Skip to main content
News

Furman issues call to local artists

Call to Artists Document

Image courtesy of shutterstock.com

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University is looking for local artists to be part of a permanent collection that will be housed in the school’s Herring Center for Continuing Education.

Artists are called to submit work for a juried exhibition that will be displayed in the Herring Center’s Baiden Gallery Nov. 4–Dec. 16. Selected works will be purchased and form the core of the Herring Center Permanent Collection.

The deadline for electronic submissions is Wednesday, Sept. 18 by 5 p.m. Artists will be notified of acceptance on Oct. 2.

For “The Herring Center Juried Exhibition: Transformation, Community and Self,” up to 12 accepted works will be considered for purchase awards. The call is open to artists age 18 or older working in any two-dimensional media and who reside in the following North and South Carolina counties: Anderson, Laurens, Greenville, Henderson, Oconee, Pickens, Polk, Spartanburg and Transylvania.

Each entry is $10 with a cap of three entries per artist.

Jurors for the exhibition include longtime Furman art professor Bob Chance; studio ceramics artist Diana Farfan Valente; and Joe Thompson, chair of the visual arts department at The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities.

The Call to Artists document is available online here.

For more entry requirements, specifications and forms, contact Michael Brodeur in Furman’s Department of Art, michael.brodeur@furman.edu, or Alison Search in Furman’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development, alison.search@furman.edu, 864-294-2154.

Last updated .

More in Academic Mentoring

Furman Metropolitan Fellowship recipients Martin Eguiguren and Sarah Saba

Furman meets New York City

Furman Metropolitan Fellowship, established by six recent alumni, creates a bridge between Furman and New York City internships and community.

psych-mayX2016-6

Discovering Psychology’s European Roots

Sixteen Furman students took their study of psychology on the road as they traveled through Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

agro

Professors awarded USDA grant to study local agroforestry, animal production

The aim of the $135K grant is to provide data that increase economic stability of farmers while enhancing environmental quality within farmland and beyond.

1552KE Kijabe Hospital

In Pursuit of Medicine’s Moral Code

The Medicine Program provides students an opportunity to examine difficult moral questions through academic classes and unmatched undergraduate access to doctors, patients, and treatment facilities.