Call for Entries: Confluence

Small Works Exhibition St Louis - 2018


This non-juried exhibition is open to all registered attendees of the 2018 ASBA Conference. Each attendee may submit one original botanical artwork. Pick-up of artwork is required on Saturday, October 13th from 4 to 5:30 pm.




October 10-13, 2018

Submission Deadline

August 06, 2018


Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
1335 South Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63131 USA


All conference attendees.



Media Accepted:

Two-dimensional original botanical art. No photography, solar prints, digitally generated, or three-dimensional work accepted.


$35 Each exhibitor will receive a free exhibition catalog.


Number artworks per entry: 1
Entries are accepted either online or by mail. Artwork images must be digital files only: 300 dpi, image 8” high, .jpg, the image file labeled with artist’s name, last name first and artwork title.

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: Print out 2 copies of the blank entry form and complete the information on each copy of the form. (One to attach to your artwork and one for your records). Then log in to the ASBA website at Click on "Enter an Exhibition" from the "Member Features Dashboard" or go to Complete and submit the online entry, make your payment online by credit card and send an email with your artwork image file attached to Nancy W. Klippert at

MAIL SUBMISSIONS - Print out, complete and sign 3 copies of the 2018 Small Works Entry form. One completed copy of the entry form and a check for $35 payable to ASBA, must be mailed to: Nancy Wheeler Klippert, 1808 Chaparral Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 to arrive no later than August 6, 2018. You may either burn your image file to a CD and send along with form and check, or you may e-mail your image file to ‘’. CD’s will not be returned. Keep the remaining two copies of the entry form (one to attach to the back of your artwork, one for your records).

Artwork must be securely framed in the 12” x 12” specified frame, which is: Dick Blick “Essential Natural Wood Frame Kit” complete with plexi-glass (Dick Blick Item # 18862-1904). Artwork must be matted with white or off-white mat, tight-wired for hanging with D-rings. No saw-tooth or clip hangers. Artwork not meeting these standards will not be displayed. Remember to go to ASBA's website and access Blick website from there.

Shipping Insurance
SHIPPING: Ship artwork with a copy of the entry form attached to the back of the painting to:
C/O Jody Williams, Studios 2&3, Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main, St. Charles, MO 63301
Must arrive by September 28th, 2018. No Styrofoam peanuts allowed.

INSURANCE: The artist is responsible for insuring artwork. Neither the ASBA nor the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac will provide insurance, however, all reasonable care will be taken to protect the work.
Sale of Works
Artists may submit their Small Work entry for sale at the Saturday evening ASBA Conference Art Bazaar, October 13, 2018, with the option to donate 30%, 60% or 100% of the sale to ASBA. Please specify sale information on the Small Works Exhibit Entry Form.
Anne Marie Carney Award ($250) for someone who has never been in an ASBA Juried International Exhibition. Best in Show ($250) and Honorable Mentions selected by juror panel, People's Choice Award ($250) voted on by attendees.
Publicity and Catalog
Catalog: There will be an exhibition catalog produced using the images you provide and each exhibitor will receive a catalog at the conference. Additional catalogs will be available for purchase.
Nancy Wheeler Klippert at
The artist assures that artwork will be available for display. If the artist withdraws the artwork before the exhibition, the artist will not be eligible to show at any ASBA exhibit for the next two years. The artist must pick up the artwork before the close of the conference.