Now in its ninth year, Art Melt has grown to become the largest multi-media, juried art exhibit in the state of Louisiana. The event showcases artistic talent from across the state and is considered the premier cultural event of the southeast Louisiana summer season.
The 2012 Art Melt will take place Saturday, July 14, at the Shaw Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Baton Rouge. In addition to a juried art show, the event will include appearances by local and regional musicians and performers, an abundance of food and drink and an arts marketplace featuring an assortment of artisan vendors.
The art competition will consist of a blind judging by a panel of accredited jurors with prizes ranging from $2,000 to $500. The show accepts artwork from a variety of artistic mediums.
WHAT: The 2012 Art Melt is currently accepting submissions for its juried art show and arts marketplace. The entry fee for the juried art show is $35, which is limited to one entry and up to three submissions per artist. Each submission must be represented by at least one image. The entry fee for the arts marketplace is $25.
Only Louisiana resident artists are eligible to participate in the submission process and interested participants must be 18 years old to enter.
WHEN: The call for entry period remains open through June 1. To submit artwork for consideration and view entry requirements, please visit www.callforentry.com.
To submit an application for the arts marketplace, please visit www.zapplication.org.
For questions about the entry process, please contact email@example.com.
To learn more about the 2012 Art Melt, please visit www.artmelt.org.
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