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Salmagundi Club
Salmagundi Club

Open New York Figurative Exhibition

August 28 – September 29, 2023 Skylight Gallery
Deadline was June 5th. Open to Members and Non-Members.

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Deadline for entry was June 5, 2023
The purpose of this exhibition is to showcase today’s exceptional contemporary figurative art. Situated in the heart of New York City’s vibrant art world, Salmagundi will present an overview of representational art that focuses on the human figure and face, as seen in the context of New York City and contemporary life. Works in all mediums including painting, photography, drawing, and sculpture are eligible for submission, if they explore themes of portraiture, nudes, clothed figures, and narratives that center on the human form. This exhibition will represent the current state of figurative art in New York City.

Entry Fees

Non Member Entry fees:
$40 for one work, $50 for two, $60 for three

Members Entry fee gratis

Exhibition Requirements

  • All mediums.
  • Artists may submit three works for consideration.
  • Outside dimensions of frame may not exceed 60 inches.
  • Sculptures should be no more than 36” high and no more than 40lbs.
  • Only artworks which have not been previously shown at Salmagundi may be submitted.
  • All items must include price or be marked NFS. No POR.
  • A contribution of 30% on sales will be welcomed by the Club, as has been customary.
  • The decision of the Art Committee is final as to the selection and placement of work. Accepted work will remain as placed by the Art Committee through the end of exhibition.
  • Works must be removed immediately after the exhibition closes. Out-of-town works will be returned ONLY at the artist’s request and expense. All works not removed after 30 days will be stored at the artist’s expense.
Submissions not adhering to the above guidelines may be omitted from the exhibition.

For additional criteria, please download the prospectus.

Shipping and Delivery

  • After acceptance, works being shipped must be sent in reusable shipping boxes for art, with the name of the exhibition on the outside of the package. Salmagundi members receive 10% off Air Float boxes. Contact [email protected] for the member’s discount code. Artists who do not utilize reusable shipping boxes will incur a $35 unpacking/packing charge.
  • All hand-delivered art must be unpacked entirely by the artist or agent Friday or Saturday August 24th or 25th 10:00am - 4:00pm.


1st Prize - $5000
2nd Prize - $1500
3rd Prize - $750
And more sponsored prizes TBA

Jury of Selection

Salmagundi Art Committee

Jury of Awards

Sharon Sprung and Dan Thompson

Art Committee

Karene Infranco

Vice Chairman
Kate Faust

Anthony Almeida, Janet Cook, Lou Lalli, Patrick Okrasinski, Joan Marie Palmer, Lisa Palombo, Stephanie Mouw, Georgette Sinclair, Shawn Sullivan. Alternates- Nicole Alger, Laurene Krasny Brown, Mackenzie Swenson, Alycia Thompson


Karene Infranco, Chairman, Art Committee
Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003 (212) 255-7740
email: [email protected]

Additional Notification Information

Notifications will be emailed by the end of the day on June 19, 2023. We cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of notifications before that time.

Please add [email protected] to your email safe senders list.

After notifications are sent, you may view the status of your entry in your ShowSubmit artist account’s Entry History. Accepted works will be notated by a green check.

If you do not receive your email, you may also view your notification letter using the View Notification link in your Entry History.

Note: Entries made prior to 2023 may not display the View Notification link.

Image and Filename Specifications

  • 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 must be displayed right side up.
  • You do not need to resize your image files.
  • You do not need to rename your image files.

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 5, 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.


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