Call Detail
2nd Annual Mini Gems
Entry Deadline: 7/14/23
Application Closed

Entry Fee (SAGA Member ): $15.00
Entry Fee (Non - Member ): $25.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 2
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 2
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: New York

The Society of American Graphic Artists (SAGA) is happy to announce its 2nd Annual Mini Gems Print Exhibition. Due to the success of our 1st Mini Gems, we are able to increase capacity by 50% this year. Hundreds of miniature prints will be exhibited in SAGA Gallery, located in Union Square, New York City, and will run on September 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, and by appointment during September 2023. 


  • Call for Entries opens: May 1st, 2023
  • Call for Entries closes: July 14, 2023
  • Notification of the Juror's results: August 4, 2023
  • Deadline for shipping work to SAGA Gallery: August 18, 2023
  • Opening Reception: September 9, 2023
  • End of Show: September 23, 2023
  • October: Unsold work and checks for sold prints will be mailed to artists

Gallery Hours for this show: September 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 from noon to 5 PM, or by appointment at

Application Requirements

Print Specifications 

Artists are eligible to submit up to 2 original prints.  SAGA will provide matting for all work.  All mats are white and measure 9”x 9” with a 5”x 5” opening. Please make sure that your image fits within the 5” x 5” window and that your prints are completely dry before mailing them. Prints that do not meet all the following requirements will be disqualified: 

  • Prints must be unmatted
  • All prints must be for sale
  • Paper size must measure 8” x 8”
  • The print must have a label on the back identifying: Name of the artist, email address, title of print, medium, and price
  • Prints must be original and handmade, titled, numbered, and signed

Eligibility Criteria


This exhibit is open to active members of SAGA and all printmakers residing and working in the USA.  To renew your membership or become a member of SAGA, please visit our website

Active members of SAGA will be guaranteed at least one work and may submit up to two works for consideration. Non Members may submit up to two works for juried consideration.  All work that is invited to be in the 2nd Annual Mini Gems Print Show will be eligible for awards.  

Juror: Kimberly Henrikson  

Kimberly Henrikson serves as the Executive Director at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP), a 27-year-old non-profit print organization in Norwalk CT with programming areas that include a regular schedule of exhibitions, instructional workshops, an artist-in-residence program, artist studio rental space, and edition printing for artists. For more than 12 years, Kimberly has been involved with the Print Club of New York, a membership group of print collectors in the New York City area; she is now in her eighth year as President of the organization. 


All awards will be selected at the discretion of the judge and announced at the opening of the show. Cash awards will be selected for:

Best in Show - $500

2nd Place - $200

3rd Place - $100

Four Honorable Mentions - $50 each

Shipping Prints to SAGA Gallery

All work must be shipped via USPS in a Priority Mail sturdy envelope or in similarly rigid envelopes via UPS or FedEx. Your packing will not be returned. Damaged works will not be juried so make sure that you pack your prints well. SAGA is not responsible for shipping delays, lost packages, or damage during shipment.

After being accepted into the show, please ship your work to:

SAGA Gallery, Mini Gems Print Show

32 Union Square East, Suite 1214, New York, NY  10003

Return Shipping of Prints: Unsold work will be returned at the end of the exhibition via USPS. 


SAGA Gallery retains a 30% commission on all works sold

SAGA will share the artist’s contact information with buyers upon request, in case they are interested in buying a copy of sold work. Please check the box if you prefer not to share your contact information.

Payments for sold prints will be sent in October