A juried art exhibition sponsored by the Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center (BBTCAC) invites artists from the region to submit their work for a chance to win $ 1,000 in prizes.
The theme of this year’s show will be water in the black belt region.
The show is open to all BBTCAC artists and those living in the area whose entries must be original works made within the past five years. Works inspired by photographs must be those of the artist or have the permission of the photographer.
An illustration label must be attached to the back of each entry so that they can be identified.
Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pen and ink, pencil, pastel, storytelling pencils, markers, mixed media, charcoal paints and three-dimensional works of art are acceptable for works.
“The maximum finished (framed) dimensions for ALL artwork (2D and 3D) must not exceed 36” by 36 “, a message from BBTCAC read.” All entries must be ready to display: framed or gallery wrapped , and READY to hang. ”
Entries must be returned before January 6. They can be emailed to [email protected] or delivered in person at the center located at 209 Claiborne Street in Camden.
A calendar as well as applications can be found here.
See below for a list of cash prize amounts:
2D First Prize: $ 250
Second Prize 2D: $ 125
Third Prize 2D: $ 75
2D Two honorable mentions: $ 25 each
First 3D prize: $ 250
Second 3D Prize: $ 125
Third 3D Prize: $ 75
3D Two Honorable Mentions: $ 25 each
Martha Lockett of Dallas County will serve as a juror for the show. She was the first Executive Director of Arts Revive in Selma from 2012 to 2017.
She has also served as the Arts and Education Coordinator for the Selma City School District and Co-Founder of the Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts as well as an Arts Education Specialist for the State Department of Education. from Alabama.