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The Artists’ Gallery of Ellicott City invites visual artists (both 2D and 3D) to submit original work in any media for a juried show. Award winners will be displayed in our gallery for the month of March. All accepted artwork will be on display and available for online purchase on our website.   Artists 18 or older living or working in Maryland or surrounding areas are eligible to apply.


Artists’ Gallery

8197 Main Street

Ellicott City, Maryland 21043



Original works may be in any medium. Work previously exhibited at the Artists' Gallery of Columbia or Artists' Gallery of Ellicott City is ineligible. No copies, prints of originals or works derived from published photographs will be accepted. All submissions are to be made on-line at the Artists’ Gallery’s website:

A non-refundable fee of $30 for up to two entries must be received by the submission deadline. All work must be for sale. The gallery takes a 30% commission on all sales. Images of accepted works may be used at the sole discretion of Artists’ Gallery for promotional material such as on-line invitations, website, press releases, etc.

By submitting your entries, you are agreeing to all of the terms and policies described in the 2023 Juried Show pages of our website.

All uploaded images must be in jpg or png format and be at least 1 MB in size. The longest side of the image must be at least 2000 pixels.  Photos must be of good quality with no background showing.  Please only show the image itself - no frame unless it is integral to the piece.

Any work to be shown in the Artists’ Gallery must be delivered in person; no shipped art will be accepted. Three-dimensional work may not exceed 24” on its longest dimension; two-dimensional works may not exceed 25” on its longest dimension including the frame. Framed work must be ready for hanging, using wires and standard D-rings or eyehooks securely attached to the frame. Gallery wrapped work must have no visible staples and have finished, painted edges. No saw tooth hangers and no converted tabletop frames will be accepted. All mats, frames and glazing must be clean, free from defect and of professional quality. Every reasonable precaution will be taken; however, neither the Artists' Gallery nor its members shall be responsible for any loss or damage to submitted artwork, no matter how caused.  


Note: The gallery reserves the right to decline work for inadequate presentation. 

Jurors:  Gene Adcock, Karen Jury and Terry Pellmar


Prizes to be awarded:
Award Amounts:1st prize $150, 2nd prize $100, 3rd prize $75, Honorable Mentions $25 plus Merit Awards.

2-D and 3-D works will be judged separately.  The number of awards in each category will depend on the number of entries.

Merit Awards will not receive a monetary prize but will be displayed in the Artists’ Gallery.



Submission Deadline:                                                  Sunday, February 5, 2023

Notification of Accepted Work and Prize Winners        No later than Friday, February 17

Delivery of Prize Winners' Work                                    February 26 – 27 by appointment

Show Dates – on line and in gallery:                            Wenesday, March 1 - Sunday March 26

Reception and Awards Presentation:                            Sunday March 5, 2pm-5pm (awards 3 pm)

                                                                                      (Rain Date, March 12)

Pick Up Exhibited Work:                                               March 26 - 27 by appointment


PLEASE NOTE: Check our website for updates.

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