the curated gallery

The St. Louis Artists' Guild accepts exhibition proposals for solo and small group shows. Works in all disciplines, themes, media and styles are encouraged. Works with an emphasis in, but not limited to: location, interior, exterior, repurpose, recycle, figurative, paper, negative, and positive space are encouraged.

Artists are invited to present a professional exhibition in one of our two solo/group spaces. In the main gallery, we have our 756 sq. ft space with a ceiling height of 14' 9". Our second gallery space open for proposals is The Ramp Gallery and it consists of 50 lineal ft.

Proposals must be submitted via email at: 

STLAG Members and non-members are highly encouraged to apply. The eight-week submission process begins March 1, 2018 and closes April 30, 2018 for review by the exhibition committee. STLAG may curate artists for exhibitions other than submitted proposals. Selected projects will be exhibited between Fall 2018 and Summer 2019. Artists will be notified of their accepted or unaccepted proposals by May 31, 2018.

Submissions Guidelines: All applications should be submitted in a single PDF titled lastname_firstname (example: Doe_John)

Submit all application materials to:

  • 9-12 examples of your work. Images should include captions with: title, year, measurements, media, and price (work does not have to be for sale)
  • Written conceptual explanation of how the exhibition will fit in the provided space
  • Artist Statement
  • Contact information including: phone number and address
  • Links to an Artist(s) website, online portfolio, Facebook profile, Instagram page, or Tumblr
  • A short bio or artist résumé
  • One artist must submit all combined materials for group show proposals. We will not accept multiple submissions for the same proposal.

*PDF should be in order listed above. 

The St. Louis Artists' Guild is a vibrant center for learning and appreciating the visual arts. It is a gathering place for artists of many disciplines, encouraging inquiry, experimentation, collaboration, and creativity.

To see examples of past Curated Gallery shows please visit our Past Exhibitions page