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Juried Art Exhibit 2018


  • June 29 Application receipt deadline
  • July 16 Images reviewed by Juror
  • July 20 Notifications mailed
  • August 27-31 Accepted artwork received
  • September 5 Show opens
  • September 6 Reception and awards 5-7 pm 
  • September 28 Show closes
  • October 1-5 Pickup or return shipping

The Krempp Gallery is a part of the Jasper Arts Center, a multi-purpose community arts center which was established in 1975. The arts center hosts a number of performances in its 675 seat auditorium every year. It also has an active in-school educational outreach program and promotes the visual arts through twelve annual exhibits, workshops, and lectures. The Krempp Gallery doubles as a lobby for the Arts Center during major events. Jasper Community Arts (JCA) is a Department of the City of Jasper.


This competition is open to any artist who is a current or former resident of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan or Ohio.


$2,000 in Merit Awards will be presented at the discretion of the Juror.


This year's juror is John Begley who recently retired from the Hite Art Institute at the University of Louisville. Begley directed the Institute's galleries for 13 years and became the lead faculty in establishing the University's Mast of Arts program in Critical and Curatorial Studies. The found director of the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, he served for more than eighteen years as director of the Louisville Visual Art Association. Begley has produced hundreds of exhibitions, both for institutions for which he has worked, and for venues all over the world.    

Specifications and Restrictions

Work may be two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Size restricted to 72 - 90 inches with a weight limit not to exceed 100 pounds. ALL WORK MUST BE ORIGINAL, COMPLETED WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS, FOR SALE AND NOT PREVIOUSLY HUNG IN THE KREMPP GALLERY.

Entry Information

NOTE: All selections will be made only from digital images submitted!

A non-refundable jury fee of $25 will be assessed for one or two images. Awards will be based upon digital presentation. Accepted images will be kept for publicity purposes including color reproduction of the postcard in the local media. Images can be sent via mail or e-mail and should be in JPG format All submissions must be named by the artist's last name followed by the first initial, and then the title of the artwork. For example:

  • Wilson B Country Landscape.jpg

A completed image list on the entry from must accompany each entry. Jasper Community Arts is not responsible for loss or damage to entries submitted. Entries may be mailed with a completed hard copy form, check, and images on CD or e-mailed as attachments (good only for credit card payments). Attachments not conforming to size and type will not be opened.

Deadline for receipt of images is June 29, 2018

Download the application at the link below. Further instruction on delivery and shipping will be sent upon acceptance into the juried show.

Presentation and Framing

Canvas paintings must be stretched, framed and wired; warped canvases will be rejected. Drawings, watercolors and other mixed media must be under Plexiglass. Do not ship any paintings under glass. (Hand-delivered paintings may be under glass.)

Download an application HERE 2018 Juried Show Application 


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