October 13th - November 17th, 2018
Opening Reception on October 13th from 5-8pm

Registration due by Saturday September 22nd at midnight


Contact:  Judy Isaak at 678-428-4877 or judeisaak@hotmail.com or Bree Sauers 404-433-2025 breesauers.artist@gmail.com

TANNERY ROW ARTIST COLONY, a community of artists working and exhibiting together in the historic Tannery Row building in Buford, is calling all artists to participate in the Fall Juried Exhibit 2018


  • Accepted media - oil, watercolour, acrylic, charcoal, pastel, coloured pencil, pen & ink, mixed media, printmaking, digital, fibre arts, photography, three-dimensional art, including ceramics, pottery, metal and found object sculpture.

  • Diptych & Triptych are accepted but must be a single work on 2-3 panels, not just 2-3 similar pieces. Work may not be priced individually.

  • Artwork must be no more than 2 years old and ORIGINAL – No crafts, classroom/workshop directed pieces, reproductions, or Giclee’s will be accepted. ENTRIES MUST NOT VIOLATE COPYRIGHT LAWS.


  • Piece(s) cannot have been included in a previous Tannery Row Artist Colony exhibit.

  • 2-D work maximum size 60 H x 48” W. All 2-D work must be framed or at least 1 1/2” deep gallery wrapped canvas with no visible staples and painted edges. All artwork must be wired to hang (no saw tooth hangers).

  • 3D work maximum 6’ deep x 4’ wide x 7’ high footprint.

  • If any assembly is required, work must be delivered and installed by the artist.

  • All artists are responsible for shipping their own work if shipping is required.

  • Tannery Row Artist Colony reserves the right to use all art for promotional purposes. Tannery Row Artist Colony receives 30% commission on sales of guest artists. Payment for sales will be mailed within 30 days. Each artist is responsible for insuring his or her own artwork.


  • You may enter up to three pieces that meet the above criteria. This show will be juried by a panel of professional artists from your electronic images submitted to our website. The awards will be juried by our judge.

  • Fill out the application online and upload your JPEG file(s) at tanneryrowartistcolony.com.

  • Submit your $35 (3 pieces) registration fee via PAYPAL (preferred) on application OR mail a check (payable to TRAA) to TANNERY ROW ARTIST COLONY 554 W. Main St. Bldg. C Buford, GA 30518.


  • Application Deadline: Friday, September 22nd, 2018 for electronic jurying. Submit completed application online (including JPEG images). You will be notified by September 27th, 2018.

  • Accepted Artwork Delivered: Saturday, October 6th, 2018, 12-4pm. 554 W. Main Street, Bldg. C, Buford, GA. Call or text for other arrangements. No late delivery.

  • Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 from 5-8pm. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place. Honourable mentions will also be awarded.

  • Pickup: Saturday November 17th, 2018 from 12-4pm and Tuesday November 20th, 2018 from 12-4 pm. We have no storage available so please make arrangements for someone to pick up your art. NO EARLY PICKUP


Rebecca Brantley:  Instructor in Art & Director of Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art


MA, Art History, University of Georgia, 2009
BFA, Painting & BA, Art History, University of Georgia, 2005

Professional Biography & Experience

Rebecca Brantley is the director of the Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art at Piedmont College, where she also teaches courses in art history and criticism. Brantley earned a BFA and BA with honors from the University of Georgia in 2005 and was the first undergraduate to receive a CURO (Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities) to assist on a research project at the Georgia Museum of Art. Subsequently, she earned an MA in art history with distinction from the University of Georgia. Her master’s thesis was the basis for an essay on the artist Matthew Barney that appears in the anthology Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility (Ashgate 2013).

Brantley is president of the board of directors and occasional curator at ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art. She is a contributing writer for ArtsATL and BURNAWAY and was the author of a regular art review column for Flagpole Magazine in Athens, Georgia, from 2008-2010. In 2016, she served as a panelist for the Georgia Council for the Arts. Prior to her position at Piedmont College, Brantley taught for the University of Georgia, the University of North Georgia, and Oglethorpe University.