Summer Art Fest 2024 Call for Art!

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Please join Albany Center Gallery for its first ever Summer Art Fest on Saturday, July 27! 

We will be hosting a pop-up OUTDOOR exhibit during this event. Submit your artwork for this interactive, immersive ALL AGES arts festival in Downtown Albany. 

Submit here!


  • Submit up to three pieces of artwork, along with the title, medium, dimensions, year (if known) and price of each work.

  • Maximum artwork size is 36”x36” including frame or matting due to space constraints. Artists who submit multiple smaller works have a higher likelihood of showcasing more than one. If the work or frame/matting is larger than 36”, we cannot accept or hang the work.

  • All two-dimensional artwork is welcome. Work must not need an outlet and must be able to be hung on a wall. 

  • If you have three-dimensional or sculptural work and are interested in applying, please email Emily at

  • Images must be saved as .jpg, 150 dpi or larger, color.

  • Save images as “Lastname_Firstname_Title.jpg” 

  • Back of work must be labeled with artist name, email, phone number, and title.


  • Submission is FREE. Deadline: Friday, June 28, 2024 @ Noon.

  • We will notify you on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 if your work is selected for the exhibit.

  • If your work is selected there is a $15 fee for ACG members and $30 for non-members. This is per person, not per piece.

  • All submissions must be sent through It is free to sign up. No email submissions will be accepted.

  • Commission:

  • ACG will take a 25% commission on sold non-member artwork. Please include this in your pricing. ACG will take a 15% commission on sold member artwork.

Artwork Drop-Off: Drop-off date is Saturday, July 27 between 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Summer Art Fest Location (19 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207). All artwork must be suitably framed, wired and ready to hang. If it is not able to hang safely, ACG will not install the piece. Please note that there is wind and we will not take any chances. Albany Center Gallery is unable to store or mail artwork back. 

Feel free to bring business cards to promote yourself, if you hang out with us at the event.

To become a Member or learn more, visit 


Artwork Pick-Up: Please plan to pick up your work between 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27 at the Summer Art Fest location. We will call you if your work is sold. If this time does not work for you, please confirm alternate arrangements to pick up your work at the time of drop off or upon acceptance.


Please Note: If work is left behind, there will be a $5/day fee for transportation & storage. ACG is not responsible for any damage during the event or until pickup; event is rain or shine. ACG’s pop-up gallery will be under a tent and/or overhead covering.


Please contact Emily at with any questions regarding the application process.


For more information about Summer Art Fest, click here!