Call to Artists

Damico Frame & Art Gallery is inviting artists at every level to participate in an Art and Photography contest between March 2 – August 3. Winning submissions will be on display at the Visitor Center in Franklin during the months of October, November, and December. The juried contest is part of an ongoing effort by Michael Damico to generate awareness of the arts and foster creativity in Middle Tennessee.

1) DIGITAL: Open to all Digital Photographers, Digital Artists, photo enhancements, etc. The winner of this category will also be allowed to display as many pieces as will fit in the venue the Night of Friday, October 4 (same night of Franklin Art Scene (Franklin’s art crawl). The winning piece will remain at the venue for the entire 3 month period.

2) TRADITIONAL MEDIUMS: This covers paintings, drawings, and mixed media. The winner of this category will be allowed to display as many pieces as will fit in the venue the Night of Friday, November 1 (same night of Franklin Art Scene). The winning piece will remain at the venue for the entire 3 month period.

3) ALL HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS: This covers all mediums (2-D) as long as you are a *student.* The winner of this category will be allowed to display as many pieces as will fit in the venue the Night of Friday, December 6 (same night of Franklin Art Scene). The winning piece will remain at the venue for the entire 3 month period.

All Winners Receive:
•Free custom frame for the original artwork
•A digitally scanned image of their work that is suitable for giclée reproduction OR a full-scale print for Photography
•40% off any framing needed for additional pieces to display for the Franklin Art Scene openings

Guidelines:

•You may submit to multiple categories (except non-students may not submit to Student category).
•You may submit multiple pieces.
•You may NOT submit the same piece of art to a different contest running simultaneously.
•We must have a decent image of your works being submitted. Most any medium resolution JPEG should be sufficient. Smartphone photos are acceptable.
•You must complete this form to be accepted or be considered for review. NO exceptions.
•You must read the schedule below. All dates must be observed to be eligible to win.

Schedule:

•Open for submissions March 2 – August 3.
•Submission deadline is a strict cut off after August 3. NO exceptions. If you have a piece near completion or something drying, do your best to submit on or before the deadline.
•Winners will be notified by August 14. This will be a JURIED SHOW.
•All winners’ art must be delivered to Damico Frame & Art Gallery on or before August 31.
•The Venue for the 3 pieces to be on display as well as the Franklin Art Scene events will all be at Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Art Scene events are all first Fridays, including October 4, November 1, and December 6. DO NOT CONTACT THEM FOR ANYTHING REGARDING THE SHOW. Please direct ALL questions to us via email@damicogallery.com or call 615-815-6015.