The Riverfest Art Experience will celebrate the arts and regional artists, while providing the community a place to experience artistic expression in a variety of forms. Formerly known as the "Tour d'Art", this juried art show showcases the works of local amateurs, professionals, and aspiring artists, and serves to encourage and promote the pursuit of fine arts excellence in our community.
Open to all artists over the age of 18 residing or currently enrolled in higher education in Middle Tennessee or Southern Kentucky. Local college students are encouraged to submit their work in the Amateur Division. Artists may enter only one division.
Artist previously juried into several exhibitions and/or presented several solo exhibitions, as well as recognized by peers as a professional.
Artist new or not yet skilled in a particular medium and/or creates art primarily as a pastime.
To be eligible as a Senior, artists must be at least 65 years of age.
To be eligible, the entrant must be currently enrolled in secondary education (high school) within Clarksville-Montgomery County, TN or Fort Campbell, KY or adjoining counties in Tennessee or Kentucky.
Awards Ceremony 6:15pm
Wednesday, August 22 at Midnight Online Registration Ends
Monday, August 27 Accepted Artists Notified by Email
Tuesday, September 4, 8am-6pm Artwork Drop-off
This is a fully juried art show. Entry does not guarantee inclusion in the public display. Jurors' decision are final. Learn more about this year's Jurors!
The following categories are included in the 2018 Riverfest Art Experience Juried Art Show. All categories are open to all divisions.
Due to storage and display limitations, two-dimensional works may not exceed 40"x40"x4", including framing. The 3D pieces may not exceed 40"x40"x40" or weigh more than 50lbs.
First, second, and third place will be awarded in each of the five (5) categories for each division. A limited number of Honorable Mention ribbons may also be awarded.
All award winners can expect to receive payment of their award by standard mail between 4 and 6 weeks after the Juried Art Show. Artists awarded $100 or more in prize money must submit a completed W-9 tax form in order to receive their prize by mailed check.