Call for Artists: ArtExpo in Tenessee


ArtExpo byDesign

May 16-18
Art Expo byDesign
Sevierville Events Center
Sevierville, TN
195 exhibitors
Postmark deadline: February 20

Art Expo byDesign benefiting Cherish the Child Foundation will be held at the brand new $68 million dollar Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, just minutes off Interstate 40, a popular tourism destination and including:

  • Preview Gala & Awards Ceremony to be held Thursday, May 15 from 4-9pm.
  • The top 195 artists will be selected through digital jurying process hosted through Juried Art Services.
  • Eight Cash Awards will be given

Plans are in place for Art Expo byDesign to be YOUR greatest success in 2008 because:

They’ll bring in MORE BUYERS and FIRST TIME BUYERS to purchase YOUR one of-a-kind creations!

Information useful to you:

  • Each year 11,000,000 visitors travel Route 66 to Gatlinburg/Smoky Mountains Tennessee
  • Easily accessible within a days drive of 75 per cent of the country’s population. Those traveling on corporate and charter planes are just minutes away from Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg Airport
  • Free secure parking for cargo and storage vans
  • Inexpensive lodging options, including RV parks

In place is an aggressive Marketing Campaign designed to reach an untapped audience:

  • Corporate buyers
  • 4 hour drive time advertising campaign reaching from Atlanta to Cincinnati
  • Regional marketing 2-hour drive time, electronic, radio and TV
  • Local marketing campaign including the Knoxville area

100% of Preview Gala proceeds benefit Cherish the Child Foundation- Cherish the Child Foundation supports a campus of over 80 abused and neglected children and numerous family support programs.

Participate in Silent Auction and other Gallery Opportunities to innovatively display your work.

Since 1996, byDesign Publishing has produced over 80 shows throughout Tennessee, North and South Carolina. Previous shows have taken place in New York, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Texas.

What to expect from them:

  • a professionally produced event
  • held in a popular destination, high traffic area
  • with a serious marketing campaign in place
  • led by experienced event organizers

Two ways to apply:

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Apply now:


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