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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January 2021 Open Exhibit

 Artists may enter works made within the past five years. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content.  



Exhibit dates: January 6 2021 - January 24, 2021

Juried by: Gregg Deal

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)



Guidelines

 


  • 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 50lbs, 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: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 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.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:

  By Appointment.


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

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March 2021 Themed Exhibit: Line by Line, Artists Interpret Poetry

Artists will choose a poem or a portion of a poem to interpret through a work of art.  

Artists may enter works made within the past five years.


Exhibit dates: March 3 2021 - April 3, 2021

Juried by: Jordann Wine

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)



Guidelines


  • 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 50lbs, 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, February 15, 2021 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.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:

  By Appointment.


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

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



April 2021 Open Exhibit

 Artists may enter works made within the past five years. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content.  



Exhibit dates: April 7 2021 - May 2, 2021

Juried by: Adriel Luis

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)



Guidelines


  • 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 50lbs, 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, March 15, 2021 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.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:

  By Appointment.


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

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



May 2021 Open Exhibit

 Artists may enter works made within the past five years. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content.  



Exhibit dates: May 5 2021 - June 6, 2021

Juried by: Audrey Miller

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)



Guidelines



  • 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 50lbs, 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: Thursday, April 15, 2021 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.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:

  By Appointment.


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

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Exhibit dates: January 6 2021 - January 24, 2021  
Juried by: Gregg Deal  
Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)   

Guidelines  


  • 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 50lbs, 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: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 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.  

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:    By Appointment.  

Scroll Down if you are ready to submit!  


March 2021 Themed Exhibit: Line by Line, Artists Interpret Poetry 

Artists will choose a poem or a portion of a poem to interpret through a work of art.

Artists may enter works made within the past five years.     


Exhibit dates: March 3 2021 - April 3, 2021  

 Juried by: Jordann Wine  

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)    


 Guidelines

  • 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 50lbs, 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, February 15, 2021 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.   

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:    By Appointment.

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April 2021 Open Exhibit    Artists may enter works made within the past five years. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content.        

Exhibit dates: April 7 2021 - May 2, 2021   

Juried by: Adriel Luis   

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)     

 Guidelines

  • 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 50lbs, 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, March 15, 2021 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.   Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:    By Appointment. 

   

Scroll Down if you are ready to submit!  


 May 2021 Open Exhibit   

 Artists may enter works made within the past five years. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content.      


 Exhibit dates: May 5 2021 - June 6, 2021  

 Juried by: Audrey Miller   

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)      

Guidelines

  • 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 50lbs, 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: Thursday, April 15, 2021 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.   Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:    By Appointment.

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June 2021 Landscape Exhibit

Landscape. The quest to capture a sense of place. A rich tradition of depicting the world around us.



Exhibit dates: June 9, 2020 - July 3, 2020

Juried by: John Salminen

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)



Guidelines



  • 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 50lbs, 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: Saturday, May 15, 2021 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.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:

By Appointment



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

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June 2021 Landscape Exhibit  

Landscape. The quest to capture a sense of place. A rich tradition of depicting the world around us.       

Exhibit dates: June 9, 2020 - July 3, 2020 

 Juried by: John Salminen  

 Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. (Cash awards are suspended for the time being)    

 Guidelines

  • 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 50lbs, 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: Saturday, May 15, 2021 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.   Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates: By Appointment

Ends on $30.00 - 35.00
$30.00 - 35.00

Tabletop

Juried by: Joseph Pintz

June 9 - July 3 2021

 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 15, 2021

 $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: Noon June 8, 2021

Accepted artwork must arrive to The Art League gallery (via UPS, FedEx, or in-person) by June 3.

In-person drop-off times:

By Appointment

Awards:

Ceramics – TBA

Functional Art Forms – TBA


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