MINT is proud to announce an all-media call to artists for “Live Amateurs”, our 1st Annual Juried Exhibition to be hosted at MINT Gallery in Atlanta, GA in January 2014. Juried by artist Craig Drennen, “Live Amateurs” seeks to showcase the work of some of the most dynamic and innovative emerging cultural producers currently working in the Southeastern United States.
ELIGIBILITY- Open to all emerging artists 18 years of age and older, living and working in the Southeast United States (AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV). Entries must be ORIGINAL, completed within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at MINT Gallery. The applicant’s status as “emerging artist” shall be defined as: an artist in an early stage of their career with relevant specialized training and a proven record of dedication and some professional achievement in their art practice; artists may not have current gallery representation either in or outside of Atlanta, GA. MINT reserves the right to determine eligibility.
MEDIA- All mediums are accepted including, but not limited to, drawing, painting, sculpture, design, glass, metalwork, photography, video, audio, mixed media, installation, and performance art.
AWARDS- All participating artists shall receive discounted accommodation at the neighboring Highland Inn for the weekend of the opening reception (January 11, 2014).
One artist will be selected for a solo exhibition at MINT Gallery to take place in Summer 2014. During the week of installation for their solo exhibition, MINT shall provide the selected artist complimentary accommodation at the neighboring Highland Inn, as well as an honorarium for supplies and an installation assistant for the week.
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