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Randolph Arts Guild Announces 33rd Annual Juried Arts Show

Posted on 05/22/15

Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild announces plans to hold its 33rd Annual Juried Arts Show.  Artists may deliver their entries on Friday, May 29 (10am - 5pm) and Saturday, May 30 (10am - 2pm).  The selected entries will be exhibited during the month of June in the Sara Smith Self Gallery at Moring Arts Center, 123 Sunset Ave. in downtown Asheboro.

 This year’s juror will be Linda Johnson Dougherty.  Linda is the Chief Curator & Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art where she is currently organizing exhibitions of contemporary art and developing artists’ projects for the Museum Park. She co-directed the public art program for the state of North Carolina for several years, and prior to that she was a curator at the Phillips Collection, a research associate at the National Gallery of Art, and a research assistant at the National Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C.

  As an independent curator and critic based in Chapel Hill, she contributed reviews and articles on contemporary art to numerous national art publications. She has also written exhibition catalogues and guest-curated exhibitions for museums and contemporary art centers in North Carolina and throughout the United States. She has a BA in art history from Wesleyan University and an MA in art history from Williams College.

  As is the tradition, the entry fee is $20 RAG members $25 for non-members. Each artist may submit up to three current pieces of their work for review by the juror.

 New this year the juror will have full discretion to select the works to be displayed in the Sara Smith Self Gallery and all works not selected will be hung salon style (floor to ceiling as necessary) in Gallery 101 in our first ever Salon de Refuse. The Randolph Arts Guild reserves the right to not exhibit works it deems unfit for display.

 Cash prizes will be given for Best in Show ($200), First Place ($150), Second Place ($100.00) and Third Place ($50.00). The show is open to all artists working in any media. Artists with very large pieces or works requiring special installation should call the Randolph Arts Guild in advance of submission 336-629-0399 x 23.

  An Opening Reception will be held on Tuesday, June 2nd from 5:30 - 7:30pm. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

 Visit www.RandolphArtsGuild.com for complete guidelines and juror information.

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