Abstracts & Oddities

Deadline October 17, 2020

Artists are invited to submit artwork for our Smitkit's themed show, "Abstracts & Oddities". We are looking for the strange, the bold, and the outrageous. This show will be a one day event. Work will be selected and artists will be notified October 20, 2020.

The reception will be Sunday, November 1, 2020. Artists must be available to drop artwork off at the studio, 1 Public Square, Suite 22, Watertown NY the day prior to the show or the morning of November 1 before 12pm. Smitkit Studio manages all sales, giving artists a commission of 70% while the studio retains 30%.

Submission criteria:

  • artwork submitted must have been produced within the last three years;

  • entry cost is $5 per piece submitted. Paypal, Credit/Debit, and Cash accepted;

  • each entrant may submit up to 7 pieces;

  • entrance in the show is not guaranteed, however we will do our best to include everyone for at least one submission;

  • 3-dimensional work is accepted if it can be displayed in a shadowbox - artist must supply shadowbox;

  • must be ready to hang/display ;

  • artists must include high resolution photos of work, Title of Work, Year Produced, Media, Dimensions, Artists's Name, price including commission;

  • artists strongly urged to have their work for sale - listed price should include 70% for the artist and 30% commission for Smitkit Studio;

Exhibit timeline: 

  • Saturday, Oct 17: deadline for artists to submit work on-line

  • Tuesday, Oct 20: artists notified about accepted work

  • Drop off is by appointment by Oct 24 to Smitkit Studio in Watertown

  • Monday, Oct 26: website will be live for viewing and purchases.

  • Saturday, Oct 31 there will be a reception from 1pm-4pm. Artists are encouraged to attend.

  • Monday Nov 9-Wednesday Nov 11: artists must pick up work at Smitkit Studio; buyers pick up work sold

  • Monday, Nov 15 commissions will be available to artists whose work sold