HEART & SOUL OPEN STUDIO

The Heart & Soul Open Studio is a group of artists that meet weekly to create and encourage each other in their art. The group also participates in shows and festivals throughout Georgia including Hoschton Fall Festival, exhibits at the Quinlan, with Georgia Art League, Georgia Watercolor Society, and many more.

Heart & Soul Open Studio has a passion for serving the community through the arts by organizing and hosting workshops and promoting the arts.

Heart & Soul hosts an annual judged art exhibit each April called “Not Your Run of the Mill Judged Art Exhibition.

Heart & Soul is supported by the Hoschton Heritage Arts Council, and is lead by Carol Tanner as the Heart and Soul Group Coordinator.

 

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CALL TO ARTISTS!

The 5th Annual Not Your Run of the Mill Judged Art Exhibit

COMPETITION RULES AND INFORMATION ELIGIBILITY: This event is open to artist’s original works of art completed within the past three years. All 2D work must be framed or at least 1” deep gallery wrapped canvas with no visible staples with painted edges and wired to hang. No sawtooth hangers.  Entries that do not meet the hanging requirements will not be accepted. Art that has previously received a cash award in any Hoschton Heritage Arts Council event is not eligible for judging.

CATEGORIES: Landscape,  Abstract,  Still Life,  Wildlife,  Portrait, Drawing & Illustration,  Textile Art,  3D,  Mixed Media,  Jewelry,  Digital,  & Photography

IMPORTANT DATES & TIMES:

Entry form deadline: Monday, April 1, 2019

Check-in & Drop off artwork: Monday, April 1, 2019, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Opening Reception & Awards Presentation: Friday, April 5, 2019,  6:00 – 9:30 pm

Exhibit Open: Saturday, April 6,  from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, and Sunday, April 7,  from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. (People’s Choice Awarded Sunday, April 7, at 3:00 pm. Pick up artwork: All artwork is to remain hanging until the end of the exhibit.

AWARDS:  Best in Show: $150 & Ribbon People’s Choice Award: $150 & Ribbon (sponsored by Adornare Salon), 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place in each category: 1st Place: $100 & Ribbon 2nd Place: $50 & Ribbon 3rd place: Ribbon, Honorable Mentions: Ribbon

ENTRY FEE & DEADLINE:

HHAC Members: enter up to 3 pieces for $25.00.  ($5.00 for each additional piece – Maximum of 10 pieces per artist.)
Non-HHAC Members: enter up to 3 pieces for $35.00.  ($5.00 for each additional piece – Maximum of 10 pieces per artist.)
Artists must return completed registration form with payment by Monday, April 1, 2019, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

EXHIBIT SPACE: The 5th Annual Not Your Run of the Mill art show will be held at West Jackson School Studio, Highway 53, Hoschton, GA 30548. HHAC Member’s Gallery Shop will showcase works of art for sale by current HHAC members. HHAC charges a 15% commission on all pieces sold in the Member’s Gallery Shop. Please consider this when pricing your work. Space is limited.

CHECK IN & SET UP:Artists must deliver their work on Monday, April 1, between 11:00 am – 3:00 pm to West Jackson School Studio, Highway 53, Hoschton, to qualify for judging. Any exceptions call 404-444-0072 or email Nancy Rhodes at nancydada@bellsouth.net to make arrangements. Take down may begin 4:30 Sunday.