"Bringing Art to the People and People to the Arts"

The Annual Members’ Show is open to all Blue Ridge Arts Center members who renew their memberships through August 2022. You can join or renew at the time of entry online ($30 for individual members). Each member is invited to submit 1-2 original pieces executed by the artist within the last two years and not previously shown at Blue Ridge Arts Center.

It is FREE for BRAC Members to participate in the 2021 Annual Members’ Show!

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Open to any artist age 18 and up.
  • Artists may submit 1-2 original works created in the last 2 years, which have not previously been exhibited at the Blue Ridge Arts Center gallery.

MEDIA

All mediums are welcome.
2D Works:

  • Must be securely framed and wired.
  • Gallery wrapped canvas may be unframed; all others must have finished edges.

3D Works:

  • Must sit solidly on a flat surface (floor or pedestal)
  • Artwork must require no assembly.

AWARDS

  • Best in Show: $400
  • Honorable Mention (2): $50
  • Betsy Barker PASTEL AWARDS
    • Best in Show - Pastels: $400
    • Honorable Mention - Pastels (2): $50
      *Work must be 80% pure soft pastel.

PROMOTIONAL RELEASE

Artists grant BRAC and its successors the right to photograph their artwork for use in advertising BRAC both online and in print. Photos will not be sold.

SALES:

  • Artists may choose to offer their work for sale.
  • BRAC will retain a 35% sales commission.
  • Work must remain for the duration of the show.

EXHIBITION DATES

Reception: Friday, September 17 (5:30-7:30pm)

On View: September 17 - October 30

Gallery Hours:
    Thursday - Friday (1:00 - 4:00 pm)
    Saturday (10:00 - 1:00 pm)


ARTWORK SUBMISSION & DROP-OFF:

You must complete an ONLINE entry form no later than September 2 at Noon.

Artwork must be dropped off at the gallery (111 E. South Second Street in Seneca):
    Friday, September 3 (1:00 - 4:00 pm)
    Saturday, September 4 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)


RETRIEVAL OF WORK

The exhibition closes October 30. No early pick-up is permitted. Work should be picked up on October 31 and November 1 (1-4pm each day). Artwork left longer than 30 days becomes the property of the Arts Center.



QUESTIONS

Please contact the Arts Center with any questions or concerns:

  • Phone: 864-710-6593
  • Email: bracshows@gmail.com