Accepting Entries – Regional College Student Art Show

A curated and judged show for all college students in East Tennessee.

First, second, and third prizes awarded. Awards’ cash value contingent upon  amount of entry fees collected.


December 22, 2016 – February 3, 2017: entry forms, images, fees accepted

February 3 @ 5pm: Deadline for entry forms, images, and fees

February 6, 2017:  notified of acceptance status

February 13 – 17, 2017: delivery dates

February 20 – April 7, 2017: exhibit

February 24, 2017 @ 5:30pm: Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony

April 10 – 12, 2017: pick up dates (10am – 5pm)




1. All media and subject matter acceptable.  But be aware – this show will be open to all ages at all times.

2. Pieces must be able to fit through standard double doors.

3. You may enter up to 3 pieces for $10 each.

4. Entry form deadline is Friday February 3 at 5:00pm.

5. Art must be ready to hang, and sculpture must include a stable base, for acceptance in show.


How to enter…

  • Three options:
  • Via email using the printable form found here. Please put  “College Art,” in the subject line and send to [email protected]
  • Online using the form below.
  • In person at The Arts Center | 320 North White Street | Athens, TN
  • The following are required with your entry form
  • Digital jpg images of your pieces (you must email these to [email protected])
  • $10 entry fee for each entry, up to three pieces
  • Using one of the following methods, pay $10 fee, per entry, for up to three works (fees must be received for work to be reviewed):
  1. Mail check payable to AACA PO Box 95, Athens, TN 37371-0095
  2. Submit payment online (see below)
  3. Pay in person with cash, check, or credit card at The Arts Center



Accepted works may be hand delivered only to The Arts Center between February 13 and 17, during regular business hours (10am – 5pm).

Exhibited works must be picked up from The Arts Center between April 10 and 12, during regular business hours (10am – 5pm), only.
AACA is not responsible for artwork left after April 12.


Click here to PAY ONLINE*

*Please note: online pricing reflects transaction fee.