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Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery presents


National Juried Competition,

March 16 - April 30, 2022


Exhibition Contact: Dwight Smith or Beverly Henderson at 910-483-1388


Entry Deadline: : February 19, 2022



Media: All 2D works will be accepted.          For more information visit: 

Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3                      you may need to cut and past the information into the menu bar.

Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3


Entry Fee: $35.00


THE EXHIBITION: As part of our ongoing commitment to promote the visual arts and enhance the quality of life for our community, Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery (EWCG) invites you to submit entries for Feminist Insight: Telling Her Story. This is an invitation to examine roles of women now and in the past; progress towards gender equality; and outlook for the future of womenkind. Let’s tell herstory.


The six-week gallery exhibition will have two parts: The physical gallery exhibition and then an on-line exhibition. All selected artwork will exhibit on-line. The exhibition juror will select certain works to be exhibited in the gallery.


ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists. All work must be original and not previously exhibited at Ellington-White Contemporary.


SPECIFICATIONS: Artists may submit a maximum of three original works of art that have been completed within the last three years and have not been exhibited before in Cumberland County. Size of work may not be smaller than 12” x 12” or larger than 48” x 60” including frame. All works must be properly framed, wired, and ready to hang. No saw tooth hangers. All works must be sturdy enough to withstand handling and exhibition works requiring extraordinary installation will be declined.


AWARDS:  Cash Awards.

                   People's Choice Award

                   Honorable Mentions

SALES: 30% commission on all sales. All work must be available for purchase.



JURORS:  Rose-Ann San Martino, a professional artist, has worked with EWCDC since its relocation to Fayetteville, North Carolina in 2008. She is currently a board member and grant writer for Ellington-White. San Martino studied drawing and painting at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C. She has exhibited work locally both in group and one-person exhibitions. Her work is in private collections throughout the United States.


ONLINE IMAGE SUBMISSIONS: Submissions accepted beginning December 23, 2021, via CaFE (Call for Entry). There is no additional fee to use the CaFE online application system. All entries must be uploaded using this online system. Please do not upload digital images that contain borders or text info that is not part of the original work. Entries must be received by Midnight, February 19, 2022 (Eastern Standard Time)




ENTRY FEE: Each artist may submit up to three images for a non-refundable fee of $35. The entry fee does not cover shipping expenses.  The artist is responsible for all shipping costs. Credit cards are accepted for payment via the CaFE online submission process.


AGREEMENT: Submission of an entry to The Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery constitutes an agreement on the part of the entrant to all the conditions set forth in this prospectus. Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for publicity and promotional purposes. Accepted work that differs from the digital juried image may be excluded from the exhibition.


ACCEPTED WORKS: Accepted works designated for gallery display must arrive ready to install by March 12, 2022. Work received outside of this time frame may not be exhibited. The Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery reserves the right to exclude any work that is not professionally presented. All works must remain on display for the entire exhibition.


SHIPPED WORKS: Ship to Ellington-White Contemporary, 113 Gillespie St, Fayetteville, NC 28301. All work must be packed in reusable containers. DO NOT use Styrofoam peanuts when packing artwork. Artwork should be shipped prepaid via UPS, USPS or FedEx, and must be accompanied with a prepaid return-shipping label. COD deliveries will not be accepted.


HAND DELIVERIES: Ellington-White Contemporary, 113 Gillespie St, Fayetteville, NC 28301 (please call to make an appointment.) At the end of the exhibition, hand delivered entries may be picked up May 4 - 7, 2022 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm or by appointment. Accepted work left for 30 days after the designated return dates will be disposed of at the discretion of the gallery.


QUESTIONS: Direct all exhibition questions to the gallery at


• Digital Entry Submission: December 12, 2021, through February 19, 2022

• Acceptance Notification Emails Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

• Mail Deliveries: Received by Saturday, March 12, 2022

• Hand-Delivered: Received Wednesday, March 9 - 12, 2022, by 4:00 pm


Exhibition Schedule for Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery and On-Line Exhibition

March 16 – April 30, 2022

Artists Reception: Saturday, March 19th from 2 – 4 p.m.

Exhibition Closes: Saturday, April 30th at 4:00 p.m.

Work Pick-Up: May 4 – 7 from 11-4 by appointment

Return Shipping: May 7, 2022


For many of our calls, we use™, also known as CaFÉ™ a Web-based service that allows organizations and administrators to easily and cost-effectively manage artist-application and jury processes related to calls for entry and other events. The service is especially designed for use with public art projects, artist fellowships, juried visual-arts competitions, and many other types of calls for entry.


Submissions will be accepted beginning December 23, 2022, through February 19, 2022, via CaFE (Call for Entry) at http://www.callforentry.

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