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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Call for Artist Submissions: Kai Lin Art Juried Works on Paper Features Clemson University MFA Art Alumni Dale Clifford as Juror

KAI LIN ART is having an open call for artists in the Southeast and beyond to participate in their first annual juried works on paper art exhibition,THE NEW SOUTH. This exhibition’s aim is to bring attention to the hub of artistic activity currently happening in the South and to celebrate the largely versatile and exciting medium of paper and the many uses it can facilitate. This competition is open to both established and emerging artists and will be juried by Savannah College of Art and Design Associate Dean, Dale Clifford, Kai Lin Art Director, Yu-Kai Lin, and Printmaker, Kofke Jason Kofke. Please submit your artwork and application form before February 21, 2016 for your work to be considered. Read below for more information on how you can apply.

ENTRY DEADLINE: February 21, 2016 at 11:59pm EST

EXHIBITION DATES: April 8, 2016 – May 14, 2016


All artwork must be on paper, not exceeding 40 inches in any direction, created within the last 5 years, and relevant to the theme “The New South”.

JUROR & CURATOR: All artwork will be blindly selected and curated by Savannah College of Art and Design Associate Dean, Dale Clifford (Clemson University MFA Art Department alumni, MFA in Art, printmaking, 1989), Gallery Owner + Director, Yu Kai Lin, and Printmaker, Kofke Jason Kofke. All work will be judged on composition, technical ability, originality, relevance to theme, and merit of each piece.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: All artwork must be original work by the artist and created within the last 5 years.

  • Photography excluded.
  • Artists under the age of 18 must have signed parental consent.
  • Artists may submit up to 5 images for the $25 application fee, with additional $5 per artwork submitted after that.
  • Entry fee must be paid by U.S. check or money order made payable to KAI LIN ART.
  • All entries must be in by February 21, 2016 at 11:59pm.
  • Chosen artists are responsible for shipping/transporting their artwork to and from the gallery.
  • All artwork must be for sale.
  • All entries must be emailed to
  • Include ‘THE NEW SOUTH Submission’ in the Subject Box
  • Attach images directly to the email.
  • Print out the Application Form and mail it along with a $25 U.S. Check or money order payable to KAI LIN ART. 
Please mail application form and payment to the following address:

999 Brady Ave. NW Suite 7
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

NOTE: Emails will not be opened until KAI LIN ART receives application form and payment in the mail.

AWARDS: Best In Show, 2 Honorable Mentions, Best Application of the Theme, and Best Technical Merit

SALES: Sales are encouraged and will be split 50/50 between the artist and KAI LIN ART.

  • February 21, 2016: Entry Deadline
  • March 6, 2016: Notifications to selected artists by email
  • March 23-26, 2016: Artwork due at KAI LIN ART
  • April 8 – May 14, 2016: Exhibition Dates
  • April 8, 2016, 7:00-10:00pm: Opening Reception
  • May 18-21, 2016: Artwork Available for Pickup
Please direct all questions to

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