Seeking Art Instructors!
Emerge Gallery & Art Center is currently seeking art instructors to teach Spring Break Art Camp, Summer Camps, Birthday Parties, Group Art Activities, Private Lessons, Adult Weekly Classes, and more! We are seeking instructors to teach painting, film, photography, textiles, metal design, pottery, hand building, printmaking, mixed media, and other mediums. Strong professional and interpersonal skills are required. Must have a strong arts background and education. This is a contract labor position and instructors are hired as opportunities arise. To apply, please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth arts festival
The SCHWA SHOW
The Schwa Show is a national juried competition recognizing excellence in fine arts and crafts.
Entries Due: Saturday, August 31, 2019
This exhibition is open to artists in any media and subject matter.Artists must be age 18 or up. All work must have been completed in the past 3 years and never previously exhibited at Emerge. All pieces must fit through a standard sized door. Work must be available for entire exhibition. Video entries are accepted, but
special equipment must be provided. Work must be “ready to hang” or will not be eligible.
ENTRIES & FEES
Each artist may submit up to 5 entries. The entry fee is $15 for
three entries and $5 for each additional entry with a limit of five
entries. All work must be labeled with title and artist at time
of delivery, if accepted.
Entries must be submitted online by August 31, 2019. You can submit your registration and pay online at www.pittcountyarts under Artists>Artist Opportunities>Schwa Show. Accepted work must be shipped by Wednesday, September 25, and hand delivered by Thursday, September 26-Friday, September 27, 10am-8pm, and Saturday, September 28th by 10am-12pm by
PICK UP OF ACCEPTED WORK
Accepted work must be picked up by Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 between
10am-8pm or Saturday, October 26 between 10am-4pm or must have a prepaid mailing label for return shipping.
Work left after pick-up date will become property of Emerge Gallery,
unless other arrangements are made.
There will be three cash awards:
1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $250
3rd Place - $100
Exhibition Dates: October 4-24, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, October 4, 5 until 8 p.m.
HOliday artist market
The Holiday Artist Market is Emerge Gallery’s annual holiday sale featuring handmade fine arts and crafts. The gallery is set up in a booth style with each booth featuring one artist or business. The sale will kick off with a ticketed preview night on Friday, November 30th, and the show will remain up through December 22nd.
Application Deadline: 2019
Ticketed Preview Event: 2019
Exhibition Dates: December 2019
Artwalk Reception: December 2019
HOliday Mug & CHILI BOWL saleSell your mugs and/or bowls during the holiday seasons!
Sell your mugs and/or bowls during the holiday seasons!Selected artist will have mugs and bowls featured and sold during the month of December and at our Holiday Chili Bowl & Mug sale booth during our 2019 Holiday Fundraiser - Jingle Art Jam!
Application Deadline: October, 2019
Mug Sale Dates: 2019
The Tiny Art Show
This exhibition is open to all artists, craftsman, community members, adult or child. Any media and subject matter is eligible. All pieces must not exceed 5”x5”x7” in any direction. Work must be available for the entire exhibit and must be for sale.
Drop Off Dates & Times: January 2020
Exhibition Dates: February, 7-27, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020, 5 until 8 p.m.
The Downeast is a National Juried Sculpture exhibition.
Entries Due (digital submission): Saturday, January, 2020
Indoor Exhibition Dates: March, 2020
Outdoor Exhibition Dates: March 2020 - February 2021
Opening Reception: Friday, March, 5 until 8 p.m.
PirateFest sets sail April 17-18, 2019!
PirateFest is a large outdoor cultural celebration offering fun, food, art, and entertainment for everybody with more than 30,000 attendees annually. The Juried Fine Arts Area will showcase beautiful one-of-a-kind art available from more than 40 exhibiting artists including mediums of all types - pottery, jewelry, wood, painting, and more! Bring your doubloons! Purse of $1,000 available in juried fine arts awards.
Early Application Deadline: November, 2019
Final Application Deadline: February, 2020
Festival Date: Saturday, April, 17-18, 2020
Applications for food vendors, service vendors, non-profits, and Captain's Market can also be found at www.piratefestnc.com.
Questions about vending? Call 252.551.6947 or email at email@example.com
Download PDF application here.
The Art Lab Incubator rfqGreenville, NC: Artist Incubator Request for Qualifications
Application Deadlines and Expectations
The application deadline is June 29, 2019.
Applications must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to Holly Garriott at 404 Evans Street, Greenville, NC 27858 and received by Saturday, June 29, 2019.
Saturday, June 29, 2019: Deadline for Applications
Wednesday, July 10, 2019: Artists Notified
August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020: Year One of Residency Occurs
The City of Greenville in North Carolina, East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design, Pitt County Arts Council, and A Time for Science are inviting artists to submit a proposal to the 2019-2020 Greenville, NC Arts Incubator program. The focus of this incubator is to offer studio space for working artists and cultivate an environment to learn business skills to eventually start their own arts-based business in the Uptown Greenville District.
For more information and to submit application click here.
Arts and business go hand in hand. Pitt Community College’s Small Business Center is proud to partner with Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge to bring local artists a series of free workshops about business in the world of art. Seminars will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. at Emerge Gallery & Art Center. Even though workshops are free, pre-registration is encouraged.
Schedule Coming Soon!
The website for registration is www.ncsbc.net. From here, click on "Contact Your Local SBC" and then choose Pitt County from the map. There will be a listing of all of the SBC classes including the workshops below that will be held at Emerge. Registration opens 30 days prior to the date of the class.