Juried Exhibition

OPEN CALL to Arizona ARTISTS for the 20th Annual Juried Exhibition

Artlink Inc. is now accepting entries for the 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, featuring the works of professional artists residing in the state of Arizona. The opening reception will take place Thursday, January 16, 2020, and the exhibition will run through February 7, at Park Central. The submission deadline is Monday, November 25, at 5 p.m. local Arizona time.

A panel of esteemed members of the Phoenix arts community to be announced will review submitted artwork. Lisa Sette, Gennaro Garcia, Jennifer McCabe served as 2019 jurors. Past jurors include Ann Marshall, Fred Tieken, Nancy Hill, Bentley Calverley, Dana M Tepper, John Tuomisto-Bell, Jim Ballinger, Louise Roman, Randy Slack, Gordon Knox, Robrt Pela, Angela Ellsworth, Tim Rodgers, Adriene Jenik, and Cory Weeks.

Three winners of the 2020 Exhibition will receive cash awards:

First Place: $5,000

First Runner-up: $1,500

Second Runner-up: $750

The exhibition schedule coincides with a series of Arizona arts and culture events that will take place at Park Central (subject to change):

Thursday, Jan 16: Juried Exhibition Opening Reception

Friday, Jan 17: January Third Friday

Saturday, Jan 18: Fashion Industry Event (TBA)

Sunday/Monday, Jan 26/27: Downtown Chamber Series

Thursday, Feb 6: AZ Governor’s Arts Awards Finalists Reception of Maricopa County, hosted by Arizona Citizens for the Arts

Friday, Feb 7: February First Friday


The exhibition space is approximately 20,000 square feet, which allows artworks of all types, including 2D, 3D, Fashion, Video, Installations and Performance.

The call is open to artists of all mediums, including but not limited to oil, watercolor, acrylic, graphite, charcoal, pastels, photography, ceramics, printmaking, textile, mixed media, fashion, performance, video, and sculpture/three dimensional pieces. All selected artists will be eligible for awards.

The online submission deadline is November 25, 2019, by 5 p.m. Participants who have exhibited in the past are permitted to submit but may not submit a piece included in any previous Artlink Juried Exhibition.


Previous Exhibition Information:

You are invited to attend the opening of the 19th Annual Juried Exhibition, presented by True North Studio, featuring thirty exceptional works by Arizona artists.

The exhibition is hosted by Park Central and DPR Construction, and will take place at the newly renovated Park Central from February 7 – 9, 2019.

Join us at the Opening Reception on Thursday, Feb 7, 6-9 p.m.

There will be a no-host bar and light hors d’oeuvres. To attend this exciting event, RSVP HERE.

Three winners, selected by the jurors, will receive cash awards, including a first place acquisition prize funded by True North Studio.

  • The first place award of $5,000 will be given to a jury-selected artist for an original work. The winning artwork will be on public display as part of True North Studio’s permanent collection.
  • The first runner-up will receive $1,500.
  • The second runner-up will receive $750.

The 2019 Jurors are Lisa Sette, Gennaro Garcia, and Jennifer McCabe. For more information on each of our esteemed jurors, click: here.

For the production of an exhibition catalog featuring all participating artists, Artlink is pleased to announce a new partnership with ON Media, publishers of arts programs for leading arts organizations around the state.

This exhibition will be up throughout the month of February:

  • Opening, Thursday, Feb 7, 6-9 p.m.: Juried Exhibition Opening Reception
  • Friday, Feb 8: AZ Governor’s Arts Awards Finalists Reception, hosted by Arizona Citizens for the Arts— Invite Only
  • Remaining schedule soon to be announced

There will be a no-host bar and light hors d’oeuvres. To attend this exciting event, RSVP HERE.