Fall Art Show Guidelines

2019 Juried Fall Art Show Guidelines

Submission Guidelines:
All work must be original. Work must not have been previously submitted to this show.


  • Painting (Watercolor, acrylic, oil and pastels)
  • Drawing (Pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, pen and ink)
  • Sculpture (Wood carving, stone, metal and 3D)
  • Ceramics (Stoneware, clay and porcelain)
  • Photography (Film and digital)
  • Mixed Media (Collage, fiber art, printmaking, digital/graphic art)
  • Jewelry (Lamp work, metal work, fused glass, clay polymer, pyrite, ceramic jewelry, carved wood, stone)* all jewelry must be at least 85% artist created/worked material

Submitting Work
Each entry must be accompanied by a completed application form for each piece.

Payment of Entry Fees must be paid at time of submission before they are judged for admission.

Each work must be labeled with the tags included in the application.

  1. Artist’s Name/Address/Phone/Email
  2. Medium/Category
  3. Title
  4. Price (or NFS)

Entry Fees
NCAC Member: $30 for first piece, $5 for each additional piece. Maximum of 5 pieces.
Non-Member: $40 for first piece, $5 for each additional piece. Maximum to 5 pieces.
Note: All Entry Fees are Non-Refundable

Application and Payments

Click here to download the application form.

MAIL: You can mail your documents and images on CD/DVD, with your payment to: North Country Arts Council, Attention: Fall Art Show, 131 Washington Street, Suite 304, Watertown, NY, 13601.

EMAIL: Download the application, then email application and image files to FallArtShow@nnyart.org.  Mail your payment to the NCAC using the address above.

ONLINE: You can apply and pay your entry fee online

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, October 1 (Entry deadline): All entries must be received either electronically or via postal mail. Any work submitted after this date will not be accepted.
  • Saturday, October 19 – Notification of acceptance will be sent via email.
  • Sunday, October 27 – Drop off work from 10am to 5:00 pm at the Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St., Watertown NY.
  • Friday, November 1, 5pm to 8pm – Opening Event and Awards Ceremony. If at all possible, please plan to attend.
  • Sunday, November 24, 10am to 3pm. All work must be picked up. We can not be responsible for work that is not picked up. Please send a representative if you are unable to make the pick up yourself.


  • The NCAC will collect a 30% commission on all work sold as part of the Fall Art Show
  • Art award winners will continue to be displayed, and for purchase, at the Masonic Temple, 240 Washington Street for an additional three additional weeks