A Body of Art Gallery


“Affair of the Art”


Contact Email: ps@abodyofart.com


Submission Deadline January 16th 2020


The Exhibit

The first annual “Affair of the Art” is our inaugural show in our new space.  We have spent the last few months renovating a 3000 sq ft sprawling warehouse space into an art venue unique to the area.  The exhibition is open themed and will run three weeks from February 8 to February 29th.



Open to local and regional artists working in all media. Entries must represent original design. Paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings/pastels, ceramic art, textile, printed digital art, mixed media, ect.  We will not be able to accommodate video/film or installations at this time but hope to in future shows.


Exhibition Terms

All accepted works must be for sale.  The gallery will take a 35% commission on all sales. Prices will be set by the artist.  Sold works are requested to stay the duration of the exhibition.


Entry Fees

There will be a $35.00 entry fee for 1 to 3 artworks, $5.00 fee for each additional artwork. 1 to 2 images per work please. Sculptors may provide one additional, up to 3 views per artwork

Entry fee for students $20.00

Entry fees are non-refundable.


Entry Requirements

All entries should be submitted electronically. If you are unable to submit electronically or need help please feel free to call the gallery at 970.731.3108 to arrange another method.  Files should be in JPEG format, Please keep each image to 2MB.  The dimensions must include frame, height before width.


Size Limits

No size restrictions on submissions other than what can fit in our spaces, on our walls and through the door.  Artists considering submission with work which may exceed these limitations are welcome to contact us to inquire about specific limits.


Submission Process

Submit your work, by email to: submissions@abodyofart.com

In the subject line of your email:   Submission/ Name of Exhibit_Last Name_First Name.

In the body of your email, list in the following order: Your full name, address, phone number and email.

Attach to your email: up to 2 images in JPEG format for each work submitted, up to 3 images for sculpture.

JPEG file names should read as follows: Last Name_First Name_Name of Work.

Each work submitted must list: The Title, Medium, Dimensions, and Retail Price.





Artists will be notified by email of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than Monday January 20th. Please type email address correctly and fully.


Delivery of Work

- Hand delivered work will be accepted on Friday January 31st from 12:00 pm to 6pm and Saturday February 1st from 12:00 to 6pm.  Sculptors please bring floor stands if you have them.  If not please let us know in advance so we can make arrangements.

- Shipped work must arrive by Saturday February 1st   in reusable packaging.  Please include, and email in advance, detailed instructions for unpacking and repackaging work, any specific installation instructions as well. A computer generated return label MUST be included for return of work.  Pre-paid shipping arrangements through UPS, FED EX or other shippers who will pick up artwork at the gallery are preferred.  U.S. Postal Service is acceptable.

No COD returns.  Please do not send check, stamps or credit card information for return of work.  The gallery will repack work in shipped packaging; responsibility for providing adequate packaging and instructions rests with the artist.



Hand delivered work must be picked up on Monday, March 2nd 12pm to 8pm or Tuesday March 3rd 12pm to 8pm.  Shipped work will be returned by Monday March 9th.



A Body of Art Gallery will take all due precautions to protect premises and art.  However, A Body of Art Gallery is not responsible for loss due to damage, theft, vandalism or accident.  If work is fragile it is submitted at artists own risk. Each artist is responsible for insuring his or her own work.


Payment for submitted work

Mail checks to: 333 Bastille B2, Pagosa Springs, Co. 81147

Please reference exhibit name in memo.  Add artist name if different than name on check.  A contact phone may also be helpful.


To pay by credit card you may call the gallery directly at (970) 731-3108 or visit in person during gallery hours.   Or use PayPal by following link



Schedule of Events

Submission deadline: Thursday January 16th.


Notification: No later than Monday January 20thth.


Delivery deadline for shipped work:  Saturday February 1st


Hand Delivery accepted: Friday January 31, 12 to 6pm/ Saturday 12 to 6pm


Exhibit opens Saturday February 8th, Reception 6:30pm to 9pm/ afterparty 9pm to?


Exhibit ends Saturday February 29th


Pick up work Monday March 2nd 12 to 8pm/ Tuesday March 3rd 12 to 8pm


Return of shipped work by Monday March 9th.