The Edwardsville Arts Center, a community visual arts center located on the campus of Edwardsville High School, Edwardsville, Illinois is seeking art work in all media for a juried competition.


Entries Due: Postmarked by January 7, 2012

Exhibition: February 17 to March 16, 2012


Judging will be done on JPEGS on CD / or video on DVD.

Only entries postmarked by January 7, 2012 will be considered.

Artists may submit up to three (3) works.

Accepted work not accurately depicted by images submitted will not be installed.

Juror’s decisions are final.


Open to artists 19 years of age and older

Original works in all media

(except works that rely on the internet for display)

Completed in the last three years (2009, 2010, 2011)

Student work can not be assigned classroom work.


EAC Members: $20.00

Non-Members: $30.00

Non-refundable fee is required per artist for up to 3 submissions.

To become a current member, please call EAC at 618-655-0337.

Make checks payable to: Edwardsville Arts Center


Robin Hirsch, Associate Director & Gallery Director of Art St Louis


The juror will select a number of works for awards of excellence.


• Deadline for submitting January 7, 2012

• Notifications emailed January 21, 2012

• Deliver accepted work to EAC February 10, 2012

• Opening February 17, 2012

• Show Closes March 16, 2012

• Pick-up of exhibited work March 21, 2012, 10:00 am– 4:00pm

Or make special arrangements (Shipped work returned ASAP)

Framing & Presentation

Wall displayed art must be framed and equipped with hanging wires

All art work must be ready to install.

Work may or may not be for sale.

Video, film, or performance artists, please make special arrangements.

Sales and Purchases Terms of Agreement

The Edwardsville Arts Center is often successful in selling exhibited work. The EAC takes 50% commission on all sales. Work remains the property of the artist until sold. EAC provides insurance on all artwork while in possession of the EAC.


The Edwardsville Arts Center reserves the right to photograph all exhibited works for publication, publicity and education.

Entry Guidelines

Judging will be done using JPEGS saved to CD or video on DVD.

One image per 2-D work, one additional (optional) image for 3-D work

Art must be available during duration of exhibition dates.

Entries must comply with regulations or will be disqualified.

For digital images saved as standard JPEGS onto CD minimum 800 x 800 ppi, maximum 1600 x 1600 ppi

Submit JPEG in proper viewing orientation.

Identification for each JPEG should read: last_name_image_number. jpeg (example: jones_image_01.jpeg)

Jpegs must accurately depict actual art.

Required “image reference sheet ” with a color thumbnail for each entry, corresponding jpeg image and number

List title of work, media, size, and price.

Label CD with your full name, email address

Place in protective cover.

DVD Accepted for film, video, or performance only.

If selected for exhibition, artists must provide all necessary equipment to present work.

CDs / DVDs and paperwork will NOT be returned.

Instructions for entering

COMPLETE: Downloadable Form – EAC:TWO Juried Show

WRITE: check

INCLUDE: CD/DVD with image reference sheet

LABEL: your documents as requested

MAIL: by January 7, 2012.