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The ETSU Department of Art & Design and Slocumb Galleries invite contemporary artists living in the US, 18 years and above to submit entries for consideration to 'P/N 37' that aims to provide a survey of current practices and trajectories in the US. This year's juror is Kevin W. Tucker, Chief Curator at the High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia.
All 2D, 3D, video art and collaborative work are eligible. Work must not exceed 60 inches in any direction, 40 lbs weight nor 20 mins length (for video). There is NO theme for the call of entries. Up to $1,000 in cash prize and exhibition opportunities.
Submit to: https://etsu.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/64024
Deadline for entries is December 17, 2021. Artists acceptance notification on January 24, 2022. Works accepted need to be shipped/delivered and received on or February 17, 2022, all shipping costs are Artists' responsibilities. Insurance of work will be provided by Slocumb Galleries.
Kevin W. Tucker is the High Museum of Art’s Chief Curator. With more than two decades of curatorial and museum leadership experience, he directs the High’s curatorial program and oversees interpretation, research, and development of the collections. In addition, he works with the executive staff and across curatorial departments to develop plans for permanent collection installations and to organize an ambitious schedule of special exhibitions. Prior to joining the High in 2017, Tucker served as the founding director of the forthcoming Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, planning the design and organization of a 137,000-square-foot facility currently under development in St. Petersburg, Fla.
From 2003 to 2015, Tucker served as the Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA). During his tenure, Tucker led numerous national and international collaborations to develop the museum’s overall program of modern and contemporary design, realizing a series of major acquisitions, reinstallations, and exhibitions including Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design (2005), Gustav Stickley and the American Arts and Crafts Movement (2010), and Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein Vitrine (2015). Prior to joining the DMA, Tucker served as chief curator and deputy director of the Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, S.C., (CMA) from 2002 to 2003, where he had previously been the curator of decorative arts. In addition, he served as the curator of decorative arts and Owens-Thomas House at the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, Ga.
Tucker earned a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of South Carolina and was the recipient of a 2007 Winterthur Research Fellowship. He has served on committees for various regional and national professional organizations, including the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC).
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