Calling all artists

Calling all artists

Submit your best artwork to compete for a solo exhibit at an East End art gallery… AND to help out a great cause!

The Retreat, an organization dedicated to providing residential shelter and comprehensive services to the children and women victims of domestic violence, has begun their 2nd Annual JURIED ART COMPETITION & SHOW. The show is open to ALL ARTISTS (Media: oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed-media, graphics, drawing, photography, and sculpture. NO video art) and cannot be larger than 24 x 36 inches. Entry fee is $50 per entry, limit 3 entries ($50 for 1 entry, $100 for 2, and $150 for 3). All entry fees go directly to the Retreat (and are non-refundable).

Three ways to enter your images:

  1. Email
  3. Mail CD to: 13 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY 11937.  ATTN Art Show

This year the jurors will be Max Fishko, Gallery Director of Art Hamptons and The San Francisco Fine Art Fair and Christina Strassfield, Museum Director and Chief Curator of Guild Hall.

ALL interested artists need to contact The Retreat at 631-329-4398 or visit the website for full details.

The top 25 entries will get to participate in a group show opening on 5/1/2010, and the best in show will get their own ONE person show at Richard J. Demato Fine Arts Gallery. Artwork will be available for purchase with a 50/50 split between the artist and the Retreat. Proceeds will directly benefit the Retreat.  Please enter ASAP, as the deadline is 3/12/10. All entries submitted will receive notification of selection status by the end of March. PLEASE do not contact the gallery directly.


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The Merry Wanderers

25.5" x 38" / 64.8 x 96.5cm
Limited Edition Hand Signed Print

The Last Shot

48" x 48" / 121.9 x 121.9cm
Oil on Canvas

Don’t Ask

24" x 20" / 61 x 50.8cm
Oil on Linen

Out For A Walk

14" x 11" / 35.6 x 27.9cm
Oil on Canvas

Jacinta Y Sus Tres Alegres Comadres

14" x 11" / 35.6 x 27.9cm
Oil on Canvas

The Nice Visitor

14" x 11" / 35.6 x 27.9cm
Oil on Canvas

The Scented Breeze

11" x 14" / 27.9 x 35.6cm
Oil on Canvas

Girl With A White Flower

14" x 11" / 35.6 x 27.9cm
Oil on Canvas

The Wind Dearer

14" x 11" / 35.6 x 27.9cm
Oil on Canvas

The Scared Owlet

14" x 11" / 35.6 x 27.9cm
Oil on Canvas


12" x 12" / 30.5 x 30.5cm
Oil on Canvas

Lady of the Yellow Suns

14" x 11" / 35.6 x 27.9cm
Oil on Canvas

Mi Hermano el Historiador

84" x 75" / 213.4 x 190.5cm
Soft Black Pastel, Graphite, Guesso on Mylar

Beyond the Invisible (Triptych)

24" x 68" / 61 x 172.7cm
Acrylic on Masonite


36" x 24" / 91.4 x 61cm
Acrylic on Canvas


42" x 68" / 106.7 x 172.7cm
Charcoal and Water Mounted on Paper

Study For The Minotaur

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Oil on Canvas

Pont de la Tournelle, Paris

30" x 61" / 76.2 x 154.9cm
Archival Digital Pigment Print


44" x 32" / 111.8 x 81.3cm
Oil on Linen

Argus (Barred Owl)

22" x 22" / 55.9 x 55.9cm
Charcoal and Water on Mounted Paper

Athena (Burrowing Owl)

41" x 29.5" / 104.1 x 74.9cm
Charcoal and Water Mounted on Paper

Magoo (Northern white-faced Scops Owl)

42" x 56" / 106.7 x 142.2cm
Charcoal and Water on Mounted Paper

Lila (Eurasian Eagle Owl)

90" x 56" / 228.6 x 142.2cm
Charcoal and Water on Mounted Paper

On Guard

10" x 15" / 25.4 x 38.1cm
Acrylic on Canvas


26" x 39" / 66 x 99.1cm
Colored Pencil on Bristol Board

Pulse High

35.4" x 46.9" / 89.9 x 119.1cm
Oil on Paper on Dibond

Against the Wall

24" x 18" / 61 x 45.7cm
Oil on Canvas

Off-White x Air Jordan 1 Chicago

16" x 20" / 40.6 x 50.8cm
Oil on Canvas

AF1 Low Cactus Jack

20" x 16" / 50.8 x 40.6cm
Oil on Canvas

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