Competitions & Contests

75th Anniversary - Juried Art Competition by Mountain Artists Guild, Prescott, AZ

Entry Dates 2024-09-30T23:59:00+00:00 - 2024-07-01T01:00:00+00:00 69 Days Left


'75th Anniversary' Members Only Juried Exhibition
Call Opens Monday, July 1, 2024 

Deadline for entry is Monday, September 30, 2024

Call for Entries: 75th Anniversary Juried Exhibition
The Mountain Artists Guild is thrilled to celebrate its 75th anniversary on October 18th, 2024. Since 1949, our organization in Prescott, Arizona, has highlighted the talents of artists, both professional and emerging alike, providing an outlet for all skillsets.
Artists are invited to submit traditional and contemporary art that honors our culturally diverse Arizona heritage, environment and community. Current Mountain Artists Guild members are encouraged to apply for this wonderful opportunity.
Artists may submit up to 4 pieces of original artwork for a special exhibit in celebration of The Guild’s 75th anniversary. The show will be on display October 14 through November 16. All work must be original in concept and execution and follow the entry requirements listed below. Reproductions and giclees are not eligible.
Submission information and digital images of the work must be submitted to: by Monday, September 30. Artists will be notified of the status of their submissions by October 7. Accepted artwork will be delivered to The Guild on Monday, October 14 between 10 am – noon.
Entry Fee: $30 for 2 entries, each additional is $10 up to 4 pieces.
Submission requirements for artwork:
Artwork in all media, including but not limited to all 2D media and processes, mixed media, glass, ceramics, and sculpture may be submitted for consideration.
** A panel of three will  jury this call
** Due to limited space - there is no guaranteed acceptance
** The call closes on September 30, 2024

Important Dates
September 30: Submission Deadline
October 7: Artists notified of accepted work
October 14: (10am - noon): Artwork drop-off
October 16: Exhibition opens
October 18: 75th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction
October 25: Public Reception and Cash Awards
November 16: Exhibition closes
November 16: (1pm – 3pm): Artwork pick-up

In addition to this exhibition The Guild is launching a capital campaign celebrating our 75th Anniversary on Friday, October 18th with an extraordinary gala including silent auction! We have an incredible lineup of artwork created by talented artists, and some delightful gift baskets.

This evening will be graced by the presence of friends, family, and passionate Guild supporters, providing a fantastic opportunity to promote your art.
Your participation and support will play a vital role in our continued growth and success. Let's make this 75th Anniversary Gala an event to remember! If you would like to make a donation in support of our campaign, please follow this link.  Please also consider making a  donation to be used for the cash awards for this special exhibition.

General Guidelines and Requirements - please read
*Works must have been created in the last three years and not previously exhibited at The Guild in the past 12 months.
*All works must be display ready. Work that is not correctly prepared for installation will not be accepted.
*Wall pieces must be framed and have a hanging wire securely installed (saw tooth hangers not permitted). Rubber bumpers on the back of framed pieces preferred.
*2-D artworks must not exceed 36” x 48”. Minimum size is 11" x 14".
*3-D artworks must not exceed 40 lbs. and must fit on a pedestal with a footprint of 18” x 18″ or less.
*All works must be delivered in person to The Guild. Delivery and pick up of work is the artist’s responsibility. If you are not able to deliver and/or pick up your accepted artwork, you may authorize a representative to do so.
*Accepted work must remain on display through the end of the exhibition.
*Artwork must be available for sale, 25% of the sale price will be retained by the Guild if the work is sold. 
*Sales of work will be handled by The Guild.
*Artists agree to let The Mountain Artists Guild use images of the work for promotional purposes during the show. The Guild will publicize the 75th anniversary show.
*Work shown in the Gallery must be appropriate for viewing by all ages and audiences.
For questions about the show, email Type 75th Anniversary Show in the subject line.
Jurors for this show are: 
Pauline Gravier, former Executive Director of The Mountain Artists Guild
Patty Heibel, Multimedia Artist, Guild Member
Jeannette Holverson, Phippen Museum

Please review our Gallery Standards here: Gallery Standards 

Location of Show and Other InformationOnline for 3 months after awards announcedMountain Artists Guild Gallery – October 14 through November 16, 2024 at 228 N. Alarcon St., Prescott, AZ 86301

Terms and Conditions
Read the Terms and Conditions on the website for this competition.

If you have questions about this competition, contact: or call 928-445-2510.

If you need help with submitting or photographing your work, contact: guild@mountainartistsguild.orgor 928-445-2510.