2023 National Juried Show
Deadline for entry: June 30, 2023
For additional criteria, please download the prospectus.
- $35 for ACYC members - for up to 3 entries
- $40 for non-members - for up to 3 entries
Accepted work must be labeled with artist’s name, title, medium, and price on back of artwork in lower right corner. Artwork must be identical to the accepted image. No substitutions permitted. Digital entry is a good faith obligation and should be honored.
Shipping of accepted work
Include name of artist, address, phone number, e-mail address. Also include a bar-coded, prepaid return shipping label. Please pack work carefully and insure adequately. Artists will be contacted if work arrived damaged so arrangements can be made to repair or reframe as needed by a local framing company. Artist will be responsible for cost of repair/damage and will be billed directly by the framer. For any questions on shipping and handling, please contact: [email protected]
Delivery of accepted work
Return of accepted work
Sales are strongly encouraged but artwork is not required to be for sale. Artists who sell their artwork in the show will be charged 35% commission to the Arts Center of Yates County to help defray their costs related to the exhibit.
Juror/Judge of Awards
Elizabeth St. Hilaire is an award winning full-time artist, art workshop instructor, and published author. Her unique mixed-media artwork is created from torn tidbits of hand-painted paper. St Hilaire’s collages are collected and have been exhibited both nationally and internationally; images of her work are reproduced and available nationwide on wall canvas, household items, stationery, clothing, jewelry, and more. St Hilaire is a Signature Member of National Collage Society, holds a BFA from Syracuse University, and has been working in her medium for over 12 years.
Her book, Painted Paper Art Workshop, became available through North Light books in 2016. St. Hilaire has five self-published books on her process and has authored articles about her work in Cloth Paper Scissors, The Artists Magazine, and Acrylic Artist magazine. Her work has been featured in Southern Living magazine, The Cloth Paper Scissors Book: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Mixed-Media Art, and Collage in All Dimensions by Gretchen Bierbaum. Best Selling author BJ Gallagher published a feature article about St. Hilaire and her collage artwork for the Huffington Post and Art Marketing Coach Alyson Stanfield featured Elizabeth on her pod cast series about full-time working artists.
Elizabeth St. Hillaire with her numerous stencil designs. See St. Hillaire’s website at paperpaintings.com
Fran Bliek at [email protected] or Lana Grauer at [email protected]
See ACYC website at artscenteryatescounty.org for more information.
Additional Notification Information
Notifications will be emailed by the end of the day on July 10, 2023. We cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of notifications before then.
Please add [email protected] to your email safe senders list.
Entry status will also be available in your ShowSubmit Artist account Entry History. Accepted works will be notated by a green check.
Image and Filename Specifications
- You do not need to resize or rename your image files.
- Submit your original JPEG image files.
- Crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual work; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the work itself.
- Image files are automatically resized to 300 dpi and 1600 pixels on the longest edge.
- Image files are automatically renamed using your last name, first initial and the title of the work. e.g.
Image and Filename Specifications
ShowSubmit will handle the file resizing and naming based on the show specifications. You do not need to resize or rename your image files.
If you have already resized your images, or if you prefer to resize your images yourself, ShowSubmit will not resize the image if it meets the exact show specifications.
If your images are smaller than the required size, ShowSubmit cannot 'upsize' your images. They will be saved as is.
All images must be high quality jpeg (jpg) image files. Set your camera to the highest possible quality image, use good lighting on your painting without any glass in front of it, and use a tripod for your camera. Once the photo is taken, you must crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual painting; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the painting itself.
The maximum upload file size limit is 20mb. Large image files may take longer to process and upload.
Additional Entry Information
- You will pay for your entry by credit or debit card using our secure checkout system.
- After your entry is submitted and paid for, you may log back in to review your entry, edit artist and image information, and add or substitute images up until the entry deadline (June 30, 2023.)
- Entry fees are not refundable and must be submitted and paid by the entry deadline.
- Entries cannot be accepted or changed after the deadline. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
For questions about the entry process or this website please contact ShowSubmit Support at [email protected]. We will get back to you between 9am and 6pm Eastern Time, Monday to Friday. You can also view the Support Center, Entry Guide, or our FAQ.
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