Call for Art

New New England: Summer 2015  Juried Exhibition

Guest Juror: Trevor Smith (Curator of the Present Tense, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)

Exhibition Dates: July 30 – August 29, 2015

Deadline to Apply: Sunday June 21, 11:59PM

An un-themed,  juried exhibition opportunity open to New England artists (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT).

Seeking art from the proud, hearty, free and brave. Show us your new work, New England!


Resizing and Uploading your Images

Artists may submit up to 6 works. Images must be in jpg format and high quality, 1MB max per image. If applying with 3D work, editing multiple views together and to comprise one image is acceptable. Otherwise, we ask for just 1 jpg per submission.

Visit our FAQ page for more information regarding image resizing.

Title Format for image files:

Lastname_Firstname_1, Lastname_Firstname_2, etc.  This makes your work easily identifiable.

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Entry Fee

1-3 for $25, or 4-6 for $40.  Upon finished the application form, you will be redirected to a page listing payment options.  You may pay online, by mail or drop-off.


Selected Work

Applications and payments are collected and organized by Gallery 263, and work is selected at the discretion of the guest juror.  Jurors are advised not to pick more than two works per selected artist, to allow for more artists to be selected. Artists will be notified of their status via e-mail on Monday June 22.

If your work is selected, it must arrive presentation ready (framed or with appropriate installation materials).  Shipped work must be received by Thursday July 23, in reusable wrapping with check or prepaid label for return shipping. In-person drop-off will be held Sunday July 26,  2pm-4pm. All work must be received at Gallery 263 by 4pm on Sunday July 26. Works must remain on exhibit through Saturday August 29. Pickups must be arranged for Sunday August 30.

Gallery 263 reserves the right to deny the exhibition of selected work which, upon receipt at the gallery, appears to not have been accurately represented in the application process.


Work for sale must be priced by the artist. Gallery 263 does not sell art, so all inquiries will be directed to the artist. Gallery 263 does not take a commission for sales, however suggests a 30% donation. Donations from sale of work support the mission, programming and sustainability of Gallery 263.

If work is not for sale, (NFS) value must be stated for insurance purposes. Value of NFS works will not be made public.

Overview Calendar for New New England

Submission deadline: Sunday June 21, 11:59pm

Notifications deadline: Thursday July 2

Deadline for shipped artwork to arrive: Thursday, July 23

Artwork drop-off date: Sunday July 26, 12-4pm

Exhibition dates: Thursday July 30 – Saturday August 29, 2015

Artist Reception: TBD

Pick Up Day/ De-Installation: Sunday August 30