“NUDE” Juried Open Call: March 5-27, 2021

The human nude as subject crosses boundaries of time and culture. This second annual “NUDE” exhibition seeks to include artwork that incorporates the human figure in full or partial undress, from abstract to hyper-realism, mild to wild.

Location: 317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Show Dates: March 5 through 27

Opening Reception: Saturday March 6, 4:00 to 6:00pm

Submission Deadline: Midnight (EST) Friday January 15, 2021

Entries received after this date will not be accepted.



Open Call – artists 18 years and older living in the United States are invited to submit up to six works of original fine art for juror consideration.

All media will be considered.

Work must be original artwork (no reproduction prints, example: a giclee of a watercolor) 

Work must be submitted by the artist.

Work must not have been previously exhibited at Queen City 15 Gallery.  

Work must be professionally presented: wired and ready to hang. Hangers such as velcro or sawtooth hangers may disqualify work from being included. The gallery reserves the right to reject works that are not ready to hang or differ from the digital representation submitted. 

Size: The maximum (framed) width is 38 inches, maximum height is 50 inches.

3d work must fit through standard doorway ~30 inches wide x 6 feet.

Work may be hand delivered or shipped. All work must be for sale. All works must be clearly labeled with the artist name somewhere on the piece. Orientation of artwork should be indicated if not obvious.


Submission  Fee: A  $10.00 entry fee for the first 2 pieces and $5 per each additional piece for up to 6 entries total.

Commission: The gallery takes a 30% commission on sales.

Presentation: All artwork will be hung in the gallery’s physical space as well as an online web gallery, and a video presentation of the work on social media.


Promotion: A digital promotional postcard will be supplied by the gallery for all participants to use for promotional purposes. Queen City 15 Gallery will promote exhibition via online and print media through press releases and online event scheduling. The show will also be promoted through the gallery’s social media and email accounts.


Notification: Friday, January 22, 2021 via email


Delivery of Artwork by hand: Queen City 15 Gallery, 317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY,  Friday February 12, 3-7pm, Saturday February 13, 12-7pm. Or by appointment.


Delivery of Artwork by shipping: Shipped artwork must include prepaid return shipping, reusable packaging and arrive at the shipping address by Feb 15. Shipping address will be supplied upon notification of inclusion. Do not ship to the gallery address.


Pick-Up of Artwork: Pick-up dates are March 5-6, 12-13  during normal open hours (Fri 3-7pm, Sat noon-7pm),  unless prior arrangements have been made. Artwork left after 14 days of the pick-up date will be charged a $5.00 per day storage fee. Any item left longer than 90 days after the last pick-up date will be considered forfeit by the owner and property of the gallery to dispose of as it sees best.


Return Shipment of Artwork: Unsold artwork will be shipped to the artist by the end of April.


Juror of Selection: Queen City 15 Gallery founders. 


Liability: Queen City 15, LLC will not be responsible individually or collectively for damage or loss, regardless of the cause to any artwork submitted under this agreement for exhibition and or sale at Queen City 15 Gallery. Artist releases Queen City 15, LLC from all liability with respect to loss or damage to the artist’s works of art. It is suggested that artists carry their own insurance. Artists give permission for their work to be photographed for promotional purposes and do not hold the gallery responsible for any unauthorized photography.