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90th Annual Juried Open Exhibition Prospectus
Virtual Exhibition dates: October 1 - October 31, 2020
This is an online only show that will be featured on our website from October 1 to October 31, 2020. The information below provides the details for entering the exhibit. Using the links provided, you can fill out the entry form, submit images of your artwork and pay the entry fee via PayPal.


Online Show dates                                October 1 - 31, 2020

Deadline for submissions:                     September 12, 2020

Notification of acceptance:                    September 30, 2020

Awards Announced:                              October 1, 2020



​Over $2,000 in Awards

First Prize      $500

Second Prize $300

Third Prize     $200

Bette Sullivan Memorial Award  $250

Merit and Honorable Mention awards



James LaMantia - Owner and Gallery Director at the LaMantia Gallery in NY

Decision of the judge is final



Members:           $20 one entry, $10 second entry

Non-Members:   $25 one entry, $10 second entry 

Fees are non refundable

Entry fees can be paid by check payable to the National Art League

Or by credit card via PayPal



This call for submissions is open to all artists 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including sculpture. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. No size limitations.


Photography, film, video, computer art, reproductions (such as giclee, prints) are not acceptable unless used as part of a mixed media artwork or collage. Installation art or performance art are not accepted. No crafts (such as jewelry) or kit work. Artwork previously exhibited in a judged show at the NAL will not be accepted.



1. Limited to TWO entries per artist.

2. Entry must be submitted via our website. Entry must be in jpg file format, must include your name

    and title of the work, separated by underscores: (Example: Joe_Smith_A_Walk_In_The_Woods.jpg). 

3. 3D artwork must have two jpg images showing different views.

4. File Size: 150 dpi at 4”x 6”. Orientation: landscape or portrait accepted.

5. Do not email or mail slides, photographs, CD's or DVDs.

6. If artwork is framed, do not include the frame in the image of your artwork



1.  Click here to complete entry form and submit artwork image(s) 

2.  Payment by credit card via PayPal [click here] or mail check to

          National Art League

          44-21 Douglaston Parkway 

          Douglaston, NY 11363



Artwork may be marked for sale with the understanding that, if sold, 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the NAL building fund. Any artwork marked POR (Price on Request) will be considered NFS (Not for Sale). All arrangements for shipping of works to buyers will be the sole responsibility of the artist.


This exhibition is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


Questions: email

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