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Looking to display your work at the Morean? Find an upcoming show below that fits your portfolio, or scroll down for general exhibition guide.

Understanding Resolution, Sizing and Pixels

Tuesday September 15 at 1pm

Every call for entry has a different set of guidelines for sizing your art.  Join Beth Reynolds for this lively discussion that will eliminate your digital headaches. How do you change the pixels without changing the resolution? What is the difference between file size and image size? We will try to answer all your questions and explain digital sizes, vocabulary and more. Please pre-register with  FREE but limited to Morean Arts Center Members.

The Morean’s Annual Holiday Show and Sale

Entry form due Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

Artwork due Monday & Tuesday, November 2-3, 2020, between 10am and 4pm.

Show runs November 14 to December 26th, 2020.

We are looking for items for gift-giving, including ornaments, jewelry and functional pottery. Paintings and sculpture, too!

Fresh Squeezed 5

Entry form Deadline: November 1, 2020

Entry Fee (Fresh Squeezed 5: Emerging Artists in Florida): $15.00

The Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, FL, invites emerging artists currently residing in Florida to submit entries for possible exhibition in the fifth annual Fresh Squeezed: Emerging Artists in Florida. The purpose of this exhibition is to nurture and advance the careers of emerging visual artists while also giving our community the opportunity to discover exciting new art being made in our region.

For more details, and to apply, Click Here

Exhibitions at Hermitage Apartment Homes


The Morean and Hermitage Apartment Homes are partnering to bring recognition to our local artists. The first-floor lobby of the Hermitage, located two blocks from the Morean, is a beautiful, airy and contemporary space—perfect for showcasing artwork. If your work is large, and you are interested in a one or two-person show in this space, please complete the General Exhibitions form below and select the Hermitage Gallery for consideration.

Click here to visit Hermitage Apartment Homes

Exhibitions at the Morean Arts Center

Pictured: Installation detail from David Williams: I Wish You Could Hear What I’m Thinking


Our department arranges exhibitions of work in all media by a broad spectrum of artists, including those who are emerging, mid-career, and established, as well as work by children.

We put on over 30 exhibitions each year, with each exhibition running from 4 to 7 weeks.

The Morean Arts Center is not only interested in the meaning of contemporary art, but also in educating our visitors on how art is made.

Often our exhibitions will feature process areas where an artist reveals his or her working philosophy, even showing step-by-step progressions of artwork at times.

We seek to connect people with our exhibiting artists so that our community feels an affinity with the artists whose work is on display and a personal connection with the artwork itself.

We also work with the Morean’s education department to offer additional programming that enriches the viewer’s experience with our exhibitions. These may include gallery talks, panel discussions, special tours, master artist workshops, and hands-on activities for children. We welcome artists’ programming ideas, as well.

Most of the works in our exhibitions are for sale, with proceeds going to the exhibiting artists and to the programs at the Morean Arts Center.



General Gallery Submissions


We welcome unsolicited project proposals. Your submission should include the following:

– Up to 10 high-quality images (NOTE: 1mb max per image)

– ID List of Images: Title(s) of work, year completed, medium, size, retail price

– Artist Statement

– Current CV or Resume

– Exhibition Proposal

The Exhibitions Department meets regularly to review submissions.



General Exhibitions Submission Form:

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