Falmouth Art Center Summer 2021 Open Juried Exhibition

July 2 – August 2, 2021

Falmouth Art Center

Falmouth, MA



Falmouth Art Center’s Summer 2021 Open Juried Exhibition will be held in the Falmouth Art Center’s Hermann Gallery July 2 – August 2 , 2021.  The Falmouth Art Center hosts a variety of juried exhibitions with the open juried summer exhibition being held during the height of the summer season on Cape Cod.  Artwork will be hung in the main gallery, offering visitors to Falmouth Art Center an opportunity to view the selected images. Both 2D and 3D art work accepted.  No photography for this exhibit.


ENTRY IS BY WEBSITE UPLOAD ONLY: https://client.smarterentry.com/falmouthart

Visit https://falmouthart.org/ for more information about the Falmouth Art Center



$200 Best in Show

$100 each- four judge’s awards



Paul Batch is a nationally represented contemporary painter best known for his atmospheric landscapes. Paul is a Signature member of Oil Painters of America as well as an award-winning member of the Portrait Society of America. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Artist’s Magazine, Plein Air Magazine, American Art Collector, and most recently in Fine Art Connoisseur’s “Three to Watch” (January/February 2021). Paul was born and currently resides in Massachusetts with his wife and their two children. He received both his B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford (Connecticut). He is also a popular educator offering downloadable videos and a mentorship program from his website in addition to live Zoom workshops and demonstrations.

“Much of my work involves transitions. Whether it’s the time of day, or changing seasons of life, the poetic possibilities that occur during these moments are metaphor for our abilities to change and provide hope for tomorrow.” Paul Batch




Art must not have been previously exhibited in the Falmouth Art Center.

Artists may submit any number of original works. Do not submit art that has been completed under instruction, in classes or workshops. No copying. No Photography for this exhibit.

Open to members and nonmembers. Members receive a discount. Please check your email notices from FAC with the discount code

Any art work exceeding 40 inches in either direction, including frame, is less likely to be accepted.

Please contact Falmouth Art Center if you require display unit for any 3D art

All 2D art must be framed and ready for hanging.

Any work normally glassed and exceeding 30 inches in either direction must be framed using an acrylic glazing (such as Plexiglas) only. Exception: Pastels exceeding 30 inches may be framed with glass. No clamped glass, cardboard, paste on or saw tooth hangers. 

Work not suitably framed may be rejected from the exhibit with no refund of entry fee.

Entry does not guarantee acceptance.



Members: $15.00 for the first entry and $10 for each entry after the first

                     To receive discount, members should use promo code received in FAC email notice

Nonmember: $20.00 for the first entry and $15 for each entry after the first

                         If you would like to join FAC, please visit our website at



Calendar 2021   

Exhibition Dates –July 2 – August 2, 2021

May 3                         JPEGS due by 11:59 pm on this date

May 6-14                     Judge selects entries

May 18                         Notification of acceptance will be posted on FAC website.

                                        Notifications sent to artists by email from Falmouth Art Center.

 June 25                       Shipping deadline for receipt of works shipped to Art Center.  All

                                    shipped work must be suitably packed and must include a prepaid

                                    return label and FAC entry label. Direction will be provided with acceptance letter

June 29                        9-4pm Receiving of Accepted Works delivered to 137 Gifford Street,

                                        Falmouth MA

June TBD                     Awards judging of the accepted artwork


August 3                      9-4 pm Pick -up of artwork not sold.  Shipped work to be packaged and

                                    sent within one week of the show closing.



Entering Your Images

The entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.

Your image must be in JPEG format, at least 1920 pixels on the longest side and no more than 8MB. ENTRY IS BY WEBSITE UPLOAD ONLY  to enter online. If you have used Smarter Entry in the past you must log in as a Returning User at the bottom of the page. If you are new to Smarter Entry you must first register as a First Time User. After log in, choose FAC Summer Open Juried Exhibit, then follow the steps for payment and upload. Please add Smarter Entry and Falmouth Art Center to your safe senders email list to ensure notifications are received.


Sales will be handled by the Falmouth Art Center

Commission to the Falmouth Art Center

30% for members

50% for nonmembers


REGULATIONS By entering through Smarter Entry the artist agrees to the following: The Officers, Board of Directors and employees will use care in handling art work, but in no way are responsible for any damage that may occur in uncrating, moving or hanging art work. FAC reserves the right to reject any work which cannot be displayed in a safe and secure manner, (including poorly framed or wired work) or which does not fully reflect that which is portrayed on the jpeg. Accepted pieces may be used on our website in regards to this exhibit. Pieces will be listed for sale using the JPEG submitted. I understand that the FAC receives a commission on all sales.


Disclaimer/Legal —

  1. The Falmouth Art Center assumes permission for photographing and reproducing entries unless otherwise stated.

The Falmouth Art and anyone connected to it will take the utmost care of artwork submitted but is NOT responsible for damage, loss or theft of artwork.  The Artist should obtain necessary insurance.