January 11, 2012
12-10

Sara Lynn McCall Graduate Assistant

Valdosta National 2012 All-media Juried Competition to be Held Jan.17 - Feb. 3

 

VALDOSTA -- Valdosta State University’s College of the Arts will continue its extraordinary lineup of eye-catching exhibitions this spring, beginning with the Valdosta National 2012 All-media Juried Competition.

Valdosta National 2012 All-media Juried Competition
Tuesday, Jan. 17 - Friday, Feb. 3
VSU Fine Arts Gallery
Opening Reception: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
This is VSU Fine Art Gallery’s 24th year hosting a national juried exhibition, and this year’s exhibition features a wide variety of styles and artistic approaches from 40 different artists from 19 states. Included are 4 local artists: Walter Hobbs, Annette Crosby, Colleen Harris and former VSU art student Maggie Ellis. Out of 217 works submitted, 41 were selected by judge/juror Chazz Williams who is an associate art professor at Albany State University. $1500 in awards will be announced at the opening reception and awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m.

Continued exhibitions throughout spring 2012:

Artists of Railroad Square - Multi-Media Invitational Exhibition
Monday, Feb. 13 - Friday, March 2
VSU Fine Arts Gallery
Opening Reception: Monday, February 13, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

VSU Art Student Competition - All-Media Juried Competition
Monday, March 19 - Friday, April 6
VSU Fine Arts Gallery
Opening Reception: Monday, March 19, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Sponsorship by Dr. Don Mirate - MIRATE Eye Center

Spring Senior Exhibition
Sunday, April 15 - Monday, April 30
VSU Fine Arts Gallery
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 15, 1 - 3 p.m.

The Fine Arts Gallery, located on the first floor in the Fine Arts Building, is open Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, contact Gallery Director Julie Bowland at (229) 333-5835 or jabowlan@valdosta.edu or visit www.valdosta.edu/art/galleryschedule1112.shtml.