Competitions & Contests

Dirty Pictures

Entry Dates 2022-07-15T23:59:00 - 2022-05-04T00:01:00 51 Days Left


Artists living within 250 miles of Cleveland are invited to interpret the theme of “Dirty Pictures.” The only rule is NO NUDITY. Artists may use innuendo, symbolism, double entendre or any other method to interpret the theme. Up to 3 pieces in any medium can be submitted.   

Entry Fee: $35 for up to (3) pieces per artist.

Apply to this Show

GalleryPlus, 78th Street Studios, 1305 West 80th Street #109, Cleveland, OH 44102 | Exhibit on display August 12, 2022 - September 23, 2022

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J-Digital Art
K-Mixed Media/Other 

What you will need

At least one digital image of each art piece, up to three submissions. These must be good photographs of the actual, original art work you want to enter to potentially exhibit. We recommend 3d artists submit up to three views of each submitted piece.
Digital images must be saved in the JPG (JPEG) file format.
Your pictures should be no smaller than 960 pixels and no larger than 4600 pixels on the longest side.
They should be no bigger than 4 Mb in file size.
Please make sure you are settled on titles, medium descriptions and prices. The way you identify yourself and your work in the submission form is what we utilize when we present your information on art labels and in program listings. GalleryPlus is not responsible for misspellings or incorrect information arising from inaccurately entered information.

How to enter
New to ArtCall?
If you do not yet have an ArtCall account, click the "Apply" button above or click Register in the top right menu.

Returning to ArtCall?
If you already have an ArtCall account, click the "Apply" button above or click Login in the top right menu.

Entering artwork submissions
After logging in or creating a new account, and paying the entry fee, you will Add a new submission. You will fill out the form with Category, Title, Dimensions (height, width, and depth), Sale price (unless Not For Sale, if NFS an insurance value needs to be assigned), and Medium for your first artwork submission. You will then upload an Attachment that is the photo of your artwork. 3d artists may upload 3 different views of each submission. If you would like to enter more than one work of art, please upload each entry separately by clicking Add a new submission after each successful submission. Each artist may submit up to three works.

Important Dates

Call to entry

CTE opens May 4, 2022
CTE deadline, July 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
Notification of jury results; Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Please do not call or email for results.

Artwork delivery

Drop off of acccepted work- Sunday, July 31, 1-5 pm; Monday August 1, 10 am - 2 pm; Tuesday, August 2, 3 -7 pm.
Any work being shipped must arrive by August 2, 2022. Send work to: GalleryPlus, 25935 Detroit Rd. #253, Westlake, OH 44145.
End of Exhibit pickup – Monday September 26, 2022, 10 am - 2 pm; Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 3 - 7 pm; Wednesdayday September 28, 2022, 10 am - 2 pm; Thursday, September 29, 2022, 3 - 7 pm.


Event dates

On Display; August 12, 2022 - September 23, 2022
Juror's Talk and Awards Ceremony Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 7 pm.


User Entry Process Tutorial

You can leave this video on your call site's homepage (or embed it on any page) for a quick tutorial your users can watch to help them with the submission process.