Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition
4th Annual National Pastel Exhibition
Sponsored by:
The Shirt Factory Gallery & the Adirondack Pastel Society
Show runs Wednesday, July 11, to Saturday August 11, 2018
Opening reception is Saturday, July 21, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Entry Deadline: Sunday, May 20, 2018

Theme and Eligibility:
This is an open call opportunity for any artist working in soft pastel.
Work must be ready to hang, work not ready to hang may not be included in show.
Artists are encouraged to attend the reception.
Original pastel artwork only. All submissions must be for sale.
Best of Show: $500, Second: $250, Third: $125, additional cash and merchandise prizes will be awarded.

Nonrefundable Jurying Fee:
Jurying fee is to be $30 for two images, $40 for three images; payable online @

Jurors of Selection & Awards: Alain Picard, PSA-MP, IAPS-MC (Bio to follow)

Submission Guidelines:
A maximum of 3 pieces may be submitted for jurying.
Follow guidelines for sizing and submitting entries
All entries will be through

Notification: Artists will be notified of jury results by email during the week of May 29, 2017. Prizewinners will be announced at the reception on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Publicity: The Shirt Factory will publicize the show and reception regionally via email marketing, paid print advertising, press releases, website and social media promotion.

Commission: The Shirt Factory Gallery collects a 30% commission for artwork sales. Artists’ checks will be mailed in August.

Each work is insured to a reasonable amount while turned over to the care of the Shirt Factory Gallery. Items will be handled with the utmost care; however, Shirt Factory Gallery will not be held liable for damage as a result of workmanship or design. Artists are responsible for shipping to and from the Gallery and for insuring work while in transit. Artists are also responsible for providing work that is sturdy and durable for necessary hanging purposes.

Artist agrees to allow Shirt Factory Gallery to photograph works for promotional purposes.

Drop-off and Pick-up:
Accepted work can be hand delivered to the Shirt Factory Gallery Friday, July 7, Saturday, July 8.between 12 noon and 5 p.m.
Shipped works are due July 5, 2018 or sooner. There is a $20.00 handling fee for all shipped work.

Unsold artwork must be picked up Saturday, August 11 between 4-6 p.m.

Shipped work will be returned after August 13, 2018.
Shipped entries must include return shipping paid for by the artist. All shipping is the responsibility of the artist.
All work must be ready to hang with wire attached to back of frame.

About the Exhibition:
Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition 2018 is the fourth annual pastel show and will be held at the Shirt Factory Gallery, established in February 2012 to primarily serve as a welcome center and showcase for works created by our resident artists; the Shirt Factory Gallery now offers several juried shows a year, bringing in artwork from across the country.
The gallery is located in a historic building, brought to new life, which now houses more than 60 artist studios, shops, galleries and services. Its clean, modern design features an open floor format with a small annex.

Contact the Gallery Committee at [email protected] or visit us online at

Gallery Address:
Shirt Factory Gallery
 71 Lawrence St, Suite 120
 Glens Falls, NY 12801