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Grassroots Grants Workshop
Wednesday, July 16, 3:30-5pm
Download 2014-15 Application
Download 2014-15 Guidelines

Artists Grants Workshop
Wednesday, July 23, 3:30-5pm
Download 2014-15 RAPG Application
Download 2014-15 RAPG Guidelines
Tip Sheet


Call for Artists -

Bring Us Your Best XI
Opens August 8, 2014
2014 Prospectus

The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held Friday, August 8th, from 5pm to 7pm, for the eleventh annual Bring Us Your Best exhibition. This all-media visual art exhibition will be held at Blue RidgeCommunity College, inthe Blue Ridge Conference Hall of the TEDC building in Flat Rock, NC. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

First ($250), second ($150), and third ($100) place awards will be presented in four categories:  2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, fine craft, and photography. Judges for the four categories include:  Drew Deane, artist and owner of the Drew Deane Gallery in Brevard for 2-dimensional work; sculptor Dale McEntire ( will judge 3-dimensional work; and Susan Buser, Executive Director of Tryon Fine Arts & Crafts School, will judge the fine craft category. Fine art photographer and educator, Les Saucier, will be judging the photography category (

In addition, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville is sponsoring and selecting the "One Planet, One World" award for the artist whose work best exemplifies respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are all a part. Selected by members of the UUFH, this award of $250 will be presented by UUFH Board Past President, Barbara Eck. The Starving Artist Art Supply and Custom Framing Shop is sponsoring ten Honorable Mentions from across all four categories in the form of $25 gift certificates.

For a second year, an Artist's Choice award will be presented, sponsored and selected by artists who have artwork in the show. The Artist's Choice award winner will receive $300.

A People's Choice award will be announced on Friday, August 29, the last day of the exhibit. This award winner will be determined by the votes of all gallery visitors who will be encouraged to cast votes for their favorite piece inthe show. The winner of this award will receive a $250 gift certificate from Starving Artist Art Supply and Custom Framing.

Regular hours for Bring Us Your Best XI will begin Monday, August 11, and run through Friday, August 29. The gallery will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, August 18 and 19. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm. All artwork will be for sale.

The exhibition is sponsored by The Wax Family Memorial Funds, the Dr. Minor F. Watts Fund at the Community Foundation of Henderson County, the Starving Artist Fine Art Supply and Custom Framing Shop, and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville.

For more information please contact the Arts Council at, or 828-693-8504

55th Annual
Art on Main

Fine Art/Fine Craft Festival
October 4 & 5, 2014 - More Info Coming Soon!
2014 AOM Application


2014 AOM Demonstrators App


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