16143564_1434413749911658_5814557315488341668_o2019 Regional Woodworkers Exhibit

The Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center in Wellsboro, PA presents a call for entries to their Regional Woodworkers Exhibit. The exhibition dates are August 9 through September 22, 2019. The Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center is located in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania and considers entries from woodworkers (sculptors, turners, furniture/cabinetry makers, etc) who work within 150 miles of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.


Accepted artworks: Photographs of the entries along with a brief description of the process used to create the work will be reviewed by the Director of the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, Anna Wales and the Curator of the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Josh Fox. Selections will be based on quality, presentation, and proper application format. Accepted works can be hand-delivered.

Every precaution will be taken to handle the artwork with utmost care; however, the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center is not responsible for damage or loss.

Conditions: Woodworkers can submit a maximum of 3 artworks. The entry fee per item is $10.

Applicants are encouraged, not required to submit two-dimensional or three-dimensional work made primarily from wood with a maximum size of 72” in any direction. The work must fit through a 6×8’ doorway and weigh less than 150 pounds.

Artists may not substitute another work for an accepted work, alter work after submission, nor withdraw a work after it has been accepted.

The Gmeiner reserves the right to refuse any entry which does not match the images submitted, is delivered with wet paint or varnish, or does not meet the criteria. The Gmeiner reserves the right to refuse work that is not right for space.

The Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center collects a 20% commission for artwork sold while on display.

Entry procedure:

  1. Email us atgmeinerartscenter@gmail.com.
  2. Subject line: Wood Worker’s Exhibit Entries, Name of Artist
  3. Attach images of artwork.
  4. In the body of the email list the following:
  • Artist name
  • Mailing address and phone number
  • Title of artwork
  • Medium
  • Artist statement (In the artist’s own words, 3-5 sentence describing how and why they created this particular piece.)
  • Price


  1. Mail or deliver photographs of the artwork to the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center at 134 Main Street Wellsboro PA 16901.
  2. Include with the photographs of 1 to 3 entries
    1. Artist’s name
    2. Mailing address and phone number
    3. Medium
    4. Artist statement
    5. Price

All entries are due by July 28. Accepted entries will be notified July 29. Arrangements for delivery will be made at that time. The exhibit opens with a reception open to the public on August 9 at 7 PM. The Regional Woodworkers Exhibit will be on display August 9 through September 22. Gallery hours are 2-5 PM Wednesday through Friday and 11-5 PM Saturday and Sunday. Woodworkers will be responsible for retrieving their artwork at the conclusion of the exhibit at 5 PM on September 22, unless other arrangements are made.