Call For Entries

7th biennial regional juried exhibition open to artists working within 250 miles of Richmond, VA

radius250 2017 Video Entry Page

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THE WHAT? A major art show featuring artists working within a 250-mile radius of Richmond, VA.   Why that area?  Because it takes in some of the Mid-Atlantic and some of the Southeast, and juror Francis Thompson knows there are a lot of good artists out there, and he wants to find out who you are.

THE WHO? Fine artists ages 18 and above, working in two or three dimensions, or in digital and video mediums. The only limitation is that they must work (create) within a 250-mile radius of Richmond. This includes Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Washington DC, Baltimore, and everywhere in between. If you aren't sure if you fall within the target area, check the map on this page to find out.

THE WHEN? The show will run Friday, May 26 through Sunday, June 18, 2017.  Deadline for submissions is 11:59 PM Monday, April 17, 2017.

THE WHERE? The show will occupy all 3,000 square feet of artspace gallery in Plant Zero, a renovated industrial building in Richmond's Manchester Arts District.

PRIZES. UP TO $1000 and a solo exhibition in artspace’s Helena Davis Gallery will be awarded at the discretion of Mr. Thompson.

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: Entries will be accepted through online submissions only. To submit work for the competition, please read the instructions thoroughly and use the form below for video entries. For still image entry, please go to separate form at:

Label videos with last name, first initial, and entry number (e.g. SmithJ1).
Each artist may submit up to 5 digital files.
Video entry file formats accepted: .mp4, .mov, .qt, .wmv
Video entry uploads may not exceed 50 MB per file.
Indicate with check box if file is a complete video or a sample of the entire video.
If providing sample file(s), please mail complete video(s) on flash drive or dvd to artspace at Zero E. 4th St., Richmond, VA 23224. Postmark deadline is the same as the online deadline.
A link to the complete video online may also be provided if available instead of snail mailing to the gallery.
Please send an email to with information on how your complete video will be delivered, via snail mail or by web link provided in email.

For video entries, artists must provide display equipment if work is selected.
Artists must be 18 years old or above and work within 250 miles of Richmond, VA.
Work must have been created within the past 3 years.
Artists must attest that work submitted is of their own creation and no other artist has copyright to it.

ENTRY FEE:  All submissions require payment of a non-refundable entry fee of $25 for three (3) entries. Additional entries may be submitted at $5.00 (US) each, for up to five (5) total entries.

SELECTION NOTIFICATION: All notifications of selection status will be e-mailed on or around Friday, May 5, 2017. Artist bios, resumes, and statements will be requested upon selection for the show.

SELECTED WORK will be received from Tuesday, May 9, through Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 12-4PM. artspace is open Tues-Sun, 12-4PM. The gallery is closed on Mondays but will be open for deliveries on Monday, May 22, 2017 from noon to 4pm.

INSTALLATION of work will take place from Tuesday, May 23, through Thursday, May 25, 2017. An Opening Reception will take place on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 7-10pm.

SALES: Work is not required to be for sale. artspace will receive 33% commission for any work sold during the exhibition. Artists will be sent payment for sales one month from the close of the show by July 18, 2017.



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