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Call for Art: Columbia Scene


Call for Art

Orr Street Studios is announcing “The Columbia Scene”, a juried exhibition to run from Oct 28 to Dec 2, 2018 in our main gallery.  Artists are invited to submit original artworks reflecting the city of Columbia and its many attributes, facets, and moods.  Opening reception and prize awards will be held at Orr Street Studios on November 2 during the First Friday Art Walk event.


Artists may submit 1-3 pieces of art in 2D or 3D media including painting, mixed media, and fiber art.   Photography or digital work will not be included in this exhibit. The entry fee is $30 for one to three entries payable by cash, credit or check made to Orr Street Artists Guild. 


 All art work must be hand delivered or shipped with an enclosed return shipping label to Orr Street Studios 106 Orr Street Columbia Mo 65201 on Thursday October 25th and Friday October 26 from 1-5:30pm and Saturday October 27 from noon to 3:00pm.  Shipped work must be received by Friday Oct 26.


David Spear, an admired and respected Columbia artist, will be the juror.  Jurying will be done from original works,  therefore you will be contacted to retrieve your artwork if it has not been chosen prior to the show.  Note: all works MUST BE WIRED to hang with identifying information on the back  (including name of piece, your name and contact information, and price.)  Sawtooth hangers are not acceptable.  Contact Ivy Case, prior to entry, at if your piece requires any special handling or display to see if it can be accommodated.

First, Second, and Third place monetary prizes will be awarded in addition to Honorable Mention(s) and People’s Choice.  A 40% commission will be retained by Orr Street Studios for all artwork sold during the exhibition.

Earlier Event: October 5
PhotoVision 2018