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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"Zeitgeist" September 2019 Exhibit 

zeit·geist
/ ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst /
noun
The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. Artists throughout history have captured the spirit of their time in a variety of visual ways, acting as bellwethers for the current cultural climate. Similarly they serve as historians by preserving the pathos of eras gone by.

Artists are encouraged to submit work that captures what they view as the “spirit of the times” be it current or past.

Exhibit dates: September 10 - October 6,  2019 
Juried by: Zoey Frank  
Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show - $1000  

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, August 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.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:
Sunday September 8 & Monday September 9, 2019 (times TBA)   


About the Juror: Zoey Frank (b. 1987, Boulder, CO) received her MFA in painting from Laguna College of Art and Design after studying for four years with Juliette Aristides at Gage Academy of Art. She has received numerous honors and awards, including three Elizabeth Greenshields grants, the Avigdor Arikha Memorial International Residency Scholarship, the Artist’s Magazine All Media Competition Grand Prize, the Hudson River Fellowship, and scholarships from the Albert K. Murray Foundation, the Stacey Foundation, and the Art Renewal Center. Her work has been featured in publications such as Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, Artist’s Magazine, and Southwest Art. Frank has exhibited in galleries across the United States, England, and The Netherlands.

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 "Zeitgeist" September 2019 Exhibit 

zeit·geist

 / ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst / 

noun 

The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. Artists throughout history have captured the spirit of their time in a variety of visual ways, acting as bellwethers for the current cultural climate. Similarly they serve as historians by preserving the pathos of eras gone by. Artists are encouraged to submit work that captures what they view as the “spirit of the times” be it current or past.     

Exhibit dates: September 10 - October 6,  2019   

Juried by: Zoey Frank    

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

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, August 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.    

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates: Sunday September 8 & Monday September 9, 2019 (times TBA)   


About the Juror

Zoey Frank (b. 1987, Boulder, CO) received her MFA in painting from Laguna College of Art and Design after studying for four years with Juliette Aristides at Gage Academy of Art. She has received numerous honors and awards, including three Elizabeth Greenshields grants, the Avigdor Arikha Memorial International Residency Scholarship, the Artist’s Magazine All Media Competition Grand Prize, the Hudson River Fellowship, and scholarships from the Albert K. Murray Foundation, the Stacey Foundation, and the Art Renewal Center. Her work has been featured in publications such as Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, Artist’s Magazine, and Southwest Art. Frank has exhibited in galleries across the United States, England, and The Netherlands.

 Illustration Exhibit: September 2019 


Juried by: Will Varner   

Exhibit dates: September 10, 2019 - October 6, 2019   

Opening Reception: September 12, 2019, 6:30-8:00pm  

Illustration is a broad term for visual storytelling.  It can be executed in any media, and serves a variety of purposes. As our culture has become more visually oriented the job of the illustrator has never been more important. From images in storybooks, to online media, to newspapers, illustrators help us process information about the world and activate our imaginations. Participating artists are encouraged to submit works of illustration with no categorical restrictions. Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years. 

Entry fee: $10 for all Art League Members, $25 non-members, for up to three works. 

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

Guidelines/restrictions:  

  • Entry to this exhibit is open to all artists: you do not need to be an exhibiting Art League member to enter. However, non art league members must pay a $25 entry fee. 
  • Images must be in JPEG format, 300 dpi, and no smaller than 2100 pixels at the longest dimension. All files must be labeled with artist’s first initial and last name.     
    • Space for this exhibit is limited. Pieces may not be larger then 320 square inches* (16" x 20" or any configuration of 320 square inches) including the frame. Works that are too large will not be displayed. Sculptors' work should be proportionate to this size; width x height x depth equals 500 cubic inches or less.
  • 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.

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

Digital Submission Deadline: Thursday, August 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.  Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates: September 8 & 9, 2019 (times TBA)       


About the Juror 

Will Varner is an experienced art director, illustrator and story teller. He was the in-house illustration director at BuzzFeed for over four years and led a team dedicated to exploring the potential of illustrated content on all of BuzzFeed's many platforms. While there he was one of the founding members and editors of BuzzFeed Comics which has over one million followers on Facebook and nearly one million followers on Instagram. He earned a MFA in Illustration from The School of Visual Arts in New York City, NY and a BFA in Painting from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. He is currently an adjunct professor at SVA and has done freelance work for clients such as Adobe, Apple, Bloomberg Business Week, Tennis Magazine, Playboy, Nylon Guys, Cincinnati News, L Magazine, TimeOut New York, Movado Watches, Colgate-Palmolive, Tonka Toys, Basha Accesories, and more.

 Illustration Exhibit: September 2019

Juried by: Will Varner  
Exhibit dates: September 10, 2019 - October 6, 2019   
Opening Reception: September 12, 2019, 6:30-8:00pm  


Illustration is a broad term for visual storytelling.  It can be executed in any media, and serves a variety of purposes. As our culture has become more visually oriented the job of the illustrator has never been more important. From images in storybooks, to online media, to newspapers, illustrators help us process information about the world and activate our imaginations. Participating artists are encouraged to submit works of illustration with no categorical restrictions. Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years. 


Entry fee: $10 for all Art League Members, $25 non-members, for up to three works.

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


Guidelines/restrictions:  
 

  • Entry to this exhibit is open to all artists: you do not need to be an exhibiting Art League member to enter. However, non art league members must pay a $25 entry fee. 
  • Images must be in JPEG format, 300 dpi, and no smaller than 2100 pixels at the longest dimension. All files must be labeled with artist’s first initial and last name.          
    • Space for this exhibit is limited. Pieces may not be larger then 320 square inches* (16" x 20" or any configuration of 320 square inches) including the frame. Works that are too large will not be displayed. Sculptors' work should be proportionate to this size; width x height x depth equals 500 cubic inches or less.
  • 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.

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

 
Digital Submission Deadline: Thursday, August 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.  Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates: September 8 & 9, 2019 (times TBA)       


About the Juror
Will Varner is an experienced art director, illustrator and story teller. He was the in-house illustration director at BuzzFeed for over four years and led a team dedicated to exploring the potential of illustrated content on all of BuzzFeed's many platforms. While there he was one of the founding members and editors of BuzzFeed Comics which has over one million followers on Facebook and nearly one million followers on Instagram. He earned a MFA in Illustration from The School of Visual Arts in New York City, NY and a BFA in Painting from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. He is currently an adjunct professor at SVA and has done freelance work for clients such as Adobe, Apple, Bloomberg Business Week, Tennis Magazine, Playboy, Nylon Guys, Cincinnati News, L Magazine, TimeOut New York, Movado Watches, Colgate-Palmolive, Tonka Toys, Basha Accesories, and more.

October 2019 Open Exhibit  
Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years.  


Exhibit dates: October 8 - November 3, 2019 
Juried by: Debbie Millman    
Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show - $1000    


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: Sunday, September 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.   
Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:  October 6 & 7,  2019 (times TBA)

About the Juror: Debbie Millman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast Design Matters.

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October 2019 Open Exhibit   

Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years.   

Exhibit dates: October 8 - November 3, 2019  

Juried by: Debbie Millman     

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


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: Sunday, September 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.     Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:  October 6 & 7,  2019 (times TBA)    


About the Juror: Debbie Millman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast Design Matters.

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