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National Society of Artists
33rd National Juried Show by NSA

Due to Hurricane Harvey, the deadline has been

extended to September 14th, 11:59 PT

Also, please be advised, those who are accepted and ship their art to Galveston, all artwork will be maintained in a secure, dry facility – before, during and after the event.

33rd National Juried Show by NSA
October 12th – 14th, 2017


This year the National Society of Artists' 32nd National Juried Show will be held at the Rosenburg Library, 2310 Sealy Street, Galveston, TX 77550.

Sarah Beth Wilson
, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections Art Museum of Southeast Texas


$1,000 Best of Show
$700 First Place
$400 Second Place
$200 Third Place
$100 Philip G. Paratore, Jr. Memorial Award
$100 Honorable Mention
$100 R.G. Oren Memorial People’s Choice Award

This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age and older. Works must have been completed in the last three years. All artwork must be solely the work of the artist. All original works of art are eligible including photography and computer-generated art.  No giclees and copies are not eligible.  Artwork previously accepted in other National Society of Artists’ shows, are not eligible.  Any artwork that is not securely assembled, properly labeled, or is otherwise unsuitable for public display including nudes or violence will not be accepted or eligible and the fees will not be refunded.

September 14, 2017, 11:59 p.m. PST.  Registration online at

Entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.

Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at:  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:

Please add and to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.

Brenda Donaloio, 409-750-8915,

The first entry is $30. Each additional entry is $10 without any limit on the number of entries submitted by an artist, however, only 2 will be accepted into the show. All fees are nonrefundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.

All work sold is subject to a 20% commission and will be deducted from the sale.

Artists will be notified of acceptance or rejection by email no later than September 22, 2017.

Must be received by October 5, 2017.
Shipping address:
Attention Brenda Donaloio
2200 Market Street, Suite 735
Galveston, TX 77550.
Include a prepaid return shipping label.

Must be received by October 11, 2017 between 9a.m. and 2:00p.m. to:
Rosenburg Library
2310 Sealy Street
Galveston, TX 77550.

Two Dimensional works must be installation ready.  All artwork must be appropriately framed to museum standards (use simple tasteful museum quality frames; no metal frames, no overly ornate frames; only white, ivory or off-white mats - no colored mats).  No saw-toothed hangers.  Minimum size is 5”x7” unframed; maximum is 48”x 48” including frame.  All diptych and triptych works must be entered as one image=one entry.

Three Dimensional works are limited to 4’x4’x4’ tall and no more than 35 pounds.

Entry Opens: May 20, 2017
Entry Deadline:  September 14, 2017
Notification Date:  On or before September 22, 2017
Shipped Artwork Arrival:  October 5, 2017
Artwork Hand-Delivery Date:  October 11, 2017, 9:00-1:00p.m.
Opening Reception:  Thursday, October 12, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony:  Saturday, October 14, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Show Closing date:  October 15, 2017
Pick up of artwork:  October 16, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Return Shipped artwork:  Week of October 16th, 2017