Call Detail

October National 2020
Gallery 510
160 E. Main St.
Decatur, IL 62523

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Illinois
Entry Deadline: 7/7/20
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Entry Fee (Gallery 510): $30.00
DEADLINE:  July 7, 2020 at 11:59p.m. MST


Open to all artists 18 years old and over.  Entries must be of original design.  No giclee or other mechanical reproductions. Work must be executed within the last two years.


All media accepted. Wall-hung or 2D artwork must be framed or gallery wrapped, wired, ready to hang, and not exceed 60 inches wide or 96 inches high.  3D artwork must be self-standing or fit on a 36x36 inch pedestal.  All artwork must be able to be handled by one person.  No work can be suspended from the ceiling.  Any accessories needed for display must be included.  Pedestals provided by the gallery.  The gallery reserves the right to install accepted works in a manner deemed necessary for exhibition and/or security reasons. 

Sales:  A 50% commission will be taken on work sold. Artwork does not need to be for sale. 


Artwork juried by photographs or jpeg/pdf file on CD, by email or online through CaFE (

$30 for up to 3 pieces.  2 images per piece may be submitted. This may include a 2nd angle or detail. Photos/files of accepted work will become part of the Gallery’s permanent collection unless SASE is included.


1) Name, address, telephone & email     
2) Photos or jpeg/pdf files labeled with artist’s name, dimensions of work, and an entry number             
3) Completed entry form.  You may use additional paper for the description/technique information if needed.   
4) Signed General Release     
5) Nonrefundable Entry fee payable to Gallery 510 ($30)

Jamie Kotewa.  She obtained her BFA degree in 2001 from Millikin University, and a Masters of Arts in 2003 from Purdue University.  She has taught all levels of art education in Illinois and exhibited throughout the Midwest.  Jamie is currently the full-time art faculty with Spoon River College in Canton, Illinois.

$300 Best of Show
$100 Breast Cancer Awareness Award
$200 1st Place in 2D
$150 2nd Place in 2D
$100 3rd Place in 2D
$50 Juror's Choice in 2D
$200 1st Place in 3D
$150 2nd Place in 3D
$100 3rd Place in 3D 
$50 Juror's Choice in 3D


 July 7                     Postmarked deadline for application

August 1                 Notification emails/letters sent
September 19         Art due at Gallery 510
October 2                Opening reception, Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery
October 29              Exhibit Closes at 4:30 p.m.
October 30            Hand-delivered work pick-up 11 to 5 on Friday at Gallery 510, 160 E. Main St., Decatur,  IL 62523
November 14          Shipped work returned


Accepted work may be hand delivered or shipped.  Artwork is due at IL Art Gallery by September 19, 2020. Hand-delivered work accepted during IL Art Gallery regular business hours.  Tues - Fri 11-5 and Saturday 11-3.  Communication will be by email when possible.

Please attach identification label to the back of the work.  List artist’s name, title of work and medium.

Enclose return delivery costs and address label or FedEx / UPS prepaid shipping label along with instructions for repacking.  No loose packing materials please, i.e. peanuts, etc. unless they are enclosed in a sealed bag.  Crates must be simple to open and reseal.  Indicate value for return shipping insurance if not waived. 

Gallery 510reserves the right to reject any work not conforming to the submitted image or requirements.

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