Moods

Women's Caucus for Art of Georgia

CALL FOR ENTRY

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MOOD: 

Frame of mind

 
A WCAGA Juried Exhibit

  • noun: temporary state of mind or feeling.
  • adjective: inducing or suggestive of a particular feeling or state of mind.

This year the Women’s Caucus for Art of Georgia will be showing photo-based work for Atlanta Celebrates Photography. We are delighted to have this exhibition juried by V. Elizabeth Turkand are asking that you submit work around the theme of MOOD

Works will illustrate, suggest or convey a feeling or state of mind and/or leave the viewer in a certain mood. Mood can be personal, political, historical or cultural. What mood are you in? What is the general mood of the world? Depicting a mood involves entering into or visualizing a certain state of mind or connecting with a feeling. 

Questions to consider: What changes your mood? What are all the different kinds of moods? When we talk about our moods we sometimes talk about the mood of the evening, the mood of a group, the mood of an artistic movement or symphony, the mood of the country or the world…What kinds of moods do we experience? Funny, sad, good, angry, peaceful, somber, calm, mysterious moods among so many others. 

Help us understand MOOD from your frame of mind. 

What is "Atlanta Celebrates Photography"? Click here to find out.
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ABOUT THE JUROR:

Artist V. Elizabeth Turk was an undergraduate student of painting before making a life in photography–in which she holds a Master of Visual Arts Degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta. For decades she has mentored young photographers as a professor of photography at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Atlanta. Turk continues her active engagement with her peers as a career-long member of the Society for Photographic Education.

Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and is collected by Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, the Polaroid USA Collection, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Atlanta, and the Lamar Dodd Art Center in LaGrange, GA. In 2005 she co-authored Mantle Pieces of the Old South: Lost Architecture and Southern Culture (The History Press) with writer William P. Baldwin,

Her awards and honors include: Georgia Women in the Visual Arts, Honoree;Georgia Council for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant; Fulton County (Atlanta) Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant; Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Individual Artist Grant.

Ms. Turk divides her time between Atlanta, Georgia and McClellanville, South Carolina.


 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Important Dates:

 
Submission deadline: up to 5 images
Early Entry (August 1, 2019) - $25.00
Regular Entry (August 12, 2019) - $35.00

Notification of Selected Works: August 19, 2019
Work due to Gallery: Tuesday, Sept. 17
Opening Reception: Saturday, Sept 21st: 6 - 9PM
Artist/ Juror Talk: Saturday, October 19th
Closing: Sunday, October 27
  • All work must be photo-based. 
  • FOR WCAGA ACTIVE MEMBERS ONLY- JOIN by clicking here if you are not already a member or to renew your membership.
  • Size Limits: Length 7ft. max (framed), Width 50" max (framed) 
  • Please send images and Entry Form to: sandrinemonique@gmail.comwith Subject heading: ACP MOOD SUBMISSION 
    • Title Images as follows: First Initial_Last Name_Image Title.jpg (S_Arons_HappyDays.jpg)
    • Fill this ENTRY FORM and send as PDF
    • Submitted images must be: 300 ppi and 2100 pixels on longest side.
  • 2 Payment Options: Write ACP MOOD SUBMISSION in the notes/memo section.
    • Send digital payments through PayPal to wcaga@wcaga.org
    • Mail check to: WCAGA, P.O. Box 8033, Atlanta, GA. 31106  and make payable to WCAGA.

  • All selected artists will be expected to volunteer as a gallery sitter during the exhibition.
  • All selected artists will receive an exhibition catalog.

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