Small Works Juried All-Media Exhibition

November 12 – December 18, 2021

– The Northville Art House presents this annual open juried exhibition to showcase compelling 2D and 3D artworks on a diminutive scale in all types of media including painting, drawing, ceramics, metalwork, photography, sculpture, mixed media and more.

All works are required to be limited to 16 inches in any direction, including any frame. All works must be for sale.


Prospectus: Download the Small Works Guidelines>>


  • Artists, 18 and over, may submit a maximum of 6 works of art created in any media, excluding electronic/sound and video/film
  • Artwork must be created within the last 5 years, and not previously exhibited at the Art House.
  • The maximum size of all artwork including the frame is 16” in any direction.
  • Artwork is required to be for sale.


Procedures: Artists submit info with images for each work labeled with LastName-Title.jpg. Max size 4 MB.

Fee: Non-refundable fees of $35 for non-members and $25 for Northville Art House members.

Direct Link to Entry Form:

Deadline: All entries MUST be submitted by Sunday, September 26, 11:59 PM EST.


Notification of Acceptance: Artists will be notified by email on Monday, October 4 by 5 pm.

Live @ 5 Opening Reception: Friday, November 12, 5 – 8 pm with Awards Presentation at 6:30 pm.

Prizes: $650 in cash awards for 1st – 4th Place: $300, $200, $100, and $50; plus Honorable Mention Awards.

Jurors: Artwork & Awards selected by the Northville Art House Exhibition Committee


Delivery & Dates:

  • Pre-paid shipped artwork should arrive on or before Monday, November 2.
  • Hand-delivered artwork drop-off times are Sunday, October 31 & Monday, November 1, 12 – 2 pm. 


  • Artwork should be labeled with name and title. A temporary label will be provided upon acceptance.
  • Accepted works that differ dramatically from the submitted images may be refused.
  • All costs, including packing, shipping and liability for damage, are the artist’s responsibility.
  • A pre-paid return label, stamps or payment for shipped artwork must be included
  • Please include any instructions for special installations.
  • Please send email tracking number to


  • Purchased artwork may be picked-up by customers starting the Week of December 5.
  • Unsold artwork may be picked-up on Saturday, Dec. 18, 1 – 3 pm & Monday, Dec. 20, 10 am – 12 pm
  • Artists may call or email ahead to authorize a representative to pick-up their work.
  • Return artwork will be packed in the same or similar materials and shipped by December 21.
  • Artwork not picked up 30 days after the exhibition will be considered abandoned and become the property of the Art House.


Presentation: Artwork must be in excellent condition, ready for secure installation, and properly labeled before delivery. All 2D work must be framed and ready for hanging with hooks and a wire. Sawtooth hangers are not accepted. Canvases may be framed, wrapped or have painted sides. All 3D work must be free standing, stand on a pedestal, or hang securely with wire or rod. Unsuitably prepared, hazardous, unstable, or extremely fragile work will be declined. Submit alternative installation methods for consideration to

Art Sales: A 35% commission will be charged on all art for sale. Art may not be removed during the exhibition.

Terms and Conditions: Submissions to the exhibition shall constitute an agreement to comply with terms and conditions set forth in the call for entries, entry form and in the Art Exhibition and Sales Agreement.

Questions? Email Ryan Kaltenbach, Creative Director at