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Call to Artists - The Still Life

Call for Entries

The Warehouse Arts District Association

is happy to announce

an Artists Member show with the theme

The Still Life

You are welcome to apply this theme creatively to your entry. It can fit the subject of the still life genre or it can represent the still or calm aspects of life. A still life can show the bounty that we are accustomed to seeing in the holiday season, but can also be used to show the quiet of wintertime.

Artworks selected from the entries that best fit the theme will remain on exhibit in the Burka Member Lounge on the ArtsXchange campus during December 2022 and January 2023

To submit your work please complete these two steps 

Thank you for your interest. This call closed on November 30. Please check back for our next call in January.

Step 1. Entry Form

Step 2. Submitting Images:

Once you have completed the entry form you must email us images to warehouseartsdistrict@gmail.com

Conditions and Rules for Entry:

  • Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all WADA members If you are not a member, join now.

    Entry Deadline: Wednesday, November 30

    Entry Fee: No fee

  • Specifications: All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, video, and digital/ graphic art are eligible for review. Nothing larger than 40”x40” including frame; must be gallery ready to hang (more details below)

  • Notification: Artists will be notified of acceptance no later than Friday, December 2

    Drop Off: Works selected must be dropped off at the Burka Lounge on Monday, December 5 or Tuesday December 6 between 10 am and 4 pm (515 22nd St South, Unit D)

    Commission: WADA will take a 25% gallery commission on all sales made during this exhibition.

    Exhibit Dates: December 10, 2022 through January 29, 2023

    Opening Reception: Second Saturday Art Walk, December 10, 2022 5 pm to 9 pm

    Location: The Burka Member Lounge at the ArtsXchange on the Deuces Corridor, 515 22nd St S, St Petersburg, FL 33712

WADA Selection Committee will chose work from artist members who submit to this artist call. The selection committee will make choices based on overall impact, originality, creativity, and mastery of techniques as it fits the theme. Selections will also be constrained by exhibition space.  Decisions by the selection committee will be final.

Addition Specifications:

All accepted works of art must be “GALLERY READY” when brought to the event facility (i.e. all hanging works must include an installed horizontal wire). NO SAW-TOOTH HANGERS. 

  • Artists with 3D work requiring a pedestal MUST provide one before show opening. Pedestal(s) must be stable, white/black and tall enough for the work to be near eye level. 
  • Works should not weigh more than 35 pounds.
  • WADA reserves the right to reject works if they are not presented in the format specified. Please contact us if you have concerns whether your work meets gallery presentation requirements.  
  • Artist may not substitute another work for the accepted work. 
  • Entries must be for sale and priced with the intent to sell. A gallery commission of 25% will be deducted from sales. 
  • By submitting artwork for this show, artists grant permission to WADA to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses in both printed and electronic formats.
  • Artists whose work has been selected will be responsible for delivery and pick up of work to the Burka Lounge.  Artist must sign consignment agreement prior to or during drop off. 

Important Dates:

  • November 30 --  Deadline for entries
  • December 2 -- Notifications of acceptance emailed to selected artists
  • December 5 and 6, 10 am - 4 pm -- Artwork drop off at the Burka Lounge, 515 22nd St South, Unit D
  • December 10, 5 – 9 pm -- Second Saturday Art Walk opening reception. Artists are encouraged to attend. 
  • January 29, 2023 -- Exhibit closes
  • January 30 and 31, 2023, from 10 am - 4 pm -- Pick up artwork from the Burka Lounge, 515 22nd St South, Unit D

Please review the consignment agreement Consignment Agreement We will have a copy for you to sign at drop off.

Exhibition will also be viewable to the public during WADA's gallery hours

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