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29th Arts North International 2024
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Entry Deadline: 11/13/23
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $39.00
Media Fee(Additional Entries): $6.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Minnesota
Event Dates: 1/13/24 - 2/24/24

This juried, physical exhibition will be at Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343, www.HopkinsArtsCenter.comThere is a loading area located directly in front of the Hopkins Center for the Arts that is available for in-person drop-off and pick-up. Free parking is also available at the parking ramp at 26 10th Avenue S, located just south of the corner of Mainstreet and 11th Avenue diagonally across from HCA.

Please make any checks payable to the Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts and write Arts North 29 and the purpose of the check on the memo line.

Correspondence, shipped artwork, and checks should be sent to

Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit, tax exempt organization.

Application Requirements

Media Accepted: Acrylic, ceramics, drawing, textiles/fiber, glass, mixed media, oil, pastel, printmaking, photography, sequential art, sculpture, and watercolor/watermedia artworks.

Entry Fees (Application Fees)

Three images/entries for $39 and additional images/entries for $6 each may be submitted. A total of up to 10 images may be submitted. A maximum of three artworks may be selected for the exhibition. Most participants use each allowed image to represent a different entry.  Please note in the uncommon situation of a participant desiring to enter a single artwork, you will still need to submit three images of the same artwork to complete the process.  

  • Make sure that your email address is accurate. Later Arts North communications will use this email address.
  • Digital images must comply with standard CaFE ( specifications.
  • Maximum width of wall-hanging work is 60 inches (this dimension runs from one outer edge of the frame to the opposite outer edge of the frame).
  • Suites, diptychs, triptychs, etc.: works including multiple objects will only be accepted if mounted in a single frame or on a common base or substrate.
  • Free-standing sculpture must fit through a standard door space and be light enough such that a manual dolly can handle the work. All hanging work must be properly framed (gallery wrap - no staples showing on the edges is also acceptable) and have a hanging wire. No sawtooth hangers. Shippers, please note that glass is both heavy and potentially subject to breakage in transit. Plexiglas/acrylic is a good substitute for glass.
  • Excessively fragile work will not be accepted.



  • Accepted entries must remain on exhibit for the duration of the exhibition if accepted.
  • All accepted work must have the name of the artist and the title of the work indicated on the back or on the bottom of 3D work.



Any accepted work that the artist chooses to list for sale will be sold, as displayed, through the Hopkins Center for the Arts.  HCA will collect sales tax and retain a 30% sales commission.  NOTE: Sales price includes frame, please price work accordingly.



  • Exhibition Location and Dates: Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343, Saturday, January 13 – Saturday, February 24, 2024.
  • Application Dates: Title: Art North International 27 – Tuesday, September 26 – Sunday, November 12, 2023, at 11:59pm Mountain Time.
  • Notification of Jury Results: Artists will be notified on or by Friday, December 8, 2023.
  • Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2024, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Hopkins Center for the Arts.
  • In-person return of artwork: Hopkins Center for the Arts, Sunday, February 25, 2:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Return of shipped work from the main exhibition: Begins Tuesday, February 27, 2024.



  • Free in-person drop-off of accepted artwork: Friday, January 5, 3 – 7pm and Saturday, January 6, 10am – 2pm, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343,
  • Early in-person drop-off is available, for a fee of $25 per artist, by appointment beginning Tuesday, December 26 through Thursday, January 4. Drop-off will be at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, contact Jim Clark at to schedule.
  • Shipped artwork: Earliest receipt date is Tuesday, December 26, 2023, last receipt date is Thursday, January 4, 2024.  SHIPPED PACKAGES MUST ALSO INCLUDE PREPAID RETURN LABEL(S).  Artworks should be shipped to:

Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins MN, 55343


JURY & AWARDS   More than $10,000 in awards are available, including:

  • Best of Show ($3000)
  • 2 Awards of Excellence ($1000 each)
  • 2 Awards of Merit ($500 each)
  • First, Second, and Third in media categories.
  • Additional Special Awards ($100+ each) will be selected by the sponsors.

Awards are subject to the discretion of the jurors. All jury decisions are final. 

Eligibility Criteria

Open to all living artists. Entries must be ORIGINAL work completed since January 1, 2021 and may not have been exhibited in previous Arts North exhibitions.  Copies, class work, fragile work, or prints reproducing work in other media will not be considered.  Work requiring more than normal careful handling is not eligible. The Hopkins Center for the Arts reserves the right to determine acceptability.