For Immediate Release
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
Contact: Kevin Ledgewood
ANNUAL WEST ALABAMA JURIED SHOW WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE DINAH WASHINGTON CULTURAL ARTS CENTER
(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will be sponsoring its annual West Alabama Juried Show from Dec. 6-20, 2019 and January 2-10, 2020 in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. An opening reception will be held on Dec. 6 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. The public is invited to attend.
One Best in Show award of $750, one cash award of $500 and three cash awards of $100 each will be presented and announced at the opening reception.
Visual artists residing in Bibb, Dallas, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Perry, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties will be eligible. A $35 entry fee entitles participants to submit up to three works for judging. All original two- and three-dimensional works will be accepted with the exception of photography. Entries must not have been shown in any previous West Alabama Juried Show.
All dates, entry requirements, procedures and applications are available on The Arts Council’s website at https://tuscarts.org/competition-westaljuried. The completed application and up to three entries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org from October 14-20, 2019. All two-dimensional pieces accepted for the show must be ready for hanging and matted, framed and under glass if appropriate. No work should be submitted that has been executed in a class or workshop. Maximum size is 5 1/2 feet x 5 1/2 feet, and maximum weight is 50 pounds for all entries.
For questions about the West Alabama Juried Show including the entry procedure, call 205-345-9801 or 205-758-5195, ext. 6.
The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center is located at 620 Greensboro Avenue in downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information about The Arts Council or Bama Theatre, patrons should follow and like “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” on Facebook and Twitter and also Instagram @tuscaloosaartscouncil. Call 205-758-5195 or visit tuscarts.org for further information.