GVAL Annual Juried Fine Art Show and Sale

Gilbert Visual Art League has sponsored an Annual Juried Fine Art Show since 2003. Original art may be in 2 or 3 dimensions in any media created within the last three (3) years. Art for the show is selected by a professional juror and the show judge selects the winners and Best in Show. In the past the show has included over 80 pieces of assorted works, painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture.

At the Juried Fine Art Show, GVAL also presents a Gilbert Art Student a $250 cash award. The student’s work is displayed at the Annual Juried Fine Art Show. Please Click here for information and application for the Gilbert Student Fine Art Award. We are grateful to be hosted by the HD South, Home of the Gilbert Historical Museum. Please submit your entry and payment below. If you prefer to mail in your entry with a check, please contact us at hello@gval,org

18th Annual Juried Fine Art Show and Sale

March 6 – April 1, 2021

Hosted by Gallery 4 at HD South
10 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ

Call for Entries

Deadline, February 7, 2021

Schedule of Events
February 7, Sunday, Deadline for Entries
February 21, Monday, Acceptance email
March 3, Wednesday. Art Drop Off (5 pm-6 pm)
March 6, Saturday, Show opens (9 am-4 pm)
Opening Reception depending on COVID regulations at that time.
Pick up art April 1, Thursday
All art work must be picked up from 6 pm-7 pm.
GVAL is not responsible for art if not picked up at this time.

Submission Guidelines
Complete entry form below.
Flat Entry Fee: Members $30 for up to 4 pieces.
Non-members $50 for up to 4 pieces.
Fill out the form, send your jpgs and pay via the form below. If you have questions, or if you do not receive a confirmation that your application has been received, please contact us at gilbertart@yahoo.com.

Eligibility: This show is open to all living artists over the age of 18 years of age. Original art may be in 2 or 3 dimensions in any media and created within the past 3 years. Maximum size is 34″ on any side including the frame. GVAL reserves the right to refuse any and all artwork submitted. Art accepted in previous GVAL Annual Fine Art Shows is not eligible. Artwork must be the artist’s original concept, design and execution. Artwork created in a class or workshop setting is not eligible.

  • 2 dimensional artwork must be framed or gallery wrapped (1 1/2″ minimum depth) with no visible staples. Artwork must be WIRED to hang and may not weigh more than 10 lbs. Sawtooth hangers will not be accepted.
  • 3 dimensional works must be able to stand on their own, or hang in a safe manner.
  • Artwork must be available for the full term of the exhibition. Once selected, no substitutions will be accepted.
  • Ribbons, merchandise and/or cash prizes will be awarded in several categories as well as Best of Show.
  • Artwork that is for sale is subject to a 20% commission. Artists will receive 80% of their price.
  • For more information, send questions to gilbertart@yahoo.com.

Annual Juried Show Entry Form

  • Contact Information

  • Entry Details

    Each artist may submit up to four entries. Dimensions must include the frame. Please put NFS if work is not for sale. Be sure to upload a JPG image for each piece submitted. The file should be named with the title of the piece and a maximum size of 1200 pix at 72dpi.
  • Fee Payment and Submission

    Become a GVAL member or renew your membership to pay the member's rate for submission to the show. Note that ALL memberships renew on September 1. Dues submitted through this form are for a membership ending on 9/1/2021. If you wish to become a member, please visit our JOIN NOW page.
  • Choose your submission type: member or non-member. All entry fees are flat-rate for up to three pieces. Fees are non-refundable.
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    You'll be redirected to PayPal to complete the payment of fees and Dues (if selected). Note you do not need a PayPal account to make your payment.
  • While reasonable effort will be made to protect your art, GVAL and the Gilbert Historical Museum will not be held liable for any damages, loss, theft, or injury, which may occur during any/all activities. Signing this release means you approve of the use of your artwork for GVAL publications and promotional materials.
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