2020 Local Color Juried Show


The Artists’ Gallery of Ellicott City invites visual artists to submit original work for a juried show to hang January 14 - February 23, 2020. Artists 18 or older living or working in the Maryland, DC, and Virginia area are eligible to apply.  All selected work must be hand delivered.  The Artists' Gallery will not accept any mailed or shipped art.

Original works in any medium may be submitted for jurying.  No copies, prints of originals, giclees or works derived from published photographs will be accepted. Each artist may enter up to two works. The non-refundable entry fee is $25 for up to two entries.  The submission deadline is December 15, 2019.  All work must be for sale.  (The gallery takes a 30% commission on all sales). All submissions are to be submitted on-line at the Artists’ Gallery’s website.

Three-dimensional work may not exceed 18” on its longest dimension; two-dimensional works may not exceed 30” (outside frame measurement) on its longest dimension. Framed work must be ready for hanging, using wires and standard D-rings or eye hooks 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.

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


Submission Deadline: Sunday, December 15, 2019

Notification of Accepted Work: No later than Friday, January 3

Delivery of Accepted Work : Saturday, January 11, 12 - 4pm

                                              Sunday , January 12, 12 - 4pm

Show Dates: Tuesday January 14 - Sunday February 23

Reception and Awards Presentation: Saturday, January 25, 2 - 5pm

Pick Up exhibited Work : Sunday February 23 from 5pm - 7pm

                                        Monday February 24 from 11am - 3pm

If for any reason this event is cancelled all entry fees will be refunded.

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