Calling fine artists and exceptional folk artists!

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: June 1, 2017          EXHIBIT DATES:  SEPTEMBER 10 – 29, 2017

 You are invited to submit an application to participate in a unique art show featuring original work depicting dogs (alone or with humans!)  Held in the beautiful Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage, this is a juried show exhibiting the highest quality work possible.  This exhibit intends to celebrate “human’s best friend” in multiple creative ways and forms!


  1. Each artist may submit up to 4 pieces of original work depicting dogs. This is a fine art and folk art show. Art may be 2-dimensional (oils, acrylics, pastel, charcoal, pencil, etching, etc.) or 3-dimensional (bronze, clay, wood, wire, fiber, paper, etc.) All work must be the original work of the submitting artist.
  2. A digital file (JPEG) of each piece must be submitted to be juried for the show. Each artist must include a $5.00 non-refundable jurying fee and the entry form.
  3. Upon acceptance, a $35 entry fee will be required for up to two pieces and $10 for each additional piece (maximum total of 4 pieces.)
  4. All 2-dimensional works must be no smaller than 16″x20″ not including any framing. All 2-dimensional work must wired and ready to hang. No saw tooth hangars accepted
  5. Emphasis will be placed on creativity, originality, and quality of work.
  6. All chosen submissions must be brought to the museum on September 6 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. or September 7 from 10:00-12:00. Shipped art must arrive between September 5-7. Shipping instructions will be sent with acceptance notices.  SHIPPED ARTWORKS MUST BE PACKAGED FOR RE-SHIPPING (No Popcorn) and accompanied with a pre-paid return shipping label.
  7. No entries will be accepted after the deadline.
  8. Any work of art may be used in marketing or promotion for the museum and if used, shall carry the artist’s credit line.
  9. Art may be offered for sale if allowed by the artist. The museum will receive 30% commission for each sale. Exhibitors should remember this when pricing your art.
  10. Please remember: This is an exhibit for the general public. The Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage Exhibits Committee retains the right to refuse any entry for any reason.
  11. Prizes will be given at the discretion of the judge as follows:  Best of Show – $1000, First Place 2-Dimensional – $250, First Place 3-Dimensional – $250
  12. Entries must be picked up from the museum on Sept. 29 from 5:00-7:00 or Sept. 30 from 10:00-12:00 or they become the property of the museum. Shipped entries will be shipped back on October 2.


  • Application and digital files due: June 1, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance: June 15, 2017
  • Accepted entries fee due: July 15, 2017
  • Shipped entries due: Sept. 5-7, 2017
  • Delivered entries dropped off: Sept. 6 (4:00-7:00 pm) or Sept. 7 (10:00-12:00), 2017
  • Exhibit Opening: Sept. 10 (1:00-3:00), 2017
  • Entries picked up: Sept. 29 (5:00-7:00) or Sept. 30 (10:00-12:00), 2017