The Big Exhibit (May 11 – July 15, 2018)


Juror:  Paula DeStefanis, Arts Mill Director


May 11th – July 15th
Opening May 11th, 6:30-8pm
The Arts Mill announces the Call for Entries for The BIG Exhibit 2018. This national, juried exhibition celebrates the innovation of artists who create work on a large scale, in a broad range of media and styles. The exhibition will be on display in the Arts Mill, May 11th – July 15th, 2018.

Eligibility: Open to artists who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry and who have a US shipping address. Work must not be smaller than 36 inches (36”) in any direction including the framing or mounting, or video monitors. And no larger than 72 inches (72”) in any direction. The artwork may represent any 2 dimensional subject matter. All media—including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, collage, printmaking, photography and digital media—will be considered. Accepted work must be suitably framed, wired and ready for hanging. Works on paper must be framed under plexiglass or glass. Wall mounted monitors must be provided for videos. These eligibility requirements will be strictly enforced and work will be refused if it does not comply with the requirements.

Entry Fee: The entry fee is $30 for 1 – 2 works.

Prizes: Three artists will be awarded “Best of Show”. With this award, the 3 artists will have a group exhibit together in 2019. In addittion, each of the 3 artists will be awarded a 2 week residency in the studios of the Arts Mill to showcase thier artistic process to the public. Time of residency will be made at a mutually agreeable time.

To Enter:
Email JPEGS of your work to Paula DeStefanis at
1.) JPEG images MUST BE labeled Last Name_FIRST Name_1, 2, 3, etc.

2.) In the subject line enter: “The BIG Show entry”

3.) In the Body of the email include the number of the piece, title, size, meduim and price of each artwork in the attachment.

For example: #1
“Winter Fields”
36” x 40”

4.) You can submit up to 2 pieces.
5.) Pay your entry fee ($30) online here

Your payment will serve as your acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in this prospectus. Fees are non-refundable.

Dates to remember:
All entries must be submitted electronically by April 15th
Hand-delivered work will be accepted at the gallery ONLY on May 2nd & 3rd, 12-4pm.
Shipped work must arrive at the gallery from May 1st – May 4th.
Exhibit Dates: May 11th – July 15th.
Opening: May 11th, 6:30-8pm.
Hand-delivered work must be picked up on July 16th & 17th 11-4pm.
Shipped works will be returned the week of July 18th.

To register please click here