Winter 2019 Juried Exhibition


January 2 – 26, 2019

Reception: January 5, 2019, 4 – 6 PM

Entries closed. Seleted Artists will be posted on Exhibition Page  after Nov 15,  and on the facebook page

Blue Mountain Gallery, located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea District, invites emerging, mid-career and established artists to submit work for its 7th Biannual Juried Exhibition. The juror is ELISA JENSEN, prominent American painter and a painting instructor at the New York Studio School.

PDF of Prospectus

ELISA JENSEN currently teaches at the New York Studio School, exhibits widely in the US and Denmark and curates exhibitions. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including a New York State Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a National Academy Prize for Painting, an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Revson Foundation Fellowship. Her New York City exhibitions include Edward Thorp Gallery, Elizabeth Harris, Leslie Heller, Kimmel Gallery of New York University, Painting Center, the New York Studio School and the Royal Danish Consulate General. Additionally she has shown in Brooklyn at David and Schweitzer Contemporary and the Sideshow Galleries; the John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY; the Icehouse and Perimeter Galleries in Illinois; and the Morsø Kunstforening and the Sophienholm Museum in Denmark. In 2018, she curated two group exhibitions at the Green Door Gallery and the former Repetti Gallery. Articles about her work have been published in The New York Times, The New York Sun, New York Daily News, Artcritical, Hyperallergic,, Two Coats of Paint, Whitehot Magazine, Artinterviewsny, and Artefuse. Jensen was one of the inaugural group of artists to work in the “World Views” program at the World Trade Center, sponsored by the Manhattan Cultural Council, and is included in the publication Site Matters about the program artists.

Before you start submitting your work, we recommend that you review the instructions & submission requirements below or in the PDF to determine if your work meets the juried show qualifications; otherwise you may risk your application being rejected on technicalities, without a refund.

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ELIGIBILITY Open to artists 18+years of age, living in the USA. Media: original oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings and mixed media. No sculpture, video, installation, photography, giclees, digital art. Work must not exceed 32”(h) x 32(w)”, including frame. Height is always given before width, regardless of whether the work is vertical or horizontal. Weight can not exceed 25 pounds, nor can the piece project more than 4 inches from the wall. Triptychs & diptychs (all parts) should keep within the size parameter requirement.

DEADLINE All applications must be submitted before midnight on October 26, 2018. Blue Mountain Gallery will make every effort to notify all applicants of juror’s decision by November 10, 2018.

FEES Non-refundable fee of $40 for 1-3 works. $5 for each additional work up to 6 works total. Entry fees are paid through the entry form’s PayPal link, which accepts credit cards.

SUBMISSION & ENTRY REQUIREMENT Work will be juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission form above, through Entrythingy. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 px, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. An embedded color profile is recommended for accurate color. Accepted work may be refused if it does not conform to the entry image & no substitutions will be allowed. All work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.

PRESENTATION Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted), wired ready for hanging. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels must be under Plexiglas. (Glass is permissible for hand delivery.)

RECEIVING Shipped work must arrive by Thursday, December 13, 2018 in a sturdy, reusable container. Hand-delivered work must arrive on Friday, December 14, or Saturday, December 15, between 11am – 6pm (or earlier date by appointment). Packaging must be removed from the gallery at the time of delivery. Return shipping must be prepaid through UPS or FedEx websites or with other shipper who will pick up work at the gallery. USPS is not permitted as they do not pick up. A computer-generated return label for return of work MUST be enclosed or emailed ahead of time to the gallery. Substitutions and late arriving work will not be hung.

LIABILITY All possible care will be taken with all the artwork, but our insurance only covers work while it is in the gallery. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the work while in transit to or from the gallery. There are no handling fees but travel insurance is the responsibility of the artist. The payment of the entry fee will serve as your acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in this prospectus.

SALES All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. All proceeds from sales will go to the artist. The gallery does not charge a commission.

REMOVAL All hand delivered work must be picked up from gallery on Saturday, January 26 between 6-8:30 pm or Sunday, January 27 between 10am – noon. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage with a storage charge of $5 per day and released at the gallery’s convenience. Shipped works will be returned the week of February 5.

Blue Mountain Gallery accepts online submissions only
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July 9, 2018            Submissions begin
October 26, 2018   ENTRY DEADLINE midnight, eastern time
November 10          Notifications emailed to artists
December 13           Receipt of shipped work
December 14- 15     Hand-delivered of work,11-6 pm
December 26-31     Installation
January 2, 2019     Opening Reception, 5-8 pm
January 26              Exhibition closes.
January 26,  6-8:30 pm    Pick up hand-delivered work
January 27, 10 am-noon    Pick up hand-delivered work
Week of Feb 5         Return of shipped work via UPS

Blue Mountain Gallery | 530 West 25th St, 4th floor, New York, NY 10001 | Tuesday-Saturday 11AM-6PM | Phone: 646-486-4730

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