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Gallery Call for Entries

Call for Entries:  We're curating a new collection to showcase local artists work.

Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery is well-known for presenting interesting exhibits and being very supportive of the local art/photographic schools and societies.

Thank you for your interest in our gallery.

Entry Deadline:


AUGUST 8, 2017




Show ThemeCaptured Emotions
Artists should submit work that portrays or represents an emotion. This includes all mediums. Abstract art can capture an emotion just as photography, sculpture or realist paintings can.

Media:  Any art suited to our display space will be considered. 2D mediums and smaller 3D mediums dependent upon display needs of the piece.

Eligibility: Everyone is welcome, professionals, amateurs and students alike. Eligible images are ones that have not been previously exhibited and were created within the past 12 months.

Viewing & Selection: Works will be viewed and selected by the Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery Curators from files submitted.

Limit & Entry Fee: Limit 3 entries per person.
$10.00 per piece non‑refundable entry fee.
Entry fee must accompany submissions and be paid by check payable to Chromatics or by Paypal at

Number of Submissions

Files & File Name Requirements:

  1. Files should be high quality .jpg, no smaller than 1 MB and no larger than 2 MB
  2. Orient images correctly (i.e. top of image is top of artwork).
  3. Artist’s Last Name must be first in the filename.
  4. File names for any alternate views must include the word “detail”.
  5. Include a document file (Word .doc or .docx preferred, pdf is okay, too) detailing the entrant’s Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address and a list of each entry with File name, Title, Medium, Framed Dimensions, and Sale Price.

Two Entry Methods after Paying Entry Fee:
Attach files to an e-mail (preferred), or mail files on a CD.

Entering by E-mail:

  1. Send a single email to with all files attached.

  2. Write  GALLERY ENTRY in the Subject Field.

  3. Entries without complete contact information, as listed above will be rejected

Entering by CD:

  1. Label CD with artist’s name, number of entries and telephone number. 

  2. Entries without complete contact information, as listed above, will be rejected.

  3. CD’s cannot be returned.

  4. Ship or Deliver CD to:
    Attn: Jennifer Cornett
    625 Fogg St., Nashville, TN. 37203

Delivery and Return of Work:

All accepted work must arrive “installation-ready”.
Installation-ready means with a hanging device or pedestal (sculpture only).
Works not gallery-ready, poorly crafted or differing significantly from the entry images may be rejected.

 Work may be hand delivered or shipped.
Shipped works must be in a reusable container with a prepaid return shipping label included.

 Display/Framing Requirements:

All traditionally framed works shipped to Chromatics must use acrylic.
DO NOT SHIP GLASS-FRONTED PIECES. No partial frames such as clips or brackets will be accepted.

We reserve the right to rescind our acceptance of any piece that is received to display in a substandard or non-professional method.

Please attach a label to the upper left corner on the back of the work that details the artist’s name, phone number, title, medium, and price.


Chromatics PhotoImaging, Chromatics Second Floor Gallery and Borum Photographics, Inc., will not be responsible for works damaged, lost or stolen. Artists may provide their own insurance.

Chromatics Discount:

If selected artists choose to have show pieces produced at Chromatics, they receive 25% discount off normal prices.

Sale of Work:

All work, unless indicated as NFS (not for sale) will be available for sale during the exhibit. Chromatics Second Floor Gallery will retain a 30% commission on all work sold during the exhibition.  

 Important Dates:

Accepted work will remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.

Midnght, August 8

Entry Deadline

August 17

Acceptance notifications sent via email

Sept 11-14

Artwork Due Date, for installation

Sept 28

Show Opens/ Artwork on Display

Sept 28

Public Reception honoring Artists

January 25, 2017

Final Day of Exhibition

Jan 29 - Feb 9

Pick-up/ Ship Artwork

Printable Call for Entries