Deadline to apply is November 5th, 2014
Show opens December the 18th, 2014
Ground Floor Gallery is all settled into their new, larger space and is ready for it’s 3rd Annual Group Exhibition, juried and curated by Jodi Hays. ‘Best in show’ receives a solo exhibition.
Jodi is a Nashville-based artist and curator whose work is influenced by inhabited space, specifically landscape and architecture and their potential metaphors to the painted surface. She has exhibited her work at galleries and museums across the United States and Germany including at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Brooks Museum of Art and the Boston Center for the Arts. Her work is documented in six exhibition catalogues, and has been positively reviewed in publications such as Number and Sharon Butler’s Two Coats of Paint. A recipient of several grants, awards, and fellowships including the Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Hays holds a BFA from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Art. Hays’ solo exhibition “Painting as Archival Spelunking” will be on view at the Tennessee Arts Commission, November 2014. Her work can be found in important public and private collections including J. Crew Company, the Tennessee State Museum, and the Arkansas Art Center.
Jodi enthusiastically agreed to take on the challenge of an Open Call format. She will cull the finest work from all of the submissions and a formulate a collective theme. All artists over the age of 18 and working in any medium are welcome to submit their recently made work.