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Call to Artists

Art At The Emerson in the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach, 1590 27th Avenue is seeking  2-dimensional artists of all mediums, including photography, to exhibit their original artwork for a period of two months during the 2018/2019 Season. We are currently booked through September, 2019.

Preferred themes are:  Natural, Environmental, Nautical, Local, Celebrating Vero Beach’s Centennial Anniversary in 2019, Modern and Abstract.  

Send e-mail with three images and the subject line "Creatures Featured" to 

Please title your image files as:

ie: Jones_Robert_Self Portrait_Oil_24x18_$400.jpg (for size use Height x Width)

For solo exhibits: Send 5 images of your artwork with title, medium & dimensions to be exhibited to: 

Dawn Orre: along with your contact information,  a short bio, proposed exhibit title, and artist's statement of the work to be shown. 

Download the exhibition contract & hold harmless agreement (pdf) for your information.



Two main gallery walls in the foyer (north and south walls) and one gallery wall to the left of the rear doors (west wall) may accommodate 20 to 25 medium size paintings. 

East Wall - 24 feet

North wall at the Foyer Gallery of Art at the Emerson Center

West Wall - 19 feet

South wall at the Foyer Gallery of Art at the Emerson Center

North Wall - 33 feet

West wall at the Foyer Gallery of Art at the Emerson Center

The Emerson Center Lobby - 12 to 15 feet also has space for 3 to 5 larger works of art (over 36" height & width) 

Lobby Gallery wall at the Emerson Center



What we do:

  • The Gallery Display Organizer will hang your exhibit.
  • We will schedule a "Meet the Artist" night.
  • We will send press releases to local media a few weeks prior to your show & a few weeks prior to "Meet the Artist" night.

What the artist does:

  • The artist is responsible for refreshments at "Meet the Artist" night.
  • The artist will complete a "Contract & Hold Harmless Agreement" when the artwork is delivered for hanging.
  • The artist will provide a listing of the works with prices so the gallery can make up title cards. Please use this format:  Artists Name_Title_Medium_HxW_$400.jpg ).  Place the above information on the back of the artwork as well.
  • All works must be wired for hanging, framed,  or have painted edges on deep (appx 1 1/2") gallery-wrapped canvas.
  • Provide 3 to 4 high resolution images of the artwork for the Foyer Gallery to use with press releases.