Call to Artists: Small Beauties

Small Beauties image with words

This show will travel and will be shown in Philadelphia and NYC.

Show dates:

1.   February 23, 2018, at the Cynywd Club at 332 Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd, PA, from 6 to 9pm.

2. Late February or early March date to be announced for a one night showing in New York City at Con Artist Collective, 119 Ludlow Street, New York, NY.

Entry Deadline: Digital submission by January 26, physical art must be received by February 16th.  All art must be available for both shows.  Accepted artists will be notified by February 1.

Era contemporary presents Small Beauties.  Era Contemporary calls upon all artists to submit their small works for exhibition.  Accepting 2 dimensional artworks broadly inspired by the phrase “Small Beauties.”  The little things in life that bring you joy– in a small format.
All artwork must be smaller than 14 inches in all directions, including framing.  All artwork must be ready to hang on the wall or display on an easel.
Entry fee for this show is $20 to submit up to three pieces.  Artists accepted for the show must also join Con Artist Collective, and be members during the duration of the show.  This is only $5 and is well worth it for the community and opportunities.
The art show is curated by Jessica Libor, artist and director of Era Contemporary, who is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Art will be transported to NYC and back by the gallery.

How to Enter:

  1.  Make or select your piece.
  2. Photograph your piece.
  3. Download the entry form, print it, and fill it out.  Attach the entry form to the back of your piece, along with your CV.
  4. Email a digital copy of the filled out entry form and a photograph of your work to  In the email subject, state your name, and “Small Beauties Submission”.
  5. Pay the entry fee by using the form at the bottom of the page.  Print out the receipt and attach to the back of your work.  Submit up to 3 pieces for the single entry fee.  Artists retain 70% of the sale price of their work should it sell.  No submission will be exhibited without entry fee.
  6. Bubble wrap your pieces and and don’t forget to include the printed, filled-out entry form and receipt of entry fee in your package.
  7. Include enough postage for the return trip of your artwork.  POSTAGE MUST BE STAMPS, NOT PRE–PAID LABELS.
  8. Send pieces to:  Era Contemporary, c/o Jessica Libor, 4832 Smick Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127.
  9. Accepted artists will be notified by February 1.  Work must be physically received by February 16th.
  10. Mark your calendar for the events and come celebrate!  Note: Participating artists will have free entry to the Cynwyd Club exhibition, however, the club charges extra guests for entry.  If you are planning on bringing guests to the Cynwyd Club part of the exhibition, please contact them at 610-667-4524 for tickets for your guests.  The New York show at Con Artist Collective is free for all and open to the public, however!

Click the link below for the entry form/agreement:

Small Beauties Era Contemporary Consignment Agreement for Artists

Please pay entry form by Paypal to, or by clicking here:



Questions? Email Jessica at


Thank you for your submissions!  We look forward to an exciting show in Philadelphia and NYC!!