The Schwa Show



The Schwa Show is a national juried competition recognizing excellence in fine arts and crafts.

Entries Due: September 8th, 2019  

This exhibition is open to artists in any media and subject matter.Artists must be age 18 or up. All work must have been completed in the past 3 years and never previously exhibited at Emerge. All pieces must fit through a standard sized door. Work must be available for entire exhibition. Video entries are accepted, but
special equipment must be provided. Work must be “ready to hang” or will not be eligible.

Each artist may submit up to 5 entries. The entry fee is $15 for
three entries and $5 for each additional entry with a limit of five
entries. All work must be labeled with title and artist at time
of delivery, if accepted.
Entries must be submitted online by Sep. 8, 2019. You can submit your registration and pay online at www.pittcountyarts under Artists>Artist Opportunities>Schwa Show. Accepted work must be delivered by Sat., Sep. 29 between 10am-12 noon.

Accepted work must be picked up by Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 between
10am-1pm, or must have a prepaid mailing label for return shipping.
Work left after pick-up date will become property of Emerge Gallery,
unless other arrangements are made.

There will be three cash awards:
1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $250
3rd Place - $100

Exhibition Dates: October 5 - 26, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, October , 5 until 8 p.m.

Juror: Kelly Kye

"Kelly Kye worked for a company in the garment district of New York City preceding her pursuit of a Masters degree in Art + Design at North Carolina State University. Kelly specialized in the development and production of hand stitched and beaded patches and trim. Kelly has a solid foundation of technique and craft exploration in quilting, pattern making, and product development that Kelly gained in a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree at East Carolina University and her previous work experience."