News Release: Call for Entry for The Schwa Show

June 08, 2022
GREENVILLE, NCEmerge Gallery & Art Center is now accepting entries for The Schwa Show, which will be exhibited in October 2022. The Schwa Show is a national juried competition recognizing excellence in fine arts and crafts. This exhibition is open to artists 18 and up in any media and subject matter. All work must have been completed in the past 3 years and never previously exhibited at Emerge. All entries must be submitted digitally at by 11:59pm on Saturday, August 20, 2022. A prospectus with eligibility requirements and full details on how to submit entries can be found at Each artist may submit up to 5 entries. The entry fee is $20 for 3 entries and $5 for each additional entry with a limit of 5 entries. Entries must be uploaded at the CaFÉ website.
This year’s juror, Sheila Ferri, was born in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from Tyler School of Art with a BFA in Sculpture and went on to receive a MFA in Sculpture and an MAT, both at the Rhode Island School of Design. As a sculptor, Ferri has worked in a variety of materials and mediums from clay modeling, bronze casting, wood and stone carving to glass. For many years now, her work has been predominately in wire. Her sculptures have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the country and internationally.
The exhibition dates are October 7 – October 27, 2022. There will be three cash awards, chosen by our juror. The opening reception will be held on Friday, October 7 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Emerge Gallery & Art Center, 404 Evans Street in Greenville, NC.