at the C.A.C. during his tenure. One of his major projects during that time was the creation of the coordinated gallery openings that has been a trademark of the local arts scene and since duplicated throughout the country.
 
As Director of Le Petite Theatre, Marshall founded the Tennessee Williams Festival in conjunction with a group that was organizing a New Orleans Literary Festival. During that period, he brought together local artists and community activists to form both the New Orleans Film Festival and the Krewe du Vieux.
 
Moving to St. Tammany Parish in 1992, Marshall served as Executive Director of the St. Tammany Art Association. Working with a dedicated board of artists and community leaders, STAA established the annual coordinated art openings, Spring for Art and Fall for Art in addition to music and arts festivals, children’s theater and arts outreach programs in the schools.
As an educator, he has served as the Director of the Cultural Resource Management Program at Southeastern Louisiana University and Director of the Arts Administration Program at the University of New Orleans.
 
In 2004 Marshall became the Executive Director of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation. During his tenure with the Foundation, he has worked to expand programming that fulfills the mission of the organization to promote, perpetuate and support the music, arts and culture of Louisiana. Since Katrina, the Foundation has created new events to celebrate the rich music and cultural heritage of Louisiana and to promote tourism such as the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, the Congo Square Rhythms Festival, the Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival and the Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival.
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