Exhibit

Artist Opportunities

Request for Qualifications for GREAT Bike Rack

The City of Greenville, NC, is seeking proposals from qualified artists interested in designing and fabricating a stainless steel bike rack for the Greenville Transportation Activity Center that spells out “GREAT”. The total budget for the project is around $4,500. Interested artists are invited to submit qualifications by 5pm, Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Click here for Request for Qualification PDF.

 

Youth arts festival

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 10am - 4pm
 Greenville Town Common, rain or shine 
Free event open to the community to see visual artists demonstrating, try out art activities, see performers, musicians, dancers. 
Also, new this year: Auditions for youth performances and visual arts exhibition.

Click here for Community Youth Arts Festival Application.

 

Seeking Art Instructors!

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Emerge Gallery & Art Center is currently seeking art instructors to teach Spring Break Art Camp, Summer Camps, Birthday Parties, Group Art Activities, Private Lessons, Adult Weekly Classes, and more! We are seeking instructors to teach painting, film, photography, textiles, metal design, pottery, hand building, printmaking, mixed media, and other mediums. Strong professional and interpersonal skills are required. Must have a strong arts background and education. This is a contract labor position and instructors are hired as opportunities arise. To apply, please e-mail cover letter and resume to paula@pittcountyarts.org.


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Join us for this FREE seminar brought to you by PCC’s Small Business Center and Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge !

Arts and business go hand in hand. Pitt Community College’s Small Business Center is proud to partner with Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge to bring local artists a series of free workshops about business in the world of art.  Seminars will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. at Emerge Gallery & Art Center. Even though workshops are free, pre-registration is encouraged.

The website for registration is www.ncsbc.net.  From here, click on "Contact Your Local SBC" and then choose Pitt County from the map. There will be a listing of all of the SBC classes including the workshops below that will be held at Emerge.   Registration opens 30 days prior to the date of the class.  


February 21, 2018 - Grant Writing

This course is the introduction grant writing in which the students will learn about the parts of the grant proposal and how to structure a grant proposal. The students will begin to set up their grant proposal in this class..  Cost: FREE Presenter: Christina Parker

Personal laptops are encouraged, but not required. Limited computers will be available.


March 21, 2018 - The Name of the Game: Recruit and Retain

In order to recruit and retain people there are four main areas for discussion: Reducing Turnover and Keeping the Best Employees, Sourcing Potential Candidates, Interview Processes, and Qualities to Look for in Potential Candidates Cost: FREE Presenter: Justin Davis

Personal laptops are encouraged, but not required. Limited computers will be available.


April 18, 2018- Writing a Marketing Plan - CANCELLED 

So you have an idea for a product or service that's bound to capture the hearts and minds (and wallets) of consumers everywhere! Wait a minute! Have you really determined whether there really is a market for your product or service? This course will give you the means to determine your market and your competition, saving you from a death sentence for your product of service. Cost: FREE Presenter: Jim Ensor

Personal laptops are encouraged, but not required. Limited computers will be available.


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HOliday artist market

The Holiday Artist Market is Emerge Gallery's annual holiday sale featuring handmade fine arts and crafts.  The gallery is set up in a boothstyle with each booth featuring one artist or business.  The sale will kick off with a ticketed preview night on November , and the show will remain up through December.

Application Deadline: September 2018
Ticketed Preview Event: December, 5 until 8 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: December  2018
Artwalk Reception: December, 2018 until 8 p.m.


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HOliday Mug sale

Sell your mugs at Emerge during the month of December!  Handmade mugs are a favorite and popular gift every year.  We have great holiday events bringing in foot traffic with tons of people to shop and buy.  Sales will be sold on a normal commission basis of 60/40 (60% going to the artist and 40% being retained by Emerge.)

Application Deadline: October 2018
Mug Sale Dates: November - December 2018


Chili Bowl Sale

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Sell your bowls at Emerge during the month of December!  Handmade bowls are a favorite and popular gift every year.  We have great holiday events bringing in foot traffic with tons of people to shop and buy.  Sales will be sold on a normal commission basis of 60/40 (60% going to the artist and 40% being retained by Emerge.) We will be having a Chili Bowl Sale on December 13th from 11am - 2pm.

Application Deadline: October 2018
Bowls Sale Dates: December 2018


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The Tiny Art Show

This exhibition is open to all artists, craftsman, community members, adult or child. Any media and subject matter is eligible. All pieces must not exceed 5”x5”x7” in any direction. Work must be available for the entire exhibit and must be for sale.

Drop Off Dates & Times: January 23 -27, 2018
Exhibition Dates: February 2-24, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 5 until 8 p.m.


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The Downeast

The Downeast is a National Juried Sculpture exhibition.

Entries Due (digital submission): Friday, January 26, 2018
Indoor Exhibition Dates: March 2-30, 2018
Outdoor Exhibition Dates: March 2018 - February 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 5 until 8 p.m.

Download a pdf of the Downeast Prospectus and Application.