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36th Annual Juried Student Exhibition: Juror Brian Jobe of Locate Arts & Seed Space
Submission Deadline: 11:59pm, Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Juror: Brian Jobe

Brian Russell Jobe (American, b. 1981) is an artist, educator, independent curator, and non-profit co-director based in Nashville, TN.

In 2015, Brian and Carolyn Jobe founded Locate Arts, an organization that connects and promotes contemporary visual art in Tennessee. Presently, he is the Co-Executive Director of Locate Arts + Seed Space. He also teaches art courses at Lipscomb University.

Jobe’s studio practice is focused on sculpture, installation, and public art. His solo exhibitions/ projects have been on view at venues such as Mixed Greens Gallery (New York, NY), Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum (San Antonio, TX), the University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY), the University of Tennessee College of Architecture + Design (Knoxville, TN), and the McNay Art Museum (San Antonio, TX). Born in Houston, Texas and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Jobe received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in 2004 and Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2006. After living in Brooklyn, NY for a time, he relocated with his wife, painter Carolyn Jobe, to Tennessee.

University of Memphis undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a U of M Art Department course (ART or ARTH) during the Spring, Summer or Fall of 2018. This includes studio art, graphic design, photography, and art history. Non-majors are welcome. Students who have graduated and are not currently enrolled as of Fall 2018 cannot submit an entry.

$1000 University of Memphis President’s Purchase Award
$1000 University of Memphis Graduate School Graduate Purchase Award
$500 ArtLab Installation Award, provided by Friends of the Art Museum
$300 Art Department Graduate Prize
$300 Art Department Undergraduate Prize
Two $100 Merchandise Certificates, provided by Art Center Supply Stores Inc.
Membership Prize, courtesy of Dixon Gallery & Gardens
Membership Prize, courtesy of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Membership Prize, courtesy of The Metal Museum

• Limit of 3 works per student, including ArtLab.
• Works must have been completed in 2018.
• Works cannot include live organic material, candles or open flames.
• Entries selected for the exhibition must be completely ready to install
with appropriate mattes, frames with hanging devices and hardware or other installation preparation. Incompletely prepared work will be rejected.

• Complete all required fields of the online entry submission form.
• Each online entry MUST be accompanied by 1-2 uploaded images
(alternate views for example) or other media files.

Entries must be submitted online here:

Learn more about ArtLab here:

Or, find a link to the submissions page at

Tuesday, December 18 11:59pm (deadline)
Last day to submit online entries
Friday, January 4
Notification of acceptance in the 36th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Jurors’ Lecture, open to the public, ACB Lecture Hall
Monday, January 7 through Friday, January 11
Accepted artworks delivered to AMUM 142 CFA Building, 9am-4:30pm each day
Sunday, February 3, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Opening Reception for 36th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, presentation of awards @4:30pm
Monday, March 4-Thursday, March 7
Artists pick up work in AMUM 142 CFA Building, 9am-4:30pm each day The Art Museum of the University of Memphis 901.678.2224 


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