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First Street Gallery 2020 National Juried Exhibition
By First Street Gallery – New York, New York, United States

U.S. National Deadline: March 31, 2020 – First Street Gallery announces a call for artists for its 2020 National Juried Exhibition, on display June 18 thru July 11, 2020 in our Chelsea Gallery, located at 526 West 26th Street Suite 209, New York, NY 10001.

Open to U.S. resident artists at least 18 yrs. old. Exception: Artists currently represented by First Street Gallery. Eligible works include original oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, photography, mixed media, and sculpture in any medium. No video, film, installation, giclées or similar reproductions.

Andrew Arnot is president and owner of Tibor de Nagy Gallery, located since 2017 at 11 Rivington Street on the Lower East Side in NYC. He joined the gallery in 1989. He became an owner in 1993, upon the death of the gallery’s founder, Tibor de Nagy, with whom he worked closely. In the years since, Arnot has honored the gallery’s history while expanding its vision and refining its program. He has organized hundreds of gallery exhibitions and overseen the publication of many catalogues. Some of the more significant exhibitions include Joe Brainard, Rudy Burckhardt, Sam Francis, Shirley Jaffe, Jess, Joan Mitchell, Francis Picabia, Fairfield Porter and Larry Rivers. He has placed important works by contemporary gallery artists and historical artists in several major museums and private collections. He has been invited to jury exhibitions, including PS 122 and The New York Studio School… see more

The fee is $40 for 1 – 3 works. $5 for each additional work, up to 6 works total. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Visit us online for complete Prospectus and Application.

Accepted work may be refused if it does not conform to the entered image or it does not meet dimension or weight limits. Absolutely NO substitutions of accepted works will be allowed. All accepted work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.

The gallery will take no commission on any work sold. Work not for sale must be marked “N.F.S.” No “P.O.R.” sales.


  • March 31 Entry Deadline
  • May 12 Notifications sent out by this date
  • June 9-12 Shipped work must be received by this date
  • June 16 Hand delivery of work, 12 – 8PM
  • June 17 Installation
  • June 18 Exhibition opens
  • June 18 Reception 6-8 PM
  • July 11 Exhibition closes
  • July 11 + 13 Pickup of hand-delivered work: July 11 – 6 – 8PM | July 13 – 11:30AM – 5:30 PM
  • July 24 Shipped work returned by this date – via UPS or FedEx

Visit us online for complete Prospectus and Application.

First Street Gallery’ is a nonprofit contemporary art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea, steps from the High Line. We offer two exhibition spaces on the second floor of a prominent Gallery building.

Through innovative programming that brings art and the community together, First Street Gallery’ continues to nurture, educate, inspire and challenge artists everywhere. As an artist run gallery, we encourage members to pursue and determine the course of their own artistic careers.

First Street Gallery
526 West 26th Street, Suite 209
New York, New York 10001
tel (646) 336-8053

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