Call Detail
Wax Works
Entry Deadline: 5/30/21
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Kansas City Stockyards Gallery): $15.00
Media Fee(Additional Entries): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Missouri
Event Dates: 6/18/21 - 7/10/21

Wax Works


JURY RESULTS - June 2 please check our email and/or your CAFE account

WORK DUE - June 12

SHOW DATES – June 18 - July 10

RECEPTION DATE- June 18, 5-9 pm

We are seeking artists that work in wax to apply. Encaustic, cold wax, wax sculptures, waxed paper or even waxed thread. 2D and 3D works are both acceptable, as are mixed media, it just needs to contain an encaustic or wax element.

Reception is free and open to the public. Artists are encouraged to attend.  Reception will follow public health guidelines, requiring masks and total number of people in the gallery will be limited. The gallery is located in the beautiful, historic Livestock Exchange Building and there will be plenty of overflow space to keep everyone comfortable.


Accepted artists must drop off their work on Friday, June 19th from 1-5 or Saturday June 12th from 11- 3.  Artists who are shipping their work must have their work arrive by June 12th.  Artists are responsible for shipping their work to the gallery and for return shipping in case their work doesn't sell.  Artists are required to put a paid return shipping label with a tracking number inside their shipping box or crate. We will not accept money or stamps for return shipping, please have a paid return shipping label in the box.  Work that arrives without a shipping label will not be hung. Please purchase shipping insurance for your artwork. Please do not use packing peanuts.

Artists must pick up unsold work on Saturday, July 10th 11- 3 pm or Monday, July 11th 11- 3 pm.  We will be shipping back unsold work on these dates. Keep your tracking number handy to see when your work will be scheduled to arrive back to you after these dates.

Artwork must be original and must be ready to hang with a wire hanging apparatus on the back. We do have shelves and pedestals for 3D artwork.

Artists are encouraged to attend the reception but attendance is not required.  Receptions are free and open to the public.  Artists may invite fans to the reception using our gallery's Facebook event or by sharing our announcements and posts on Instagram.  The gallery will also share this event and others in our newsletter.  Artists may request to join the newsletter and can forward this to share with their followers as well.

Application Requirements

Eligibility Criteria