Call to Artists:

Artists (18 and older) are invited to create 2D artwork 

that is inspired by Mary Oliver's poem "Song for Autumn" shown.  

application process:
  • A $15 fee entitles artists to enter up to 2 pieces of art.  

  • Photos of artwork must be submitted with your application.  The photo files must use naming format with artist name and number of work:  "LastnameFirstname1.jpg" and "LastnameFirstname2.jpg".  Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi. Images should be in JPEG format.  Files can be resized at

  • MAA Committee members will jury the acceptance of artworks.  The same members are excluded from receiving awards.

  • Artwork must be no larger than 24" length or height (including frame).

  • All artwork must be for sale.  Rivertownes will collect a 30% commission on all sales.

  • Rivertownes is responsible for the collection and payment of state sales tax.

  • Artwork can be created in graphite, oil, pastels, watercolor, fabric, collage or any other medium typically used in 2D work. Photography is excluded.

  • Artwork must be framed, wired and ready to hang.

  • Applicants automatically consent to their artwork being used in promotional materials.

  • Artists are responsible for any damage and loss to their artworks during this show.  

  • Artists do not have to be local to participate, but are responsible for the pick up and drop off of artwork.


Three $100 Juror Awards will be presented during the reception.  Awards will be juried by MAA Committee Members.  Committee members are excluded from receiving awards.

  • Deadline for entries: Sept 23, 2022 @ 8 PM

  • Notification to Artists of Accepted Work:  Sept 26, 2022

  • Drop off of accepted work:  Sun Oct 2, 11AM-3PM and Mon Oct 3, 5PM-7PM

  • Reception and Awards:  Fri Oct 7, 5PM-8PM

  • Pick Up of unsold work:  Sun Oct 30, 3PM-4PM and Mon Oct 31, 5PM-7PM

Location of Exhibit:

MH Art Gallery & Studio

42 W Market St

Marietta PA  17547

Song for Autumn

by Mary Oliver


jurieD EXHIBIT: "Song for Autumn"

Regional artists are invited to enter ”Song for Autumn,” a juried exhibit of work inspired by Mary Oliver’s poem.  The public is welcome to view the exhibit as follows:


MH Art Gallery, 42 W Market St, Marietta PA  17547

October 7 through October 30, 2022

Special hours:  Fri 5PM-8PM; Sat/Sun 11AM-3PM

Reception:  Fri, Oct 7, 5PM-8PM

Artist information below.