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18-35 YEARS   



Community Arts Network of Oneonta

August 25-September 17

Opening Reception: August 25, 5-8pm

Important Dates:

  • Monday, August 7: Application Deadline

  • Friday, August 11: Accepted artists (and works) notified via email 

  • Friday, August 18, 12-2 pm & Saturday, August 19, 12-2 pm: Drop off of selected works

  • Friday, August 25, 5-8 pm: Opening Reception

  • Thursday, August 31-Sunday, September 17: Young Artists Regional exhibition on display. Gallery hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am-noon. Saturday, September 16 & Sunday, September 17, noon-5pm. 

  • Tuesday, September 19 10am-noon & Thursday, September 21st, 5-7pm: Artwork Pick-up

Awards: Prizes will be awarded for Best in Show as well as second & third place. Voting to take place at opening reception. 


Entries: Artwork must be ready to display with hardware and hanging wire; sculpture must be freestanding or ready to hang. Work requiring special installation may not be accepted. All work MUST be dropped off and picked up. CANO will not accept shipped artwork or ship artwork. 


  • 2-dimensional works: No larger than 48” x 48″ including frame.

  • Wall mounted sculpture: No larger than 36″ H x 36″ W x 12″ D (40 lb. weight limit)

  • Sculpture: limitations to be determined by space.

  • Video & installation: subject to approval & space limitations. You must provide all equipment & operating instructions.

Entry Procedures:

All entries must be submitted online using the form below with image files (jpegs) of artwork sent by August 7th. Image files should be saved as jpegs, at most 800kb. Be certain to label your images by title to avoid confusion. Email your images to if you are having difficulty submitting them with the form. 


Apply online here with jpg's labeled according to title given in submission form. Read above for instructions. 


Entry Fees: No entry fee. Must be between 18-35 years old to apply. 


Membership: Membership is not required. If you are not already a member, but would like to become one, , you may apply and pay for a membership online here or download the application and mail it along with your membership fee payable to CANO.


Sales: Work is not required to be for sale. Sales will be made payable to CANO & applicable sales tax will be added. At the end of the exhibition, CANO will pay the artist 70% of the listed price and retain 30% commission for each work sold. In the event any artwork sells within 30 days of the end of the exhibition, but due to the buyer having seen it at the CANO gallery, the 30% commission will still be in effect. In this case, The Artist is responsible to pay CANO the commission fee by: November 1, 2023. 


Delivery: All accepted works must be delivered in person to CANO’s Wilber Mansion at 11 Ford Ave. Oneonta, NY 13820 during the scheduled delivery times (see Important Dates above). Work must be labeled with your name, the media, title, & price (or NFS) securely on back lower left corner.


Pick Up: All artwork must be picked up in person during the scheduled pick-up times (see Important Dates above). Artwork that is not picked up during scheduled dates will be disposed of within 2 weeks from exhibition end date. 


Liability: CANO cannot insure work/equipment, or be responsible for loss, theft or damage. We do the best to make sure that all work remains safe & undamaged, but you may wish to retain your own insurance. CANO reserves the right to use images of accepted work for promotional purposes. Submission of your entry indicates your acceptance of the rules of this show.

Please direct all questions to: Do NOT call CANO with questions. 

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