February 18, 2018
Submissions are CLOSED


March 16, 2018 – May 6, 2018


April 13, 2018 from 4-8pm
at the Milburn Stone Gallery
the night before Cecil Con 2018!


Cecil Con Staff


Cecil Con 2018 Art ShowThank you for your interest in submitting artwork to the Cecil Con 2018 Art Show! We need talent and skill like yours to grace the walls of the Milburn Stone Gallery leading up to Cecil Con 2018. 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 2018 Art Show

Show Description: We’re kicking off Cecil Con 2018 with a showcase of sci-fi, fantasy, anime, and gaming related artwork. We’re pleased to invite entries for the Cecil Con 2018 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, Authors, Dealers, and Attendees, 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 February 18, 2018 through May 6, 2018 will be considered. All works must be suitably framed, mounted, or otherwise prepared for display in a fine art gallery.

The Cecil Con 2018 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: February 18, 2018

Notification of Acceptance: March 6, 2018

Contract/W9 Due: March 12, 2018 by 8pm

Cecil Con Art Show Dates: March 16, 2018 – May 6, 2018

Opening Reception: April 13, 2018 from 4-8pm at the Milburn Stone Gallery.

Artwork Drop Off: March 12, 2018 by 8pm at the Milburn Stone Gallery

Artwork Pick Up:  May 7, 2018 – May 8, 2018*
*Art work will be uninstalled the morning of the 7th 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.

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 February 18, 2018 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 March 6, 2018.

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