Foundry Call for Artists: Artist’s Choice

By Editorial Team on April 23, 2019

Deadline: Sat, 01 June 2019

Photo of Foundry Gallery.

Application deadline: June 1, 2019

Exhibition Dates: July 31 – September 1, 2019

Eligibility This month-long group show at the Foundry’s industrial-style space in Washington, DC is open to painting, drawing, mixed media and photography by artists age 18 and up in the
Washington, Maryland, Virginia area. One of Washington’s premier contemporary galleries, the Foundry promotes the work of accomplished regional artists.

Work is limited to 40” wide. If accepted it should be professionally presented, with a wire on the back, and works on paper should be framed. There is no theme

All art will be for sale, and the gallery retains a 40% commission. Work may not be removed before the end of the show.

How to Enter
• Apply through SmarterEntry . Go to and follow the instructions.
• Applicants may submit up to 5 images.
• Entry Fee: $40, payable by credit card.
• Open for submissions: February 8, 2019
• Deadline for submissions: June 1, 2019

Schedule, notification and delivery
Application deadline June 1, 2019
Notification June 15 Applicants will be told the results of the jury by email.
Delivery Accepted work must be delivered and picked up in person. Shipments cannot be accepted. Please bring accepted work to the gallery on Sunday, July 28 between 5:00 and 7:00
pm, or Monday, July 29 between 1:00 and 5:00 pm.
Show starts July 31
Opening reception Saturday, August 3, 5 – 8 pm.
Pick-up Unsold work must be picked up in person on Monday, September 2 between 1:00 and 5:00 pm.

Publicity and opening reception
Foundry Gallery will prepare and send out a press release and otherwise publicize the exhibit. The gallery will also host an opening reception on Saturday, August 3 from 5 – 8 pm. Artists are
encouraged to attend.

Artist retains copyright to their own images. Artists whose work is chosen grant Foundry Gallery permission to use images for promoting the exhibition, the artist, or Foundry Gallery, including
use on social media. Artists grant usage as stated without further compensation.

Liability and permission
All care will be taken to ensure the safety of artwork. However, Foundry Gallery will not be liable for damage or loss that occurs during the delivery, exhibition or removal of artwork.
Submission of an entry application constitutes the artist’s agreement to all terms and conditions described in this call to artists.

Contact : Pete Seligman at 240-305-1801 or

Foundry Gallery is located at  2118 – 8 th St, N.W., Washington, DC 20001 | 202-463-0203 |
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 1 – 7 pm