Apply for juried exhibition opportunities, artist residency program, and open call for work below.
A national juried exhibition, open to all U.S. artists 18 years and older working in ceramics, glass, wood, or metal. Submissions must be cups, mugs, or other drinking vessels. All work submitted must be for sale.
Jenny Mendes, a potter and sculptor located in Chesterland, OH. She has a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis and has been a full time studio artist since 1994.
Melissa Weiss, a studio potter located in Asheville, NC where she also runs an 8000 sq ft warehouse which houses over 20 artists.
A total of $1,000 in cash awards, "Best in Show" receives $500!
Exhibition Dates: November 15–December 15, 2018 (exhibition will be in the second floor gallery at Main Street Arts and online)
A national juried exhibition of small works (12 inches or smaller in any direction*). Open to artists working in all media excluding video/sound and installation art. This exhibition is open to all U.S. residents. *Framing may extend to 16 inches.
Juror: Rick Pirozzolo, Executive Director & Curator at the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY
Exhibition Dates: December 1, 2018–January 4, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 1, 4–7p.m.
A total of $2,000 in cash awards, "Best in Show" receives $1,000!
Read the full prospectus here: PROSPECTUS
See images from Last year's exhibition: Small Works 2017
Learn about some of the artists from last year's exhibition: Inside The Artist's Studio
When submitting, please keep in mind that we will only respond if we feel that your work is the right fit for a specific exhibition. We regularly consult these submissions when planning for exhibitions, so please feel free to re-submit new work when applicable.
Thank you for your interest in showing your work at Main Street Arts.