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Cary Gallery of Artists
15th Annual Small Treasures Juried Exhibit

200 S. Academy St., Suite 120, Cary NC 27511



Small Works of Art by North Carolina Artists

June 30 - July 25, 2023



Exhibit Information


ENTRY DEADLINE                                    June 1, 11:59 pm PST



(view in OJS artist profile)                      June 12            


ARTWORK DELIVERY DATES:                  June 28 & 29, 11:00 – 4:30 pm


RECEPTION & AWARDS:                          June 30, 6:00-8:00 pm


PICKUP UNSOLD WORK:                          July 26 & 27, 11:00 – 4:30 pm                                                                 


Meet our Juror:    Leatha Koefler


Leatha Koefler has worked as an artist, designer, and art teacher for numerous years. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati, her Master’s degree from North Carolina State University; and postgraduate studies at Savannah College of Art and Design as well as The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Her studio practice is primarily working with found materials; building sculptures and wall art from outdated technologies such as slides, VHS tapes, film, floppy disks. She has won awards for her art locally and internationally. In addition to her personal artwork, she is part of a collaborative team building large nest installations. The nests range in size from 4 feet to 14 feet. Nest installations have been constructed at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, Cary Arts Center, Imperial Center for the Arts in

Rocky Mount, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Milton Rhodes Art Center in Winston Salem, and other locations.




Awards:          1st Place- $300

                        2nd Place- $200

                        3rd Place- $100

                        Special award in Ceramics - Ceramica gift card

             Honorable Mentions- Jerry’s Artarama gift card




            Artists must be at least 18 years old and residents of North Carolina.

            Size Restrictions:

                        2D work must be NO LARGER THAN 13 X 13", including mat and frame.  

                        3D work must be NO LARGER THAN 12” in any dimension.

            All work must be for sale.


HOW TO ENTER:  Log in on this page and click Enter This Show. Use the online form to submit your entries and pay with your Paypal account or your credit card by June 1, 2023

      The non-refundable fee is $35 for submissions of either 1 or 2 pieces.  



      PLEASE NOTE:  While up to two submission pieces can be entered for consideration, only ONE (1) submission can be juried in.                                                          





·      Entries are to be in JPG format.

·      The total size of the image should be less than 4 Megabytes.

·      No digital enhancements.

·      Show only the image without mat or frame.

·      Orient the image correctly (horizontally or vertically). 

·      CGA reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork submitted by digital entry that deviates dramatically from the original image.

·      For help with your entries contact or 888-666-1351

·      No jewelry can be accepted.

·      Artwork must be original (no prints or copies), entirely the work of the artist and executed within the last two years.

·      Artwork done under supervision (such as a workshop or class) is not eligible.

·      Artwork must be dry and ready for display. *2D artwork must be properly prepared for installation by being professionally wired on the back (NO ALLIGATOR CLIPS OR HOOKS)  3D work must stand alone on a pedestal provided by the gallery.

·      Gallery-wrapped canvases are acceptable but must be at least 1 inch thick.

·      On the back of your artwork write the title, artist name and price.


CGA reserves the right to reject any work that does not meet their standards.


Jury results will be posted to the Cary Gallery of Artists website at by June 12, 2023. Results will also be available to view in your artist profile.




1.     Accepted entries must be delivered to Cary Gallery of Artists on June 28 & 29, 11:00 - 4:30 pm.


2.     Hand delivery is the preferred method of delivery. Shipped work must be securely packed in a reusable container and include a prepaid UPS or FedEx shipping label or account number. If shipping, please arrange for your package to arrive on June 28 or 29. Work packed in foam packing peanuts will not be accepted.  


3.     Pick up unsold artwork July 26 & 27,11:00-4:30 pm. 


4.     Early delivery or late pick-up is discouraged due to storage limitations so please be sure to deliver and pick up your artwork within the specified time period.





All artwork must be for sale. Cary Gallery of Artists will retain a 40% commission on all exhibition sales. Artists whose artwork is sold during the exhibit will be notified.  Artwork must stay on display until close of exhibit.  Although reasonable care will be given to handling all works, the gallery will not be responsible for any loss or damage.


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