2022 October National

October 7-29, 2022

There will be a First Friday reception for October National at the Madden Arts Center on October 7th. The show will be hung, judged and awards presented.

The prospectus for October National will be emailed.  If artists would like to receive a prospectus by post please contact the Gallery.

Application deadline for entering the October National is July 6, 2022.

Applications are accepted in several ways:

  1. sending digital files to gallery510@sbcglobal.net,
  2. mailing CD images or printed images by post to Gallery 510, 160 E. Main Street, Decatur, IL 62523 or
  3. applying through CAFE online.

Thank you to the Decatur Area Arts Council for allowing us to exhibit in the Anne Lloyd Gallery.

 

October National

The October National is a celebration of originality and craftsmanship in any visual art medium.  Artists from across the country are invited to share in this annual exhibition staged in the Anne Lloyd Gallery of the Madden Arts Center in Decatur, IL.  For many years now the Come Together, Be Empowered organization (previously RACE for the Cure) has partnered with us to present an award for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Eligibility & Application

October National is open to all artists 18 years old or over.  Entries must be of original design.  No giclee or other mechanical reproductions are allowed.  Work must be executed within the last two years.

All media is accepted. Wall-hung or 2D artwork must be framed or gallery wrapped, wired, ready to hang and not exceed 60 inches wide or 96 inches high.  3D artwork must be self-standing or fit on a 36” x 36” pedestal.  All artwork must be able to be handled by one person.  No work can be suspended from the ceiling.  Any accessories needed for display must be included.  Pedestals are provided.  The gallery reserves the right to install accepted works in a manner deemed necessary for exhibition and/or security reasons.

Entry Procedure

The prospectus for October National will be emailed.  If artists would like to receive a prospectus by post please contact the Gallery.

Application deadline for entering the October National is July 6, 2022.

Applications are accepted in several ways:

  1. sending digital files to gallery510@sbcglobal.net,
  2. mailing CD images or printed images by post to Gallery 510, 160 E. Main Street, Decatur, IL 62523 or
  3. applying through CAFE online.

Sales

A 50% commission will be taken on work sold at October National unless it is work by a member artist. Member artist work sold will have the regular commission taken. Artwork is not required to be for sale.

Calendar

July 6, 2022:  Postmark deadline for application
October 7, 2022:  First Friday Opening Reception, Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery
October 29, 2022:  Show closes

Sponsors

This program is sponsored in part by:

IL Arts Council Agency
Decatur Area Arts Council
The Andreas Foundation