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Sources of Inspiration

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Entry Deadline: 7/31/21
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Entry Fee (Sources of Inspiration): $35.00
Media Fee(Additional Entries): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 20
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 20
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: New York

Call Type: Competitions

Eligibility: National

State: New York

Fee: $35.00 up to 3 entries per category $5.00 per additional entry

Entry Deadline: 7/31/21

Event Dates: 8/27/21 - 9/12/21

The Old Town Arts & Craft Guild, Inc., a 73 year old gallery located on the east end of Long Island, NY announces a juried art exhibition titled Sources of Inspiration. Entries will be accepted in three categories: Fine Art, Photography & Mixed Media (Crafts). Juror Daniel Pollera is an award winning internationally known artist and Producer of "world within a World" televised PBS.


Awards will be made in each category: First place $150, Second Place $100, Third place $75. 


Exhibition is at The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild Inc. gallery located in Cutchogue, Long Island, NY from Aug 27, 2021 (Reception and anouncement of awards) - Sept. 12, 2021. Open to all artists residing in the United States. Ages 18 years and older may apply. All interested entries must apply through CaFE.

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The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc. invites entries for Sources of Inspiration, a juried art exhibition. The exhibition will be held in the gallery at their location 28265 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY Aug. 27, 2021 - Sept. 12, 2021 . The exhibition includes a reception on 8/27/21 and awards.  If Covid-19 prevals invites entries will be Virtual on the Guild's online store. All interested entries must apply through CaFE.

Submission deadline: Entries may be submitted online by July 31, 2021.  



Our goal is to both encourage and challenge artists locally and nationwide to strive for artistic excellence. The juror will consider all interpretations of Sources of Inspiration. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. This is our Third annual event, a prestigious and highly respected exhibit.



Judging will be performed by Daniel Pollera. Accepted entries will be made by Aug. 9, 2021.


Daniel Pollera an award winning artist is best known for his paintings of Long Island houses and nature scenes. His Art is in many museums and permanent galleries both in the US and Internationally as well as private collectors including Dick Cavett. Dan has been featured in many charitable events and is on the board of directors for Long Island Traditions. He also produced a documentary “A World within a World” televised on PBS channels..  

His paintings have been exhibited and have received awards extensively in the US as well as internationally. 




This exhibition is open to all artists age 18 and older, nationwide. You may enter twenty pieces in each category: Fine Art, Photography, and Mixed Media (Crafts). Non-refundable $35 entry fee for up to three pieces and $5.00 per additional entry. All works must be the original work of the artist.


All entries must be original and submitted online through CaFE. 

Two-dimensional works cannot exceed 30” x 36”, including frame. Three-dimensional works cannot exceed 24” in height, width or depth. Accepted works must be framed/mounted/displayed according to professional gallery standards. Unframed, gallery wrapped, is also acceptable. Artwork must be wired for hanging, if applicable.


Up to 20 works total per category (Fine Art, Photography, and Mixed Media) may be submitted. The following information is required for submission: 

1. Name, address (and shipping address if different), telephone, e-mail, indicate category (Fine Art, Photography or Mixed Media-Crafts).

2. Images 

  • File Type: JPEG or JPG only.
  • File Dimensions: 1,200 pixels or greater on the longest side.
  • File Size: Under 5 MB. 

3. A brief artist statement (50-100 words, maximum). 


Works accepted in the exhibition must be available to be photographed individually or in exhibition installation shots for advertising and publicity during the entire run of the exhibition.  



Complete shipping instructions will be sent with the acceptance notification to the hanging exhibit. Artists are responsible for shipping and insurance costs both to and from Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc. Artworks must be shipped in sturdy, reusable containers with appropriate packing material. Reusable containers must include a pre-paid return shipping label, which also includes pre-paid insurance. All artwork must arrive at Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc. no later than Aug. 24, 2021. Works will be returned in their original packaging postmarked no later than Sept 18, 2021.  More specific shipping instructions with acceptance letters will be provided. Shipping address: Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc. PO Box 392, 28265 Main Road Rte 25, Cutchogue, NY 11935



Awards will be made in each category: First place $150, Second Place $100, Third place $75. 



The price of an accepted entry must be clearly identified. The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc. retains a 30% gallery commission on works for sale. Work should be marked “NFS” if it is not available for purchase. Include value of work for insurance purposes. The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc. will handle sales transactions while work is on exhibit and ship work to buyer when show is over. All sold objects must remain with the exhibition for the duration of the exhibition and will not be forwarded to the purchaser until the end of the show. Payments to the artist for all sold pieces will be made within 30 days after the close of the exhibition. Shipment of all sold objects will be paid by the purchaser.



Feburary 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021:  Entries submitted through CaFE

Aug. 9, 2021:  Notification of acceptance

Aug. 24, 2021:  Receipt of selected artwork due

Aug. 27, 2021:  Opening reception, award announcements, 5 – 7 pm

Aug. 27, 2021 - Sept. 12, 2021:  Exhibition, Mondays-Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm, Sundays 12 pm - 5 pm Unless Covid-19 restrictions apply.

Sept. 18, 2021: Postmark date for return of exhibited artwork 


Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc. is the oldest gallery on the North Fork of Long Island, New York. Founded in 1948, the Guild is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of artists and crafts people whose mission is to inspire interest and maximum participation by the community in the visual, literary, and performing arts.  The Guild is committed to offering innovative, diversified exhibits and programs that inspire, educate and stimulate creativity, Visit us at Your application fee is considered a much-needed and appreciated donation to our organization, and supports our programming.

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