Nov 16, 2016

Columbia State Calls For Entries For "Rock Paper Scissors" Juried Artisan Exhibit/Festival

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Nov. 16, 2016) - - - Columbia State Community College's Pryor Art Gallery announces a call for entries to "Rock Paper Scissors," a juried art exhibit and craft festival.

Artisans are asked to submit the entry form and an image of the pottery; glasswork; sculptures in metal, rock or leather; or any other fine craftwork and media by Dec. 5. A guest juror will judge the submissions for the exhibit. The exhibit will run from Jan. 11 - Feb. 16. Craft Festival Day will be held Jan. 15 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. to celebrate and sell arts and crafts.

"Sometimes it is difficult to draw the line of what is fine art and craft," said Michele Wilkinson, Pryor Art Gallery curator. "Rock Paper Scissors gives our talented artisans a stage to share their creative crafts. Treat yourself to beautiful pieces of art and hand-crafts here."

Artisans will be notified by Dec. 12 if their work has been accepted into the exhibit. There will be a $20 entry fee per artist if the work has been accepted.

For entry forms and submission information, contact Michele Wilkinson at

The Pryor Art Gallery is in the Waymon L. Hickman Building on the Columbia Campus located at 1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN 38401. The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For additional information, sales information and for the detailed deadline calendar, please visit or contact Michele Wilkinson at 931.540.2883.

"Rock Paper Scissors" Deadline Calendar
Dec. 5 All entry forms and images due to Pryor Art Gallery via email or mail.
Dec. 12 Artists will be notified of acceptance via email.
Jan. 4 Shipped and hand-delivered works, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jan. 9-10 Installation of exhibit. Artist participation in set-up is welcome.
Jan. 11 - Feb. 16, Exhibition dates
Jan. 13 Artists Reception 5 p.m.- 8 p.m., Pryor Art Gallery
Jan. 15 Rock Paper Scissors Festival day
Feb. 17 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pick-up hand-delivered work

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee's first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit

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