January 6, 2017


January 27th – March 19th


February 10th from 5-8pm
at the Milburn Stone Gallery


Cecil Con Staff


Thank you for your interest in submitting artwork to the Cecil Con 2017 Art Show! We need talent and skill like yours to grace the walls of the Milburn stone Gallery leading up to Cecil Con 2017. Please read through the pertinent information below, extended details can be found on the submission from which you can download here.

Show Title: Cecil Con Art Show

Show Description: We’re kicking off Cecil Con 2017 with a showcase of sci-fi, fantasy, anime, and gaming related artwork. We’re pleased to invite entries for the Cecil Con Art Show, which will be presented at the Milburn Stone Gallery, located on the Cecil College Main Campus. We’re accepting submissions for 2D or 3D works including but not limited to painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, jewelry, photography, drawing, digital, etc. All works submitted must be available for the dates specified.

Eligibility: This exhibit is open to all Cecil Con Artists and Vendors, as well as Cecil College students, faculty and staff. All works must be appropriate for all ages. Only works representing the theme and which are available from January 19, 2017 through March 21, 2017 will be considered. All works must be suitably framed, mounted, or otherwise prepared for display in a fine art gallery.

The Cecil Con Art Show is curated by the Cecil College Fine Arts Program. You can find out more about their programs, activities, and upcoming events, and exhibits by emailing them at cecilcollegeart@cecil.edu or visiting their website.

Important Dates

Submission Due Date: January 6, 2017

Notification of Acceptance: January 11, 2017

Contract/W9 Due: January 19, 2017

Cecil Con Art Show Dates: January 27 – March 19, 2017

Opening Reception: February 10, 2017 from 5-8pm at the Milburn Stone Gallery.

Drop Off: January 19-20, 2017 at the Milburn Stone Gallery

Pick Up:  March 20-21, 2017*
*Art work will be uninstalled the morning of the 20th and placed against a wall in the gallery to make room for the following exhibit. It is suggested to pick up your art up sooner rather than later.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like the Cecil Con event coordinator Meredith Keating to hold onto your artwork until the date of Cecil Con please mention it in your submission email.

Submission/Gallery Fee

There is NO submission or gallery fee.

Up to five pieces may be submitted free of charge but must meet the requirements specified.

Sculptural work may have 2 additional images per entry that show the side and back view of the piece.

Cecil College’s Art Galleries retains 35% of gallery sales. Please price work(s) accordingly! Please note: A percentage of the commission goes to support Cecil Con.

You may list your work(s) as N.F.S. (Not For Sale)

All works accepted for the Art Show must be prepared for installation by time of drop off.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to physically drop off your work, arrangements can be made to have a Cecil Con staff member print your artwork directly at Cecil College, and frame it (for display only, not for sale) for the show. Simply email the Cecil Con Event Coordinator Meredith Keating for more details: Meredith@cecil-con.com.

How to Submit Artwork

Provide the following information by January 6, 2017 to Staff@Cecil-Con.com with your Last Name_Cecil Con Art Show in the subject line. You will be notified via email of acceptance status by January 11, 2017.

1. Email Requirements

Digital images of works for consideration can be no larger than 3 MB with Image List included in the email.

Include in the Image List: Entry #, Title, Media, Size, Retail Price or NFS in the email.

Label Digital Images with: Entry #_lastname_firstname_title.jpg or .png or .pdf

Include a brief artist statement. An artist bio and/or resume is optional and may be requested if accepted.

2. Signed & Completed Submission Form emailed to: Staff@Cecil-Con.com