Public Art Kingsport invites proposals from artists for exhibitions in the following gallery locations:

  • City Hall Gallery
  • Atrium Gallery of the Renaissance Arts Center
  • Beverly Gallery of the Renaissance Arts Center

Proposals will be considered for exhibition in all galleries.  All entries must be two-dimensional.

Exhibitions will run approximately for two months.  There is no exhibition theme and all two-dimensional media will be considered.  Exhibit locations will depend on space and availability.

All original works should be appropriately finished for display and/or hanging (i.e. matted framed, and equipped with appropriate hanging hardware).  Exceptions can be made for youth art.

Individual artist, consortia or artist, and organizations who work and/or live within 100 miles of the Kingsport area are encouraged to apply.

There is NO entry fee.

All proposals (solo exhibition, consortium, or organization) are accepted on a rotating basis. To submit a proposal for inclusion, please provide:

  • Brief Bio or Resume
  • Artist Statement
  • Up to 5 images of sample work (JPEGs only, if sent by email, only email 2 mb at a time)

Send entries to:
Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts
Attn. William Stephanos
Renaissance Arts Center & Theatre
1200 E. Center Street
Kingsport, TN  37660

Or Email:  williamstephanos@kingsporttn.gov