Call For Entry | Italian Fest Official Art Show 2011


Gallery On The Main is accepting submissions for our First Annual Italian Fest Art show, “Italianate”.

“Italianate” is a mixed media show open to works inspired and depicting Italian themes and will be a showcase for the Collinsville Italian Fest which had between 120,000 and 140,000 people in attendance last year. “Italianate” runs from September 16 — October 7, 2011. Artists may submit two (2) original works.

Exhibition Theme:
“Italianate” features any medium and/or style featuring inspiration from the Old Country.

Submission Guidelines:
– No more than 2 Pieces of work to be juried.
– Framed 2D artwork must be ready to hang.
– Unframed canvasses are acceptable.
– Sculpture should be no larger than 6 feet. Artists must provide their own pedestals.
– All artwork for consideration MUST be submitted electronically via jpg image image to
– File Name should be named as such: Artists Name_Artwork title_Dimensions.jpg (Jane_Doe_Amore_16x20.jpg).
– Late entries after the closing date of submission will NOT be accepted.
– Artists must be willing to have their artwork photographed or filmed or included in any press releases, articles, or other publications at the discretion of the gallery curator.

Electronic submissions by Sunday, September 4, 2011, at 5:00 p.m.
Electronic accepted artist notification by Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Drop off, if accepted: Monday, September 12 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Tuesday, September 13 from 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm,
Opening reception:. Friday, September 16, 2011, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Pick up: Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2:30 pm-6:00 pm

There is a $25.00 jury fee for accepted works. The gallery will receive a 35% commission for all work sold.

Gallery On The Main is a regional gallery located in downtown Collinsville, IL in the St. Louis-Metro area. Our goal is to offer exceptional art to the community through collaboration with local artists and area galleries.

101 W. Main St., Collinsville, IL 62234 | 618.343.4206

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