Regional Art Exhibition

Discover Contemporary Art of Our Region!

The Emporium Center / Friday, June 7, 2019 / 5:30pm-8:00pm (Awards at 7PM)

The Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition was developed to showcase and award the finest artists of our region. Fine art encompassing all styles and genres from both emerging and established artists will be selected by a talented juror with vast experience in the arts and a passion for our region’s creative culture. The exhibit will be on display from June 7-28, 2019. Dogwood Arts only accepts artworks completed in the last two years by artists 18 and older. Apply Here

Independent jurors with significant ties to local, regional and national creative culture will review each application, select the participants and finally award monies totaling $2,000 to exceptional artists at the opening celebration. For the 2019 season, applicants must permanently live within 500 miles of the Dogwood Arts office. Read the Prospectus before you apply!

2019 Jurors – Brian and Carolyn Jobe

Brian and Carolyn Jobe, Co-Founders + Co-Directors of Locate Arts, are both artists and administrators with art world experience in Tennessee, Texas, and New York. They enjoy facilitating beneficial connections and have a passion to see the contemporary art communities of Tennessee thrive.


Co-Director + Co-Founder, Locate Arts

Brian has taught at colleges and universities throughout Tennessee and Texas for 12 years. He previously worked at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, NY and the Blue Star Contemporary in San Antonio, TX. He is a sculptor and exhibits his work nationally. Brian grew up in Memphis, TN.

Photo Credit: Catherine Elizabeth Patton


Co-Director + Co-Founder, Locate Arts

Carolyn has worked in administration for the Chelsea Music Festival in New York, NY, for Art Crating Inc. in New York, NY and for churches in San Antonio, TX and Knoxville, TN. She is a painter and exhibits her work nationally. Carolyn grew up in Nashville, TN.

Photo Credit: Catherine Elizabeth Patton