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St. Tammany Art Association 53rd Juried Exhibition
320 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433

Entry Deadline: 5/20/18
Application Closed


Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3

Entry Fee (St. Tammany Art Assoc. 53rd Juried Artists Exhibition): $35.00

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The St. Tammany Art Association (STAA) will present its 53rd National Juried Artists Exhibition, an annual competition of contemporary art, from July 14 to August 18, 2018. A minimum of $3,000 in a cash prizes including a $1,000 prize for Best of Show will be awarded. Other cash and merit awards will be presented at the discretion of the juror.  Call link:

Open to artists ages 18 and up across the United States, the St. Tammany Art Association’s summer show is one of the most diverse in the Southeast. Accepted artwork is original visual art completed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at STAA. There are no size restrictions; however, space limitations do not allow STAA to accommodate film, video or large installations. Reproductions of original artwork are also not admitted.

Up to three artworks may be submitted per artist. The fee to enter is $35.00 for one, two or three artworks. Because separates artists’ images as they are submitted, only one image may be submitted for each piece entered. To show multiple views of a single 3-D piece, please join photos into a single image before submission using such tools as are available at
•    Online entry and payment will be accepted until 11:59 PM in Mountain Time Zone (Denver, CO, USA) on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
•    Results of the selection process will be announced on or before May 29, 2018.
•    The exhibition will be held July 14 - August 18, 2018 in the Miriam Barranger Gallery of the St. Tammany Art Association in historic downtown Covington. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
•    An artists' reception will be held on Saturday, July 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Awards will be presented at 7 p.m.
•    An Art Talk and juror walk-through may be held during the event, date to be announced. A People's Choice cash award also may be presented to the artist whose work receives the most votes by visitors to the gallery.
•    A closing event will be held Saturday, August 18, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. during Covington White Linen for Public Art. Learn more about this popular arts event at
•    All events are free and open to the public.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Katie Pfohl, Ph.D.
Katie Pfohl is the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Pfohl previously served as a curator at the Louisiana State University Museum of Art, and possesses a wide range of academic and curatorial experience, having worked in three of the premier art museums in the country—the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 2006, she completed the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York, a widely respected contemporary art residency program that invites curators, artists and scholars from around the world to participate in a year-long seminar on pressing issues in contemporary art and culture. Modern and contemporary art was also a major focus of Pfohl’s Ph.D. at Harvard University, which she completed in 2015.

Accepted pieces may be shipped to STAA to arrive between Tuesday, June 26 to Saturday, June 30, 2018.
HAND-DELIVERED PIECES CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 4PM - 6PM, AND SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 11AM – 4PM. Due to concurrent programming, works cannot be accepted outside of these hours. STAA IS CLOSED from Sunday, July 1st through Wednesday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday.

All accepted work must be shipped via FedEx to STAA in reusable crates with shipping PRE-PAID for return. Artists may create a personal shipping account at to pay shipping and print labels for return.

Shipped works will be returned on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Hand-delivered pieces may be picked up on Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22, during regular gallery hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unsold works may be removed and signed out beginning at 8:45 p.m. on August 18 when the closing event has concluded. If unable to retrieve unsold artwork during pick-up dates, contact the STAA office immediately.

Storage space for artwork is very limited; pieces are held in preparation for display or pickup only. Consequently, artwork that has not been picked up within 30 days of show closing will become the property of STAA and may be sold at auction. The artist will not receive proceeds of the sale.

An Artist's Statement or bio is not required. Statements are not shared with the juror, but will be made available in the gallery if accepted to the show. Statements or portions thereof may be published on social media to highlight selected artists and promote the exhibition.

More details will be emailed to artists if selected for the show. For more information, please contact the STAA office at