Southern Open 2010

The Acadiana Center for the Arts is now accepting artwork submissions for its annual juried exhibition, the Southern Open. All types of original media including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video and installation are applicable. Application postmark deadline is March 22, 2010 for artwork submissions. Submission forms can be downloaded by visiting

Southern Open 2010
The Southern Open is a juried exhibition featuring artists from the 5 southern states; Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida that will take place in the Main Gallery at the AcA from May 8 - July 24.
Entry Fees
There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20, which includes four artwork submissions. Artists may submit additional artwork for $5 per submission, up to 10 artworks total.
Members of the AcA are exempt from the initial entry fee (four artwork submissions). Additional artwork submissions are $5 per entry, up to 10 artworks total.
All awards will be based on original artwork. Three cash awards will be awarded as jurors' picks. Two $600 cash awards and one $1,000 award will be announced at the artist reception on May 8, 2010 during May ArtWalk. Top award winner will also receive a solo exhibition as part of the AcA's Side Gallery Series during May 2011.
The deadline for entry form postmark date is March 22, 2010. Submission forms can be downloaded by visiting Completed forms can be mailed, dropped off to the AcA (see below for address) or faxed (337) 233-7062.

Acadiana Center for the Arts
Attn: Southern Open 2010
101 W. Vermilion St.
Lafayette, LA 70501

For more information on the Southern Open 2010 visit or call (337) 233-7060.