Call For Artists To Benefit Art For Smiles’ Inaugural Juried Art Show “The Joy Of Art”. Deadline To Apply Is September 10, 2023. Open To All Artists

Help bring joy and smiles to children facing adversity by being part of Arts For Smiles‘ Inaugural “Joy of Art” Exhibition! Showcase what brings you joy in times of adversity by applying to this exciting venture.  This juried art event is open to all artists eager to share their 2D and 3D artworks.  The Deadline to apply is September 10, 2023.  The exhibit takes place at The Peach Gallery November 11 & 12. Cash prizes will be awarded.  Not an artist? You can help by donating art supplies! The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to support this initiative!









Reception and Awards

November 11th

6 – 9  pm

The Peach

3950 Georgia Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401









Arts for Smiles is a non-profit organization run by a team of artists in Wellington, FL. Our mission is to bring joy to children facing adversity, through the arts. “The Joy of Art” exhibition will showcase artists’ creations which express how art brings joy to your life, how it helps you through times of adversity, or what it means for the promotion of positive mental health.

The jurying process will include Arts for Smiles Board members. In addition to selected artists, The Joy Of Art exhibit will include artworks created by the children supported by our programs.  All entry fees go directly to Arts for Smiles, a designated 501(c)3 charitable organization.






September 10th: Applications Due

October 10th: Artist Notification

November 10th: Artwork Drop Off (in person) 10am-12pm

November 11th: Exhibit Opening 11am – 9pm

November 11th: Reception and Awards 6pm – 9pm

November 12th: Exhibit Open 11am – 3pm

November 12th: Artwork Pickup 3pm – 5pm






  • Must be original artwork.  If selected, the artist will have the option to sell prints at the reception. 
  • 2D and 3D Artwork in all mediums and all styles are acceptable but must be able to be hung. 
  • Artwork must not exceed 16×20.
  • Artwork subject matter must be aligned with the theme of the show and appropriate for audience. 
  • Images of explicit or sexual content or violence will not be accepted.  
  • Artwork must be for sale.
  • Artwork must be securely wired, framed or painted/finished edges and properly prepared for display.
  • Selected artists must provide bio/artist statement.
  • Selected artists must sign artist’s agreement prior to artwork drop off date.




People’s Choice Award during the reception – $100 First Place $50 Second Place.





Selected artists will have the option to sell prints during the exhibit. Arts for Smiles will track all sales throughout the duration of the exhibition, including original artwork and artist prints Arts for Smiles will retain 20% commission of ALL sales during the exhibition, please factor this into your pricing.













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