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 2018 Fall Juried Exhibition 

Gallery 23Ten, 2310 Marietta Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30318

Juror: Ellen Cooper, a highly successful portrait artist whose work has garnered over twenty national and international awards in recent years, including First Place and People’s Choice awards at the Portrait Society of America’s International Portrait Competition. (For more information on our Juror, visit: www.ellencooper.net

EXHIBITION IMPORTANT DATES:

Entry Deadline: August 15, 2018

Notification: September 13, 2018 

Delivery of Art: September 27, 2018, 11am-2pm

Opening Reception: September 29, 2018  6-9pm 

Show runs: September 29 to October 13, 2018

Removal: October 15, 2018, 11am-2pm

This exhibition is electronic submission only.

WORK ELIGIBILITY • Entrants may submit up to three (3) entries. • Entry must be original, 2-dimensional fine art portraiture, or a portrait sculpture. For sculpture, however, you may only enter 1 piece (up to 3 views of the same piece). • No prints, copies or student/class work are permitted. • No photography or paintings-over-photographs. • No nudes. • Portraits must contain a human person, and at least an ear, eye or nose. Pets are acceptable only when accompanying a human. • Entries must not have been exhibited in a PSA exhibition in the last 2 years, ever won first place in any previous PSA exhibition, or been displayed in more than 2 prior PSA exhibitions (Advisory Board contributions not in competition are excepted). There is no age limit on when works were created.

• Canvas width is limited to 48 inches or less, before frame. Height is limited to 8 feet. Works must be framed and wired for hanging or dark-edged gallery-wrapped. (No saw-tooth hangers).

• Accepted works need to include identification on a 3”x5” card on the back, stating Title, Artist’s Name, Medium, Email Address, Cell Phone number, and “NFS” or price if for sale. 

• Works submitted to any PSA show MUST be displayed for the duration of the show – No substitutes and no early removal. Please inform your client of the dates for which a borrowed work will be on view. 

• Any entrant who is unable to provide a painting that has been juried into a show will be penalized by not being able to enter the next exhibition. 

• Finalists must make their own arrangements for hand-delivery and hand-pickup of their work to and from the Exhibition location. NO entries may be shipped to the venue or to the PSA.

ARTIST ELIGIBILITY • This Exhibition is open to PSA Members and non-member artists • Entry fee is $30 for current PSA members, and $45 for non-members. (For membership application, go to http://www.PortraitSocietyofAtlanta.org) • Exhibiting Juried Members and higher are permitted to display business cards and information during this show if space is provided. 

PLEASE NOTE:  The PSA exhibition committee reserves the right to decline works that do not fall within the field of portraiture, or are deemed inappropriate viewing for children. Entries that do not adhere to the guidelines will not be judged. At delivery, any work that varies from the submitted images will be disqualified. 

DELIVERY AND DISPLAY • All works must be delivered and picked up, either by the artist or authorized representative, within stated times at Gallery 23Ten • Delivery: September 27, 2018, 11am-2pm only • Removal: October 15, 2018, 11am-2pm only. • Please note: Without exceptions, artists are responsible for making delivery & pickup arrangements for their work. 

PSA ACCREDITATION • This exhibition qualifies for PSA status credit. Only members’ works not previously juried into a PSA exhibit will receive accreditation points toward membership status. 

INSURANCE • Insurance is the sole responsibility of the artist. Though great care will be taken when handling your work, the PSA is not responsible for possible loss or damage to works. • By entering, artists agree to not hold the PSA or venue liable for any loss or damage. SALES • Sales are encouraged by this venue. Your price, or NFS, must be included with your entry. • The venue will keep 30% of any sales. 

RIGHTS • The PSA and Gallery 23Ten reserve the right to photograph and retain images of the exhibit solely for educational, promotional, and documentation purposes in print or on the internet. By entering the exhibition, you agree to all conditions herein. 

ENTRY FILE PREPARATION • Save and enter image file in JPG (JPEG) format. • Size image so the largest dimension is no more than 1,500 pixels, either side. (Do NOT include your frame in image) • Name your image file with dashes as follows: LastName-FirstInitial-Title-of-Artwork.jpg Example: Sargent-J-Lady-Agnew.jpg • Enter by submitting in an online account you create at Submittable.com (see link below). 

QUESTIONS: Donna Leonard at 770-630-5820, or donnaleonard@bellsouth.net 

TECHNICAL PROBLEMS support@submishmash.com (Phone Support) 406-578-1895 

Please read our mission and complete the following form for the 2018 membership year (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31). For new members applying in 2018, the remaining 2018 events are included.

Grace period for renewing members ended on March 7, 2018. All applications received after the renewal/grace period will be processed as new Associate Members.


Our Mission*

  • To promote public awareness of the portrait as a valid and valuable art form through exhibitions, critiques, lectures, workshops, publicity and other forms of professional development.
  • Publish a quarterly magazine containing articles and features focusing on portraiture, contemporary as well as historical.
  • To engage in other activities related to educating the public regarding portraiture.


The organization is dedicated to passing on to the general public the collective knowledge of its members. Following these objectives will create a new and greater respect for the portrait as an art form. Additionally, this will improve the quality of the work done by portrait artists and increase the stature of portraiture and each portrait artist.


*PSA Bylaws. Article 2, Nonprofit Purposes. Section 2.

Portrait Society of Atlanta