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Call for Art: Member Showcase Spring 2020

  • Saturday, March 07, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Salem Arts Association 159 Derby Street, Salem MA 01970

Call for Art Salem Arts Membership Showcase

Salem Arts Association is excited to host our first exhibition at our new gallery in a historic building at 159 Derby St.

All current Salem Arts members are eligible.  Bring us your best work. Lets show the community what we have to offer in all of our diverse styles and artistic disciplines.

You are welcome to submit work that HAS NOT been previously displayed in exhibitions at Salem Arts Association within the past three years. 

If you are submitting larger work please include a detailed description including weight with your submission.  

Submission Criteria: All current member artists may submit artwork in a variety of 2D & 3D media for the juror’s consideration. This Membership Showcase encourages artists to submit artwork of any subject matter, medium, style, or inspiration.

Submission Fee: $10.00 per artwork; artists may submit up to THREE artworks. Special Discount is 3 pieces for $25.

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 submissions.



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 many submissions as possible. 


Drop Off Submissions:  Saturday, March 7, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m..

Notification of inclusion/exclusion:  Notification by email by Wednesday March 11. 

Pick up of unaccepted work by appointment. 

Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 2019, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: April 3 - May 31

Gallery Hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Pick Up of Artwork: Sunday, May 31 from 12:00 to 5:00 PM.

Rules & Regulations: Please be sure to read the Salem Arts Association Artist Agreement and ensure you accept the agreement on your online member profile page. Non-members must also agree to our agreement provided at the gallery.

Presentation and framing: All submissions must be properly framed, matted, appropriately wired (no saw tooth hangars), and ready to hang. Wired images must have a tight wire positioned within the top quarter of the image height. All submissions will be inspected at take-in to assure they adhere to gallery standards. Submissions not meeting our standards will be rejected.

Sales and Volunteer Requirements: Exhibiting Salem Arts member artists are required to volunteer 3+ hours per month when your artwork is on display in the gallery or the gallery shop. Please sign up for a gallery host time slot or make arrangements for alternate volunteer opportunities. 

Please contact gallery@salemarts.org with questions.



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