Artistic License Call for Art

Studio 659 in Whiting is having its second Juried Show! We have local artist/art professor Lou Shields as our juror and we will be awarding cash prizes!

Eligibility: All artists may enter up to three images in jpeg format.

Submissions: Up to 3 images as jpgs. All images must be labeled as firstinitial.lastname.title (J.Smith.ArtworkTitle) Please submit images to: Please include your name and an image list in the body of your email with title, media, size, year completed, and price. Also please denote any special installation needs in your email. Use “Artistic License” in the subject line. Any submissions with missing information or improperly labeled images will not be considered. Submissions due Sunday, October 20.

Artwork: 2-D and 3-D submissions in all media and styles welcomed. There is no “theme” for this show. All work must be completed within the last 2 years and not previously shown at Studio 659. 2D work must be wired 1/3 of the way from the top. Artwork which is not wired or not wired properly will not be hung, and will be ineligible for awards. No substitutions of submissions. The gallery reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the submission.

Fees: This show does have a submission fee. $10/up to 3 entries for members and $20/up to 3 entries for non-members. Not yet a member? Join! Individual membership is $25 and family memberships are $30 for the year. Fees can be paid online at

The Studio retains a 30% commission; please factor this into your retail pricing.

Notifications: Artists will be notified by email by Sunday, October 27

Awards: Our juror, Lou Shields, will be selecting which artworks are accepted into the show, as well as the winners of the awards. 1st place: $100, 2nd place: $75, 3rd place: $50. Other awards may be added. The juror’s decisions are final.

Delivery: Work must be hand delivered during regular Studio hours October 31-November 2. Artists who ship their work must include return shipment. (no call tags accepted)

Reception: Friday, November 8 6:59 pm – 9 pm

Show dates: Friday, November 8 – Saturday, November 30

Artwork pick up: December 6, during opening, Saturday, December 8, 10-2, or December 12-14, during regular Studio hours.

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