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General Guidelines for Artwork Submissions for the Group Shows:

• Each artist may submit a maximum of two 2-dimensional (all galleries) and/or 3-dimensional (for Waldorf West Library only) art works for consideration. There is no submission fee.

• Two-dimensional art must be properly wired, and ready for hanging. Size restrictions only apply to 3-dimensional art.

• Artworks must be original and created by the submitting artist.

• A variety of media is encouraged: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, mixed media, photos, clay, etc.

• Artwork entries must be submitted electronically as low-resolution, digital images (jpegs), attached to an email sent to:

• The email must include the following information:

o Artist’s name
o Artist’s mailing address
o Artist’s email address
o Artist’s phone number
o Artist’s biography (half-page max, in MS-Word)
o Artist’s headshot (jpeg)
o Title of artwork
o Medium/materials used
o Size/dimensions
o Year created
o Price, if applicable

•  Artists who have previously shown in one of the galleries are invited to submit the works to a different gallery, or new works to any gallery.

• Artists are encouraged to attend the “Meet the Artists” Public Receptions, held after the opening of each new Waldorf West Library Gallery show.

For more information, contact the Charles County Arts Alliance at 301-392-5900, or email