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The Majestic National 15th Annual Juried Art Competition is organized by Majestic Galleries of Nelsonville, Ohio. This year’s juror is Sally Windle. Windle is a life-long artist and educator. She started as a visual art teacher and then took the position of director of the arts and magnet programs in the Lima City Schools. She has been involved in arts and education throughout her career, serving on curriculum and advocacy committees all through Ohio. Sally is also an exhibiting artist, having work shown regularly in publications, exhibitions, and selected shows throughout the United States. Sally taught and volunteered with ArtSpace/Lima for more than 40 years, and after serving on their Board of Trustees, Sally is now the current Executive Director of the organization
Awards, Prize monies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
Eligibility, The competition is open to all artists over 18 years old and working in the United States and Canada.
Entry Fee, There is a non-refundable entry fee of $35 for up to 3 works per artist. $10 for each additional work. Make checks payable to: Majestic Galleries and mail to 20 Public Square, Nelsonville, Oho 45764, or pay via PayPal at, or on our website, under the donate tab. Include PayPal transaction/check number with application materials.
Submission Requirements, Images should be formatted at 72 dpi, jpeg, one image for 2D work, 3D work may submit 2 per piece.  Video submissions should be through a website URL. Images should be submitted via email to and be labeled with artists’ first initial, last name, entry number. Include in the email; list of titles with corresponding entry number, dimensions, media and, insurance and sale prices. Include phone number.
October 9 deadline.

Email submissions to
Submission materials will not be returned.
Notification will be made email only.

Insurance, Majestic Galleries will take all care in handling artwork. All work will be insured while on display in the galleries. Majestic Galleries is not responsible for insure while work is in transit to and from the Galleries.

Delivery, Work must be delivered by October 23 to the gallery during Majestic operating hours, (F/Sa/Su 12-5pm) or to Paper Circle, 35 West Columbus St. Nelsonville, Ohio. Paper Circle hours are M-F, 11-3. Ship work to Paper Circle. Shipped work should be in a returnable package with pre-paid return shipping label included. Work should be gallery-ready. NO GLASS or SAWTOOTH HANGERS. Specialized hanging equipment must be provided by artist with detailed instructions. Artists may be asked to install complicated work.

Rules, There is a 40% commission on all sold work.
1 All work must remain up for duration of the show.
2 We reserve the right to photograph or use submission images for promotions and publicity for this and future exhibitions.
3 We reserve the right to reject work not represented in submission images.
4 Work not picked up by deadline becomes property of the gallery and we are no longer responsible for loss or damage.
5 Payment signifies acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Questions, Email us at

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