1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN    423-246-1227

2020 Call for Gallery Exhibition Proposals

Kingsport Art Guild

The Kingsport Art Guild seeks proposals for solo and/or group exhibitions for its 2020 season in the Kingsport Renaissance Arts Center’s Main Gallery.

Devoted primarily to fostering community awareness and participation in the arts, the Gallery hosts 12 monthly exhibitions per year and has openings for exhibitions for the following months: 




The Renaissance Arts Center Gallery Offers:
The Gallery offers 238 linear feet of carpeted wall space in two adjoining rooms.
Security camera on premises.
The Gallery is open 8:30 am-8 pm Monday through Friday, 9am- Noon on Saturday, and during special events on Sundays at the Renaissance Center.

The Guild is interested in showcasing a variety of programming, including many media and themes. Proposals will be evaluated based on quality of work, uniqueness and relevance of theme if appropriate and how well the proposed exhibit will fit together with other selected exhibits to create a diverse and exciting 2020 Gallery season.

Exhibits are scheduled for 3-4 weeks. The artist is responsible for installation and removal of work.  The Guild will promote exhibitions on their website and brochure; all other advertising and promotion will be the responsibility of the artists.

Opening receptions are the responsibility of the artist.  An art guild representative will be in attendance during the reception.

The Kingsport Art Guild reserves the right to curate all exhibits.

Commissions on all sales will be paid to the Kingsport Art Guild: 15% for Guild members, 30% for non-members

Proposals must include:

  • Brief proposal letter that should indicate if there are any exhibition periods (shown above) when you would be unable to exhibit and/or if there is a preferred month.

  • Artist(s) statement(s) that includes title and description of exhibit;

  • Resume(s)

  • CD or USB thumb drive holding at least 10 images in JPEG format; or 8.5”x11”photos.

  • List that identifies images with titles, sizes, dates and media.

Only complete proposal packages including all information listed above will be reviewed.  No email applications will be accepted.  Proposal packages will not be returned.

Send proposals to:

Kingsport Art Guild, Attn: Gallery Committee
1200 East Center Street

Kingsport, TN. 37660

The deadline for proposals is August 1, 2019.

Proposals will be judged and those selected will be notified by September 15, 2019

If you have questions, call Barbara Carter, gallery chairman at 423-239-5727