2018 Call for Art Opportunities

Nov 2017 - April 2018: Second Saturday Indoor Art Market
The Arts of the Pamlico offers a Saturday indoor art market at the theatre once a month. This is in response to requests from artists and craftspeople who have asked to sell here so are gearing up to support that interest at a low cost of $10 a table per month. Tables may be shared.
Market Dates: Started November 11. A total of 6 dates are calendared and include:
– November 11, 2017
– December 9, 2017
– January 13, 2018
– February 10, 2018
– March 10, 2018
– April 14, 2018
Time: Set up at 8:30 AM with the market open from 9 – 1.
Setting: Front of theatre and can move back into theatre depending on number of participants and types of art.
Equipment: One rectangular table and a chair will be provided per vendor. Artists set up their own tables and chairs.
Electricity: Available throughout the theatre.
There is a traditional music jam most of these dates in the gallery and concessions are open.

 

If interested please email me and I’ll connect artists/students/craftspeople to our Art Market Coordinator, Thad Aley at t.aleyaop@gmail.com.
Jan 10 Deadline - February 9/10, 2018 22nd Annual Wildlife Arts Festival
Arts of the Pamlico Call to Artists & Artist Members
for the
22nd Annual Wildlife Arts Festival in Washington NC
The Arts of the Pamlico is based in the Historic Turnage Theatre and is one of the oldest arts councils in the states.
An opportunity to participate for free for Arts of the Pamlico Artist Members in the
2018 Festival on Friday & Saturday February 9th & 10th
To reserve your space call Virginia today at 252-946-5001
by January 10, 2018 – Booth number is limited
To qualify for a free “mini” booth you must
be a current member of the Arts of the Pamlico,
NOT have participated in this festival before
and your work must be wildlife art.
Artist memberships are $30/year from the date of membership. Join online below.
 
Memberships include weekly updates, the benefit of discounted or waived entry fees for 
art competitions with cash prizes, access to workshops at the Historic Turnage Theatre, access to weekly 
Monday Open Art Studios and art space to offer workshops & network with artists,
participation in the monthly Art Markets at a low cost and more!
 
Don’t miss this one time opportunity to participate
in this signature event with a 22 year history!
It provides a wonderful opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts
of all ages to enjoy the extraordinary artwork
of a wide variety of talented artists as well as learn more
about wildlife in Eastern North Carolina.
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March 2018: Annual Beaufort County Student Art Show

Don’t miss this wonderful show of emerging artists from March 8 – April 1, 2018 at the Arts of the Pamlico.

There are no fees for students to enter the show through their BCS teacher. Our goal is to display every piece, aiming for up to 30 pieces per school of varying art forms. Note: Art forms may not be larger than 2′ x 2′ to allow for all students to exhibit their works in our galleries.

Submissions accepted Feb 27 – March 4.

The opening reception is March 7, 2018 at 5:30 PM and is open to all BCS teachers, students and their families, AOP members and invited guests.

Questions? Contact Thad Aley at t.aleyaop@gmail.com.

April 30, 2018 Deadline for Marquee on Main Film Festival

November 2 & 3, 2018
Historic Turnage Theatre, Washington North Carolina

Featuring Amateur, Professional and Student films from or about North Carolina. Eligible students must be attending a NC high school, college or university. Amateurs are non-student, non-professional full-time film makers.

The festival will be held at the Arts of the Pamlico’s Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, North Carolina. Entries will undergo a tiered judgement system.

Awards & Prizes

Acknowledgement for the Best of Category and cash prizes across submissions for Best Overall ($500), Best Short ($250) & Best Full Length ($250) accompanied by an Arts of the Pamlico’s unique Turnage Theatre Marquee award.

Rules & Terms

Rules & Fees: Applicants may enter as many entries in a single category as they like and may enter the same entry in multiple categories.

Best of each film category shown on Saturday, November 3rd.

Tickets on sale Augustl 1st, 2018.

2018 Submission Categories:

– Feature Length 31 minutes or longer (Max 90 minutes)

– Short (30 minutes or less)

– Animated

– Nature

– Historic

– Horror

– Documentary

Submissions by FilmFreeway only. If chosen as a finalist a hard copy (DVD) must be provided to the festival, or film risks elimination.

