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The Artists’ Gallery of Ellicott City invites visual artists (both 2D and 3D) to submit original work for a juried show.  Accepted artwork will be on display on our website from March 1 to March 28, 2021 and offered for sale through our on-line store. Prize winning work will be displayed in our gallery for the month of March. Artists 18 or older living or working in the Maryland, DC, and Virginia area are eligible to apply.


Location: Artists’ Gallery

8197 Main Street

Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

443-325-5936  (Please leave a message)



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


A non-refundable fee of $15 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 Local Color pages of our website.

All uploaded images must be in jpg format and be at least 2 MB in size. The longest side of the image must be at least 2,000 pixels.


Any work to be shown in the Artists’ Gallery must 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 36” on its longest dimension. 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.




Submission Deadline: 

     Sunday, February 7, 2021

Notification of Accepted Work and Prize Winners

     No later than Friday, February 19


Delivery of Prize Winners' Work

     February 21 - 22  – by appointment

Show Dates – on line and in gallery:

     Tuesday March 2 - Sunday March 28


Reception and Awards Presentation:

     To Be Determined. 

Pick Up Exhibited Work:

     March 28 -29 – by appointment


PLEASE NOTE: Plans are subject to change based on the status of pandemic restrictions.  We will do our best to get the word out to all participants but we suggest that you check our website for updates.


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