No [Obvious] Talent Required- Poking Fun at Conceptual Art and the Jury Process

Any Media. The Idea is to HAVE FUN with different materials. Space is available for construction. Entry form follows requirements

PLEASE READ THESE REQUIREMENTS  COMPLETELY- ENTRY into an exhibit constitutes an agreement  between the artist and Gateway  Arts Center.

ELIGIBILITY:   Open to all artists 16 or older.  We accept only Original work in any medium not shown previously at Gateway. Entry fee is non-refundable. Two dimensional work should be equipped to hang. Free hanging work such as Fiber must also be prepared to hang. We have limited size restrictions but please make prior arrangements to for work taller than 8′ and wider than 6′. Three dimensional  must be sit solidly on a flat surface and easily moved by 2 staff members.   SALES:   Entry cards/forms left blank will be posted as Not for Sale. Gateway sales commission is 30% for non-members and 15% for members.   LIABILITY:   Gateway will handle work with care but will not be responsible for loss or damage. We reserve the right to photograph work for promotional purposes.   All work must remain until the published end date. Any work left longer than thirty days will be dispersed as seen fit by the Board of Directors. Entry into any show implies agreement with all of the above stipulations.

In order for your work to be accepted into the current  competition, read the following carefully. Any work not in compliance will not hang in the show.

  • Hanging Equipment is REQUIRED- items not equipped will be set aside for pick up
  • 3D work over fifty pounds must be installed by the artist.
  • Please call in advance for overly large pieces or installations



CLICK HERE – Call for entry No Obvious

Questions? Please Call 613-2211 

$35/ 4 entries 


December 2nd  –  Dec 19th  Work Space is Available.     Leave it out until its done.          

Intake- Dec 16-19   Dec 30-2    Jan 6-7 

SHOW OPENS    January  17   –  ENDS Mar 6 

‘Conceptual Art’ – the IDEA presented is considered more important than the finished product’

Make your art out of ANYTHING; Enter your large scale, mini or multiple pieces that hang on walls, from the ceiling or just sit on the floor. Demonstration of TRADITIONAL Artistic Talent is wonderful but Unnecessary- think WAY outside the box.


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