Winners will be notified by August 1st, 2018 by email.

Questions? Email Crystal at c.holmanaop@gmail.com, call 252-946-2504 or visit AOP online at www.artsofthepamlico.org.

May 2018: Annual Members Exhibit

SPECIFICATIONS – Work from Arts of the Pamlico artist members who hold a current membership are accepted. Art work that has not previously shown in Arts of the Pamlico juried show is eligible for submission. Work should be original, executed within the last two years. Work accepted for the exhibit must be properly framed and wired for hanging (no saw tooth or single hole punch hangers).

JOIN today – AOP MEMBERSHIP LINK 

CATEGORIES • All forms accepted. Contact AOP for details on size limitations.

JURY PROCESS – Submissions, ready to hang or be displayed, will be accepted from at the Turnage Theater during operating hours from May 16 – May 20. .

NUMBER OF PIECES –  Two entries maximum per artist.

FEES – No fees for participating members.

SALES – All works must be offered for sale. Commission is set at 30% per sale.

RECEPTION & AWARD PRESENTATION – Opening reception May 30, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for artists, AOP members and invited guests.

All submissions will be displayed in the Turnage Gallery from May 31 –  June 2, 2017.

 

 

 

May 31 - June 10, 2018: Military Veterans Healing Exhibit

The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) Fine Arts Show in partnership with the Pamlico Rose Institute will offer an art exhibit by military veterans at the Historic Turnage Theatre’s Art Cafe’

EXHIBIT DATE: The exhibit will be on display from June 1 – June 10, 2018

SUBMISSIONS: Submissions details to be announced.

FEES: Fees are waived for participating Veterans.

ENTRIES: Space is limited to no more than two entries per artist. AOP will rotate the displayed art during the show should more pieces than what the space allows are submitted.

OPENING RECEPTION: Opening May 31, 2018 from 5:30 – 7 PM for participating artists and their families and friends, AOP members, PRISC supporters and invited guests.

COMMISSION: Commission on sales is set at 30% per sale should artists choose to sell their work. AOP reserves the right to refuse any work it considers inappropriate for the exhibition.

PICK UP DATE: Artist pick up of works June 10 – 15, 2018 during operating hours.

 

May 5, 2018: Cinco De Mayo Outdoor Festival

AOP will hold its 1st Cinco De Mayo Festival on May 5, 2018 at Festival Park on the Washington NC waterfront. Back up bad weather location is the Historic Turnage Theatre.

This free festival is open to the public and offers opportunities to try and buy local art.

Artist, vendor and non-profit organization booths welcome.

  • Date: May 5, 2018
  • Time: 2 PM – 10 PM
  • Festival Location: downtown Washington NC waterfront
  • Vendor application and questions:  Please contact Thad Aley at t.aleyaop@gmail.com.
June - August 2018: Summer Art & Active Camps for Kids

Registration opens January 16, 2018: Call 252-946-2504 or stop by the Arts of the Pamlico’s Turnage Theatre, 150 W. Main St., Washington NC 27889. Preregistration Form & Payment Required — First Come, First Served.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND VIEW CAMP OPTIONS! 

June 2018: Sunflower Art Exhibit

The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) Fine Arts Show in partnership with Raised in a Barn Farm Sunflower Festival will host an exhibit of sunflower art.

EXHIBIT DATE: The exhibit will be on display from June 13 – July 1, 2018.

PRIZES: Cash and gift prizes will be awarded. Details released soon.

FEES: Fees are $20 for up to 2 works.

SUBMISSIONS: Submissions accepted between June 6 – 10 during operating hours.

COMMISSION: Commission on sales is set at 30% per sale should artists choose to sell their work. AOP reserves the right to refuse any work it considers inappropriate for the exhibition.

PICK UP DATE: Artist pick up of works July 5 – 10, 2018 during operating hours.

 

August 2018: Annual Photography Competition

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION SPECIFICATIONS – Work that has not previously shown in Arts of the Pamlico juried show is eligible. Work should be original, executed within the last two years. Work accepted for the exhibit must be properly framed and wired for hanging (no saw tooth or single hole punch hangers).

