Exhibiting Artist members of The Art League may submit up to three works to digital entry shows; only one may be accepted. The entry fee is $5 per work. For most monthly juried shows, approximately 20% of submissions will be accepted.


If you have an All-Inclusive Exhibiting Artist Membership*, make sure you enter the call for each exhibit labeled "All-Inclusive."

If you are not an exhibiting member of The Art League but are interested in submitting work, visit our website for more information and how to join.


*Specialty Exhibits that are in addition to the regular monthly exhibit (Petite December, Tabletop, Etc.) require all artists to pay a flat entry fee. 


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May 2019 Open Exhibit
Exhibit dates: May 7, 2019 - June 2, 2019
Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years.

Guidelines/restrictions:
 

  • Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.
  • All works must adhere to the Gallery hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.
  • If the work weighs over 60lbs, the artist must install the piece themselves, if accepted.
  • Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years. 

   Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.

Digital Submission Deadline: Monday, April 15, 2019 by midnight. We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline. Instructions for drop off of accepted artworks will be emailed to artists.

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show - $1000

Juror: Erika Harrsch

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Art on the Rocks 

Event/Exhibit Date: Friday, May 3, 2019

This year we are featuring a small selection of artwork created by Art League Exhibiting Artist Members as the inspiration for artistic cocktail & appetizer pairings for Art on the Rocks. The pairings will compete for the coveted title of ‘Art on the Rocks’ champion. 

About Art on the Rocks

Art on the Rocks is an annual event in which ticket holders get to sample delicious cocktail and appetizer pairings created by local mixologist and chef partners. The pairings will be inspired by works of art; this year created by members of The Art League Gallery. The works will be on display the night of the event.

 A panel of experts will crown the winners of the most creative cocktail, appetizer, and artwork pairing, and announce the crowd favorite. 

This exhibition is open to all media.  Selected artists will receive a complimentary ticket to the event, and a chance to be part of the winning pairing.

Guidelines/restrictions:

  • Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.
  • All works must adhere to the Gallery hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.
  • If the work weighs over 60lbs, the artist must install the piece themselves, if accepted.
  • Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years. 

    Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.

Digital Submission Deadline: Monday April 15, 2019 by midnight. We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline. Instructions for drop off of accepted artworks will be emailed to artists.

Juror: TBD

 *`*`**`* When submitting your payment, remember that the amount displayed is a drop down menu and you must click to change the amount due. *`*`**`*

 Scroll Down if you are ready to submit!
 *`*`**`* When submitting your payment, remember that the amount displayed is a drop down menu and you must click to change the amount due. *`*`**`*

Art on the Rocks 

Event/Exhibit Date: Friday, May 3, 2019

This year we are featuring a small selection of artwork created by Art League Exhibiting Artist Members as the inspiration for artistic cocktail & appetizer pairings for Art on the Rocks. The pairings will compete for the coveted title of ‘Art on the Rocks’ champion. 

About Art on the Rocks

Art on the Rocks is an annual event in which ticket holders get to sample delicious cocktail and appetizer pairings created by local mixologist and chef partners. The pairings will be inspired by works of art; this year created by members of The Art League Gallery. The works will be on display the night of the event.

 A panel of experts will crown the winners of the most creative cocktail, appetizer, and artwork pairing, and announce the crowd favorite. 

This exhibition is open to all media.  Selected artists will receive a complimentary ticket to the event, and a chance to be part of the winning pairing.

Guidelines/restrictions:

  • Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.
  • All works must adhere to the Gallery hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.
  • If the work weighs over 60lbs, the artist must install the piece themselves, if accepted.
  • Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years. 

    Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.

Digital Submission Deadline: Monday April 15, 2019 by midnight. We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline. Instructions for drop off of accepted artworks will be emailed to artists.

Juror: TBD

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May 2019 Open Exhibit   
Exhibit dates: May 7, 2019 - June 2, 2019   
Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years.  


Guidelines/restrictions:
 

  • Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.
  • All works must adhere to the Gallery hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.
  • If the work weighs over 60lbs, the artist must install the piece themselves, if accepted.
  • Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years. 

 Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.  

 
Digital Submission Deadline: Monday, April 15, 2019 by midnight. We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline. Instructions for drop off of accepted artworks will be emailed to artists.     


Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show - $1000    
Juror: Erika Harrsch

 

Ends on May 15, 2019$30.00 - 35.00
$30.00 - 35.00

Tabletop
Juried by: Hitomi & Takuro Shibata
June 4 - June 30, 2019
 Submission: By Digital Entry Only, open to both Art League exhibiting members and non-members.

 This exhibit will showcase the artistry of various functional wares  associated with the table. Mediums that will be accepted include  ceramic, metal, fiber, wood, and glass. All works must be functional.  There is a 40 lbs weight restriction. For artists considering entering  furniture, please contact staff at gallery@theartleague.org
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Digital Entry Deadline: May 15th, 2019
 $30 for Art League Exhibiting members and $35 for non-members, for up to three works.
 Exhibit is by digital entry. Images must be in a JPEG  format, 300 dpi, and no smaller than 2100 pixels at the longest  dimension.

 Artwork Drop-off/ Arrival Deadline: June 2, 2019
Accepted artwork must arrive to The Art League gallery (via UPS, FedEx, or in-person) by June 3.
In-person drop-off times:
Friday, May 31, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Saturday, June 1 ,10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday, June 2, 12:00 noon–6:00 pm
Monday, June 3, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
 
Awards:
Ceramics – $1,000 for Best in Show; Two, $400 Equal Merit awards
Functional Art Forms – $1,000 for Best in Show; Two, $400 Equal Merit awards

Restrictions:
 

  • All works must be functional.
  • $30 entry fee for up to 3 works; up to 2 works can be accepted.  
  • Any works must be safe for consumption if that is their intended function. 
  • If works are shipped, a return label must be included with appropriate wrapping and a shipment waiver must be signed. 
  • Ceramic work may not be larger than 16” X 16” X 16”

     

       Other Functional Artwork must be no larger than 16” X 16” X 16”  with exceptions made for fiber work (such as tablecloths or runners). Note: for artists who wish to enter furniture (such as tables or dining chairs), please contact the Gallery: gallery@theartleague.org or 703-683-1780 before submitting your online entry.

 All work must be for sale. No  single work may exceed $6,000 in value. Artists will pay a 40%  commission to the Gallery on all sales. Commissions will be paid after the close of the exhibit.

 Works are chosen by the selected juror based on her/his curatorial vision and aesthetic.

Delivery & Return:
 

  • Works accepted for exhibition may be hand-delivered or shipped to The Art League. Exhibitors are responsible for the cost of transporting artworks to and from the exhibit. 
  • The  artist is responsible for the shipping cost to and from the  Gallery – shipping through UPS or FedEx only. All work must include a pre-paid return shipping label. Artists planning to ship must request a shipment waiver from the gallery.  Place the prepaid shipping label and waiver in an envelope and attach it to the outside of your shipping container.
  • Use  care when packing your artwork. Wrap carefully with bubble wrap or  foam, place box with ceramic piece inside a second, larger box  cushioned with protective materials such as foam “popcorn” or bubble wrap. Tape both boxes carefully on all sides. Work will be  returned in the same containers.
     

  About the jurors, Hitomi & Takuro Shibata
 

The Art League