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Cary Gallery of Artists
13th Annual Small Treasures Juried Exhibit


200 S. Academy St., Suite 120, Cary NC 27511




Small Works of Art by North Carolina Artists

March 26- April 24, 2021



Exhibit Information and Entry Form



  IMAGES DUE: Mar 1, 11:59 pm  


  /REJECTED WORKS    Mar 12            

ARTWORK DELIVERY DATES: Mar 19 & Mar 20, 11:00 – 4:30 pm

RECEPTION & AWARDS: Mar 26, 6:00-8:00 pm

PICKUP UNSOLD WORK: Apr 25 & Apr 26, 11:00 – 4:30 pm 


Meet our Juror:    Ophelia Staton 


Ophelia Staton is a North Carolina based abstract painter whose work is in numerous corporate and private collections.  


She has been represented by The Little Art Gallery in Raleigh NC, and her work is also currently in 311 Gallery in Raleigh, NC.


Ophelia has worked with art supply manufacturers such as Martin F. Weber, Pebeo, and Derwent as an Educator for over 10 years.  She is an instructor and Demo Artist for Jerry’s Artarama in the Raleigh location and does the content for Mixed Media Mondays on the Jerry’s Artarama Youtube channel.


Ophelia is also a full time Visual Arts Instructor at J. F. Webb High School in Oxford, NC.


Awards: 1st Place- $350

      2nd Place- $250

      3rd Place- $150

Honorable Mentions- Art Supplies





Artists must be at least 18 years old and residents of North Carolina.

Size Restrictions:

2D work must be NO LARGER THAN 13 X 13" on any side, including mat and frame.  

3D work must be NO LARGER THAN 12 X 12” in any dimension.

All work must be for sale.


HOW TO ENTER:  Use our online form to submit your entries and pay with your Paypal account or your credit card by March 1, 2021.

The non-refundable fee is $35 for submissions of either 1 or 2 pieces.  



PLEASE NOTE:  While up to two submission pieces can be entered for consideration, only ONE (1) submission can be juried in.                                                           





  • Entries are to be in JPG format.
  • The total size of the image should be less than 3 Megabytes.
  • No digital enhancements.
  • Show only the image without mat or frame.
  • Orient the image correctly (horizontally or vertically). 
  • CGA reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork submitted by digital entry that deviates dramatically from the original image.
  • No jewelry can be accepted.
  • Artwork must be original (no prints or copies), entirely the work of the artist and executed within the last two years.
  • Artwork done under supervision (such as a workshop or class) is not eligible.
  • Artwork must be dry and ready for display. *2D artwork must be properly prepared for installation by being professionally wired on the back (NO ALLIGATOR CLIPS OR HOOKS)  3D work must stand alone on a base provided by the gallery.
  • Gallery-wrapped canvases are acceptable but must be at least 1 inch thick.
  • On the back of your artwork write the title, artist name and price.


CGA reserves the right to reject any work that does not meet their standards.

Jury results will be posted to the Cary Gallery of Artists website at by March 12, 2021.






1. Accepted entries must be delivered to Cary Gallery of Artists on March 19 or 20,11:00 - 4:30 pm.


2. Hand delivery is the preferred method of delivery. Shipped work must be securely packed in a reusable container and include a prepaid UPS or FedEx shipping label or account number. If shipping, please arrange for your package to arrive on March 19 or 20. Work packed in foam packing peanuts will not be accepted.  


3. Pick up unsold artwork Apr 25 or Apr 26,11:00-4:30 pm. 


4. Early delivery or late pick-up is discouraged due to storage limitations so please be sure to deliver and pick up your artwork within the specified time period.





All artwork must be for sale. Cary Gallery of Artists will retain a 40% commission on all exhibition sales. Artists whose artwork is sold during the exhibit will be notified.  Artwork must stay on display until close of exhibit.  Although reasonable care will be given to handling all works, the gallery will not be responsible for any loss or damage.



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