Arts in the Airport Exhibition – Call for Entries

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (McGhee Tyson Airport) announce a call for entries for “Arts in the Airport”, a juried exhibition developed to allow regional artists to compete and display work in the most visited site in the area. The selected art features contemporary two-dimensional artwork and will be exhibited in the secured area behind McGhee Tyson Airport’s security gate checkpoint from April 30 – October 29, 2009. The deadline for entries to be received is Wednesday, April 22, 2009.

The call for entries is open to all artists 18 years and older. Entries must be original works in the following categories: Painting, Graphic Arts, and Photography. Download a prospectus and application at, or send an SASE to Arts & Culture Alliance, PO Box 2506, Knoxville, TN 37901. The Arts & Culture Alliance, with assistance from Stephen Wicks of the Knoxville Museum of Art, will jury the exhibition. Final approval is the purview of the Airport Authority. Prizes include $1,000 in cash awards.

“Arts in the Airport” is sponsored by the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and McGhee Tyson Airport.