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The JFAA 53rd Annual Art Show

Exhibits: August 19 – October 7, 2017
The Arts Center Gallery
115 2nd Street SW
Jamestown, ND 58401


CALL FOR ENTRIES – Deadline extended to July 17
All Media Accepted. Painting, Mixed Media, Fiber, Photography, Sculpture, Drawing, Printmaking, Ceramics, Etc.
Click to download the Annual Art Show prospectus and registration form.

Eligibility Requirements
Completed registration form and entry fee must be received by July 17, 2017.

All work, whether wall-hung or 3-dimensional, must be safe, ready to display, framed and wired appropriately for a gallery installation.  Sawtooth hangers and tabletop photoframes with center hangers are not allowed. All work must be clearly labeled on the back/bottom of the artwork using the tags provided. Watercolors, prints, drawings and pastels must be framed under glass or plexiglas. All artwork must be original, made within the last 2 years and cannot have been previously exhibited at the Jamestown Arts Center. The Arts Center staff reserves the right to reject any entry that does not meet these eligibility requirements and the artwork will not be displayed.

Due to space and technological limitations, please contact sjeppson@jamestownarts.com if you wish to submit large-scale work (over 36” in any direction), heavy work (30 lbs) or multimedia work.

Entry in the exhibition grants permission to photograph art for promotional or educational purposes.

Become a Member Artist
Member Artists have a special membership rate of $20 annually. In addition to a discounted membership to The Arts Center, you will be saving $10 on each entry to the annual show, and you will receive invitations to events, and discounts on class registration fees. PLUS Member Artists will be eligible to display their artwork in our Lobby Gallery, receiving promotional exposure in our newsletter, website, and social media outlets. (Current Arts Center members who are artists can transition to a Member Artist level at renewal).

The Arts Center
The Arts Center is a nonprofit gallery and performance space operated by the Jamestown Fine Arts Association (JFAA) to enrich the Jamestown area
community through the arts.  The Annual JFAA Art Show is juried only for the purpose of making cash awards. All works submitted, unless rejected by the installation committee, will be displayed.

Deadlines  and  Dates
No more than 3 entries may be submitted. ENTRY FEES must be submitted with completed Registration Form.

June 30       Registration Forms Deadline and Fees
August 11     Artwork to arrive at Arts Center
August 26    Reception, 1-3 pm
Oct 7             Last Viewing Day for Exhibit
After Oct 9   Art Pickup, M-F 10 am –5 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm


Pictured: Winner of 2016 Best of Show
Somedays I Just Want to be a Queen,
Bonnie Tressler, Mosaic, 2016