Call for Member Submissions

Jun 29, 2023 5:00PM—Jul 01, 2023 11:00AM


Windsor Art Center 40 Mechanic St. Windsor, CT 06095

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Call for Member Submissions: Artwork Exhibition at Windsor Art Center

Attention all Windsor Art Center members! We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for you to showcase your artistic talents in our upcoming exhibition. Whether you are an established artist or emerging creative, we invite you to submit your artwork and be a part of this vibrant showcase.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Participants must be current members of Windsor Art Center.
  • Each member may submit up to two works of art.
  • Artwork should be ready for display, appropriately framed or prepared for installation.
  • All mediums and styles are welcome.


For detailed information regarding submission guidelines, eligibility, artwork requirements, and exhibition policies, please read the attached prospectus. It provides comprehensive details to ensure a smooth submission process and successful exhibition.


We are pleased to announce that there will be several awards presented for outstanding artwork in the exhibition:

  • Cash prize for “Best in Show” and Second Place.
  • Non-cash Honorable Mention recognition.
  • Special recognition for young participants.

Juror of Award:

We are honored to have Ellis Echevarria as our esteemed Juror of Award for this exhibition. Ellis brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the selection process, ensuring a fair and discerning evaluation of the artworks.

Art Receiving:

Please mark your calendars for the designated art receiving dates and times:

  • Thursday, June 29: 5- 7pm
  • Saturday, July 1: 9-11am

During these scheduled times, you can bring your artwork to Windsor Art Center for submission. Our dedicated staff will be available to assist you and answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to receiving your exceptional artwork and showcasing the talent within our membership. This exhibition promises to be a celebration of creativity and artistic diversity. Thank you for your participation!

If you have any further inquiries or need additional information, please contact our team at

Note: Please ensure you have read the attached prospectus for complete submission guidelines and requirements. Please print out and complete the ID TAGS and Artist Contract to submit to the Windsor Art Center.

2023 Members’ Exhibition Prospectus


2023 Members’ Contract (1)


Please read this Prospectus thoroughly and retain a copy of it.

Windsor Art Center Members’ Exhibition 2023

July 15 – August 26
Opening: Saturday, July 15, 5-7pm

How to Submit

By submitting your work and a signed Artist Contract, you agree to abide by the rules set forth below:
• Must be a current member of Windsor Art Center to submit work; may renew or start a membership at Receiving,
during Regular Gallery Hours or online:
• All works must be hand delivered on the designated dates and times to Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic Street,
Windsor, CT
• Members may submit 2 works (properly prepared** with ID Tags attached – one on the front and one on the
back); at least 1 work will be hung/installed (dependent on number of submissions received). Windsor Art Center
reserves the right to exclude any work of art it deems inappropriate (including, but not limited to: content, size,
weight, execution or preparation).
• Submit a completed and signed Artist Contract
• Work must be original, created without supervision, have been completed within the past 5 years and not have
been previously exhibited at WAC.
• All works must be for sale Exhibitors age 17 and younger may sell their work, but are not required to do so.
• Member determines retail price and provides insurance value; WAC will retain 30% commission on all works sold
during exhibition or as a result of its being seen in this exhibition.
• Works must remain on view throughout the entirety of the exhibition (no early removals).
• Purchased work may be picked up on retrieval dates/times with a valid WAC receipt.
• Unsold works must be removed promptly on designated retrieval dates/times (Other dates/times may be
arranged in advance; artist may also designate an alternate person to retrieve their work. A valid photo ID may be
• Any items left at the gallery after retrieval dates/times become the property of WAC and will be disposed of at
the discretion of WAC.
**All two-dimensional work must be ready to hang/install (matted, framed, glazed) with d-rings (preferred) or properly
installed wire: no clips or saw-tooth hardware or the like can be accepted.
All paintings on stretcher bars or panels must include d-rings (preferred) or wires for installation.
All sculpture must be stable and have its own pedestal/base on which it is to be displayed and be light enough for 2 people
to handle.


Art Receiving: Thursday, June 29, 5 – 7pm
Saturday, July 1, 9 – 11am

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 15, 5-7pm

Art Retrieval: Sunday, August 27, 9 – 11am
Wednesday, August 30, 4 – 6pm

Please direct any questions or comments to Susan, 2023 Members’ Exhibition Lead Co-ordinator

VM/Text: 860-265-8426 (Google Voice)



Bonus project:

Rock Your Art

Art Rocks

How to Participate

This is a free (and fun!) community participation event. Anyone may contribute by following the guidelines below. 

Decorate your rock It can be fun, fanciful, inspirational, colorful, serene…

What sentiment do you want to share? You may submit as many rocks as you like.

Materials to use Acrylic paint, tempera, poster paint (any water based paint will do). Windsor Art Center will coat each rock with a clear protective acrylic spray.

Sign your Masterpiece(s) This is optional, but we hope you will.

Drop your completed rocks in the bin by the door by July 7, 2023

The bin will be emptied periodically.

Beginning Saturday July 15, 10:00 am: The Windsor Art Center and surrounding perimeter will be inundated with one of a kind Art Rocks waiting to be found.