Emerging Artists Exhibition

The Art Park is pleased to announce a call for entries for its spring gallery exhibition titled Surface: Emerging Artists of 2017. The exhibition will be held in the Art Park’s Winner Gallery and will run from May 1-31st. Current students, recent graduates, and other emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Please read the instructions below and submit entries to Stephen Brucker ( by 11:59 EST on February 28, 2016.


Eligibility and Restrictions:

Open to all emerging visual artists in all media except installation and performance art. Entries must have been completed within the last two years.

Artists creating original works of art within the last two years are encouraged to apply. If awarded, artwork must be suitable for installation and must not exceed 60” in any firm dimension. Two-dimensional works must not weigh more than 40 lbs., including frame and must be ready to hang with the appropriate attached hardware. Three-dimensional works weighing over 80 lbs. must have a base that can be rolled or composed of elements that can be easily moved. Digital and non-traditional media will be considered.


All applications must be submitted via a SINGLE email with .pdf and/or .jpeg attachments.

Please submit the following:

Cover page with name, address, phone, email address, website, and artist bio

Artist statement and a list of images (include the title, size, medium and price)

3-5 Images per entry. Images can be .pdf or .jpeg please label your image files or provide a caption with the following title, artist, date created, medium, dimensions (Example: Untitled, Michael Smith, 2014, Oil on Canvas, 20×30)

Files should be saved with the following conventions: year of entry_artist last name_artist first name_Entry Title_monthday of entry (Example: 2016_Smith_Michael_Cover Page_feb1). Entries that do not follow these conventions may be disqualified.

Please pay $25 per entry (1-3 pieces) with $5 per additional entry using the paypal button below (cart appears at the top of the page on the right):

$25 Entry Fee (1-3 works)

$5 for Each Additional Work


The final deadline is February 28, 2016.  Entries must be submitted to Stephen Brucker via email at by 11:59 PM EST on February 28, 2017.



Sales: All works in the show must be for sale. The gallery will take a 25 percent commission on all sales.  Sale price is determined by the artist.

Entry Fees: There is a $25.00 entry fee to submit one-three pieces of work. There is an additional fee of $5.00 for each additional artwork submitted.  Payments by credit card are required at the time of entry using PayPal to Stone Quarry Hill Art Park.

Image Use/ Copyrights:  Artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork. Digital images submitted with artist entry are for exhibition selection only and will be deleted after completion of the selection process.  Be entering the competition, artists selected to exhibit grant Stone Quarry Hill Art Park rights to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery website for promotional purposes only.  Stone Quarry Hill Art Park retains no copyrights to artist’s work.

Notification: Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than March 31, 2017.  Notification will be made via email.  All artists who provide a working email address will be notified via email, if no email is provided, artists will be notified via phone or postal mail only if accepted to exhibit.

Privacy Policy: Artist contact information (address, telephone, etc.)  is only held for the purpose of contacting selected artists and is not preserved in any database.  Entry data and image files are deleted on the completion of the jury process.  All artist emails will be added to our future events announcement email list.  Artists who do not wish to be on the email list may unsubscribe when they receive their notification.