call for art: Roots

Call for Art: Roots

Show Dates: July 11th -28th, 2023

Application Deadline: June 4th, 2023

Acceptance Notification: June 9, 2023

Drop off: June 27 – 30, 2023 10am – 5pm at Macon Arts Gallery (486 First Street, Macon, GA 31201)

Reception: July 14th, 4 – 7pm at Macon Arts Gallery, Facebook Live at 4pm. 

Eligibility: Artists over the age of 18 

The Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance is seeking submissions for its summer 2023 group show, Roots. We all have different backgrounds and traditions. What are yours? Or even take a literal sense of the word and show your favorite landscape. This exhibition will represent a variety of styles and mediums. Work accepted into the show is not restricted to specific media, subject matter or dimensional application meaning both 2D and 3D submissions are eligible. Submissions may be preliminary investigative work, experimental work, or finished products.

Artists may submit three pieces for consideration, three single images for 2D work and three pairs of images for 3D work.


  • 2D work should not exceed 60” x 72”
  • 3D work must be able to be fit on a 16” x 16” pedestal or be able to be hung on a wall.
  • Applications must include high resolution images, a short bio, and statement about the work
  • Accepted work must be shipped or hand-delivered to the gallery
    • If shipping the work, postage must be pre-paid, and must include a return shipping label.
  • Special installation requirements must be detailed in the application with specific hardware or devices provided.
  • Entries must be available for sale at Macon Arts Gallery during the exhibition using a 60% / 40% artist/gallery commission formula. Work will also be listed for sale online at
  • Unsold work may be picked up or will be shipped back within a month following the conclusion of the show (July 28th)

Applications should be sent to Sierra Bush by emailing