The Southern Open, set to begin May 12 at the Acadiana Center for the Arts' main gallery in Lafayette is accepting entries through March 25.
The Southern Open is a juried exhibition featuring artists from the five southern states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
Entries can include painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video/DVD and other multimedia / installations.
Artists must be 18 or older and the work original, completed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at the AcA in order to qualify for submission.
A juror's pick award of $1,000 and two $500 awards will be announced at the opening reception on May 12. The award winner will also receive a solo exhibition as part of the AcA's Side Gallery Series during May 2013.