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Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

2018 Gallery Exhibiton Schedule and Submissions
 
May Your Days Be Bright: A Celebration of Light in Art

November 11, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Image Submission Deadline: October 1, 2018


The holiday season is inherently merry. Celebrating light, this exhibition will illuminate Tamarack's brightest. For this eight week exhibition, Tamarack's Fine Art Gallery is seeking two and three dimensional artwork, in any media, prompted by the theme of  light. Realism and abstraction depictions in paint, ink and pencil, photography, Edison bulbs, neon, lamps, chandeliers, candelabras, and all work prompted by the theme is  welcome


Photo Finish

 Image Submission Deadline: December 3, 2018
 Decision Notifications (sent via email): December 6-7, 2018  
 Drop Off Deadline for Accepted Work: January 7, 2019
 Exhibition Run: January 12 - February 24, 2019
 Work Pick Up Deadline: March 2, 2019

The medium of photography is the art of creating images by recording light. Photorealism is a genre where a detailed visual representation, like that obtained in a photograph, is created in a non-photographic medium; examples include the work of such artists as Robert Bechtle, Chuck Close, and Richard Estes. For this exhibition we are juxtaposing the medium of photography with the genre of photorealism. This pairing is sure to prompt a closer look.
Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery is seeking original photography, and photorealistic work in any media. All subject matter is welcome.
A Teachable Moment
March 2 - 31, 2019

 
A Teachable Moment

Image Submission Deadline: January 21, 2019
Decision Notifications (sent via email): January 24-25, 2019  
Drop Off Deadline for Accepted Work: February 25, 2019
Exhibition Run: March 2 - 31, 2019
Work Pick Up Deadline: April 6, 2019

A "teachable moment" is an unplanned opportunity that arises in the classroom where a teacher has a chance to offer insight to his or her students; it is a fleeting opportunity that must be sensed and seized by the teacher. Teachers are some of the most influential people in the world. Teachers are perceptive, caring, and patient with the task of shaping minds, hearts and imaginations. For this special exhibition, A Teachable Moment, the gallery serves as the classroom. Coinciding with Youth Art Month, the four week exhibition gives West Virginia Art Educators an opportunity to share their original artwork at Tamarack.
Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery seeks original entries of two and three dimensional artwork, in any media and subject matter, from working and retired Art Educators who currently practice and live in West Virginia. This exhibition is open to all current and past art educators from all of West Virginia's learning institutions, from preschool to university. Artists do not need to be juried Tamarack artists to submit artwork for consideration, though they must be a current resident of West Virginia, and work must adhere to our Gallery Guidelines.
Surf and Turf
April 13 - June 9, 2019

Surf and Turf

Image Submission Deadline: March 11, 2019
Decision Notifications (sent via email) March 14-15, 2019  
Drop Off Deadline for Accepted Work: April 7, 2019
Exhibition Run: April 13 - June 9, 2019
Work Pick Up Deadline: June 15, 2019

Usually "surf and turf" refers to a meal consisting of a meat and seafood. For this exhibition, we are simply using the phrase to playfully allude to the area where land and sea meet. Whether it's a beach, an island, or a rocky cliff, these places hold a special meaning for many. They are homes to specific landmarks like lighthouses and piers.
Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery is seeking original two and three dimensional work, of any media that, figuratively and metaphorically, represents the theme of any space where a body of land encounters a body of water; including, but not limited to oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, streams, wetlands, ponds, and even puddles.
Signature
August 10 - September 22, 2019

Signature

Image Submission Deadline: July 1, 2019
Decision Notifications (sent via email) July 5-6, 2019
Drop Off Deadline for Accepted Work: August 5, 2019
Exhibition Run: August 10 - September 22, 2019
Work Pick Up Deadline: September 28, 2019

Like a signature, artwork is proof of identity and intent. Throughout an artist's career, they work to find their own unique voice in which to communicate. This voice leaves their mark on its viewer. This exhibition is an opportunity for Tamarack artists to exhibit their signature style.
Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery is seeking original two and three dimensional work, of any subject and media that represents the artist's distinctive approach to creating art. For this exhibition, we ask for an artist statement to accompany submissions.
The Bridges of West Virginia Counties
September 28 - November 3, 2019

The Bridges of West Virginia Counties

Image Submission Deadline: August 19, 2019
Decision Notifications (sent via email) August 22-23,2019
Drop Off Deadline for Accepted Work: September 23, 2019
Exhibition Run: September 28 - November 3, 2019
Work Pick Up Deadline: November 9, 2019

Bridges dot the Mountain State's landscape, carrying roads and railways over creeks and rivers. There are 34 bridges on the National Register of Historic Places in West Virginia. The oldest bridge still in use in West Virginia is the Elm Grove Stone Arch Bridge, constructed in 1817. The most famous of all of West Virginia's historic bridges is the 1849 Wheeling Suspension Bridge.
West Virginia's best-known bridge of modern times is the steel arch New River Gorge bridge on U.S. 19 in Fayette County. It is the centerpiece of the annual Bridge Day festival. These man-made structures demonstrate the state's history, ingenuity, and compliment the natural beauty. Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery seeks original entries of two and three dimensional artwork, in any media, celebrating West Virginia's bridges.
Dream Home
November 9, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Dream Home

Image Submission Deadline: September 30, 2019
Decision Notifications (sent via email) October 3-4, 2019
Drop Off Deadline for Accepted Work: November 4, 2019
Exhibition Run: November 9, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Work Pick Up Deadline: January 11, 2020

Fine craft and art transforms living quarters into an inspiring space. How we choose to decorate our homes communicates our tastes and style to our guests. When we curate unique artistic items we are choosing to enrich our daily lives. Even the mundane task of washing dishes can recall a special gift from a loved one. This exhibition of one-of-a-kind art and craft will inspire our collectors and guests to add these artworks to daily lives.   
Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery seeks original entries of unique two and three dimensional fine art and fine craft works, in any media, that will turn a house into a dream home. The artwork can be purely decorative, if so please explore the themes of home and dreams to inspire your artwork. We are also encouraging submissions of functional artwork; including, but not limited to furniture, tableware, quilts, rugs, light fixtures, planters, etc.

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