The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to the economic development of the Charlotte 15-county region in North and South Carolina. The office is located at 330 S. Tryon St. Charlotte, NC 28202 www.charlotteregion.com
A team from the Charlotte Alliance Space requested assistance from Charlotte Art League in developing a Call to Artists, assist the team in selecting and curating submissions. The selection panel, led by showcase curator Jhemara Miller, will include staff from the Alliance as well as other local business professionals and creatives. Up to 15 pieces will be selected.
Experienced artist are invited to showcase visual art pieces about the Charlotte Region including the surrounding 15 counties. Each artwork will be displayed in the Alliance office for 6 months from showcase date.
Our goal is to provide a platform for diverse artists to create work about the Charlotte Region’s rich business history; past, present, and future. The purpose of this exhibit is to reflect the community’s interpretation of the area for all visitors to the building.
Submitted art should do one or more of the following:
a) Commemorate landmarks past or present;
b) Highlight the region’s target sectors and industries;
c) Recognize the opportunity for all to prosper;
d) Celebrate the diverse demographic for region
Artists and artist groups 18+ who are living and working in the Charlotte Region and surrounding counties are welcome to apply. Artists may submit new work or work from previous collections for consideration. Visual art pieces of the following medium will be considered for selection: photography, paint, drawing, graphic, illustration, mixed-media or 3D. Abstract pieces are preferred but not required. 2D artwork must framed, wired in the back and ready for hanging. If your piece is selected for the exhibit and is not wired in the back it will be rejected. Artists submitting 3D artwork will provide a decorative or cloth covered pedastal that is stable and strong enough to support the piece.
Min Size - 10" x 20" (landscape or portrait)
Max Size - 72"h x 45"w
3D Artwork (Artist provides decorative or cloth covered pedastal)
Min Size - 2' base x 2' height
Max Size - 4' base x 4' height
Submission Fee: None
Submission Opening Date: June 30, 2021
Submission Closing Date: August 30, 2021
Maximum submissions per artist or artist group: 6
If piece is for sale, please check box and indicate price.
Charlotte Art League will create uniform tags for the selected pieces.
Artists are highly recommended to carry insurance on their selected artwork. The artwork will be displayed in public spaces at Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, as such, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance nor Charlotte Art League cannot be responsible for the safety of, nor prevent damage to your artwork.
For questions or more information, please email Jhemara Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org