Call for Artists

The City and The Country Show

In Person and Virtual Show

Opening Reception:  Friday, May 21st

6 – 8 pm

Common Fence Point Arts, Wellness and Community Center

Masks Required


Artists are invited to share their visual works based on living and working in urban and rural spaces. What do you love about clusters of buildings, wide open fields, lonely forests or the wide vistas of beaches?

Sponsored by our 2021 Supporters

Jerry’s Artarama Providence

Bank Newport

GMI Architects

Prudence Island Quilters

Sacucci Honda

Berkshire Bank

Intake Information

Enter your work in the Portsmouth Arts Guild

The Country and the City Show

All may enter. This is a non-juried show.  All work will be accepted.  Please submit all artwork both in person and by email.

In Person Intake

Common Fence Point

833 Anthony Road, Portsmouth

May 18th, 3 – 5pm         May 19th, 6 – 8pm

Email Intake


To submit your art via email, please follow this two-step process:

1.  Complete your entry form by one of the following methods:

ONLINE ENTRY:  Click the button below,  complete the form online and pay online by credit card through paypal


Print and mail the form below to Portsmouth Arts Guild, P. O. Box 463, Portsmouth, RI 02871, enclosing a check for the entry fee.


2.   Email photos of your submission, in jpeg format, no larger than 5 MB, to Please include the dimensions, medium, artist, and selling price. Purchaser pays costs of shipping or arranges pickup.

Artists are invited to submit up to 3 works. Artwork in any media:  paintings, drawings, photographs, digital, sculpture, ceramics and more are accepted and encouraged.  Dimensions of the art and prices must accompany intake.  2-D art MUST be wired for hanging.  No sawtooth hangers.

Submitted works must not have been previously exhibited at the Portsmouth Arts Guild.  All work must be for sale.  Guild commission is 25%.

The show will premiere on the Guild’s YouTube channel and various social media platforms starting the weekend of May 21st.

Entry fees:  Members –  $15.00 for the first entry and $5.00 each additional entry, up to three total

Non-Members – $20 first entry, $10 for the second and $5 for the third

2021 Exhibition Schedule

January 29 to February 23

February 26 to March 23

March 26 to April 20

April 23 to    May 18

May 21 to     June 15

June 18 – July 13

July 16 –   August 10

August 13 – September 7

September 10 – October 5

October 8 – October 26

October 29 – November 23

November 26 – December 20

Weekly Art Challenge Showcase

Members Non-Juried Show

Photography Juried Show

Moving & Living

The Country & The City

Weather & Seasons

Imagine Water Juried Show

Show Us Your Dreams

Selfies & Other Portraits

Abstractions Show

Members Jury Members

Holiday Show

Juried Show Entry Information



Submitted works must not have been previously exhibited at the Portsmouth Arts Guild.

Your submission to the Guild show represents inclusion of your art in social media and all promotions by the Guild.  

All work must be for sale. Guild Commission is 25%


Works submitted by email to 

Show entry fees
$15 first entry, $5 each additional (members)
$20 first entry, $10 second, $5 third (non – members)

Please include $2 if paying by credit card  

Three entries max per artist unless specifically stated in the show information.

Exhibits will be virtual at present

Exhibition Forms

Online EntryEnter by Mail

With thanks to our generous sponsors

Berkshire Bank, Portsmouth Arts Guild Sponsor
Prudence Island Quilters Guild

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