Art Slam


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Art Slam Fall 2018

Art Slam, our live art competition, will take place this fall! Dates are to be determined. Artists let their imaginations run wild creating one-of-a-kind paintings that are then auctioned to benefit the Muse Knoxville and Dogwood Arts.

Artists may apply to create original artworks on large canvases (3’x3′) within a three hour time frame during the Art Slam competition. Only canvases are provided; artists must bring all other materials to create their artworks onsite.

Our application fees are nonrefundable and support our Art Slam awards. This year we will have a public vote and several juried awards. The 10 artists will be selected to participate in Art Slam.

Want to be an Art Slam Artist? Application Coming Soon!




Open to all artists age 18 and up. The non-refundable application fee is Adult $15


Artists have three hours to create a work of art on a 3’x3′ canvas provided by Dogwood Arts. All work will remain the property of  Dogwood Arts & The Muse.

Receipt of the completed application form constitutes your agreement with all conditions established in the prospectus. Consent to use photos of work for promotion purposes is granted by your participation in the competition. You may not recreate Disney characters or use other copyrighted materials in your design.

Questions? Contact Ellie Kittrell at [865] 386.9077 or email