Artists must be the originators of work being entered into these Calls. Artist must personally assume responsibility for their art work and release Stella’s Art Gallery and it’s employees from loss or damage to their property. Stella’s Art Gallery will take a 30% commission on any sold artwork during the run of the show. Art must be wired/hooked to hang with name and title prior to dropping off. Each call will have an entry form ready to download one month prior to its due date.
December - Holiday Maker's Market Holiday Marker's Market December 13th 6-9, 14th 10-3pm: VENDORS of handmade items wanted. This year, with the Matchworks businesses, Stella's Art Gallery is partnering with Starbucks. They will be onsite giving away their coffee and sample treats along with promoting the event. Julie Slattery will be returning to play Christmas music on her electric piano Friday night!
The Holiday Market will be advertised on social media, Stella's website, The News Herald, flyers, and at the Mentor Starbucks Location. Applications Due November 15th.
January - Black and White Show Calling all artwork done in Black and White and values thereof; no color! Drop off entries on January 3 and 4th during 11:30-7:30. Notification of acceptance will be the night of January 6th. Artwork will be on display until February 3rd. Opening reception is January 10th 6-9pm in conjunction with the Matchworks' Second Friday event. This year the Black and White reception is collaborating with local authors/illustrators as well as artists. Authors will be showcased in the Atrium. Also, Carhops Mobile Diner will make a return with pulled pork and nachos! January 10th 6-9pm. Categories: Photography/Digital, 2D, 3D
February - WIP's (Works in Progress) We all have Work In Progress! This show calls for pieces that are not quite done yet! Categories: 2D & 3D Drop off is February 7 and 8th 11:30-730. Notification of acceptance the night of February 10th Reception: February 14th 7-9pm
March - Estrogen, In Honor of Women Let's celebrate women! Calling all art honoring women created by women and the men whom love them. Please include a brief statement about your art entries. Categories: Photography/Digital, 2D, 3D/Assemblage, Mixed Media, Mosaic Drop off is March 6th and 7th 11:30-7:30. Notification of acceptance is the night of March 9th Reception is March 13th 7-9pm
April - Riverside High School Student Spotlight More details to come
May - Upcycle Show Everything old is new again! Calling all art from Repurposed material to create decorative (home-decor) or functional (useful item) artwork. Categories: HomeDecor, Useful, JUNIOR U16 Drop off is May 1st and 2nd 11:30-7:30. Notification of acceptance is the night of May 4th. Reception is May 8th 7-9pm.
Junk Wars: Join our challenge! Make a team of no more than 5 artists. During our reception you will receive a box of materials to create a single piece of art. You'll have 2 hours to complete the task and tools will be provided. Top 3 pieces will be displayed in the Upcycle Show. Further Guidelines posted at a later date.
June - Size Matters Calling for Art done in specific sizes. Drop off is June 5th and 6th 11:30-7:30. Dimensions to come! Categories: to come Notification of acceptance June 8th Reception is June 12th 7-9pm
July - Show Us Your Best Calling your BEST art! We want you to enter pieces the define you the best by show us your signature style. Categories: Photography/Digital, 2D, 3D, Mosaic/Glass, Jewelry, Wood Due to the Holiday, drop off is July 1, 2, 3rd 11:30-7:30 and 6th 6-9pm. Notification of acceptance is the night of July 7th Reception is July 10th 7-9pm.
August - Northeast Ohio This juried show is looking or art inspired by Northeast Ohio. All mediums are welcome. Drop off is August 7th and 8th 11:30-7:30. Notification of acceptance is the night of August 10th. Reception is August 14th 7-9pm.
September - Photography Only Calling for Art using any photographic technique. Categories: Landscape, Animals, Architecture, Macro, and Abstract. Due to the Holiday, Artwork drop off is September 2, 3, 4th, and 5th 11:30-7:30 Notification of acceptance is the night of September 8th. Reception is September 11th 7-9pm
October - OddBall It's that time of year again to let your freak flag fly! Let out your inner weird and bring it out in your art. We are challenging you to step out of the box and kick it to the side and create for us the most warped and exotic pieces you can come up with. All media accepted: assemblage, collage, illustration, and more....just don't be ORDINARY! Categories: 2D and 3D Drop off is October 2nd and 3rd 11:30-7:30 Notification of acceptance is the night of October 5th Reception is October 9th 7-9pm
November - Spotlight Information coming soon!
December - In-house Collaboration & Holiday Makers Market Calling all Stella's Artists to team up with other Stella's Artists to create a single art piece to be displayed as our December Show.