Call For Art

Shibui Studio Art Gallery is proud to feature the art of

local and regional artists within 60-miles of Gillespie, IL,  Shibui Studio takes pride in consistent high-quality exhibitions with a diverse variety of media and artists.

Upcoming art exhibit

STILLNESS, BEAUTY & GRACE:

Call For Art: Opens Nov. 7, 2022 and Ends Nov.  16, 2022

Open reception: Saturday,  Nov. 26, 2022  6 pm - 8 pm

Exhibit Runs: Nov 25-Dec 28, 2022

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Stillness, Beauty & Grace
art exhibit 

NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 28, 2022

OPEN: November 10, 2022

DEADLINE: 6 pm, Nov 16, 2022

Acceptance Date: Nov 18, 2022
Drop-off: 11 am-2 pm, Nov 19, 2022
Reception: 6 pm-8 pm, Nov 26, 2022

  • An Evening of Paintings & Poetry--a small group of poets will be sharing poetry that expresses their interpretation of the art.

Pick-up: 11 am-2 pm, Dec 29, 2022

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

This is not a juried show. However, all  entries are subject to selection by Shibui Studio Art Gallery. 

  • Accepted artists must submit an operational fee of $25 upon delivery of work for the exhibit. The gallery commission fee is 35%.

  • Artists may submit up to THREE original works for consideration.

  • Previously displayed artwork at our gallery is not eligible and will not be accepted.

  • Accepting digital submissions ONLY. We understand that for some, technology may be a barrier for participation. We are happy to provide technical assistance or answer any questions you may have. Contact Genece Hamby by email at shibuistudioart@gmail.com or by text at 618-267-1324. No phone calls please.

  • Open to artists 18 or over. Artists must be regional, within a 60 mile radius of Gillespie, IL.

  • 2D artwork must be framed and ready for hanging (wired). No sawtooth hangers. Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases are acceptable as long as they have painted sides.

  • Photographic metal prints must have packing material as well as gator foam backing with hook.

  • No video or ceiling suspended work will be accepted.

  • Work must have been produced in the last five years.

  • File size for each JPEG/JPG cannot exceed 500kb and should be named as such: Artist's Name_Artwork Title_Dimersions.jpg (JohnSmith_Artwork1_16x20.jpg)

  • Work does not have to be for sale to be eligible, but each piece of art must have a price or value noted on the entry form.

  • Work must be dropped off ONLY on the dates listed and an appointment needs to be scheduled with SSAG.

  • Questions:  Contact Genece Hamby by email at shibuistudioart@gmail.com. No phone calls please. If we need to discuss, text Genece (618.267.1324) and she will call you.

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In this upcoming exhibition, Shibui Studio Art Gallery explores the powerful synergy when art is created or influenced by stillness, beauty & grace. Art that reflects on the importance of slowing down and welcoming moments of quiet in a chaotic world. We are seeking submissions that suggest stillness as fueling your deeper imagination. Along with your entry, please include a brief statement about how stillness, beauty & grace influences your art and process.