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48th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase

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The Arts Council and the art department of Brevard College are excited to host the first annual Juried Art Exhibition, June 15 – July 16, 2023. The exhibit will be held at two venues in Brevard: the Arts Council Gallery on South Caldwell Street, and the Spiers Gallery at Brevard College. Cash awards include Best in Show, along with first, second, and third place awards. Kyle Van Lusk, Professor of Art and Sculpture, and Art Major Coordinator, at Brevard College, is juror for this exhibition. 

This call is open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older. All visual art media (except video) are allowed, and all work must be original.

This exhibition sets out to feature works of art across a wide variety of media from artists in Western North Carolina. The entry fee for up to two pieces of artwork is $30 for Arts Council members, and $35 for non-members, and the deadline for entries is June 8, 2023

Who Should Apply?
All artists and craftspersons are encouraged to apply for a space in the Fine Arts and Crafts Showcase. All applicants will go through the jurying process. Past participants are no longer exempt.  We encourage you to apply early to avoid any delays.

Jurying Process and Standards
Applicants must submit with their application a JPEG file of the artwork they want to enter in the exhibition. Please include your name and image title in the file name (ex., JohnDoe_Image Title). Images should be sized at 2000 pixels on the long side at the highest quality, and submitted by email at

All applicants will be notified of the jurors' decision within 10 days of the Arts Council’s receipt of application, application fee, and photographs. Decisions of the juror are final. The Arts Council also reserves the right to prohibit the display and sale of work that it deems unsuitable or that has been misrepresented in the application.

All work must be original and in the category of work depicted on photos accompanying this application. All work accepted for the show must be prepared for exhibit and remain on view until the close of the show.

Our goal is for the exhibition to consist of fine arts and crafts in a variety of mediums. 

Application Fee
All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $30 (Arts Council members) or $35 (non-members) when submitting the application and photographs.

Payment of Application Fee
You may complete and submit the application online (, or in person at the Arts Council.

More Information
Please email us ( with any questions.

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