CALL TO ARTISTS - Please review criteria before submitting


Under the artistic direction of curator Sophie Bonet, ArtServe’s 30th Anniversary Season Preview gives audiences a sneak peek into the organization’s 2020 artistic offerings. The immersive, multi-disciplinary showcase includes vibrant, thought-provoking and enriching explorations of culture, spirituality, identity and environment in an ever-fragile world.

Artists are encouraged to submit works representative of at least one of following topics: African Culture, Modern Feminism, Environmental Awareness and Socio-cultural Identity.


  • Artists should be South Florida-based.
  • Artwork must be original and created during the past 12 months. Submission is limited to 6 pieces per artist.
  • Artwork must represent or be inspired in the following concepts: African Culture, Modern Feminism, Environmental Awareness and Socio-cultural Identity.
  • Submission is open to 2d/3d works in the following formats: painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, mixed-media, fiber art, audio-visual, ceramics and sculpture.
  • Work on canvas must not be framed.
  • Works highlighting diversity and inclusion are highly encouraged.
  • Artwork must be ready to install, wired and suitable for hanging
  • Submit up to 6 works to this Open Call
  • You can only apply ONCE to this Open Call
  • This is a paid Open Call. No refunds will be issued.
  • 2D works should not exceed 60 x 60 inches in any direction. If you wish to submit a larger format, please contact curator directly for approval at
  • Images must be submitted as .tif , .jpg or .pdf format at 300dpi. Submission is limited to 6 pieces per artist.
  • Submission must be accompanied by 1 paragraph statement about the submitted piece(s).
  • ArtServe is proud to partner with Artrepreneur.  All submissions must be presented in digital form through the Artrepreneur platform.


All artwork is subject to review & placement discretion by the Curatorial Committee. Exhibit selection is based on relevance to the theme and stated criteria. Placement in gallery is final.

ENTRY FEES (Non-Refundable)

$35 Non-members

$25 for ArtServe Members


All works must be for sale.

Gallery commission fee is 25% over final sales. This percentage will be added to the artist’s price.


  • Submission Deadline: September 29th
  • Notice of Acceptance: October 1st.
  • Intake: October 3rd through October 5th
  • Outtake: January 7th