This Year’s Juror
Lugo is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently including a 2019 Pew Fellowship, a Cyntyhia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsk Rome Prize, and a US Artist Award. His work is found in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The High Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Brooklyn Museum, Walters Museum, and more. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Tyler School of Art and Architecture.
Submission & Fees
The deadline for online registration, including email submission of images of works, is January 24, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
Each artist may submit up to three works. Museum members pay $20 for the first submission and $10 for any additional entries; non-members pay $30 for the first submission and $20 for any additional entries. Submission fees are non-refundable.
All Media Welcome
If the framed work is a different price than unframed, please include both prices on the registration.
Work Availability, Liability, and Photography
Even though we’ll take great care of your work(s), please know that all entries are exhibited at the artist’s own risk. The Museum also reserves the right to photographically reproduce any submitted works for publicity or educational purposes.
Spring Show Submission of Images
Spring Show submission is now all electronic. Follow the instructions below to register and submit.
Step 1: Using a digital camera or phone, take a high-resolution picture of your work. (It is your choice, but there is no need to get a professional photographer. The resolution on most phones is extremely high quality.)
Step 2: Name the image files using the title and artist’s last name. For example, an artist named Jody Schmody created “Flowers in Spring”. The image file name should be Flowers_Schmody.
Step 3: Create an email with the subject line: Spring Show Entry – Artist Last Name
Step 4: In the email, include the artist’s name, the title of the work(s), and dimensions
Step 5: Address the email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 6: Send the email
Registration and Payment
You also need to complete the registration form at the bottom of this page and pay.
If you are not comfortable paying online but are willing to pay by card over-the-phone, complete the form, click Submit, and when PayPal pops up you do not go any further. We will call you for payment. Payment must be made prior to Sunday, January 24 at 11:59 pm. If payment isn’t made the works will not be included in jury day.
Notification of Acceptance/Omittance
If your piece(s) are accepted into the show. You will have to either drop them off or mail them to the Museum. Please note the drop-off dates in your calendar to ensure your availability in the event that your work(s) are accepted.
Your work will remain at the Museum through the closing of the show, Friday, June 25, 2021. No works will be removed from the show between these dates.
Drop-off Dates & Location
Drop-off dates and times for accepted works:
- Thursday, February 25, 11 am to 8:30 pm
- Friday, February 26, 11 am to 8:30 pm
- Saturday, February 27, 11 to 4 pm
Accepted works may also be mailed to the Museum. If submissions are mailed to the Museum, they must be prepaid, and include return postage. You will be charged a $15 handling fee for each work shipped. To make shipping arrangements, contact Matthew Coté.
Ship accepted works to the Attention of Matthew Coté, Erie Art Museum 20 East 5th Street, Erie, PA 16507.
All works are required to be picked up within 7 days of the show’s closing. The Museum is not responsible for work(s) not picked up by July 2, 2021. If you do not make arrangements and your piece(s) is not collected by July 2, 2021, you will be charged a one-time holding fee of $25 when you pick it up.
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