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State of the Arts 2019
By R.G. Endres Gallery

U.S. National Deadline: September 3, 2019 – State of The Arts 2019 is the R.G. Endres Gallery 13th annual juried competition held every October. The Exhibition runs during the month of October with a gala reception on October 11th, 2019.

Open to all Artists, 18 years of age or older.

2D & 3D Artwork of any media, except for photography, is acceptable. Artwork must be original, not more than 2 years old, not done in a class or under supervision of another artist, and not copied from published photos or from photos taken by others without their written permission. If copyright infringement is discovered the artwork will be disqualified. (The Prairie Village Arts Council host an international photography show in April of every year.)

All 2D Artwork must be wired and ready for hanging. No clip frames, saw tooth hangers, or string hangers permitted. 2D framed (or if unframed) size should not exceed 25 square feet total. All 3D work cannot exceed 48”(4 ft.) in any one dimension.

Erin Woodworth is from Prairie Village, Kansas and attended the University of Kansas where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Architecture in May of 2010. She began working at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in June of 2011. Since then, she has scheduled and curated over 175 contemporary art exhibitions within the art center’s five gallery spaces; and prepared, promoted and hosted over 90 First Friday openings… see more


  • $1,000 award for the R.G. Endres Best in Show (One Presented)
  • $750 Merit Awards (Two Presented)
  • $500 Peoples Choice award (One Presented)
  • $100 Honorable Mention Awards (Five Presented)

Three entries allowed per artist. Entry fee of $35 for 1 to 3 entries. Fees are non-refundable. No more than one piece of art per artist will be selected by the juror for the show.

APPLY ONLINE – $35.00 entry.

The Sales Commission to the Gallery is 40%. All work MUST be for sale . Prices listed on the entry form are binding and cannot be changed after submission to the show is made.


  • Submissions Deadline: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
  • Initial selection by Juror: Wednesday, September 4th , 2019
  • Notification of Finalist: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
  • Exhibit installation: Saturday, September 28th, 2019
  • Adjudication of awards: Monday, September 30th, 2019
  • Awards Gala: Friday, October 11th, 2019
  • Show removal: Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

The Prairie Village Arts Council is a volunteer committee of the City of Prairie Village, working with the Prairie Village Municipal Foundation to foster cultural awareness and development in the city of Prairie Village.

The Prairie Village Arts Council curates the R.G. Endres Gallery. The gallery shows monthly exhibitions of regional artists and has two annual Juried Competitions.

Prairie Village Arts Council
7700 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208

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