Application: juried locals only gallery show – june 7th, 2019

Chattanooga WorkSpace would like to invite all local artists in the Greater Chattanooga area to apply to participate in our Juried Locals Only Gallery Show. Gallery opening will be Friday, June 7th during our Bring on the Heat ~ Open Studio Nights from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The show will hang in our 1st floor WorkSpace Gallery through July 24th.

Requirements & Deadlines:

Must be an artist living & working in the Greater Chattanooga area.

Open to all media, including: 2D, 3D, installation, & digital.
(Digital art must provide their own equipment)

Include pictures of the work you would like to submit for consideration. Limit up to 5 pieces.

Art must be able to fit inside our main WorkSpace Gallery.

Your $10 application fee includes up to 5 images.

If chosen to participate there will be an additional $10 participation fee. The fees will go towards opening night expenses: marketing costs, creating labels for your pieces, hors d’oeuvres, & a complimentary wine bar. (There will be no commission on sales.)

If chosen by the jury to participate you must be present for the duration of opening night.
(Friday, June 7th from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 12th

If your work is selected by the jury you will be notified via email by Wednesday, May 15th.

Members of Chattanooga WorkSpace will select a Best in Show. Best in Show will be announced during opening night Friday, June 7th at 8:00 pm. Best of Show will be rewarded a solo show in our 2nd floor ArtSpace Gallery during Inspired ~ Open Studio Nights. There will be a gallery opening Friday, October 4th from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm and the show will hang through Friday, October 25th.

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April 2019 Classes & Events

Emerging Artists ~ Open Studio Nights

Friday | April 5th | 5:30 – 8:30 pm | Free Event

Open Studio Nights is a free, family friendly event held the first Friday of each month. Come experience a glimpse into a working artist studio and engage with art enthusiasts in our community and watch demonstrations across a variety of mediums. Explore and mingle with the talented artists that work and create at Chattanooga WorkSpace.

Ooltewah High Art. students from Ooltewah High School will present their senior art exhibition in the WorkSpace Gallery. The exhibition is under the direction of IB art instructor Andrea McGuirt.

Erica Kurktchi is the featured artist in the ArtSpace Gallery on the 2nd floor.

Guest artists will fill the hallways and commons areas on each floor.

Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be served by Dish T’ Pass. This is a family friendly event & admission is free!

February 2019 Classes & Events

Art is for Lovers ~ Open Studio Nights

Friday | February 1st | 5:30 – 8:30 pm | Free Event

It’s back! Come celebrate & kick off the first Open Studio Nights of 2019 “Art is for Lovers” at Chattanooga WorkSpace on Friday, February 1st from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. 4 floors of creative awesomeness. We will have local art and gifts for purchase, food, entertainment, & live demonstrations. This is a free event, open to the community, & all ages.

The 1st floor WorkSpace Gallery will feature Girls Preparatory School AP Exit Show. Students that are enrolled in AP Drawing, AP 2D and AP 3D will celebrate their visual arts careers and have their works on display.

The WorkSpace artists are featured in the 3rd Annual ‘Red Show’ in the ArtSpace Gallery on the 2nd floor. This is a one-of-a-kind unique show and all of their work is for sale and makes the perfect gift for your special Valentine.

February will also feature several other talented guest artists throughout the building.

This is a family friendly event. Admission is free! Don’t miss out on the fun!

Studio Availability

This is the complete list of private studios currently available, or known to be available in the near future. Check back often for new listings, and call us at 423.402.9954 to schedule a tour!

** Creative professionals can receive a substantial grant subsidy automatically applied to their monthly fees. Studio can be shared by 2 or more artisans, contact us for more details regarding shared space. Eligibility determined at time of application, requires 1-2 weeks processing.

(These are working spaces only – Not living/work spaces)

December 2018 Classes & Events

6th Annual “Deck the Walls” Pop-up Shop ~ Open Studio Nights

Friday | December 7th | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm | FREE EVENT

Join us for the 6th Annual Deck the Walls at Chattanooga WorkSpace on Friday, December 7th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. This is an All Member Show & pop-up Shop featuring our very own artists in the WorkSpace Gallery.

Dish T’Pass Catering Co. is celebrating their 6 year Anniversary and will be serving delicious hors d’oeuvres in their kitchen.

Raquel Mullins will be the featured artist in the ArtSpace Gallery on the 2nd floor.

Musical tunes by the talented Caleb Gaw.

Guest Artists for Open Studio Night are: Travis Seera with Seera CreativeAlex Nelson with Spun JewelryBurlaep Apparel, & Bird White with Seed Goods plus more to be announced.

Artists featured in the WorkSpace Gallery Pop-up Shop include: Ali Kaywith Positive Space -Studio of Ali KayLisa Phillips Denney with Studio 4K DesignErica KurktchiSteven LLorcaAviv SalmanBethany Lauren Wilson with Bela BegoniasColleen Williams, Nestor Valdez, Jamie Jameson with She’s Not There: the Art of Jamie JamesonEmmanuel TzortzakakisJanet Campbell with Janet Campbell JewelryMeredith Middleton with Meredith Middleton Jewelry DesignsMichelle Fountainwith Fountain StudioDianne AdamsHollie Berry with Art Instinct by Hollie BerryMindy June KellyJenny Shugart, & Tiffany Malapanes with PositiffiTEA.

Chattanooga WorkSpace artists enjoy opening their personal studios to engage with the community, showing their finished works and providing a glimpse of their artistic process. Visit each floor to see a new theme, exhibit or meet someone new. It’s a cultural experience perfect for a date night, family night out or for anyone interested in meeting other artists.