residency opportunity for emerging artists @ Bascom


Emerging artists
are invited to apply for The Bascom’s Residency and Internship Programs,
with opportunities in a variety of departments and mediums, including
ceramics, non-ceramics, youth education, marketing, web-marketing in the
gallery shop and exhibitions. During your stay on the scenic Bascom
Campus, you will immerse yourself in a dynamic professional visual arts
environment, meet artists, facilitate daily open studio hours for the
public, and above all, press forward your studio practice.

For more information, contact:
Frank Vickery, Ceramics, 
Billy Love, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Youth,

Call for Entries, The Bascom: American Craft Today

This prestigious juried exhibition is a mix of uniquely creative, one-of-a-kind pieces of contemporary crafts. Approximately 50 of America’s most skilled and visionary craftspeople will be selected to exhibit basketry, ceramics, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather work, metal, paper and wood crafted objects in The Bascom’s Bunzl Gallery located in Highlands, North Carolina. The juror for this year’s exhibition is Mark Leach, Executive Director of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. Entry fee. Awards: $5,000 will be awarded at the discretion of the Juror. Best of Show-$1,200; 1st-$950; 2nd-$700; 3rd-$500; 4th-$400; Honorable Mentions(5)-$250 each. The Bascom’s American Craft Today exhibition is open to all craft artists. Works must be original, reflect excellence and a unique vision of the maker. The works must be skillfully executed, have been completed within the past two years, and not have been previously exhibited at The Bascom. Embellished commercially made objects and works assembled from commercially available kits may not be submitted. The Bascom is the final authority on eligibility. Size Limitations: There are no size limitations. Deadline: July 21st, 2012 Link to more detailed information on the call and entry link: The Bascom website link: