Call to Student Artists

Young Tennessee Artists: 2018 Statewide Upper-Level Studio Art

  • 2016 Young Tennessee Artists

Calling all AP or IB Studio Art Students

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ seventh biennial Young Tennessee Artists exhibition will take place from October 20, 2018, through March 17, 2019. Students participating in Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) studio art programs during the 2017–2018 school year are invited to submit artwork to be considered for this museum-quality exhibition.

Please refer to the Exhibition Fact Sheet, which describes the submission requirements, and mark the following dates on your calendars.

2018 Young Tennessee Artists Exhibition Schedule
Monday, February 12, 2018           Submission period opens at
Friday, May 11, 2018                      Final Submissions due
Friday, May 25, 2018                     Submissions juried by university educators, artists, and curators
Friday, June 1, 2018                      Students and teachers notified of decisions
June 25–July 13, 2018                  Selected artworks mailed or delivered to the Frist Center
Friday, October 20, 2018               Exhibition opens
Saturday, December 15, 2018       Artists’ reception
Sunday, March 17, 2019                Exhibition closes

This year, we are going completely online for the submission process! We look forward to reviewing your students’ artwork in the spring of 2018. Thank you for your assistance and continual encouragement of our amazing youth in support of this exhibition. Feel free to contact Rosemary Brunton at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 615.744.3323 with any questions.


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