Frequently Asked Questions
If I apply and pay for the call for entries form does that mean I am automatically accepted into an art show?
No. Submissions are non-refundable. When you submit your work it will be reviewed and considered for the show.
How long will my works be displayed on the website?
The Past Exhibition page is up indefinitely.
Are there any forms that I need to sign when sending in my artwork?
Yes. If you are accepted to our gallery, an Artist/Gallery agreement will be sent to you via e-mail. Please print and review this form and include it with your artwork.
Can I come in and drop off my work?
Yes, but you will need to call ahead and make an appointment or make an appointment on our website.
Can I submit 3D sculpture?
Yes. Keep in mind the artist is responsible for shipping.
Can I submit video work?
Yes. All video work should be 7 mins or less.
What if I don’t get in a show, will I get a refund?
No. The cost of the entry fee is a nonrefundable fee that covers the administrative duties of our staff to organize the submissions, contact the artists, to advertise and promote the show.
When will I be notified if I am accepted?
Yes, you will be notified by email. The notification time will be listed in the details for each call for art. Only accepted artists are notified.
Do you have framing requirements?
Yes, we do. We will send you all framing requirements upon selection.
Not all work must be framed, Just make sure it looks professional and it has to have a wire hanger on the back.
Should I send an artist Bio, statement, or CV?
If selected for the group exhibition you will be contacted to provide your Artist Statement/Bio and CV.
Can I attend the reception?
Absolutely! We encourage you to come to the show to talk about your work, meet other artists and most importantly network. We will also extend an invitation to your friends and family to the opening reception. We recommend you take pictures, tag them and post them. Part of becoming a successful artist involves networking and promotion of your work.
Will you let me know when my artwork arrives at the gallery?
No. We do try to email all the artists to let them know, but notification can be difficult due to the volume of packages coming in prior to the show.
Please refer to your tracking number to ensure arrival. Your shipping carrier should be able to track the package for you. Please note our address and contact info provided in the Artist/Gallery Agreement. Artists are responsible for sending their artwork to the correct address. Manifest Destiny Art is not responsible for artwork that is lost.