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Unlocking the Future
Emerge Gallery & Art Center
404 S. Evans Street
Greenville, NC 27858

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: North Carolina
Entry Deadline: 11/16/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Unlocking the Future): $15.00

Wall hanging work only. 2D work or arranged 3D objects are to be mounted inside a frame. Groupings constituting one piece are welcome so long as they fit within framework. Must be “ready to hang”. The artist will provide the wall mounting parts, findings, and any specialty hanging tools. Please provide a detailed description and diagram of how the piece is arranged and hung. The artist is responsible for shipping to and from the gallery. Artists must be 18 years or up.

Each artist may submit up to 3 entries. Groupings count as one submission if the pieces are directly related and dependent on each other. To apply visit Under Artists and Artist Opportunities. Fee is $15 for up to 3 entries. ECU students may submit for $5 with coupon code. All work must be labeled with the title and artist name at time of delivery if accepted. Return shipping label must be provided.

Entries  must be submitted online by : November 16, 2019. Accepted work that is shipped must be received by December 17th or hand delivered by December 17th, between 10am-8pm. 

Work shipped will be returned the week of February 3, 2020. Work will need to be picked up Friday, January 31 between 10am - 9pm or Saturday, February 1, 2020 between 10am - 4pm.

There will be three cash awards: 
1st Place - $175 
2nd Place - $100  
3rd Place - $50

January 3 - January 30, 2020. 
First Friday & Opening Reception: January 3, 2020, 5-8pm
Material Topics Symposium Contemporary 
Clarity 20/20 Reception: January 17, 2020, 7-10pm

Apply by going to under Artists and Artist Opportunities and clicking direct link to application by November 16, 2019.

E-mail or call (252) 551-6947. 
Hours of Operation: Monday - Closed, Tuesday-Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday 1pm-4pm.

Ken Bova is a Past President of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) with work in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian, Racine, Tacoma, Philadelphia, and Georgia Art Museums among others. He has presented workshops nationwide in places such as Haystack, Penland, Arrowmont, Idyllwild, and Peter's Valley. He serves as a Chair of the Presenters Selection Committee for the Yuma Symposium.

Bova taught for nearly 20 years in the Jewelry/Metals program at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana and a semester in MSU's study abroad program in Corciano, Italy.

In 2010 he accepted a position as a visiting artist at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. In 2012 he accepted a tenure track position there as an Associate Professor and teaches senior studio courses, enameling, and is Area Co-coordinator overseeing the graduate program in Metal Design.

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