2018 Call for Art Opportunities

March 2018 Annual Beaufort County Student Art Show (Submission Feb 27- March 4)

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.

May 31 - June 10, 2018: Military Veterans Healing Exhibit (Submissions May 15 - 20)

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 May 15 – 20)

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 2018 Annual Members Exhibit (Submissions May 16-20)

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, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM for artists, AOP members and invited guests.

All submissions will be displayed in the Turnage Gallery from May 31 –  July 1, 2018.

 

 

 

June 2018 Sunflower Art Exhibit (Submissions June 6 - 10)

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 (Submissions July 18-22 )

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 August 1, 2018 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 2 – September 2, 2017.

 

 

 

August 25, 2018: Beach Boogie Festival (Vvendor applications due June 1)

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. Interested in being a vendor? Contact Debra at d.torrenceaop@gmail.com.

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 2018 3rd Annual Outdoor Hands On Arts Festival (Vendor Apps Due Aug 1)

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 please contact Debra Torrence at d.torrenceaop@gmail.com. Applications due by August, 1, 2018.
October 20, 2018 Blues and Jazz Festival (Music submissions by August 1)

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!

October - November 2018 54th Fine Arts Show (Submissions Sun, Oct 28 Only)

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.

Nov 2 & 3 Marquee on Main Film NC Festival (Submissions via Film Freeway by April 30)

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.

December 2018 Children's Holiday Shop (Dec 1 event, Vendor Applications Due Oct 1)

The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) presents the 3rd Annual Children’s Holiday Shop on December 1, 2018!

3rd Annual Children’s Holiday Shop at the Turnage Theatre begins at 11 AM. Free for kids to shop local arts and make hands on crafts following the downtown Washington Christmas Parade. Contact Thad Aley about holiday shop details at t.aleyaop@gmail.com.

Vendor booths $20, limited spaces. Deadline is October 1, 2018. Contact Heather at hthienpont@hotmail.com with questions about vendor booths. No live animals or plants allowed to be offered for sale.

February 7-9, 2019 23rd Annual Wildlife Arts Festival (Vendor applications by Oct 1, 2018)
23rd Annual East Carolina Wildlife Festival
Duck Carvers, Duck Callers, Fishing & Wildlife Guides, Wildlife Vendors,
Wildlife Artists and Craft Makers

February 7 – 9, 2019
Downtown Washington
Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity for outdoor, wildlife & art enthusiasts
Indoor & outdoor exhibits and vendors, music, art, kids crafts and more!
For information or a vendor application please email ecwaf2019@gmail.com or call Virginia at 305-905-3055.
Applications from vendors due by October 1,2018.

The festival Coordinator is the Arts of the Pamlico is based in the

Historic Turnage Theatre and is one of the oldest arts councils in the states.
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