Exhibition call for art — Scottsdale Civic Center Public Gallery

Entry deadline: May 6, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. MST

Collage: Stick Together — on display from July 12 to September 23, 2024, at the Civic Center Public Gallery at Scottsdale Civic Center Library, 3839 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ.

Stick Together exhibition features collage artwork that illustrates the importance of community, friendship, love, and unity.

Collage is an art form that utilizes sticking, gluing, pasting, weaving, or otherwise bringing together images, materials, and ideas to create a multilayered artwork of new meaning.

Assemblage, photomontage, found art, decoupage, street art paste-ups, stickers, stencils, and graffiti can be utilized in collage. The art form can be a sustainable way to use scraps, found objects, and ALL THAT STUFF. Please note the size restrictions below.

Exhibition co-curated by Airi and Riho Katsuta of Cut+Paste Phoenix, a collage collective dedicated to fostering a sense of community through creative, tactile, and meaningful experiences for individuals of all ages and skill levels.

GALLERY INFORMATION: Artworks can be any size up to 52 inches wide by 52 inches long for wall hanging. Recommended sculptural work dimension limits for pedestals are 20 inches high by 15 inches deep by 15 inches wide. The gallery at Civic Center Library is 680 square feet, with 8-foot-tall walls, electric and data availability in the floor, and a cable and latch-hook hanging system. The gallery walls shall not be pierced or affected by the art installation and the hanging system must be used. D-rings must be on the back of the work to accommodate the hanging system. Wall-hung artworks shall be no more than 90 pounds each. Artworks are insured while on display. Exhibiting artists are eligible for an honorarium. The Civic Center Public Gallery is open during library hours; check hours here: ScottsdaleLibrary.org/locations#civic

Selected artists are responsible for the delivery and pick-up of artwork. We do not pay for shipping. The artwork will be installed under the direction and support of the Scottsdale Public Art preparatory staff. Work must meet gallery standards, be professionally presented, and be ready to hang/install when brought for installation.

Please note: Existing artwork that fits this theme may be submitted for this call. The artwork must be acceptable for all ages. Artwork is not for sale at the gallery. Purchase inquiries are directed to the artist.

Please submit an application that must include the following:


Entry deadline via Submittable.com is 11:59 p.m., MST, May 6, 2024


Exhibition Dates: July 12, 2024–September 23, 2024

Entry Deadline: May 6, 2024
Notification Date: May 13, 2024
Delivery of Artwork by Hand: July 8, 2024, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Civic Center Public Gallery, 3839 N Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. Shipping: to Scottsdale Public Art, 7380 E 2nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (we do not pay for shipping) by July 8, 2024
Pick-up date: September 24, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Civic Center Public Gallery