Gwinnett organization issues call for art submissions


Kudzu Art Zone in Norcross has issued a call for art submissions for its second annual open juried exhibition. The artwork pictured here was part of Kudzu’s exhibit “You Be the Judge” displayed at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. (File Photo)

A Gwinnett arts organization has issued a call for artwork for its second annual open juried exhibition.

Kudzu Art Zone based in Norcross invites all Georgia artists ages 18 and older working in two- and three-dimensional media to participate, and the deadline to submit entries is April 30.

All artwork must be original — no pre-printed or computer generated images will be accepted — and the artwork must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in any Kudzu Art Zone show. Entry fees for Kudzu members are $20 for one entry, $25 for two entries and $30 for three entries. Fees for non-members are $25 for a single entry, $30 for two entries and $35 for three entries.

The juror for the exhibition is Craig Dongoski, a professor of art at Georgia State University and an acclaimed artist of international recognition and reputation.

More than $2,500 in cash and merchandise will be awarded.

The exhibition will be on display from Friday, June 6, until Saturday, July 19, at Kudzu Art Zone gallery at 116 Carlyle St. in Norcross. A reception and awards presentation will be held June 6.

For more information, including eligibility requirements, submission information and to access the online prospectus and entry form, visit www.kudzuartzone.org/openshow.html.