Call for Entries! The Academy Center of the Arts 2020 National Juried Art Exhibition applications are now available!
Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in the following disciplines; painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, ﬁber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal and mixed media. No photography accepted. All work submitted must be original (no reproductions), not done under supervision, not made from kits or patterns. All work must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2013, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried art show.
The National Juried Art Exhibition is Sponsored By:
2020 JUROR – JEFFREY W. ALLISON
Jeffrey W. Allison is the Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Manager, Statewide Programs and Exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and a professional photographer. He holds a BA in photography from Virginia Intermont College and an MFA in photography and film from VCU. He has curated numerous exhibitions including 40 Years: 40 Faces, Through Different Eyes: The Faces of Poverty in Virginia, Unbroken Circle: Unto the Generations, Egypt Through the Drawing Room: 19th Century Stereographs of Egypt, and, Faces at the Races: Equine Culture in Virginia; as well as the Paul Mellon Arts in Education exhibitions, They Call it Stormy Weather: How Artists View the Weather and the Seasons, and A Horse of Course! Equine Images in Art at VMFA, which are traveling to locations throughout the Commonwealth. He currently teaches Advanced Photography and the History of Photography at the VMFA and has taught for over thirty years at institutions including Virginia Intermont College, Virginia Commonwealth University, East Tennessee State University, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, and Virginia Highlands Community College.
Jeffrey has acted as technical consultant for numerous museums, art centers, and festivals, including The Chrysler Museum, Hollins University, and William King Museum of Art. Most recently, Jeffrey curated the exhibition, How Far Can Creativity Take You: VMFA Fellowship Artists, the inaugural VMFA on the Road artmobile exhibition. Jeffrey also oversaw the creation of this 21st Century artmobile program.
Entry Deadline: February 14, 2020
For questions contact Director of Visual Arts, Ted Batt | firstname.lastname@example.org or (434) 528-3256 x 127
Show Exhibition April 3 – 25, 2020 | Lynchburg, Virginia
Fill out entry form online or mail in printed copy.