Submission Guidelines:

  1. Please send 1 - 4 digital images of recent work with artist’s name, title of piece, date of completion, medium, dimensions and sale price (or NFS if Not For Sale) 

  2. Artwork images should be emailed (jpg, pdf format is preferred) to Please make sure files are at a resolution that is email-attachment friendly.

  3. Supporting materials:

    1. cover letter explaining how work relates to the theme

    2. resume

    3. artist statement and bio (in third person)

    4. recent article or reviews of work (optional)

    5. announcement from previous exhibitions (optional)

  4. All submissions must be made through email only; we cannot accept submissions in person. DO NOT SUBMIT ORIGINAL WORK BY MAIL, HOPE GATHERING or W83 MINISTRY CENTER  WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE IN CASE OF DAMAGE OR THEFT. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.

  5. Please be sure to include current contact information including phone and email


A panel of jurors will review all submissions and make recommendations to the Hope Gathering Curator. Final selection and curation of works is up to the discretion of the Hope Gathering Curator, Christina Young. 

If accepted, the artist is responsible for delivering selected works framed and/or ready to hang to the gallery. Accepted works must be complete upon submission and accompanied with artist statement, description of the work, artist’s website, dimensions, medium, sale price, artist names (if multiple artists).