Who can enter? You must be a current member of Kentuck to enter. Art Center level memberships and higher levels are good for all members of a household who are 16 or older. All work must be original. Not a member? Join here…
How do you enter? Fill out an application on our website and pay the $20 application fee (per entry). You must upload an image of the work you wish to submit to your application (must be in .jpg or .png format and no larger than 2.5 megabytes). Once you receive confirmation, which will include your drop-off time, bring your work to the Teer Gallery at Kentuck Art Center during the designate time. (The Teer Gallery is in the Georgine Clarke Building, 1922 5th Street, Northport, AL 35476.)
All work must be no larger than 24” x 24” if two-dimensional or 24” x 24” x 24” if three-dimensional. Once all work is submitted, all pieces will be juried to decide what will hang in the show. (If there is room for all submissions in the gallery, all will be shown.)
Applications must be submitted by 5 pm, Monday, March 19th. Late applications will not be accepted. Work must be delivered to Kentuck’s Teer Gallery by 12 pm (noon) on Tuesday, March 20th. Application fees will not be refunded for artists who deliver work after this time.
Prizes and Judging Guest judges will score the work once it is hung. Judges will only score work that is hung and that has met all entry requirements. Each judge will score each piece 1 – 7, and the works with the two highest averages will win prizes.
1st Prize: $300, free entry fee* to the 2018 Kentuck Festival of the Arts ($50 value), one VIP badge for the 2018 Kentuck Festival (good for one entry to the festival VIP Hospitality Tent, which includes catered meals both days of the festival, $65 value)
2nd Prize: $150, free entry fee* to the 2018 Kentuck Festival of the Arts ($50 value), two weekend passes to the Kentuck Festival ($30 value)
Popular Choice: $75, free entry fee* to the 2018 Kentuck Festival of the Arts ($50 value)
Dates: Submissions open Tuesday, February 5th – Monday, March 19th
Jurying by staff Wednesday, March 21st
Installation Thursday, March 22nd-Friday, March 23rd
Judging by 2 guest judges Tuesday, May 1st
Opening and prizes awarded on Art Night, Thursday, May 3rd
Tuesday, June 12th – Friday, June 15th—Pick up work from show
*Wavier of entry fee does not guarantee an applicant will jury into the 2018 Kentuck Festival of the Arts. Applicants must still apply on zapplication.org by June 1st to be eligible for jurying.
Download, print, and mail the application here, or fill out the online form below: