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It's the most wonderful time of the year to be a Woman Made Gallery member and to be included in the Small Works Members Show!  

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION This group exhibition is open to all current WMG members, regardless of gender working across mediums. Please join or renew membership here:  https://womanmade.org/join-wmg/. Any entry received without paid member dues by October 12, 2023 will not be accepted. 

WMG defines small work at or under 20 in. at the longest side and with a list price of up to $400. All works in this exhibition are required to be listed for sale. 

Members may submit up to 3 works for consideration, with one artwork guaranteed for inclusion. Entries are selected by WMG's Program Committee.

 KEY DATES (Please mark your calendar)

  • Final Entry Due Date: Thurs. October 19, 2023 at 11:59 PM CST
  • Notifications: Thursday. October 26, 2023 
  • Exhibition Dates: November 25–December 23, 2023
  • Open House Dates: Sat. Nov. 25 and Sat. Dec. 23, 2–4 PM
  • Members / Volunteers Appreciation Party: Sat. Dec. 9, 2–5 PM
  • In Person Art Delivery: Thurs. Fri. Sat., Nov. 9–11, 12–5 PM
  • Shipped Art Due at WMG By: Thurs. Nov 9, 2023
  • In-Person Pick Up #1: Sat. Dec. 23, 2023 | 4–5 PM 
  • In-Person Pick Up #2: Thurs. Fri. Sat. Jan. 4–6, 2024 | 12–5 PM 
  • Art Ship Out: Unsold artworks will be shipped for return to artists by January 12, 2024.
  • Please Note:  WMG is not responsible for artwork that has not been picked up by due dates. Any artwork left unclaimed at the gallery after Saturday, Jan 13, 2024 will become the property of Woman Made Gallery and may be used in future fundraising efforts with WMG retaining 100% of profits. 

*WMG will closed for Winter Break from Friday, December 24, 2023 and re-open on Thursday, January 4, 2024 from noon to 5 PM. Please understand that communication with staff may be delayed during this scheduled break. 

ENTRY FEE The Small Works Members Exhibition has no ENTRY fee, but WMG membership must be current. Please ensure membership dues are paid by October 19, 2023. You may become a new member or renew your membership at: https://womanmade.org/join-wmg/ 

ELIGIBILITY Woman Made Gallery is a space for women and non-binary artists, including trans women and femme/feminine-identifying genderqueer artists. WMG will accept art into its Small Works Members Show regardless of gender. 

Submit images of up to three works in any medium. At least one work is guaranteed to be included. Accepted artworks must not exceed 16" at the longest side. Applicants will be asked to submit a general artist’s statement and artist bio of no more than 250 words each. 

New media artworks are eligible. To be considered, artists must  submit a sample .mp4 or URL under 10mins for purposes of consideration. For exhibition, WMG requires a digital transfer (Google Drive, Vimeo downloads, WeTransfer) as well as a USB formatted in .mp4 file format delivered to the gallery. WMG can provide a limited number of media players, Epson projectors and TV monitors with basic speakers. All other new media needs are the responsibility of the artist. 

ART SALES Accepted works are required to be listed for sale. WMG will retain a 40% commission on sold works. Work remains the property of the artist until sold. Sold artworks shall remain in the exhibition until the end of the exhibition. Artists will be paid no later than 30 days after the close of the exhibit.   

TERMS OF EXHIBITION An artist contract with full terms of exhibition will be administered at the time of acceptance notification. 

The Small Works Members Exhibition will be hung salon style. WMG has ample pedestals and general hardware for installation (e.g. screws, nails, T-pins, magnets).  WMG requests that artists provide all supports and hardware that may be unique to the artwork (e.g. quilt/fabric art support bars, beyond usual hardware, stabilizers, hanging systems, etc.). WMG is happy to advise on installation preparation needs and recommend resources. 

Please note that the shipping/delivery to and from the gallery is the responsibility of the artist including all associated fees (e.g. the decision to insure work en route, require signature, etc.). To ensure a timely return, WMG requests a prepaid return label be included for return shipment of unsold work. Shipping companies typically only charge upon ship out at the time the label is scanned. 

If work is not picked up from exhibition by the date noted in the artist contract, work will become the property of Woman Made Gallery and subject to donation to WMG's fundraising efforts. 

 Woman Made Gallery 2150 S. Canalport 4th FL, Chicago, IL 60608 #4A-3 Enter through Parking Lot at North Entrance on 21st Street | Dial 354 at Callbox and press CALL 

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