For Immediate Release
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
Contact: Kevin Ledgewood
CALL FOR ARTISTS: SECOND ANNUAL EXHIBIT IN RECOGNITION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH
(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Juried Show in recognition of Black History Month for African American artists in West Alabama during the month of February. The exhibit will take place Feb. 7-28, 2020 at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center with an opening reception on Feb. 7 from 5-8 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk.
Artists are invited to submit up to three works for judging. Work does not have to be related to Black History Month. Only original two- and three-dimensional works by artists living in Bibb, Dallas, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Perry, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa and Walker Counties are eligible.
All dates, entry requirements, procedures and applications are available on The Arts Council’s website at https://tuscarts.org/black-history-month.php. The completed application and up to three images should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org from January 13-17, 2020. All two-dimensional pieces accepted for the show must be ready for hanging and matted, framed and under glass if appropriate. 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 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.