Dogwood Arts announces a Call for Artists, Performers & Vendors!
Since 1961, Dogwood Arts has celebrated the natural and cultural beauty of East Tennessee by producing a dynamic month-long event featuring blooming gardens and trails, visual arts, music, crafts, theatre, culinary arts, dance, film, and literary arts.
You are invited to apply for entry into our art exhibitions and competitions!
DOGWOOD ARTS FESTIVAL ARTIST :: November 24, 2015 – CLOSED
DOGWOOD ARTS FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE :: March 1, 2016
DOGWOOD ART DETOUR :: February 15, 2016 – EXTENSION
REGIONAL FINE ART EXHIBITION :: January 22, 2016 – CLOSED
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES :: February 1, 2016 – CLOSED
EAST TENNESSEE ART EDUCATOR :: February 22, 2016 – EXTENSION
STUDENT ART EXHIBITION :: February 12, 2016
CHALK WALK :: February 26, 2016
ART SLAM :: March 1, 2016
RHYTHM N’ BLOOMS FESTIVAL [GENERAL & MOBILE FOOD VENDORS] :: February 1, 2016
DOGWOOD ARTS FESTIVAL [MOBILE FOOD VENDOR] :: February 19, 2016
DOGWOOD ARTS FESTIVAL [GENERAL VENDOR] :: February 19, 2016
FEATURED EVENT, ART EXHIBIT OR PERFORMANCE SUBMISSION [ONLINE ONLY] :: February 26, 2016
aIf you are having any issues with application upload, or if you have general questions regarding the online applications, please visit our application troubleshooting page. If you are still having problems please call  637.4561 or email email@example.com. Thanks for your patience!
We can’t do it without you! Please visit our Volunteer Knoxville sign-up page to upload your volunteer application for this year’s festivities. Thank you in advance.
Dogwood Arts is currently seeking interns. Send your resume and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply!
Needed ASAP: February through Summer
Dogwood Arts wants to give a management/writing student the opportunity to intern with the organization and be a part of managing the business side of the vibrant creative culture of our community. This internship will provide students experience in research, development, and administration tasks for many of the organization’s events, including the House & Garden Show, Dogwood Arts Festival, the Regional Fine Arts Exhibit, and many others. The intern will receive training and gain hands-on experience in various tasks of small business administration and development. Good computer skills are a necessity! Expect to learn about maintaining and improving customer relationships with the many patrons, volunteers and supporters of Dogwood Arts. Intern must be willing to help with day-to-day administration tasks of the Dogwood Arts office, research of new ideas & funding opportunities, assist in creating a newsletter & content for website, and support staff with event set-up & breakdown. This internship can open doors for the student to network within the Knoxville business community and test his/her skills in a busy office.
Special Events Intern [through February]
Dogwood Arts is searching for an individual to assist with planning production, and selling of booths for the 38th Annual Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show, a major fundraiser for Dogwood Arts’ April Events.
Applicant Requirements Include:
+ Be motivated & dependable
+ Have excellent communication skills; oral and written
+ Be able to provide your own laptop and be proficient with Word & Excel
Additional Applicant Opportunities Include:
+ Assist with vendor communications and booth sales; contact targeted vendors, maintain record of calls/outcomes
+ Create written correspondence, proof marketing materials
+ Assist with creating contracts, proposals, and schedules
Internships are unpaid. Parking is reimbursed only up to $25/month. 8-10 hour commitment per week is desired.
Dogwood Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to promote and celebrate our region’s arts, culture, and natural beauty. We are responsible for the successful planning and execution of multiple large and small events in Knoxville and are looking for assistance!