All The Small Things

June 22nd - July 4th, 2023

Opening Reception: June 22nd 2023, 6-10pm

Submission Deadline: June 15th, 11:59pm


Only submissions made through this google form will be considered.


CALL FOR ARTISTS - We are seeking artist submissions for "All The Small Things", a small works show! There is no theme or restrictions on subject matter, but all work must measure 12"x12" and under. 

The opening reception will be held on Thursday June 22nd, 2023 from 6pm-10pm. Please contact Emily for additional information at



- You may submit up to 5 pieces that fit the criteria. The gallery may select any number of your submissions to be included in the show. 

- Please provide clear photos of your pieces, exactly as they will be displayed in the show (for example, include the frame if your piece is framed). Please ensure all files are named with your info as follows: "ARTISTNAME_ARTWORKTITLE.jpg"

- Pieces must be 12"x12" or under, and must be ready-to-hang with proper hanging hardware already attached. (Frames may exceed 12" if the piece inside still fits the size requirements) 

- Paintings, drawings, prints, mixed media art, and sculpture are all acceptable mediums. 

- Sculptural submissions may be no larger than 12"x12"x12", sculpture artists may need to provide a shelf if necessary.

- There is a $30 hanging fee per artist.



- Accepted piece must be dropped off on June 20th from noon-6pm. Pieces must be labelled with your name, title, size, medium, and price (nothing fancy, a post-it note works fine).

- The gallery will take a 40% commission on all sales.

- Unsold pieces must be picked up on July 5th from noon-6pm. Northern Contemporary is not responsible for works left after the pick-up date.


Eligibility: This call for artists is open to all visual artists. Paintings, drawings, digital art prints, mixed media, and sculpture are all acceptable mediums. Keep in mind that Northern Contemporary focuses on illustrative, representational, urban, lowbrow, comic, pop art, and experimental work. 

General Submissions

We accept general submissions year-round as we are always on the lookout for new and exciting artists. We focus on (but are not limited to) illustrative, representational, urban, lowbrow, comic, pop art, and experimental work. Please note that Northern Contemporary does not represent artists.

You may also submit show ideas if you are looking to rent the space.

Please send all general and rental submissions to

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