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Artist must be current on Artist Level Membership dues to apply.


2020 Application deadlines: February 24, April 20, June 22, August 24, October 26, December 14

All applications must be emailed and will be juried the following day. Applicants will receive an email notifying whether or not their
inventory has been accepted by 5pm on the day of review.


All accepted inventory must be checked in on the Friday following acceptance:

February 28, April 24, June 26, August 28, October 30, December 18


Inventory will be labeled and displayed by ESAC staff before the following First Friday. ESAC will retain a 40% sales commission on sold pieces.

Members’ Sales Gallery


Offers members at artist level membership or above the opportunity to display and sell their work at the Eastern Shore Art Center.


Each Artist Level Member (or above) may submit one piece. The artwork is on display for a two-month period. Artwork should not exceed 30″ in any direction for display. Works MUST be framed or gallery wrapped, wired and ready for hanging. Artwork will not be accepted if it has been previously displayed in the Art Center’s Members’ Gallery. Artwork must have been created within the last 2 years.


If the artwork is sold during this period, ESAC will notify the artist and it may be replaced with a new piece. A commission of 30% of the selling price will be charged for any item sold from the Members’ Sales Gallery. Any unsold work from the outgoing sales gallery must be picked up on the day of change out.  Artist members will incur a $3/day storage fee for any pieces that remain by closing on the Wednesday following change out.


Artwork MUST be submitted on the date of take in.  Once the show has been hung, late entries will not be accepted.  Due to limited space, we will accept art on a first come basis. Artwork will be accepted from 9am to 2pm on the following dates:



October 30, 2020 (Sales Gallery Drop-off and Open Show Drop-off)

December 18, 2020  (Closed for the Holidays on last Friday of the month)

February 26, 2021

April 21, 2021

June 25, 2021

August 27, 2021

Members’ Open Show: November 6 – December 5, 2020


This annual exhibit showcases various work from Artist Level members and above of the Eastern Shore Art Association. Artists are encouraged to enter ONE original work done in any media. Works should not exceed 40 inches in any direction including frame. No theme.

Members’ Juried Show

March 5-27, 2021


The Members’ Juried Show showcases various work from the Artist Level members of the Eastern Shore Art Association. Artist Members are able to submit 3 original works done in any media, including painting, photography, pottery and more. Form to be released: January 2021.

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