Call for Artists for 12th Images Art Gallery Juried Show

Images Art Gallery Logo

Images Art Gallery is calling for entries to its 12th annual juried show. Opening reception is 6-9 p.m., Friday, April 15, at the gallery at 7320 W. 8oth St., Overland Park, Kansas.  The awards announcement will be at 7 p.m. Juror is painter Nicole Emanuel.

Deadline for entries is March 1.  Show opens April 15 and runs to May 14.

“This is our 12th annual juried show, and people look forward to it every year,” said Marilyn Lyons, who is co-chair of Images Art Gallery and also co-chair of the juried show committee.  Artists from throughout the Midwest enter the show every year.

Awards are Best of Show, $500; First Place in Photography, in 2D (non photography) and in 3D, $150 each; and Honorable Mention, $100 from Images Art Gallery and $100 from the Greater Kansas City Art Association. No artist will be eligible for more than one award.

Artists age 18 and over are eligible to enter the exhibition. Artwork accepted into any of IMAGES’ past juried shows is not eligible for this show.

Media & Specifications: Works in acrylic, oil, water media, pastel, drawing, original print-making, mixed media, photography, sculpture, jewelry and ceramics are eligible. No art piece can exceed a height or width of 4 feet. Sculptures must be independently stable. All 2-D work must be framed (unless canvas with wrapped sides) and wired for hanging (NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS ACCEPTED).

Each work must be clearly labeled on the back with artist’s name, address, telephone #, title of work, media, and price. ENTRY PROCEDURE Up to 5 entries per artist. $30 for three, $40 for four. $50 for five. Submit only digital images of your artwork. Standard JPG format at 300 dpi with longest dimension no more than 1200 pixels. Digital images must be placed on a CD and shall be named identical to the original artwork title to differentiate each work on the disk. The CD must be labeled with artist’s name and title of each entry. No CD’s will be returned so make a copy for your files. Entry form, fee (check made to: Images Art Gallery) and CD should be mailed or delivered to: Images Art Gallery, 7320 W 80th St., Overland Park, KS 66204 no later than March 1, 2016.

with the same format as above, but are not eligible for the show or jurying until payment is received no later than March 1, 2016.

CALENDAR for 2016 Juried Exhibition

March 1: Postmark Deadline

March 21: Notice of acceptance posted on website and acceptance emails sent

April 9: Delivery of artworks – 10:30am – 4:00pm

April 15: Opening Reception 6:00 – 9:00 pm Awards Announcement: 7:00 pm

May 14: Pick up Artwork 10:30am – 4:00 pm If you cannot pick up your work at this time, please arrange for someone to do so for you

Click here for the entry form and additional information: Call for Artists Images Art Gallery Juried Show 2016