Montpelier Arts Center Call: Library Gallery Competition 2023

By Editorial Team on January 10, 2023

Deadline: Sun, 12 March 2023

Courtesy of Montpelier Arts Center.

Montpelier Arts Center is holding a competition for exhibitions that will be held in the Library Gallery, September 2023 – July 2024. To be eligible, artists must be 18 years and older and reside in Maryland.

Previous winners from 2018 to the present are ineligible. The juror may elect to exhibit artists who apply for solo shows or artists who apply as groups. An honorarium of $400 will be presented for each exhibition to the artist(s) exhibiting (i.e. groups would share the $400 honorarium). The Montpelier Arts Center staff will handle all promotion and installation, as well as the reception. Please note, Montpelier Arts Center retains a 25% commission on sales of works sold during the competition.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all exhibitions are subject to being virtual only, by appointment, and/or without a reception. There is no entry fee for this competition.


  • All entries must be submitted online at by Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 11:59 pm.
  • Selected Artist/Artist Group will need to confirm exhibition month by Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
  • Artist/Artist Group statement that includes a statement about artwork to be exhibited if selected for an exhibition.
  • Current résumé of all artists to exhibit.
  • A proposal of no more than 500 words.
  • Preferred month for your show and include second and third choices. Exhibitions typically run 6-8 weeks.
  • A minimum of 10 and a maximum of 15 digital images that best exemplify your portfolio/proposal. Images must be in JPEG format at a minimum 300 dpi resolution.