Call for Artists: LOCAL COLOR


After such a trying year, let’s celebrate the JOY of our passion and our perseverance as artists, bouncing back and regaining normal lives.

Let’s show our love for our wonderful home and the people we are fortunate to call our neighbors and have some FUN! 

Artists and Craftspeople:
All mediums considered and included.

Open to all members of the Las Vegas Arts Council.
Click here to join. 

Entry Deadline is June 7, 2021 for first wave entries to be considered.
We may or may not extend the deadline…depending.

The show will run from mid-June through July 31.

"LOCAL COLOR" Gallery 140 Submission Form
In a few sentences, please tell us about yourself and your work. This will be used on our website and in promotions.
Your personal contact information above is for our use, and not available to the public without your permission. We will provide some or all of the information below this note as we advertise your work. Please provide all that you have available.

Sending the digital images: Electronic submission is required (Slides and images on CD’s will not be reviewed)  Take your BEST shot!  We will use these images of accepted work  in an online gallery.
We would appreciate it if one of the images you submit is of you, a selfie, or a photo pf you working.  The other images would be of the work you plan to submit for the show.

PHOTOGRAPH YOUR ENTRIES WITH A DIGITAL CAMERA (cell phones are allowed) or send us a digital copy of your photograph. Only digital entries of artwork will be accepted. The juror will judge images by viewing digital entries only. You are encouraged to use a good digital camera (3.0 Mega Pixels or higher suggested).
We have support for artists unfamiliar with pixels and dpi.  ASK!

File format: .JPG files, File Resolution: High; 300 dpi, 1200 pixels on longest side preferred but not mandatory; Files will be used for online promotion & in-house slideshow so need to be of good quality.

File Naming Instructions: Please name or rename your image file like this.  Use the artist’s last name, first name_title. Example: JohnsonPatricia_Title Here.

In text box above image file below, we need this information exactly like this example:
Artist Name | Name of Work | Price* | Medium | Size**

Provide a brief description of or inspiration for each piece to be used for online promotion.

* Price should include gross receipts tax (to be paid by the artist) and rounded to the nearest dollar.
** Fine art is listed as Height x Width x Depth in inches. Paintings are measured by height first, followed by width. Sculptures and three-dimensional installations are measured by height, width, and depth. Include “Framed” if that is how you are selling the piece.

Important Dates
Entry/Deadline for submissions:  Deadline 6/7
If we need more work, we may extend the deadline.
Notifications will be sent on or before 6/10
Please deliver your work to the gallery on 6/19,  following all COVID-19 precautions. Wear a facemask and  observe social distancing as much as possible. We will check temperatures, ask questions, and diligently enforce the protocol.

The show opens 6/22/21
The show closes 7/31/21 . Pickup hours will be from 4PM to 7PM
If you have any questions or need information please contact us.

Dawne Holmes, Curator,
Susie Tsyitee, Gallery Director,
(505) 425-1085 Office message phone
(505) 603-9543 Susie’s cell

Thanks!  When you have reviewed all the entries, please click “Submit.”