Call for Art - Young At Art - Submissions Due February 25, 5-8 PM

  • Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Salem Arts Association 211 Bridge St. Salem (Ash St. Entrance)

Salem Arts Announces First Exhibit of 2018 Season, Arts Scholarships

The Salem Arts Association is excited to open our 2018 exhibition schedule with “Young at Art”, a showcase of artwork from local teenagers. All current Salem residents, Salem public, private, charter school students, and members of any Salem-based organization between the ages of 13 -19 are invited to bring on your best work. Let’s show the community what you have to offer in all of your diverse styles and artistic disciplines. Submission details are below

Additionally, Salem Arts will be awarding scholarships to local High School seniors who will be pursuing a higher education in the Arts. The Paula Beaulieu Scholarship, will be awarded to one deserving Salem High Senior.  The newly-established Ellen Hardy Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving graduating senior from Salem, but is also open to students who are not Salem High graduates.. Application forms and rules for these scholarships are available on our website, Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2018.


Submission Criteria: All teen artists may submit artwork in a variety of 2D & 3D media for the juror’s consideration. Young at Art encourages artists to submit artwork of any subject matter, medium, style, or inspiration.

Submission Fee: Submission fees are waived for this exhibit; artists may submit up to three artworks.

Submission Form: Please download the gallery submission form below and provide all required information requested, and follow instructions on the form. Printed copies must be submitted with your artworks.


Exhibition Jurying: Exhibit Chairpersons and Salem Arts Gallery Committee will jury this exhibit. Criteria will be based on execution quality and space available. Every effort will be made to include as mny submissions as possible.

Awards: Our guest judge(TBD)  will select submissions for awards.

Ribbons and prizes will be awarded for Best in Show, Second Place, Third Place, and Honorable Mention. Prizes to be determined


Drop Off Submissions:  Sunday, February 25, 2018, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday February 26, 5 - 8:00 PM

Notification of inclusion/exclusion:  Notification by email by Wednesday February 28, 20178.

Pick up of unaccepted work: Any work not accepted will need to be picked up Saturday, March 3, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 2018, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: March 3 – April 1, 2018

Gallery Hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Pick Up of Artwork: Sunday April 1, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

Rules & Regulations:  All 2D artwork must be framed and ready to hang, with proper hanging wire (no sawtooth hangers, please. They do not work with our gallery hanging system)

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