JOHNSON CITY — Entries are being accepted for the seventh annual “FL3TCH3R Exhibit” at East Tennessee State University.
In 2019, the exhibition at ETSU’s Reece Museum — Sept. 30 through Dec. 13 — will feature two new awards and a juror known worldwide for her books, essays, political graphic art and unapologetic activism, Sue Coe.
Call for entries is through Aug. 23. A non-refundable fee of $40 is required for a submission of up to three entries, with an additional $10 fee per artwork/title over three. Artists should submit entries online or consult the prospectus, which can be found at www.FL3TCH3Rexhibit.com/downloads/prospectus.pdf. The extended deadline, with an additional fee, is Aug. 31.
The website states that submissions should reflect current issues that affect contemporary culture and investigate societal and political concerns. Submissions will be accepted from the following categories: audio/sound, ceramics, digital, fiber, glass, graphic design, jewelry/metals, mixed media (2D), mixed media (3D), painting, performance/installation (via video), photography, printmaking, sculpture, video/film and other.
The “FL3TCH3R Exhibit” was created as a forum for social and political expression through the visual arts, according to co-directors Barb, Wayne and Carrie Dyer, who established the exhibition in memory of Fletcher Dyer, a senior ETSU art and design student who was in a fatal motorcycle accident in 2009.
For more information, visit http://www.FL3TCH3Rexhibit.com.