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9th Annual Abstract Sanctuary
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Entry Deadline: 2/11/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (9th Annual Abstract Sanctuary): $20.00
Media Fee(9th Annual Abstract Sanctuary): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 2, Maximum:Max. 5
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 2, Maximum:Max. 5
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Oregon

Abstract Sanctuary (9th Annual)
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery
Portland OR

Media  Images - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 5
Total Media - Minimum: 2, Maximum:5 
Entry Fee (Verum Ultimum): $20 (for the minimum of 2)

February 11, 2022
SCHEDULE NOTIFICATION (by email) of accepted work by February 28, 2022

Open in mid March of  2022 and run for a minimum of 5 weeks.
The competition is open to all 2D and 3D artists, national and international, working in all forms of painting, drawing, photography, graphics, digital, and sculpture are eligible. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. 

Selected artists will be featured in a virtual group exhibition online on the Verum Ultimum Art Gallery website. This includes an exhibition page and virtual viewing galleries that show the work in scale. Artists will also be featured through online blogposts. Social media attention and promotion will remain on this exhibition for 5 weeks.

Works in this show may be for sale or artists may elect a new option (a for exhibition only, NFS option). The gallery commission for this virtual exhibition is 25% percent commission on all sales (handled by the gallery). The gallery will provide artists with prepaid shipping labels when their work sells through Verum Ultimum (for the duration of this exhibition).

Benefits to online exhibitions at Verum Ultimum:

A higher percentage of artists will be ACCEPTED! This exhibition is not confined by space.

The website remains comprehensive and exhibitions remain on the website beyond the exhibition dates

An exhibition book will be produced and will remain in the Verum Ultimum library to be shared with visitors for years to come.

Social media attention will be focused on this exhibition for 5 weeks.

​Verum Ultimum enjoys a monthly reach of 20-25K through its website, google, and social media channels.

Verum Ultimum average order value outperforms between 78%-93%of sites in the industry

There is a $20.00 entry fee for 2 images (2 is the minimum)*
($5 for any entries over the minimum) ; presentation is by digital JPG image files. 
Details of artwork count as an additional artwork. 
Payments by credit card at time of entry through Cafe () 

Artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork. Digital images submitted with artist entry are for exhibition selection only and will be deleted after completion of the selection process. By entering the competition, artists selected to exhibit grant Verum Ultimum Gallery rights to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery web site for promotional purposes only. Verum Ultimum retain no copyrights to artists work. 

Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than 30 days after the deadline. Notification will be made via email. All artists who provide a working email address will be notified via email, if no email is provided, artists will be notified via postal mail only if accepted to exhibit. Type your email address clearly, if a mistake is made you will not be notified. 

Artist contact information (address, telephone, etc.) is only held for the purpose of contacting selected artists and is not preserved in any database. Entry data and image files are deleted on the completion of the jury process. 

The entry deadline is February 11, 2022.  Entries must be submitted via Café by this date. 

*minimum of 2 images to enter (additional images are optional)

Artists 18 years of age or older.

Application Requirements


minimum of 2 images to enter (additional images are optional)

Eligibility Criteria

Artists 18 years of age or older.