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Call for Art: Holiday Showcase - November 8, 12-3

  • Sunday, November 08, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Salem Arts Association Galleries at 159 Derby Street, Salem MA

Call for Art “Holiday Showcase”

Our 2020 exhibition schedule with a showcase of our member artwork. All current Salem Arts members are invited to bring on your best work. Lets show the community what we have to offer in all of our diverse styles and artistic disciplines.  

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; current member artists may submit up to three artworks.
  • First Submitted item FREE for "Masters Circle" Artist Members. 

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:  Sunday, November 8, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Notification of inclusion/exclusion:  Notification by email by Wednesday November 11, 2020. 

Pick up of unaccepted work: Any work not accepted will need to be picked up Saturday, November 14, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Exhibition Dates: November 14 to December 20

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

Pick Up of Artwork: TBD

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. Read our framing guidelines

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. Click here for volunteer information and sign up.

Please contact gallery@salemarts.org with questions.



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