Calling all artists…
Please join us for FLAUNT: 2012 Upcycle/Downtown
Competition and Exhibition
Recycle Runway Show
Unforgettable Fiber Art Installation
IF YOU’VE GOT IT… FLAUNT IT! Thomasville Center for the Arts invites you and other local/regional artists to be elevated and exposed through FLAUNT 2012: Upcycle/Downtown Art Walk & Exhibition. Artists will be juried to show and sell their work at downtown Thomasville locations from September 7 – 29.
Selected FLAUNT: 2012 artists will also create a “recycled dress” using donated, recyclable materials from a corporate sponsor. These dresses will “go on the road” with Keep Thomas County Beautiful’s traveling recycle runway exhibit program.
Application and further guidelines for submission are available at thomasvillearts.org or at the Center and participating downtown locations. Firm deadline for submission is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2012. Please be sure your submission includes a completed application, 6 electronic sample images of your work, biography, headshot, and a $25 entry fee.
Best of Show $1,000 ∙ First place $750 ∙ Second place $500 ∙ Third place $250
June 18 – Deadline for submissions
June 27 – FLAUNT 2012: Upcycle/Downtown artists announced
August 27 – Artists’ dress images due
September 5/6 – Fiber Art installed
September 5 – Local artists check-in downtown; load-in at merchant locations
September 6 – Out-of-town artists check-in downtown; load-in at merchant locations
September 7 – Artists are guests of honor at exhibit opening reception and “Green Carpet” Recycle Runway show; exhibit opens at the Bookshelf Gallery for 2011 FLAUNT: 25 “Best of Show” winner, Katie Yates
September 8 – Exhibit opening day to the public; artists on-site with exhibits at downtown merchants from 2-4 p.m.
September 29 – Exhibition concludes, artists on-site with exhibits at downtown merchants from 2-4 p.m.; load-out 4-5 p.m. from all downtown locations; dresses moved to Thomasville Center for the Arts through October 31
For questions please call: 229.226.0588 ext 106