16th Annual Juried Art Show

Call for Artists

Images Art Gallery invites you to apply to the 16th Annual Juried Show. This is an opportunity to display your work in our downtown Overland Park gallery and compete for one of many awards.


Best of Show:  $500, presented by Overland Park Friends of the Art

1st Place Photography & Digital Art $ 175  / 2nd Place $100 / Honorable Mention $50              

1st Place  All 2D (except photography) $175 / 2nd Place $100 / Honorable Mention $50

1st Place 3D $175 / 2nd Place $100 / Honorable Mention $50

No artist is eligible for more than one award.

Meet the Juror


Dave Smothers, Art Curator at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery, Merriam, Kansas. Dave has
curated over 87 shows, including eight National Juried Heartland Art Shows and nine High School Art Competitions. He is a University of Iowa graduate.



Artists age 18 and over are eligible to enter the exhibition.

Art work accepted into any of Images’ past juried shows is not eligible for this show.


Media & Specifications


  • Works in acrylic, oil, water media, pastel, drawing, original print-making, mixed-media, photography, digital art, fiber, sculpture, jewelry and ceramics are eligible.

  • No art piece can exceed a height or width of 4 feet. 

  • Sculptures must be independently stable. 

  • All 2-D work must be framed (except for canvas with wrapped sides) and wired for hanging.  The gallery hanging system cannot accommodate saw tooth hangers, and they will not be accepted.

  • Each work must be original and clearly labeled on the back with artist’s name, address, phone, title of work, media, and price.


May 15: Entry form submission or mailed entries must be postmarked no later than 5/12.

June 19: Notice of acceptance posted on website and acceptance emails.

July 10 and 11: Delivery of  works from noon - 4:00 pm.

July 17: Opening Reception 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Awards announcement at 7:00 pm.

August 14 & 15: Pick up works from noon - 4:00 pm.


How to Enter

Three ways to enter:

  1. Complete the online Entry Form, upload your digital files, and pay through PayPal or credit card. 

  2. Bring a completed Entry Form, digital files on CD, and cash, credit card, or check, to Images Art Gallery, 7320 W. 80th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204.

  3. Mail the completed Entry Form, digital files on CD, and a check for the entry fee to Images Art Gallery, 7320 W. 80th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204.


All entry forms must be accompanied with payment and digital images. No entries will be considered without payment.

Digital Files

Submission of digital files must accompany your entry form and payment. File names should match the original artwork title on the entry form.

Digital files must be in JPG format with longest dimension no more than 1700 pixels and no larger than 5MB.  

If submitting via CD the CD should be clearly labeled with your name and title of each entry. CD’s are not returned.


Entry fees are non-refundable.

Up to five entries per artist.

  • $35 for one to three entries

  • $50 for four to five entries

Fee payment does not guarantee entry into the show.

All artwork must be for sale. Artists will receive 70% on any piece sold. No change to prices stated on entry form is permitted. All artwork must be hand delivered and picked up on the appropriate dates.  All work must remain in the exhibition until show has ended.

Any artwork delivered that is substantially different from the entry, or with damaged or poor quality framing, will be declined with no refund of entry fee.



Images Art Gallery assumes no responsibility for artworks on display. The gallery will exercise reasonable caution in handling and showing of artworks. Entry into the show constitutes agreement with this understanding.

Images Art Gallery assumes permission to use selected artwork for publicity purposes.


Any work left 30 days after the close of the show becomes the property of Images Art Gallery.

Enter online


Print the form

Form can be mailed or dropped off at the gallery with image files on CD and payment.

(913) 232-7113

7320 W 80th St, Overland Park, KS 66204, USA

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