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In The Deep End
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Entry Deadline: 6/8/23
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $25.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Oregon
Event Dates: 7/6/23 - 7/29/23
Jury Dates: 6/8/23 - 6/10/23

In the Deep End is a juried exhibit for artists that take risks. If you plunge into uncharted territory and venture to frontiers in your practice, we want to see the results!

 Located in The Pearl, Portland’s gallery district and nightlife playground, Gallery 114 is one of the most established artist collectives in the Northwest. Our motto is “expect the unexpected,” and so, in July 2023, we turn our gallery over to the innovative artists like you, who break barriers, test boundaries, and bravely dive into their personal terra incognita.


At Gallery 114, you can “expect the unexpected” because we are artist owned, artist run and artists unleashed.  We encourage our members as well as jury participants to take risks and explore new and different creative efforts with underlying quality and integrity. We encourage emerging and established artists to apply.


This exhibit will be opening on First Thursday, July 6,2023, 5-8 pm.  It will be open to the public Thursday-Sunday, 12-5 throughout the month.  It will also be accessible to view on our website-

Deadline for Submission to CAFE:  June 8,2023

The exhibit will be held from July 6- July 29, 2023

Media: All 2 and 3 dimensional media welcome. Works must be original .

Size: An individual Work should not extend beyond 7 ft in height and 5 feet in width.
Prices for a single piece should not exceed $5000.

Submission Fees: $25 for three submissions.

Deadline: Submissions may be submitted through June 8, 2023   11:00 pm Central Time zone.
Early submissions are welcome.

Notification date: June 11, 2023


 All work must be HAND DELIVERED. Artists delivery deadline is FRIDAY, June 30, 2023 by 5pm.

Accepted artists who are interested, can hand deliver work prior to the deadline to Gallery 114 during gallery hours- 12-5pm Thursday- Sunday ( or can request special arrangements).

Installation-ready: Each accepted entry must be installation-ready, framed or encased, with appropriate hanging hardware and installation instructions, and clearly labeled with artist’s name attached.

Pick-up: All work must be picked up between 3-5pm July 29 or between 10-12 on July 20.,2023. 

Insurance: Insurance: Gallery 114 will insure the works while on site for the market value indicated on the entries up to $5000 per piece..

Photography: Gallery 114 may photograph the work for reproduction on gallery website, press releases and in social media.

How to Enter: All materials, including entry fees and images, must be submitted in digital format through CaFÉ™ at CaFÉ™ is a non-profit, online, centralized portfolio manager that can be used for many different calls for entries and grant applications. Artists create an online portfolio, and apply images from it to "Is it done yet?" call entry. For tech assistance, email the CaFÉ Team at, or visit the CaFÉ Help page. You may also contact us at or

Sales: All sales will be handled through Gallery 114. A 35% commission will be charged. All pieces must remain up for the duration of the exhibition. . Gallery 114 will send checks to the artist for the sale of their work - less any shipping and sale related fees - at the end of the exhibition.

 Duration:  Show opens July 6, 2023. Accepted work may not be withdrawn before the close of the exhibition on July 29, 2023.






Application Requirements

Please include up to three images of your work as well as title, size, medium and price. Include a brief description about how your work reflects the theme.

Eligibility Criteria

Any persons within the Portland Metropolitan area and region, 18 years or older are eligible to apply. All artwork needs to be hand delivered