Call for Art

When you are planning to enter a YAA Show, please read the show-specific Call for Art carefully and make sure you pay close attention to the details as every YAA Show is different.

What types of exhibitions does YAA sponsor?

Member Shows: Submissions are accepted from current YAA members only.  Generally the schedule supports 4 Member Shows a year.

Open Shows: Submissions are accepted from YAA members and non-members.

Juried Shows: Entries are selected to be exhibited and judged for awards by a qualified Juror.  Only accepted works are hung or installed.  Member Shows and Open Shows may be juried.

Non-Juried Shows: All artwork received is hung and installed.
 

Upcoming events

    • 15 Apr 2015
    • 01 Aug 2015
    • Moulton Park, across from York Art Association



    Art in the Park 2015 - Sat, Sept 19, 9 to 4 pm

    21st Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Event

    . OVER SIXTY 12'x12' SPACES AVAILABLE

    (assigned on a first come first serve basis)

    . FINE ART AND FINE CRAFTS

    . FOOD AVAILABLE

    . FREE PARKING

    . FREE ADMISSION

    . Juried by Nancy Davison, President of the Barn Gallery

    . Awards Ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Honorable Mention

    . WALK TO THE OCEAN AND TO YORK VILLAGE

    EXHIBITION POLICIES:
    All exhibited work must be the original work and design of the artist. No imports, dealers, commercial art or objects made from commercial kits are allowed. Artist reproductions/prints must be signed and numbered by the artist in limited editions and must be labeled as such. THE SHOW WILL BE HELD, RAIN OR SHINE.

    Past Exhibitors: A non-refundable $125 fee must be enclosed with your application and postmarked by April 15, 2015.  

    Past Exhibitors need to respond by April 15 to reserve their spot from last year. 

    New Exhibitors: There is a $15 non-refundable jury fee for all new artists. All new artists must submit a minimum of 3 maximum of 7 images of recent work. A current bio and résumé of relevant experiences, include website address if you have one, along with jury fee. Images can be photos or jpg images provided on disc. Each image must include artist name, medium, size and title (if applicable) of piece. Please provide a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope if you wish to have photos returned. Acceptance or rejection notice will be mailed out within 4 week of receipt. All exhibited work must be the original work and design of the artist.

    New Exhibitors should respond as soon as possible. Space will be assigned after April 15 on a first come, first serve basis.  

    No Imports, dealers, commercial art or objects made from commercial kits are allowed. Artist reproductions/prints must be signed and numbered by the artist in limited editions and must be labeled as such.

    Deadline: August 1 2015. Please do not email jpg images. Checks may be made payable To York Art Association.

    Download 2015 Art in the Park Application

    YORK ART ASSOCIATION
    PO BOX 74, YORK, ME 03909
    EMAIL: gallerymanager@yorkartassociation.com

    • 02 Aug 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • 03 Aug 2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • York Art Association

    Small Works

    An all Media, Member Only Show
    Juried

    August 6 - August 30
    Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm   

    Show Description: 
    Less is more. Show the possibilities that lie within a simple scale in images and objects. Two-dimensional works must not exceed 196 square inches (including Mat and Frame). Three dimensional pieces not to exceed 12" in any dimension.   

    Media:  All media is encouraged

    Juror:  Mary Byrom, award winning painter living on the southern seacoast of Maine

    Show Dates:  August 6-30, Thurs-Sun, 12-5 pm

    Opening Reception:  Friday, August 7, from 5-7 pm

    Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

    Drop Off Dates: Sun & Mon, August 2-3 from 4-6 pm

    Pick Up Date (for non-accepted art):  Thurs, Aug 6, 12-5 pm

    Pick Up At Closing:  Sun & Mon, Aug 30-31 from 4-6 pm

    Submission Guidelines: 

    • Open to members of York Art Association only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, single membership is $40 per year.
    • Artists may submit up to 4 original pieces. 
    • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
    • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines
    • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
    • Show agreement and label forms can be downloaded and filled out prior to Art Intake.  Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during Art Intake.

    NOTE:  Volunteers are needed to gallery-sit on Thursdays and Fridays. You can sign up during Art Intake or via Sign Up Genius (you will receive an email after Art Intake). Without the generous help of our volunteers, we would not be able to open the gallery on Thursdays of Fridays.

      If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

      • 30 Aug 2015
      • 4:00 PM
      • 31 Aug 2015
      • 6:00 PM
      • York Art Association

      Animals

      An all Media, Member Only Show

      September 3 - 27

      Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm


      Show Description: 
      From pets to polar bears, from your goldfish in a bowl to Orcas in the Pacific, from spotted salamanders to monitor lizards, fleas to pheasants - Animals are everywhere!  

      Media: All Media 

      Show Dates: September 3 - 27,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

      Opening Reception: Friday, September 4 from 5-7 pm

      Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

      Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, August 30-31 from 4 - 6 pm

      Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, Sept 3, 12 - 5 pm

      Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Sept 27-28  from 4 - 6 pm

      • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $40 per year
      • Artists may submit up to 3 original pieces. 
      • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
      • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines.  Click here.
      • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
      • Show agreement and label forms can be found on the YAA website (Click on SHOWS then SHOW FORMS). Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during intake. Please visit the website for hanging guidelines.
      Note: Volunteers are needed to gallery sit on Thursdays and Fridays. This can be done on Sign up Genius, which will show up on your email, or at time of intake. Without volunteers the gallery cannot open on Thursdays and Fridays.
        • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

        • 27 Sep 2015
        • 4:00 PM
        • 28 Sep 2015
        • 6:00 PM
        • York Art Association

        Humor

        An all Media, Member Only Show

        October 1 - November 1

        Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm


        Show Description: 
        Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

        Media: All Media 

        Show Dates: Oct 1 to Nov 1,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

        Opening Reception: Friday, October 2 from 5-7 pm

        Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

        Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, Sep 27-28 from 4 - 6 pm

        Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, Oct 1, 12 - 5 pm

        Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 1-2  from 4 - 6 pm

        • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $40 per year
        • Artists may submit up to 3 original pieces. 
        • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
        • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines.  Click here.
        • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
        • Show agreement and label forms can be found on the YAA website (Click on SHOWS then SHOW FORMS). Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during intake. Please visit the website for hanging guidelines.
        Note: Volunteers are needed to gallery sit on Thursdays and Fridays. This can be done on Sign up Genius, which will show up on your email, or at time of intake. Without volunteers the gallery cannot open on Thursdays and Fridays.
          • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

          • 01 Nov 2015
          • 4:00 PM
          • 02 Nov 2015
          • 6:00 PM
          • York Art Association

          Things We Celebrate

          An all Media, Member Only Show

          November 5 - November 29

          Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

          Juried Show


          Show Description: 
          Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

          Media: All Media 

          Show Dates: Nov 5 - 29,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

          Opening Reception: Friday, November 6 from 5-7 pm

          Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

          Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, Nov 1-2 from 4 - 6 pm

          Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, Nov 5, 12 - 5 pm

          Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 29-30  from 4 - 6 pm

          • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $40 per year
          • Artists may submit up to 3 original pieces. 
          • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
          • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines.  Click here.
          • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
          • Show agreement and label forms can be found on the YAA website (Click on SHOWS then SHOW FORMS). Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during intake. Please visit the website for hanging guidelines.
          Note: Volunteers are needed to gallery sit on Thursdays and Fridays. This can be done on Sign up Genius, which will show up on your email, or at time of intake. Without volunteers the gallery cannot open on Thursdays and Fridays.
            • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com


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