Red Door Gallery Call for Upper Midwest Native Artists


Red Door Art GalleryRed Door Art Gallery has a call for art for its upcoming Native American Exhibition for Native American artists enrolled in US federally-recognized tribes, who currently reside in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota or Wisconsin

Submission Guidelines

Artists must submit a bio, statement, images, and image list. Optional: send your website, blogs, or publications, etc.

Only submit original works.

All works must include the following information: title, media, brief description, dimensions, price (or NFS), and year completed.

All works must be priced or clearly labeled NFS for “not for sale.”

Acceptable media include: paintings, photographs, mixed media, sculptural work, metal arts, wood-carved and wood turned items, fiber arts, print making, and hand-crafted items. If you are unsure of the qualifications, please call or write the gallery.

Hanging art must be ready to hand with either D-rings and wire or a saw-tooth hanger.

All works must be complete: canvas edges must be painted and finished, or the canvas must be framed. No unfinished canvas will be accepted. Photography must be framed or matted, no loose photography will be accepted.

Jury Process

All works will be reviewed by the RDAG in-house jury, or Board Members. The gallery reserves the right to exclude any artwork that does not meet the standards set by the gallery’s Collections and Exhibitions Committee.

RDAG reserves the curatorial discretion for the placement, display, lighting, and all other aspect of the exhibition of works.

Artists are responsible for the delivery and/or shipping costs to and from the Red Door. If work is shipped, a reusable shipping container must be used. RDAG will not be responsible for damage during the shipment for any reason. Return shipments will be sent C.O.D. to the artist. No post office boxes will be accepted for return shipments.

Artist contract and must be signed before art work will be exhibited.

To Submit Art

Regular Mail: Send images of work on a CD or hard copy to:

Red Door Art Gallery
418 Dakota Ave.
Wahpeton, ND 58075

Email: Send webpage links and or images in jpg format/300dpi resolution to

Visit the gallery: Artists are welcome to bring their portfolios or works into the gallery by appointment.

Deadlines and Schedule

Submission Deadline: September 16, 2016. Please email the gallery with an intention to submit your work, following the guidelines indicated by September 16th 2016.

Notices of acceptance/rejection sent: October 7, 2016.
Deadline for arrival of art: October 14, 2016.
Exhibition Dates: October 21–November 30, 2016
Artists’ reception: November 3, 5:30–7:30 pm.

This will be a juried show with prizes awarded.
1st Place: $400, 2nd Place: $200, 3rd Place: $100
Honorable Mention: $50

This is a great opportunity to sell your work before the holidays. All works need to be original art; no commercially reproduced pieces.


Contact Gallery Director at (701) 591-1010 or for more information, or visit Red Door Art and Museum.


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