Emerging IV
2016 Rawls Museum Arts Juried Exhibition

On view June 10- July 23

JUROR
Amie Oliver balances teaching painting, drawing and mixed media for the MIS Degree and Studio Arts Foundation Program of Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts  with a robust studio practice. Oliver completed post grad course work at Tyler School of Art of Temple University and at the Visual Studies Workshop through the State University of New York, where she studied with acclaimed Book Artist Keith SmithShe was recently awarded the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Fellowship, for the College of Architecture, Art and Design at Mississippi State University. Amie earned an M.F.A. from Bowling Green State University. Her studio practice has been supported by fellowship and exchange opportunities at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, the Oberfalzer Kunstlerhaus in Schwandorf, Germany, Moulin a Nef in Auvillar, France, the Metasenta Foundation for a project in Tibet, China, and the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT. 
Oliver has curated and juried numerous exhibitions throughout the mid-atlantic region for Capital One, initiated the Satellite Exhibition Program of 1708 Gallery and was on the steering committee of the Inaugural 1708 Gallery InLight Richmond. She has been a curator and advocate for other non-profit exhibition spaces such as Artspace Richmond, Diversity Gallery and Rawls Museum Arts. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA and is on the Fellows Council of The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Oliver is the proprietor and an artist at The Art Lab @ 2216 Hull St. in the Manchester district of Richmond, Virginia.

AWARDS
Best in Show $500 and eligible for a solo show in the 2015 season, Second Place $200, Third Place $100

CALENDER
Deadline for receipt of work May 28 by 5 pm
Opening reception June 10, 2016, 6:30 pm
Exhibition on view June 10- July 23, 2016
Pickup of work July 24- July 30, 2016
Gallery hours are Tuesday and Saturdays 1-5pm, Wednesday through Friday 10am- 5pm

GUIDELINES
Media
Only original works not previously shown at RMA and created in the last 3 years will be eligible. All media will be accepted.

Eligibility
All Artists residing in North Carolina and Virginia are eligible.

Selected Works
Works must have a completed label affixed to the lower right hand corner on the FRONT or side of the work. All works must be ready for installation. Two-dimensional work must not exceed 6’ vertical and 8’ horizontal, including frame. RMA reserves the right to exclude any work from exhibition. RMA reserves the right to photograph and reproduce any work for publicity purposes.

Entry Fee $30 for 2 entries
For additional entries please include $5 each per entry not to exceed a total of 6
All fees are nonrefundable. Submit cash, check, or money order payable to RMA or Visa, MasterCard or Discover. Entry Fee includes a one-year membership to RMA.

Delivery and Pickup of Work
Deliver actual work for inclusion, not slides or images.
To: Rawls Museum Arts. 22376 Linden Street. Courtland, VA 23837

Shipped work must be shipped via FedEx or post office in reusable packing materials and accompanied by a check or money order covering return freight. Shipped work arriving without the proper return preparations will not be the responsibility of RMA. Insurance coverage for works in transit to and from RMA is the responsibility of the artist. Works not retrieved by July 21, 2014 become property of RMA.

Commission
RMA will charge a 25% commission on the sale price of any works sold during exhibition.

Jurying and Notification
All entries will be on display for the duration of the show. The juror will select award winners. No telephone inquiries, please.



APPLICATION FORM

Artist's Name:____________________________________________________________________
Address:_________________________________________________________________________
City:_____________________________________________State:_________Zip:______________
Day#:__________________________________Evening #:_______________________________
Email:___________________________________________________________________________
Number of works entered:____________________

Agreement
RMA reserves the right to refuse entry or remove work for any reason. RMA also reserves the right to photograph works on display for publicity. Artist’s signature indicates agreement to all conditions stated in this prospectus:

Signature___________________________________________Date:_______________________

1)Artists name:                                                      2)Artists Name
Title:                                                                        Title:
Date Completed:                                                 Date Completed:
Medium:                                                                Medium:
Dimensions:                                                           Dimensions:    
Price, or Value if NFS:                                           Price, or Value if NFS

For an additional $5 per entry

3)Artists name:                                                      3)Artists Name
Title:                                                                        Title:
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Price, or Value if NFS:                                           Price, or Value if NFS

4)Artists name:                                                      5)Artists Name
Title:                                                                        Title:
Date Completed:                                                 Date Completed:
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Dimensions:                                                           Dimensions:    
Price, or Value if NFS:                                           Price, or Value if NFS




Rawls Museum Arts
22376 Linden Street
Courtland, Virginia 23837
(757) 653-0754