Call to Artists

29th National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

MKAC Art Galleries presents the 29th Emerald Coast National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, August 29, 2021 – October 29, 2021. The exhibition will be juried by Polly Nordstrand, Curator of Southwest Art, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center at Colorado College.

Please note that the digital entry form must be submitted, along with art work, as an attachment to

Arnie Hart Juried Student Exhibition

The Arnie Hart Juried Student Exhibition is held annually in spring semester. Each year the finest student works are juried by an art professional for the Arnie Hart show, and this year’s field of applicants promises a competitive selection process and an exciting exhibition in the McIlroy Gallery. This past year more than 140 entrants showcased work in drawing, painting, pottery and 3-D genres. Some of these students earned awards and were selected for inclusion in the art section of the college literary journal The Blackwater Review.

Call for Proposals: Exhibiting at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries accept proposals for solo and/or group exhibitions in the McIlroy or Holzhauer Gallery on a rolling basis. Please submit complete exhibition proposals in PDF format to  In lieu of a formal proposal, each interested artist should submit the following materials to the same email address:

  • Resume
  • Artist bio
  • Current artist statement
  • Digital portfolio of at least ten images, recent work
  • Clippings and other supporting materials are also welcome

Submit a Proposal