Call for Entries: The Art of Jazz 2022

Call for Entries: The Art of Jazz 2022

This Deadline Expired: Friday, March 4, 2022

Berks Arts announces the 18th annual Frank Scott Memorial Art Show: The Art of Jazz. Founded during the 2005 Berks Jazz Fest, The Art of Jazz honors the legendary local jazz musician Frank Scott. The Art of Jazz exhibits annually as a prelude to the Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest. Submission is open to artwork in all media.

The Art of Jazz honors the legendary local jazz musician Frank Scott. The Art of Jazz exhibit is sponsored by the Jerlyn Foundation. Submission is open to artwork in all media.

Learn more and apply here.

SUBMISSION, SELECTION AND ELIGIBILTY: Work must be hand delivered on March 3 between 3:00 PM –8:00 PM or March 4 between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Intake is in the Schmidt Gallery, 2nd Floor of the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts. Work should follow the exhibition theme “Celebrate Jazz.” All media are eligible for consideration. All work must be original and made within the past three years by the person submitting the work. Works previously submitted in The Art of Jazz will not be accepted. Art size may be limited to our ability to display. Work must be suitably mounted and ready to hang, including glass protection where appropriate. Clip frames and sawtooth hangers will not be accepted.

Cash prizes: $500 for First Place, $200 for Second Place and $100 for Third Place. Additionally, there is a $100 prize dedicated for the highest-placing submission for students in Senior year of high school or younger.

Honorable Mentions or other awards awarded at the judge’s discretion. Cash prizes made possible through support from the JerLyn Foundation.

EXHIBIT DATES: The exhibition runs March 12 – April 13, 2022 in the Schmidt Gallery, 2nd Floor of the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts. (Show may also be held in virtual format)

COST & ENTRY: Entry fee is $40 for first artwork, $5 each additional, up to 3 artwork pieces total. High school students and younger enter free of charge.

Kellianne McCarthy is an InLiquid artist member.
Kellianne McCarthy
Kellianne McCarthy

Kellianne McCarthy is an InLiquid artist member.…

Kellianne McCarthy is an InLiquid artist member.…

Kellianne McCarthy is an InLiquid artist member.…

Carla J Fisher uses thread and throwaways to symbolize how even the tired, used, and totally spent can experience new life. Through free motion machine embroidery, she seeks the viewer’s visceral response of surprise as they realize the sculptured material is simply thread.
Carla J Fisher
Carla J Fisher

Carla J Fisher uses thread and throwaways to symbolize how even the tired, used, and totally spent can experience new life.…

Carla J Fisher uses thread and throwaways to symbolize how even the tired, used, and totally spent can experience new life. Through free motion machine embroidery, she seeks the viewer’s visceral response…

Carla J Fisher uses thread and throwaways to symbolize how even the tired, used, and totally spent can experience new life. Through free motion machine embroidery, she seeks the viewer’s visceral response of surprise as they…

Stan Smokler has developed a unique palette, applying industrial cast-offs, "found objects" to create scuptures which deliberately deny their past history in order to serve a new formal purpose.
Stan Smokler
Stan Smokler

Stan Smokler has developed a unique palette, applying industrial cast-offs, "found objects" to create scuptures which deliberately…

Stan Smokler has developed a unique palette, applying industrial cast-offs, "found objects" to create scuptures which deliberately deny their past history in order to serve a new formal purpose.…

Stan Smokler has developed a unique palette, applying industrial cast-offs, "found objects" to create scuptures which deliberately deny their past history in order to serve a new formal purpose.…

T. L. Cheung is a multi-media artist currently based in Philadelphia. She holds an MFA in sculpture from Pratt Institute and a BA in Design & Industry from San Francisco State University.
T.L. Cheung
T.L. Cheung

T. L. Cheung is a multi-media artist currently based in Philadelphia. She holds an MFA in sculpture from Pratt Institute…

T. L. Cheung is a multi-media artist currently based in Philadelphia. She holds an MFA in sculpture from Pratt Institute and a BA in Design & Industry from San Francisco State University.…

T. L. Cheung is a multi-media artist currently based in Philadelphia. She holds an MFA in sculpture from Pratt Institute and a BA in Design & Industry from San Francisco State University.…

Leah Reynolds is an installation artist whose work is concerned with the growth and proliferation of forms over time.
Leah Reynolds
Leah Reynolds

Leah Reynolds is an installation artist whose work is concerned with the growth and proliferation of forms over time.…

Leah Reynolds is an installation artist whose work is concerned with the growth and proliferation of forms over time.…

Leah Reynolds is an installation artist whose work is concerned with the growth and proliferation of forms over time.…

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