Call for Art: ETSU, Johnson City, TN

Call for Art: Positive/Negative, ETSU, Johnson City, TN

Deadline: December 17

The 31st Positive/Negative National Juried Art Exhibition, organized by the Slocumb Galleries under the Department of Art & Design at East Tennessee State University, serves as platform for diverse and innovative contemporary art practice that surveys various media, perspectives and styles from all over the country since 1985.

This year’s juror is Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in Massachusetts. The event is open to all 2D and 3D categories of artistic practice, and video art. There is NO theme for this year, Juror will jury and curate the PN 31 exhibition from the selected submissions. The PN 31 is from February 8 to March 4, 2016, at the Slocumb Galleries, with Juror’s Lecture and Awarding Reception on February 18, Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.

This highly anticipated annual exhibition has contributed to the promotion and appreciation of contemporary art in the East Tennessee region and surrounding states of Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia and North Carolina. It provides the academic and local communities access and opportunity to view engaging examples of contemporary art in the United States.

Up to $1,000 in cash prize with $500 for Best of Show, and exhibit opportunities. For inquiries, email Slocumb Galleries’ Director Karlota I. Contreras-Koterbay at

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