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7th Annual National Show: INK (2018)

Theme: INK
Juried, Two-Dimensional Art ONLY
Show Dates: August 3 – September 19, 2018

Juror: Sara De Luca, Owner and Director, ILLE ARTS, Amagansett, NY

Opening Reception: Friday, August 3, 2018, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Meet the Artists! Refreshments served. Open to the public.

Above photo by: Anthony Lombardo



For accepted works, drop-off / shipping arrival: July 25 & 26, 2018
If accepted, artists must ship the selected artwork via FedEx or UPS per East End Arts outlined shipping instructions, or artists can drop-off their work in person on the designated dates. Failure to do so will prevent inclusion in the show.


THEME: Ink. Technique, skill and originality of style will be the main considerations for the entries accepted into this exhibit to be held at East End Arts on the East End of Long Island, NY.

MEDIUMS: All INK Media including ballpoint, fountain pen, printmaking, Sharpie, India, Tattoo—any and every ink media except-- desktop printer ink. (Tattoo art can be submitted by photo of tattoo.) Two-Dimensional Art Only

Must be the original work of one artist, no collaborations, no reproductions.

AWARDS: ‘Best in Show’ winner will receive a seven-day stay in East End Arts’ Artist Residence near Hamptons’ museums and galleries, plus $1,000 and inclusion in a group show at Ille Arts Gallery in Amagansett NY. Winner will also receive 100 postcards announcing the show featuring her/his artwork.

SIZE: Maximum 30" wide x 30" high, including the frame.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Born in Rome, Sara DeLuca is the owner and director of Ille Arts Gallery, one of the foremost fine arts purveyors in the Hamptons of Long Island, New York. To learn more, see below

CALENDAR: Deadline for online submissions is April 9, 2018. Late submission deadline is April 16, 2018, for an additional $20 late fee. Submissions will be accepted between now and the deadline. Artists will be notified of the juror's decision on or before June 1, 2018. If accepted, please follow the presentation and shipping rules as specified on our website. Failure to do so will prevent inclusion in the show. To enter, click link below.

For more information, contact Jane Kirkwood, Gallery Director, at 631-727-0900 or




Programs of the East End Arts Gallery are made possible with public funding provided by the New York State Council of the Arts, Suffolk County, County Executive Steve Bellone, and the Town of Riverhead.