Call to Artists

Visual artists are welcome to submit their work for our jury exhibitions. Fill out the artist application and return it to the designated Art Center location with your entries and entry fee. Be sure to read the jury show details carefully before submitting your work, application, and fees.

Download TAC Juried Show Application


August 24 “Call of the Wild”

“Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.” – Stewart Udall

“Every creature was designed to serve a purpose. Learn from animals for they are there to teach you the way of life. There is a wealth of knowledge that is openly accessible in nature. Our ancestors knew this and embraced the natural cures found in the bosoms of the earth. Their classroom was nature. They studied the lessons to be learned from animals. Much of human behavior can be explained by watching the wild beasts around us. They are constantly teaching us things about ourselves and the way of the universe, but most people are too blind to watch and listen.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Call for art submissions of all mediums portraying animals in their natural habitat.

Entry deadline: Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 11 a.m. to 2p;

Entry drop-off: TAC Gallery at the Landing, 2 W Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Hours: Monday – Friday, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm., Thurs. 2-4p

Notification of unaccepted work:  August 23

Pick-up of unaccepted work: August 24-25

Opening reception: Thursday, August 24, 2017, TAC Gallery at the Landing, 2 W Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202.6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Information for all juried exhibits

Artwork submitted must be original work by the artist, completed within the last 2 years not under academic supervision. Mass-produced objects or craft kits are not accepted.

2D works must be properly framed with wire on the back or gallery-wrapped canvases, no staples on the sides, with all sides painted. Works with sawtooth hangers on frames and canvases will NOT be accepted. 3D works should be free standing or able to fit on a gallery pedestal. Special installations must be provided by the artist and approved by The Art Center.

Artists 18 years and older residing in the United States are eligible to enter. Cash awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place are given based on the amount of entries received.

Insurance is the responsibility of the artist. The Art Center does not accept responsibility of theft, vandalism or damage caused by gallery patrons or staff or caused during transfer for any reason including mishandling by carrier or failure of packaging to protect works in transit. Also not covered is damage caused to work by failure of the work itself, or its mounting systems installed by the artist.

All work must be for sale. The Art Center will take a 40% commission on all work sold by non-members. Commission on works sold by members will be according to artist agreements per member status.