Call for Artists: Nobles County Arts Center 64th Annual Area Art Show

by Jessica Stolen
photograph of Nobles County Art Center

The Nobles County Art Center is hosting the 64th Annual Art Show April 7th through June 28th, 2024. Opening reception is held Sunday, April 7th from 2:30-4:30 p.m. with juror critique at 3 p.m. Open to entries from artists living in or within 100 miles of Worthington.

Entry requirements: Artwork must be original and not previously entered in a NCAC show. A total of six pieces per person may be entered with a limit of three per category. The $25 entry fee includes all submitted artwork up to a maximum of six pieces. Art must be ready to hang or display. Screw eyes with wire preferred. No single point hangers.

Categories Accepted: acrylic painting, clay, collage, colored pencil, drawing (ink, graphite, charcoal), Encaustic, Fiber art, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Oil Painting, Original Prints, Photographs, Pastel, Sculpture, Watercolor painting.

Not accepted: Pieces over 20 square feet, computer generated work, depictions of graphic violence, copy of others work, sexually explicit images, wet paint or glue, single point hangers.

Delivery of Entries to Art Center: Monday, April 1- Friday April 5 noon to 4 p.m .Please call or email during those hours if you need to set up a time for other delivery.

Sales: A 20 percent commission for members of the art center and 25 percent for non-members will be retained by the art center on pieces sold during the show.

Identify your work: On back or bottom of each piece attach a card listing the following:

Title / Your Name / Category / Price or NFS

Liability: All entries submitted will receive careful handling, but NCAC assumes no responsibility for art that is damaged or stolen while on display during this show.

Policy: Art work not picked up from the art center for more than 60 days after the show pick up times will become the property of the Nobles County Art Center.

Pickup of art: Saturday, June 29th 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 1st-July 3rd Noon-4 p.m.


Linda Kolb February 19, 2024 - 7:20 pm

Can you share the name of juror?
No bigs, just curious.

Jessica Stolen
Jessica Stolen February 20, 2024 - 5:28 pm

Hi Linda, this is just an opportunities post – we don’t organize it. The best way to get an answer to your question is to contact the number or email listed in the posting.


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