National Juried Exhibition

The Delaplaine Arts Center


About the Exhibition

The Delaplaine’s National Juried Exhibition is an annual show featuring works in a variety of media by artists from around the region and nation. All media are eligible, including but not limited to: painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, drawing, installation, and sculpture.

Important Dates

March 23, 2020 • Deadline for entry submission (by 11:59 pm)
April 6, 2020 • Notification of accepted works (by 5 pm)
April 23, 2020
 • Deadline for delivery of accepted works
May 2 – June 14, 2020 • Exhibition
May 2, 2020 • Art Matters juror presentation (2 pm), First Saturday opening reception (3-5 pm), Awards Announcement (by 3:30 pm)


First — $1,000
Second — $500
Third — $250
Honorable Mention — $125

About the 2020 Juror

Noah Smalls is the Director of Exhibitions and Collections Management at the Williams College Museum of Art in Massachusetts, as well as Gallery Director of the Upper Darby Art Gallery and Rush Arts Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has acted as design consultant for the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP), and the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. As an independent curator, Smalls has been involved with numerous exhibitions at galleries and museums across the U.S. His mission: “To contribute to the ongoing transition of the museum field into one offering broader educational opportunities and expanding social impact.”


All artwork must be an original of the submitting artist, and should have been completed in the last 2 years. Artwork must not have been previously exhibited at the Delaplaine. Accepted works should arrive ready to hang or install. 

Fee — $35 per artist for up to three (3) images ($25 if artist is a current member of the Delaplaine).

Number of Pieces — Artists may submit up to 3 pieces (in JPEG format) for consideration.

Entry Portal

Enter your artwork here.

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