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02/26/16 – 02/27/16
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Crosstown Arts
430 N Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

Exhibition Opportunity for Art Instructors

Art instructors are critical members of thriving creative communities. They are responsible for passing core principles of art appreciation and a wide range of art production techniques to each new generation, often supporting both artists and non-artist viewers. Many art instructors are also practicing artists, balancing their own studio practice with the goal of helping others.

Crosstown Arts would like to invite you to share your personal work and experience with a broad audience through the following events.



Friday, February 26 & Saturday, February 27, 2016 (gallery hours: noon-6 pm)

Opening Reception: Friday, February 26, 6-9 pm

This exhibition opportunity is open to all self-defined art instructors in any capacity residing in the greater Memphis Area. This is a non-juried showcase. Each artist/instructor may submit up to three pieces (minimum one will show) in any genre. All artwork should be ready to hang or install. Works larger than 4’x4′ (2D), 1’x1’x2′ (3D) and alternative genres or installations are subject to approval based on space limitations. Work can be listed for sale and Crosstown Arts does not take a commission.

Please submit information and images through this online form by Friday, February 19th.

If you have questions, please contact Brittney Bullock brittney@crosstownarts.org


Pecha Kucha Volume 13: The Art of Teaching Art
Thursday, February 25, 6:30 pm

Pecha Kucha 20×20 is a narrative presentation program organized by Crosstown Arts in which participants give casual and fun (yet fast-paced) presentations of 20 slides/images, with 20 seconds allowed per slide (total time: 6 mins, 40 secs.) Share the interesting or innovative things that you do in your classroom or studio, your stories, memories, pitfalls, triumphs, or dreams about the future. Or join us to hear presentations by your local colleagues.

If you are interested in presenting at this event or have questions, please contact Emily Halpern, emily@crosstownarts.org by Monday, February 15.

Important Dates & Info

Submission Form: https://crosstownarts.formstack.com/forms/artinstructor

Submission deadline: Friday, February 19

Response/confirmation of pieces that will show: Monday, February 22, noon

Artwork drop-off: Tuesday, February 23, 12-7 pm

Pecha Kucha Event: Thursday, February 25, 6:30 pm

Exhibition Opening Reception: Friday, February 26, 6-9 pm

Gallery hours: Friday, February 26 & Saturday, February 27, noon – 6 pm

Artwork pick up: Sunday, February 28, 3-5:00pm or Monday, February 29, 10-5 pm

All events and art drop-off and pick up will take place at Crosstown Arts, 430 N Cleveland, Memphis.

Crosstown Arts