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Art Center Sarasota invites contemporary artists to submit up to 3 works for considering in Sarasota’s open, all media, all subjects, National juried exhibition. This exhibition gives visitors an opportunity to see the diverse artistic mediums and enormous talent of today’s artists.

Our next exhibition, THE BIG SHOW is an open, all media, all subject, national, juried exhibition

On view from July 16 – August 21, 2020.

JUROR: Danny Olda, Manager of Curatorial Programs, Content and Engagement at Creative Pinellas. Danny is an art critic, editor and independent curator; learn more here.

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS ARE ENCOURAGED – Deadline June 27, close at midnight

Receiving in Person: Details below
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Monday July 6, 2020
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
10:00am – 4:00pm

Juror Critique:
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
6:00pm – Zoom virtual critique

Opening Reception:
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
6:00pm – Zoom virtual opening

Online Submissions:
May 30 -June 27
close at midnight 
Accepted Artwork must arrive by 4pm
Saturday July 11
*Awards* For juror consideration in person, online submissions should arrive by Tuesday July 7 by 4pm, if artwork arrives after July 7th the juror will review the work for awards based on the online submission

Artwork Pickup:
Saturday, August 22, 2020
10:00am – 4:00pm
Artwork left after three business days of pick up
day is subject to non-negotiable charges $5/day.


Entry Forms: Please pick-up entry forms the week prior to receiving, fill out your forms at home and return on receiving day. Forms will be available at the front desk June 29, July 1, July 2 and July 3.

STEP 1: Check-in BEFORE unloading your artwork – check-in table located outside front door

STEP 2: Fill-out forms in your car – or bring pre-filled forms

STEP 3: Wait in your car until your check-in number is called – staff will record your phone number at

check-in and will call or text when it is your turn in line. (If there is no line, you will not need to wait)

STEP 4: Staff will inspect your artwork at the front door, and guide you to place it within the galleries

STEP 5: Pay for your entry; social distance markers will be placed at pay station

STEP 6: Attached form to artwork – staff will assist you

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