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Calling All Artists for FLAUNT 2012: Upcycle/Downtown

Published April 17, 2012

Calling all artists…

Please join us for FLAUNT: 2012 Upcycle/Downtown

     Upcycled/Recycled Art

       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

Key Dates

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