“Themed” Exhibit Submission Guidelines

How to Submit Your Work to CREATE’s “THEMED” Exhibitions (This does not apply to the Annual Salon Show)

Call for Entries to CREATE “Themed” Exhibit happen on a regular basis.


Unless otherwise noted, our exhibits are open to all artists 18 years and older residing in the USA. Accepted entries must be identical to submitted images or the work will not be exhibited. Acceptance implies the use of your images and your name in any printed or online publicity.

Submission Guidelines

All entries should be emailed to CREATE Executive Director, Marline A. Martin, at info@createcouncil.org  with the show that you are submitting for in the subject line, or sent via snail mail to CREATE dba: Greene County Council on the Arts, P.O. Box 463, Catskill, NY 12414, Attention: Marline A. Martin, Executive Director

  • Maximum of 6 artwork entries, including dimensions, materials used, year made
  • Digital images cropped to include artwork only, no frames, mountings or added text
  • Professional bio and/or artist statement with submission entry
  • Artwork must be for sale—Gallery commission is 30%
  • GCCA reserves the right to refuse any entry which does not meet the criteria listed

 Accepted Artwork

  • 2D artwork should be framed with eyehooks/wires and ready to hang (contact us before applying to approve alternative hanging methods)
  • 3D artwork, including artist books, must include clear handling instructions
  • Special needs for displaying artwork must be pre-approved prior to shipping
  • A loan agreement will be emailed with your acceptance and must accompany the artwork
    Shipping address and information will be included in notification email
  • Artists are responsible for shipping costs

If invited to exhibit, artists are responsible for drop-off/pick-up on specified dates, or round trip shipping and insurance (during shipping) of artworks. All shipments must include a prepaid return shipping label or shipping charge account number and be shipped in a container appropriate for reuse in return shipping. NO PACKING PEANUTS PLEASE. CREATE will insure artworks for their retail value while on the premises up during the exhibition, and up to 5 days after the closing date of the exhibition.


Call CREATE Council on the Arts at 518-943-3400 or email Marline A. Martin at info@createcouncil.org

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