VISUAL ART JUDGING - Amateur Adult and Youth

Submissions for art judging sponsored by the 2014 Louie Bluie Music & Art Festival at Cove Lake State Park will be accepted at Cove Lake State Park Pavilion/Recreation building beginning Thursday, Sept. 25. Art intake hours to be determined. Keep checking this website and media outlets for updates. All entries will be exhibited to the public during the festival, Saturday, Sept. 27.

2013 Judges: Bryan Wilkerson, Associate Professor of Art & Design at Roane State Community College, and Knoxville artist Heather Hartman. Click the link below for more information.

Visit our Art Show entry page for more information and to download complete rules & regulations.


2014 People's Choice AwardFabulous art exhibited, that may include canvas art, hand painted/handcrafted objects, pottery, quilting/fabric art, needlecraft, stained glass, pen & ink, calligraphy, and more... without the museum or admission fee! The 8th annual judging and exhibition of amateur art is part of the Louie Bluie Music & Arts Festival. Spend time strolling past impressive paintings and art objects created by regional amateur artists - both youth and adult - in the quiet, air conditioned Park Pavilion on the festival grounds.

Entries and judging will be held Thursday and Friday before the festival and exhibited during the festival on Saturday.  See entry rules for specifics.

Entries are not restricted to any locale. “We’re looking forward to getting a variety of artwork submissions from all over the East Tennessee region,” said Karen Cumorich, Art Committee Chair. “And we are encouraging youth to enter and enjoy having their art become judged art,” said Cumorich. Learn more information about the judging and entry information.

If you are an amateur artist, enter this popular showcase of regional talent and let your talent shine. All festival attendees are urged to visit the free exhibit until it closes at 5 p.m.

 Thanks to our sponsor of the Judged Art and Quilt show

 Thanks to our sponsor of the Judged Art Show

 Photos from our 2014 Art Show