Juried Exhibition

Annually in Spring
Artists Enter Below - Scroll down for further details and timeline
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Title No. 1
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Art Barn School of Art

695 N 400 East

Valparaiso, IN 46383

Eligibility The exhibition is open to artists at least 18 years of age. All entries must be the original work of the artist, executed solely by the artist. All work must be for sale. You may choose to make your work available for purchase at the level of $300, $400, or $500. 

Artists 25 years of age or under at the time of opening are eligible for the Jan Sullivan Emerging Artist Award.

Entry Specifications Original art in painting, drawing, and mixed media. Free standing three-dimensional media are not acceptable. Work must be framed or finished in gallery wrap, labeled and ready to be hung. No sawtooth hangers.

Size Limitations Work must not exceed 40”x 44” including frame and must not exceed 4” in depth.

Entry Fee $25 per artist for two (2) entries. $5 for an additional entry. Not more than three (3) entries per artist. The entry fee must accompany the entry form and must be entered by May .

Please add a $5 late fee for entry forms submitted after May , or any hand-delivered on . The entry fee is non-refundable.

Receiving of Work Work must be delivered May 

Return of entries Non-selected work must be picked up May or between . Selected work must be picked up June  between .

Sales The Art Barn receives 25% of sale proceeds. Indiana sales tax is applicable. A payment check will be issued within 30 days of the exhibit’s close. All Purchase and Merit Award monies go solely to the artist. Art not picked up within 90 days becomes property of the Art Barn unless prior special arrangements are made.

Liability The Art Barn shall, upon possession of the artist’s work(s), exercise due care in handling. The Art Barn shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to the artist’s artwork while in the Art Barn’s possession unless loss or damage is, or can be, directly attributable to intentional acts by Art Barn and its employees.

Mark your Calendar

  • May   Entry deadline

  • May   Deliver work for jurying

  • May Notification mailed

  • May   Pick up non-selected work 3-6 pm

  • May  Opening Reception, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

  • May   June 17 Exhibition

  • June  pick up by appointment, June Pick up work 

  • June pick up purchases