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Call for Entries: Small Works 2024 - Dare to be Square: Pittsburgh


This non-juried exhibition is open to all registered attendees of the 2024 ASBA Conference. Each attendee may submit one original botanical artwork. The exhibition will be on display at the hotel. Pick-up of artwork is required on Saturday, October 19th from 4 to 5:30 pm. 


October 16th – 19th, 2024 


August 31, 2024


Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square 
300 W. Station Square Drive 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 



All conference attendees.


Botanical. Subjects must be botanically accurate representational artwork of plants or fungi. Original artwork must fit within a standardized 12 x 12” frame.


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




Number artworks per entry: 1


Entries are accepted online only. Artwork images must be digital files only: 300 dpi, image 8” high, .jpg or .tif, the image file labeled with artist’s name, last name first and artwork title. (Example: Doe, Jane Multiflora Rose.jpg)


ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: If you are not already logged in, log into the ASBA website . Go to the Member Features Menu. Click on Apply or Submit>Enter an Exhibition. Complete and submit the online entry and make your payment online by credit card. Once your entry is complete and submitted, you will receive an emailed confirmation. Make a copy of this confirmation email containing your artwork’s details and tape it to the back of your artwork before shipping.


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 and Insurance


Shipping address and instructions will be provided when entries close. Attach a copy of the entry form to the back of the painting. Artwork must arrive by October 1st, 2024. Please be sure to ship with plenty of extra time built in because of all the shipping delays we’ve been experiencing. No Styrofoam peanuts allowed.  (INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: You may ship your artwork matted and unframed and we will frame it for you on site. Each international artist will be asked to reimburse ASBA $40 to cover the cost of frame and hardware.) 

INSURANCE: The artist is responsible for insuring artwork. Neither the ASBA nor the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel will provide insurance, however, all reasonable care will be taken to protect the work.

Sale of Works

Artists may submit their Small Works entry for sale. Please specify sale information on the Small Works Exhibit Entry Form. A 30% donation to ASBA will be deducted from the sale price of any works sold during the conference. 


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.


Your submitted images may be used in promotional, educational or interpretive materials, either in print or electronic media, before, during and after the exhibition.


Emmaline Nathans 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.

2024 ASBA - All rights reserved

All artwork copyrighted by the artist. Copying, saving, reposting, or republishing of artwork prohibited without express permission of the artist.

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