2023 Members' Show Call for Art

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Call for Art Design by ACG Member Jess Stapf 


ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED until Monday, November 6 at midnight. You do not need to register online to drop off. You can register in person too. See you at Artwork Drop off Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, November 8, 9, and 10, from Noon - 4 p.m.


This year’s Members' Show will be held from Friday, December 1, 2023 to Saturday, January 13, 2024. An Artists’ Reception with an awards ceremony will be hosted in person on Friday, December 1, 2023, from 5 - 8 p.m, with awards starting at 6:30 p.m. $1000 in cash prizes will be distributed!

ACG’s Annual Members' Show highlights and recognizes a wide range of talented members, bringing together a dynamic cross-section of artists, diverse in medium and degree of expertise. Members range from student and emerging artists to established artists, from painters and photographers to sculptors and mixed media artists. ACG hosts this show as an opportunity for exposure and appreciation of all who have invested their time and energy supporting ACG, so we can continue our mission of highlighting regional creative talents.

We invite you to be part of our Members’ Show! Please read and follow all the registration guidelines listed below BEFORE completing the Submittable form.

This is an online registration, all artwork that meets the following guidelines is accepted. You can register ONLINE OR AT DROP OFF in person. 


Registration Guidelines

  • All members and soon-to-be members of ACG are welcome to join the exhibit.

  • You must have an active ACG membership through the dates of the exhibition. If you are not sure of your status, are not yet a member, or need to renew, visit albanycentergallery.org/donate#membership or contact Karina, Development & Membership Manager, at development@albanycentergallery.org.

  • Submit one piece of artwork. That same piece will be shown in the exhibition if it meets all guidelines.

  • The artwork must be ready-to-display. All 2-dimensional must be framed and/or ready to display with a wire or sawtooth hanger at the time of drop-off.

  • Any medium is accepted (2D, 3D, or digital). All media is eligible for entry, excluding work previously shown at Albany Center Gallery.

  • Size limitation: 30” x 30" x 30" (including mat and frame). Sculpture artists, please contact ACG if you have concerns with sizing. No dimension may exceed 30”.

  • All works must be labeled on the back of the artwork with the artist’s name, title, email address and phone number.

  • Save all files as Lastname_Firstname_Title_Dimensions.

  • Any work that meets these guidelines will be accepted. Albany Center Gallery retains the right to refuse work that is deemed unsuitable (i.e., hanging devices, content, size, etc). If your submission cannot be accepted, you will be contacted via email. -- if you do not receive an email from us, assume your artwork is accepted.

  • Artists should register artwork information online via Submittable by Saturday, November 4, at 12:00 p.m. Registration forms will also be available the days of drop-off to register work.

  • Artwork Drop-off: Artwork must be dropped off Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, November 8, 9, and 10, from Noon - 4 p.m. If you need a Saturday, please email exhibits@albanycentergallery.org to arrange. You can register in person at the time, if you do not do so online now. 

  • All mailed artworks must arrive by Saturday, November 4, 2023. Sender MUST provide prepaid packaging to return the artwork with.

  • Artwork Pick-up: Artwork must be picked up on either Wednesday, January 17 or Thursday, January 18, 2024, between Noon and 4 p.m. Artwork left longer than 30 days after the closing of the show will become the property of the Albany Center Gallery. If you need a Saturday, please email exhibits@albanycentergallery.org to arrange. 

  • Please contact Albany Center Gallery if there are any questions and/or you need an alternative drop-off or pick-up date.

  • ACG retains 25% commission on all art sales from the exhibition. Please adjust your pricing accordingly.

If you have questions or concerns about the exhibition or about the submission process, please contact ACG at exhibits@albanycentergallery.org or call us at (518) 462-4775.


Now’s a great time to join as a member of Albany Center Gallery! Members receive discounted tickets to ACG’s Annual Gala Fundraiser happening November 18. Learn more and buy tickets for this sweet event here.