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Calls for Entry

Trash Themed Art Show

Applications are now closed!

Art Haus announces a call for artists for a group show. Consider the theme of ‘trash’. Waste is often defined by context, e.g. ‘one person’s trash is another’s treasure’. We are excited to see work that explores disposal as a condition. All two dimensional art including drawing, painting, prints, photography, and more, will be considered for this group show.*

Throughout the duration of the exhibition, there will be multiple receptions and events for engagement with the exhibition, culminating in the Trash Cat Birthday (opens new site in a new window) festival at Celery City Craft benefitting Haven Wildlife (opens new site in a new window). There is no fee to apply to this call. All pieces are to be available for purchase and a 30% commission on any sales from the exhibit will be donated entirely via Hollerbach’s Has Heart (opens new site in a new window501(c)(3) to Haven Wildlife


Please regard these important dates related to the call:

  • Application open: July 1 - Aug 4, 2022

  • Deadline: Aug 4, 2022

  • Jury date Aug 8, 2022

  • Opening Reception: Aug 25, 2022

  • Closing Reception: Oct 6, 2022

  • Pick up date: October 10-14, 2022

Some terms:

  • Entry is open to all artists internationally. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. Art Haus can not cover shipping costs, though a relative reduction in commission percentage may be negotiated for accepted works.

  • All entrants, by virtue of their submission, attest that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement of any artist, living or deceased. 

  • The Art Haus art review committee will select pieces by juried process and will notify all artists who submitted images, whether selected or not. Jurors Choice, Directors Choice, and Honorable Mentions will be selected from accepted works.

  • By submitting your work, you grant Art Haus a limited one-time license to use your images for promotional materials and/or inclusion in our online gallery and social media accounts. The artist retains all rights to their work at all times and will receive attribution whenever possible.

  • Art Haus retains the right to edit artist statements and biographies for clarity and length if work is featured on social media.

  • Accepted works must be received by the gallery by August 18, 2022 in a condition of readiness for installation. For 2D works this includes framing and hanging hardware. More specific instruction will be addressed individually after acceptance. 

*Due to space restrictions, three-dimensional works may only be facilitated within curtain depth and weight parameters. Please contact Moriah@Hollerbachs.com to discuss whether your three-dimensional work might installed with our hanging system. 

Review Committee: 

Moriah Russo (opens new site in a new window), Art Haus director

Keara Thomas (opens new site in a new window), Trash Cat Birthday founder

Sean Perkins, graphic designer

Kieran Castaño (opens new site in a new window), cartoonist 

​​Art Haus is a contemporary art gallery with a focus on championing emerging and established artists otherwise underrepresented regionally through exhibitions, events, and educational exchanges.


Art Haus is located above Hollerbach’s German Restaurant (opens new site in a new windowin historic downtown Sanford and is affiliated with the registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization Hollerbach’s Has Heart (opens new site in a new window).

A graphic for the open call to artists described above, reading: Open Call "Trash", Apply by 08/22
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