Portsmouth Arts Guild Center for the Arts

2020 Call for Artists

All work must be for sale. Guild Commission is 25%

Members Non-Juried Show

March 13 – April 5

Intake: March 9 & 10

Opening Receptions: March 13

 Flora and/or Fauna  – Non-Juried

April 10 – May 10

Intake: April 6 & 7

Opening Reception: April 10

Where the Water Meets the Land Non-Juried Virtual Show

May 15 – June 14

Intake: May 11 & 12

Opening viewing: May 15

All Photography Juried Exhibit

Juror: Lindsay Elgin

See below for Ms. Elgin’s bio

June 20 – July 19

Intake: June 10 – 16

Opening viewing: June 20

Inspired by Quotes or Lyrics Exhibit

Online virtual show

Intake: July 15 & 21

Opening Reception: July 24

 Juried Imagine Fiber Show

Online virtual show

Juror: Vicki Jensen

August 18 -September 25

Intake: August 18  – 25

Virtual Online Opening : August 29


Members Jury Members Exhibit

October 3rd

Intake: September 23 – 29

Virtual Show- Details at Call for Artists 

Holiday Show Extravaganza

November 20 – December 13

Intake: November 16 & 17

Opening Reception:  Sunday, November 22

Special Holiday Show Requirements: 

 Maximum size per entry 16″x20″ framed, priced at $200 or less per entry
Up to 10 entries permitted . Work previously shown at PAG may be entered in the show.

Entry fees: $15 first entry, $2 each additional (members)

 $20 first entry, $3 each additional (non-members)



Artists Take Note – Show Entry Info


Cash Awards!
Submitted works must not have been previously exhibited at the Portsmouth Arts Guild.


Show entry fees
$15 first entry, $5 each additional (members)
$20 first entry, $10 second, $5 third (non – members)
up to 3 entries unless specifically stated in show listing.


Three entries max per artist
All works must be recent
2-D work must be framed and wired  (no saw-tooth hangers)
All work must be for sale


Show Pick up & Drop off Days & Times
Mondays at 3-6 pm or Tuesday at 6:30-8:30 pm
unless otherwise noted.
Non-accepted works must be picked up prior to opening of exhibitions.  To pick up non-accepted work, stop by during REGULAR gallery hours: Friday-Sunday, 1-5pm.

for more information contact gallery@portsmoutharts.org


Linsay Elgin