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Portrait Show Submissions

We are excited to announce that this fall we will be holding a “Portrait Show” (running mid-October to mid-November).

Opening Reception: Friday Oct. 13, 2023 

Show Run: Oct. 13 – Nov. 12 (Artwork will hang for duration of the show).

Submission Deadline: Friday Sept. 29, 2023 NOW CLOSED

Art Revue: Selection of art will happen between Sept. 30 – Oct. 4 and we will contact artists by end of day Oct. 6 to let them if there work has been chosen.

Art drop off and pick-up: Oct. 10 or 11

  • Open to any artist.
  • All submissions must be portraits, not just figurative work, but a face or faces must be the focus. No animal portraits this time.
  • 1 – 3 individual pieces submitted per artist. Works in painting, mixed media, print, as well as sculptural portraits will be considered. No photography for this show please.
  • Artwork for sale will be considered first but artwork that is not for sale may be accepted dependent on quality and number of submissions (Craig Gallery will take a 40% commission on anything sold at the show).
  • If work has been displayed previously in galleries or exhibitions please let us know when and where.
  • 2D work MUST BE ready to hang. Work should be framed or sides of canvas/board cleanly painted.

Art will be selected by gallery owners based on visual impact, size of work, uniqueness, context, and price point. 

Submission Details

Please email and title your email “Portrait Show.”

Please note: We are only accepting digital submissions by email, nothing printed or hand delivered.

In the email please include the following:


  • Full name
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Address (include Postal Code)*
  • Artist Bio*
  • 1-3 jpegs of artwork being submitted.
  • Description of each work including size and medium.
  • Please indicate if the work has been displayed or not, and if it has been, where and when.
  • Price of each work if for sale, or NFS if not for sale.

*If you have shown work at Craig Gallery this is not required unless you would like it to be updated in our files.


  • One link either to a website or Instagram etc.
  • Any comments or questions you have.

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