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5th Annual National Show (2016)

Theme: The Gallerist, The Artist, The Critic, & The Kid
Juried, Two-Dimensional Art
Show Dates: August 5 – September 21, 2016

Four different jurors choose four different exhibits from the same pool of entries.

The Gallerist: Peter Marcelle
Director, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY; and Owner, Peter Marcelle Project, Southampton, NY
The Artist: Eric Ernst
Internationally renowned artist and columnist
The Critic: Joyce Beckenstein
Published art critique for NY Times & contributing editor to dozens of art periodicals
The Kid: A 12-year-old kid chosen by lottery

Opening Reception: Friday, August 5, 2016, 5 - 7 PM
Meet the Artists! Refreshments served. Open to the public.



Artists are invited to enter their most excellent artwork on any subject.

This national show will be juried four separate times by four different jurors from the same pool of entries, and will result in four separate exhibitions. The show chosen by Peter Marcelle, gallery owner, will be exhibited at the East End Arts Gallery. The other three shows will be viewable on individual monitors within the Gallery. All four shows with their chosen winners will be viewable on YouTube and on EastEndArts.org.

All artists must complete online entry application.
Available online starting January 20, 2016
Regular Entry Deadline: April 5, 2016
Extended Entry Deadline: April 12, 2016
(for an additional fee)
Artists will be notified of acceptance by: June 3, 2016
For selected works, drop-off / shipping arrival: July 26 & 27, 2016


For accepted works, drop-off / shipping arrival: July 27 & 28, 2016
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.


‘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 The Peter Marcelle Project, art gallery in Southampton NY. Winner will also receive 100 postcards announcing the show which will feature the image of her/his artwork.


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.