Margaret Garrett

Call for Entries – Fall Exhibition

2024 Fall Juried Exhibition

Show Dates: August 29, 2024 to October 5, 2024

Juror: Richard Scott

Sewell Mill Cultural Center
2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta,GA  30068

Important Dates:

Exhibition runs from August 29 through October 5, 2024
Prospectus goes out – Friday, June 7
Deadline for Entries – Friday, July 26
Finalist Notifications – Monday, August 12
Art Dropoff – Monday, August 26 from 10:30am until 1pm
Opening Reception – Thursday, August 29 from 6-8pm
Art Pickup – Thursday October 7 from 10am – 6pm

See / download the Prospectus

About the Juror:

Richard T Scott (1980), a Georgia native, is a Contemporary Classical painter, writer, and educator working in the Hudson Valley, NY with his talented partner and still life painter Jordan Baker. Richard’s work is in permanent collections worldwide, such as the The New Britain Museum of American Art, the Georgia Museum of Art, MEAM Barcelona, Museum of Contemporary Art Sicily, Adoro Museum Philippines, former British Arts Minister Alan Howarth of Newport, Philip Anschutz, Sea Island Resort, President Bill Clinton, and Robert C. Kennedy PhD. Among many honors he’s recieved, Richard has designed coins and medals for the United States Mint, won first place in the Portrait Society of Atlanta Fall portrait exhibition, was a featured artist at the Edward Hopper house and the estate of Frederic Edwin Church, and was inducted as a “Living Master” by the Art Renewal Center. He was honored as one of 40 under 40 outstanding alumni from the University of Georgia. He is producer and host of the artist interview show “Outside the Lines”. In 2006, Richard was selected to participate in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s copyist program.
Richard graduated from the University of Georgia with a BFA in painting. Then, after earning a MFA in painting at the New York Academy of Art, Richard worked as a painter for Jeff Koons, and subsequently apprenticed to Odd Nerdrum in Norway and Paris, where Richard became chief instructor of the Nerdrum School. Richard has given lectures and taught workshops at prestigious institutions such as the Tyler School of Art, The Florence Academy of Art, The University of Georgia, The Lyme Academy, Laguna College of Art and Design, The Salmagundi Club, the Arts Center in Orange VA, and the Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. His interviews, writing, and art have been feature on NPR, PRI, and in numerous national and international publications and books.

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Opening Reception

The opening reception will be at the Sewell Mill Cultural Center on Thursday, August 29 from 6-8pm

Join us at the opening reception for the awards presentation, hors d’œuvres.

*Featured image: Portrait by Margaret Ann Garrett, 1st place winner of the 2024 Spring Members-only Exhibition.


Jun 07 2024 - Jul 26 2024


Entry deadline at midnight
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