CATEGORIES • Digital • Documentary/people • Landscapes/places • Nature/wildlife • Mixed media/alternative process • Youth division (under age 18)

JURY PROCESS – Images will be juried in the Gallery.  Juror, Craig Ramsey has spent the last 30 years involved in professional and creative photography. He earned his BFA from The Savannah College of Art and Design in 1985, operated his own commercial photography business in Charlotte, NC for nearly 20 years, and then moved to Washington, NC in 2009. He has a keen eye for composition, technique, and most importantly, overall impact of the photographic image.

FEES – Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for up to two entries for non-members. Two entries maximum per artist.

SUBMISSIONS July 18 – 22, 2018 during operating hours. Submissions, ready to hang, will be accepted from at the Turnage Theatre at 150 West Main Street Washington NC during operating hours. All forms of photography accepted from artists residing in Beaufort and Washington Counties and across North Carolina.

SALES – All works must be offered for sale. Commission is set at 30% per sale.

RECEPTION & AWARD PRESENTATION – Opening reception and awards July 31, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for participating and member artists, AOP members and invited guests.

AWARDS: Cash and gift prizes to be announced. Awards announced to winners by email by July 25 and to the public on July 31 during the reception.

All submissions will be displayed in the Turnage Gallery from August 1 – September 2, 2017.

 

 

 

August 25, 2018: Beach Boogie Festival

AOP will hold its 1st Beach Boogie Music Festival on August 25, 2018 at Festival Park on the Washington NC waterfront. Back up bad weather location is the Historic Turnage Theatre. This free festival is open to the public. More details soon!

Sept 2018 Pending State Approval - Regional Artist Grant

 

 

Regional Artist Project Grant funds are intended to provide financial support to a broad range of exceptionally talented visual, performing, literary and inter-disciplinary artists by funding a project that will have a significant impact on the advancement of their professional artistic career.

The Arts of the Pamlico contributes $400 to this regional fund to support this project and encourages Beaufort and Washington County artist to apply.  Applications will be released upon notification from the NC Arts Council of funding.

The applicant may be an emerging or established artist and as a general rule should have completed some basic education in his/her art form. A deserving applicant will have a strong record of artistic accomplishment appropriate to the stage of his/her career. Regional Artist Project Grants are intended to fund a particular project that will conclude typically in the late fall.

Awards typically range from $500 – $1,000. Applicants may receive full or partial funding. Due date to be announced.

 

September 29, 2018: 3rd Annual Outdoor Hands On Arts Festival

AOP will hold its 3rd annual Hands-On Arts Festival on September 29, 2018 at Festival Park on the Washington NC waterfront. Back up bad weather location is the Historic Turnage Theatre.

This free festival is open to the public and offers opportunities to try and buy local art.

Artist and non-profit organization booths welcome.

  • Date:September 29, 2017
  • Time: 11 AM – 3 PM
  • Festival Location: downtown Washington NC waterfront
  • Vendor questions?  Please contact Debra Torrence at d.torrenceaop@gmail.com.
October 20, 2018: Blues & Jazz Festival

AOP will hold its Blues & Jazzc Festival on October 20, 2018  on the Washington NC waterfront as part of the Noon Rotary Smoke on the Water event. Back up bad weather location is the Historic Turnage Theatre. This free festival is open to the public. More details soon!

November 2018: 54th Fine Arts Show

The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) Fine Arts Show is open to all artists 18 years or older. All work must be original (no copies or classwork) executed within the past two years, for sale and not previously showing in an AOP Fine Arts Show. Many cash and gift prizes!

AOP welcomes back for a second year, Juror Luana Luconi Winner.

Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for non-members. Prospectus available by March 2018.

Two entries maximum per artist. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. Submissions accepted Sunday, October 28, 2018 during operating hours (11 AM – 4 PM).

Opening reception November 1 from 7 – 8:30 PM.

Commission on sales is set at 30% per sale. AOP reserves the right to refuse any work it considers inappropriate for the exhibition.

Artist optional pick up of works not sold December 4 – 7, 2018. Artist may choose to leave paintings at the Arts of the Pamlico for sale during the holiday season and pick up works in the new year.