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Gadsden State Alumni are seeking submissions for an inaugural art exhibition

The Gadsden State Community College Alumni Advisory Board and Walnut Gallery announce a call for entries for the first Juried Alumni Art Exhibition. The jurors are Mario Gallardo, Gadsden State’s Fine Arts division chair and Walnut Gallery executive director, and Alan Curtis, an art instructor at the College and curator at Walnut Gallery.

This show is designed to exhibit works of art of any definition created by friends, graduates and alumni association members of Gadsden State.

“This exhibit will give our community an opportunity to build stronger ties among our artistic alumni and friends of Gadsden State,” says Jackie Brehm Edmondson, Gadsden State’s director of Public Relations and Marketing and the Alumni Advisory Board chair.

The deadline for entries is Sept. 20. First prize is $100 and other prizes will also be awarded. The show seeks sponsors for special prizes. The exhibit’s reception and awards ceremony is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Walnut Gallery.

The exhibit will be open from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 only.

Details and submission forms are online at

The Walnut Gallery is located in the former Christian Science Church at 806 Walnut Gallery in Historic Downtown Gadsden.

For more information call Brandy Hyatt at 256.549.8247 or Alan Curtis at 256.549.8327.