The Big Tiny Show

The District Gallery

Entry Deadline: Oct. 10

5113 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
PHONE 865.200.4452

We are so pleased to announce our first open call small works exhibition! The Big Tiny Show is a national juried exhibition of small works, opening Friday, November 1, 2019. The Big Tiny Show will include works from established and emerging artists, in a variety of subject matter, media, and expression. All artists aged 18+ at any stage of their career, living in any region of the United States, are encouraged to apply. Cash awards totaling $1500 will be given, as well as one six-month gallery contract awarded by the gallery. Cash awards will be juried by Knoxville artist Joe Parrott. To learn more about Joe, visit his website:


Submitted works must be no larger than 12″ x 12″ (frame included).
All submitted works must be for sale. All works must be 2D or wall-mounted 3D (no free-standing sculptural works; wall-mounted works must be no larger than 12″ in any direction). Any subject matter welcome. Any media welcome. All works must be suitably framed or have finished sides (i.e. canvases and panels must be framed or have painted sides). All pieces must be wired and ready to hang on the wall. Submit up to 6 works + $30 application fee. Fee is nonrefundable.


Gallery contract award: One six-month contract of representation with The District Gallery will be awarded to an artist whose work is not currently represented by The District Gallery nor by any art gallery located within a 50 mile radius of Knoxville.

Cash awards: three cash awards will be given, totaling $1,500.


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