Arts Council Juried Exhibition

Call for entries — submit your work by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017


Open to artists ages 18+ currently living and working in Kansas. This exhibition is juried and acceptance is not guaranteed.


The entry form, digital images of work to be submitted and entry fee must be submitted and received no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.


   • All mediums welcome
   • 2D and 3D work
   • Work must be original and not copied from other artists or from published materials.
   • Work may not contain nudity, profanity or be overtly political in nature.
   • Work must have been produced since 2014 and cannot previously have been included in any exhibitions at CityArts.


Artists may submit up to five (5) pieces with a $25 non-refundable entry fee. Submitting more than 5 pieces will result in ineligibility. Entry fee can be paid via personal check made payable to The Arts Council or via credit card by phone or in person at CityArts, (316) 350-3245. Visa and Mastercard are accepted.


Artists will begin receiving notification of acceptance on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. For those who have been accepted, information regarding framing and presentation will be communicated. If work is being shipped as opposed to hand-delivered, the artist is responsible for all associated shipping costs to and from CityArts.


  • Wednesday, Sept. 6 — submissions due
  • Friday, Sept. 15 — artist notification begins
  • Wednesday, Oct. 18 — artwork drop off
  • Thursday, Oct. 26 — private reception & awards ceremony, 6-7 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 27 — Final Friday, 6-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 — exhibition closes
  • Monday, Nov. 13 — artwork pick up


KRISTIN BEAL is an artist, curator and educator. She studied at the Kansas City Art Institute before receiving a BFA (Drawing and Painting) from Wichita State University and an MFA (Painting and Printmaking) from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was awarded the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship Award in 2004, a Kansas Innovation Grant in 2010 and a Wichita Arts Council Grant for her participation in Wichita’s River City Biennale. Kristin is a founding member of Hack.Art.Lab, a collaborative team of artists, educators and technologists. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and regularly participates in collaborative art projects.


KATE VAN STEENHUYSE is a painter, educator, designer, active community member and Program Manager at Arts Partners Wichita. She received her MFA (Fine Arts) from the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and a BFA (Painting & Women’s Studies) from Washington University in St. Louis. She was featured in New American Painting West Edition 2011, selected as a 2006-08 Fellow of The Career Development Program at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia, and currently serves on the WSU Ulrich Museum of Art Alliance Board. Kate has exhibited nationally and internationally.



ENTRY FORM (Digital or Print): 

Scroll down to submit the digital submission form with payment via credit card. If you'd like to download a paper submission form and send it in via USPS with a check, click here.