Call for Artists


Thank you for your interest! Please see below for the current Call to Artists. Please scroll to the bottom for a printable PDF version of the Prospectus, as well as the required labels for back of artwork.
Winter Juried Show Call to Artists Charlotte Art League shain gallery


   Winter Juried Show

    December Exhibit

     Dec 7, 2018-Jan 25,2019                                                   

Curated by Juror Sybil Godwin; Managed by Brooke Gibbons and Mike Gibbons


No theme. This is a juried show with cash prizes. Not all works entered will be selected.

Note: Reception and Awards will be on Friday Dec 7 from 6-9pm

ELIGIBILITY AND AWARDS All artists are invited to participate.  

Join CAL today and receive discounted entry fees throughout the year.  Membership starts at $60 a year. This is a juried show, all entries that meet specification requirements will be considered, but not all will be selected.

1st Place-$500 || 2nd Place-$250 || 3rd Place-$100 || Honorable Mentions (3)-$50/each

ENTRY FEES  Entry fee is non-refundable.  

CAL Members: First two (2) entries $25. Additional entries are $6 each.  (six entries maximum)

Non-Members: First two (2) entries $35. Additional entries are $15 each. (four entries maximum)

CALENDAR   NO late entries will be accepted

Deliver Art Work:  

Friday November 30: 11am-3pm and

Sunday December 2: 12pm-4pm

No Take-In on Sat Dec 1

Notification: Artists will be notified of their selection status by Tues Dec 4

Please pick up work not selected on Wed Dec 5 or Thurs Dec 6

Last Day of Show: Friday January 25

Pick up exhibited work: Sat Jan 25 (11am-3pm), Sun Jan 26 (12pm-4pm) or Mon Jan 27 by appt

NOTE:  Artwork left for more than 5 days beyond pick up dates will become

            property of Charlotte Art League.


All work must be Your Original Design and Creation and not previously exhibited in a Charlotte Art League judged or juried show.  Work from a known copyrighted source will NOT be considered for judging.  Only work created in the last three (3) years is eligible.  Works on paper must be protected by glass or Plexiglas and framed.  All work must be properly framed or gallery wrapped (sides properly finished), and WIRED FOR HANGING.  Mats must be neutral, neat and clean.  Maximum size for two-dimensional work is 72” in any direction. Maximum weight for two-dimensional work is 25 pounds.  All work must be properly wired on the back for hanging with braided wire suited to the weight of the artwork. (D-rings preferred over screw eyes).  

Three-dimensional art exceeding 30”x30”x72” or weighing more than 100 pounds must be approved prior to entry (installation may be required by the artist).  Display stands for three-D work must be provided by the artist.  Larger pieces may be accepted at the curator’s discretion.  

The following will NOT be accepted:  giclees, reproductions or copies.  NO wet paint or inks. Unacceptable framing includes: string, tape, clip frames and saw-tooth hangers.  

Art work may be rejected if we are not able to properly or safely install the work.

SALES AND PRICING: All work must be available for sale.  No POR’s (price on request) will be accepted.

CAL will retain 30% Commission on all sales from Members, 35% from Non-members.

GALLERY HOURS: Wed-Sun, 11am-3pm; Sun 12pm-3pm; Closed Mon + Tue.

For questions email:

Download Printer Friendly Prospectus w/Required Forms (please fill out and bring when entering works)

Entry Labels 2018 (please put these on the back of your pieces)