Competitions & Contests

Digital Salon: CONVERGENCE

Entry Dates 2024-05-01T23:59:00+00:00 - 2024-01-31T15:00:00+00:00 64 Days Left


Digital Salon: CONVERGENCE Create Appalachia invites Appalachian artists to submit works for an upcoming exhibit featuringdigital art. Works may be submitted in most digital media including film, video, animation, game art,digital illustration, graphic design, photography, 3D print and more. PLEASE NOTE: this is for aphysical gallery, and not for digital display. The work must be digitally rendered, but will be displayedas a physical piece in our space. Films and animations will be displayed on monitors. 3rd Annual Digital Salon: CONVERGENCE will be displayed in the gallery at: Create Appalachia Kingsport Center for Art & Technology 225 W. Center St., Suite 115 Kingsport, TN 37660 Important DatesSubmission Deadline: May 1st, 11:59pmNotification of selected artists: May 15thDrop off dates: June 11th, 12:00pm-2:00pm; June 12th 5:00pm-7:00pmPhysical work must be dropped off in person**Exhibit Opening: June 18thOpen House Reception: July 18th 6:00pm-8:00pmExhibit Closing: September 5thArtwork Pickup: September 9th 2:00pm-4:00pm; September 12th 12:00pm-2:00pmEntry Fee: $20 for up to 3 submissions; if the works are part of a series, please note the series name in your submission. A limited number of entry scholarships are available: contact Katie at for more information. Presentation: 2D artworks accepted into the show must be delivered ready to hang. 3D artworks & installations must be accompanied by detailed instructions & reference photos. New media, sound, and video work should be sent as .mp4 & .mp3 files. If you are including equipment necessary to display the work (digital frames, I-pads, min-projectors, etc.please let us know.)*Ready to hang/install: 2D artwork should be wired or otherwise securely ready to hang. Create Appalachia utilizes a track hanging system with various hook sizes.  Clawtooth, cardboard, or triangle hooks are not recommended as they often do not accommodate our hooks.  Shipping/Delivery: Accepted works must be dropped off in person and picked up in person. Works can be shipped to Create Appalachia but must include return shipping labels and will be at the expense of the artist. Sales: Create Appalachia will retain a 30% commission on all works sold. Please price your work to include the commission in your total retail price. Payment for works sold will be made to artists within 30 days of the close of the exhibit or sooner. All works submitted will be for sale unless marked “not for sale” (NFS). Liability: We take great care to ensure the safety of your artwork while in our possession. The gallery will be responsible for loss or damage for the value that the gallery owes the artist for the work if it had sold. Liability will be limited to the payment that our insurance company pays for such loss.Submitting Images: Files must be titled with last and first name and title (Sample: DoeJoe-Title.jpg). Please submit as JPGs with a resolution of 1000 pixels in the long dimension. Please note that any accepted work not accurately represented by the entry submission may be rejected.  Not sure how to enter on this site?  There is a video tutorial below: