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Call for Entry: Now | Contemporary 2020 at Art Room

South Main Village

Submission Deadline: January 19, 2020

Synopsis: Art Room announces a call for entry for its second annual juried exhibition, Now | Contemporary 2020. This exhibition invites accomplished curator, Danielle Avram to act as juror, who will select a compelling group of artworks to be exhibited at Art Room’s gallery space. All media—including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, sculpture in any medium, collage, printmaking, photography—will be considered.

2020 Juror Information: Danielle Avram is a curator and writer based in Dallas, TX. She has held positions at Texas Woman’s University; Southern Methodist University; The Power Station and The Pinnell Collection, and The High Museum of Art. She has an MFA from the School of The Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University, and a BA from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Eligibility: Open to multigenerational makers. All media—including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, sculpture in any medium, collage, printmaking, photography—will be considered. Work must be no more than 60 inches in any direction, including the framing or mounting. The size given for works should be the framed size. Height must be given before width regardless of whether the work is a vertical or horizontal piece. The artwork may represent any subject matter. Accepted work must be suitably framed and ready for hanging. Works on paper must be framed under plexiglass or glass—plexiglass is preferred. Please respect these eligibility requirements.

Terms of Sale: Artwork will be sold with the following commission/payment terms—Art Room: 40% (commission to Art Room), Artist: 60% (payment to the artist).

Fees: $30 for one to five images of artwork

Important dates:

  • Submission Deadline: January 19, 2020
  • Notification of Acceptance: February 12, 2020
  • Artwork Due to Art Room: March 12, 2020
  • Exhibition Dates: March 19 – April 25, 2020
  • Opening Reception: March 19, 2020 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • FWADA Spring Gallery Night: March 28, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Artwork Return: Week of April 27, 2020

Requirements: Please submit images with the following specifications:

  • 72 ppi
  • 800 pixels on the longest side
  • No borders around the image
  • JPEG file format

Label your image files with your last name and the title of the artwork—if it is a long title, you may use a keyword or abbreviation (i.e. Baker_Homeplace.tif).

Please include the following with your entry: Title, Medium, Scale (h x w inches), Date, Price

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