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Small Works Show Guidelines

2019 Kelley Gallery Small Works Show

Call for Entries
Thank you for taking the time to consider entering your work in the selection process for our show. Below you will find information regarding the Kelley Gallery in Woodbury, MN Small Works Show Exhibition and Sale 2019 timelines, eligibility, entries and other pertinent information. If you have questions that are not answered on this page(s) please contact us.

Entries accepted beginning: February 1, 2019
Entry Deadline: March 10, 2019
Acceptance Notification: March 17, 2019
Deadline for Selected Art to arrive at Gallery: March 31, 2019
Exhibition and Sale dates: May 3, 2019 – May 19, 2019
Artist Reception: May 3, 2019 from 5-9pm

This call for entries is for an art sale and exhibition and is open to artists worldwide. Artists must be 18 years or older.
Artists are welcome to enter up to four (4), original works of art and up to four per artist will be accepted.

Two-Dimensional (2D) Original Works of Art (Small Works)
• Works on canvas/board are not to exceed 144 square inches (excluding framing).
• Works on paper are not to exceed 80 square inches (excluding framing).

Three-Dimensional (3D) Original sculpture/glass/etc. are not to exceed 8”h x 8”w x 8”d

Framing: Selected entries which are not framed may be framed through Kelley Gallery and or framing that is not to gallery standards may need to be re-framed if accepted. Kelley Gallery will offer a 50% discount to the artist for any framing that needs to be done.

Once delivered, no entry may be withdrawn by the artist prior to the close of the exhibition and sale.
All selected original artwork is to be delivered prepared and presented for display.
All accepted artwork must be for sale and submitted with that intent.

Entry Guidelines
Submissions for entry into the Small Works Show will be accepted beginning February 1, 2019. Show updates and deadline reminders will be delivered via email or phone.

All entries for the Miniature Show are to be submitted via e-mail.
No more than four works can be submitted
Digital image(s) should be in a JPG format, at least 600 pixels tall/wide (in the larger dimension) are to be sent to us via email no later than March 10, 2019.
The artist must be the creator of the artwork and hold the copyright on the image

Submitting Entries
All entries should be emailed to Please include the subject line “Small Works Entry” when emailing and MUST include the following information per piece submitted:

1. Title:
2. Size:
3. Medium & Substrate:
4. Retail Price:
5. Your Contact Information:

Exhibition and Sale
The Small Works Show is an exhibition and sale. Artworks submitted for entry will become part of the exhibition and sale if selected. Artwork unavailable for sale should not be submitted.

The Small Works Show will be comprised of a maximum of one hundred (100) works of art, with no more than four works from any single artist.

Awards & Prizes
Best in Show: winner receives $500.00
Judges Choice: winner receives $250.00

The sale will occur starting with a private opening that will consist of Kelley Gallery preferred collectors and collectors that the artist(s) may want to invite as a preferred client. Each selected entry will be available to view at Kelley Gallery in Woodbury and on our website.

Originals unsold the evening of the opening will remain on sale through May 19th. Originals unsold by that date will be returned to the artist.

The sale of all Originals will be split 55% to the artist, 45% to Kelley Gallery. Submitting an artwork as an entry to the show constitutes an agreement with this condition.

Additional Information and/or requests please contact Kyle.

Kelley Gallery
8320 City Centre Drive, Suite C
Woodbury, MN 55125

Phone: 651-738-7776