WINTER/SPRING 2017 CALL FOR ART SO FAR....

AOP's Gass Tulip Film Festival

Featuring Amateur and Student films from 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 Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, North Carolina. Opening April 14th at 7 PM with the winning Best Overall film shown preceded by a meet & greet with some of the judges, film makers & cast. Best of each film category shown on Saturday, April 15. Tickets on sale March 1, 2017. Fees are per entry. $25 non-students, $15 college/university students & $10 high school students. Entries by Film Freeway only.. Submissions accepted from January 2 through March 2, 2017 via Film Freway.. Questions? Email Crystal at crystal.holman@artsofthepamlico.org, call or visit AOP at www.artsofthepamlico.org.

AOP's Marquee on Main Film Festival - December 6, 2016 - March 30, 2017

Featuring professional films by independent producers from across the country and internationally and North Carolina student films. Featuring professional films by independent producers from across the country and internationally and North Carolina student films. Eligible students must be attending a NC high school, college or university.  This three-day festival will be held at the Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, North Carolina. Opening September 15th at 7 PM with the winning  Best Overall film shown preceded by a meet & greet with some of the judges, film makers & cast. Best of each film category shown on Sunday, September 17, 2017.  Acknowledgement for the Best of Category and cash prizes across submissions for Best Overall ($500), Best Short ($350) & Best Full Length ($350) accompanied by an Arts of the Pamlico’s unique Turnage Theatre Marquee award. Submit via Film Freeway.  Questions? Email Crystal at crystal.holman@artsofthepamlico.org with Marque on Main in the subject line or call 252-946-2504.

Mixed Media Art

The Arts of the Pamlico will hold its first juried mixed media exhibit in the Turnage Gallery in February 2017.  Juror, Jake Van Wyk will be judging this non-thematic exhibition of submissions artists will enter from their collection of work finished within the last two years. $100 first prize, 2nd prize – Community Theatre season tickets for 2 ($60 value) and 3rd prize – AOP movie tickets for 2 shows for 2 with snacks ($30 value).  All forms of mixed media are accepted including 3-dimensional painting or a photographs manipulated, layered artwork that are framed.Three-dimensional freestanding sculpture, wall-hung and ceiling-hung sculpture, and installations, as well as “New Media” works are welcome. The gallery features a hanging system on three walls and 1,000 square feet of open floor space for the exhibit. Artists are asked to limit their entries to two pieces. Entry fees are $20/member or $25 nonmember for up to two entries. Wall hung submissions are limited to 6 feet x 4 feet to allow for multiple works of art to be displayed. Floor displayed submissions may be no larger than 3 ft. x 4 ft. Submissions will be accepted at Arts of the Pamlico from January 27, 28, 29 and 31st) at the Historic Turnage Theatre at 150 W. Main Street in Washington, NC 27889. Opening reception February 2, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

Valentines from Kids

Valentine cards in all shaped and sizes welcome from Beaufort County children and youth (no age limit) to display throughout the Turnage Theatre during the month of February. No fees. Submissions with school name and child’s first name and age accepted at the Turnage Theatre or by mail starting January 25 – 31, 2017.

Students of the Pamlico Art Exhibit

Annual art exhibit for art provided by children living in or going to school in Beaufort, Hyde and Washington counties. Art accepted from February 23 – February 28, 2017 at the Turnage Theatre  No fees. Opening reception on March 2 from 5:30 – 7 pm for the show that will be on display from March 3 – 28, 2017.

Little Art Exhibit

AOP’s annual fundraiser to support programming will be on display from April 27 – May 1. Canvas may be picked up at the Arts of the Pamlico March 30 – April 1, 2017. Details TBA.

Member Exhibit

Annual exhibit of the works of AOP members. Submissions accepted May 25 – 30. Opening reception June 1 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Show on display June 2 – 27, 2016. Details TBA.

Photography Exhibit

All forms of photography ready to hang from local, regional and NC artists. Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for non-members. Two entries maximum per artist. Commission is set at 30% per sale. Submission accepted at the Turnage Theatre from July 12 – 18, 2017. Opening reception July 28 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

Plein Air on the Pamlico Festival

September 26 – 30, 2017.  Juried show. Details TBA for this competition being held in picturesque Beaufort County NC which sits in the Palmico Sound and River region of North Carolina.

Hands On Arts Festival - September 30, 2017.

Application for vendor submissions will be posted in January 2017. Applications due May 1, 2017.

Wine Label Art Exhibit

TBA for August 2017 exhibit

Tattoo Art

TBA for August/September 2017 exhibit

3D & Uncommon Couture

TBA for October 2017 exhibit. Juror Maryalice Johnston.

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. AOP reserves the right to refuse any work it considers inappropriate for the exhibition. Prospectus form to be posted and mailed in June 2017. Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for non-members. Two entries maximum per artist. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. Submissions accepted October 7 and October 15 during operating hours. Guaranteed sales October 25 6 – 7 pm. Opening reception October 25 from 7 – 9 PM. Commission on sales is set at 30% per sale.

Other Opportunities