Become an Exhibiting Member

How to become an Exhibiting Member

The Corvallis Art Guild exists to advance creative achievement, to provide educational opportunities and to exhibit fine art in our community. We consider submissions of original two- and three-dimensional visual artwork from new Associate artists using our jury process, which assesses artworks on their use of design principles, technique, presentation (framing or other preparation for gallery showing) and originality. The jury process is FREE, and allows Associate Members to advance to Exhibiting Member status in the Guild.

Exhibiting members may show their work at Hanging Around Town sites, participate in the Clothesline Sale of Art and other Guild shows, and submit work for publication in our BrushStrokes newsletter, and on our Facebook and Instagram feeds. (Please note: most Hanging Around Town venues currently only have showing space for two-dimensional work.)

The Jurying process

Please submit .JPG photos of three pieces of your original work as they would appear to a gallery curator considering your work for exhibition.

Art should be framed or otherwise gallery-ready, labeled, and ready for presentation.

For each piece, please send a front view, side view and rear view so we may see the finishing of the sides and framing (for two-dimensional work). For unframed or non-two dimensional work, please show what a gallery visitor would see, and what a curator would see when choosing how to hang or display your work.

Photos should be .JPG files, 1500 pixels on the longest side

Please email images by April or October 30, 2023 to JuryChair@CorvallisArtguild.net.

Please note:

  • Work must be original, by the artist. No reproductions or photographs of other copyrighted materials, or work done in class with the aid of an instructor are acceptable. 
  • Artworks submitted do not need to be the same size or subject, and may reflect the variety, styles, and mediums an artist wishes to display.
  • Artwork must be ready for display, framed, gallery wrapped, or professionally finished, and ready to install. 2-D artwork should have wires on the back, not saw-tooth hangers! 
  • Each artwork should be carefully and tastefully prepared, as if it were to be submitted to a juried competition. You will be judged on presentation, so pay attention to detail. If your work is behind glass, it must have a spacer or a mat. Here is a link which may be helpful when framing your work.
  • Submissions should be labeled with the name of the artist, title, and medium used. Please include your telephone number in your email.

When submitting work, you have the option to include:

  • An artist statement
  • Your resume or bio
  • A description of your process.

Please allow at least three weeks to complete the jury process. Applicants will be notified of their jury status by email from the Jury Chair.