Call for art!

We are now accepting submissions for The Show Gallery Lowertown’s upcoming exhibition New Beginnings, featuring guest curator Kong Moua. The theme of New Beginnings is a reflection on the past year and preparing ourselves for the future! The theme is open to your own interpretation. All media is accepted, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photo, textiles, video, and installation art. Artists of all abilities and artistic backgrounds are encouraged to submit work.


  • Submission Deadline: Friday, February 21st at Midnight CST
  • Notification to artists: Wednesday, February 26th
  • Exhibition Dates: March 5th to April 18th
  • Reception: Friday, March 6th from 6-8pm


  • Work drop off dates: 2/28 (11-6pm), 2/29 (11-3pm), and 3/1 (11-3pm)
  • Artwork pick up dates: Sunday, April 19th between 11am-3pm. If you are not able to pick up your art at this time, please contact us with alternate date and time for pickup. 


  • Submit up to 5 pieces of work
  • $10 submission fee (if you are unable to pay, this fee can be waived)
  • Works must be for sale, excluding video and installation pieces
  • Gallery commission is 35% for works that sell
  • All accepted artwork must be ready to hang with wire. No saw tooth hangers will be accepted. Work not ready to hang will not be exhibited

TO SUBMIT please send this info to

  • Your name
  • Images of artwork (up to 5 pieces) in JPEG format, sized approximately at 4”x 6”
  • Dimensions of work
  • Use this button (below) for your submission fee

Kong Moua is an emerging artist from Fresh Eye Arts. Working mostly in graphite and ink, his work is intricate and meticulous. Moua creates worlds within worlds that lead the viewer to create their own narrative for the complex scenes. Moua is co-curating this exhibition with Lauren Hughes and Chloe Russell, The Show Gallery Lowertown’s exhibition advisory team. Hughes is a screen printer and videographer with a BFA from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Russell is an illustrator and textile artist with a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Both work at Fresh Eye Arts/MSS Creative Arts, a progressive art studio supporting artists with disabilities.

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