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Members Show 2022


The 2022 NRAS Members Show will be a virtual, online show. It will be exhibited on the North River Arts Society website. Since this is an online show, no artwork will be shipped or dropped off.

Deadline for Entries: Monday, January 31st at Midnight

Online Entry: The entry form, digital image and payment of entry fee must be submitted to showsubmit.com NRAS suggests that you go to showsubmit.com in advance to set up an account, if you don’t already have one, and familiarize yourself with the entry process. It is really quite easy.

  • All artist members will have at least 1 piece shown - if 1 is entered, 1 will show, if 2 are entered, 2 will show, if 3, 4 or 5 are entered, then 2 will be selected.
  • Artists can submit up to 5 pieces, maximum of 2 will be chosen and exhibited.
  • Cost: $20 for first entry, $5 for each additional entry.

Eligibility: Open to all current North River Arts members. Entries will be checked with current members list and nonmember entries will be denied unless membership is current.  A list of current members can be seen at the link here: www.northriverarts.org/Directory. If you have any questions on your membership status, please email the office at NorthRiverArts@gmail.com. Memberships can be renewed online at northriverarts.org.

  • All forms of artwork are allowed, including sculpture and photography. 
  • Student work done in a classroom, workshop or under supervision is allowed.
  • Nudes will be considered.
  • Artwork may be sold through this exhibit, with a 30% commission to NRAS. Work must not have been previously exhibited in a North River Arts exhibition

Awards: Monetary awards and certificates will be sent by mail to winners 

  • Best in Show $200 and certificate* 
  • Phyllis Howard Award for Floral Composition $100 and certificate 
  • Marian Atkinson Award for Soft Pastel $100 and certificate 
  • 5 Awards of Excellence $50 each and certificate 
  • 5 Honorable Mentions and certificate 
* Winning Artwork will also be used to advertise the next year’s Members Show. 

Important Dates:

  • January 31 at Midnight - Deadline for entries, judging begins
  • February 11 at 5PM - Virtual Awards Ceremony and Winners announced online, exhibition posted online

Suggestion: It is highly recommended that you check your membership status before starting the process of submitting artwork.
A list of current members can be seen at the link here: www.northriverarts.org/Directory. If you have any questions on your membership status, please email the office at NorthRiverArts@gmail.com. Memberships can be renewed online at
northriverarts.org.


Judge of Selection and Awards:

Karole Nicholson

Karole Nicholson attended Rhode Island School of Design studying graphic and advertising design; she currently works in mixed media and collage engaging an abstracted, contemporary approach to expressing her spirit on canvas. Texture, a gentle palette and an abstract view of the environment are the components that draw her into developing each painting. She exhibits her work as a member at the Providence Art Club, Attleboro Arts Museum, and Next Door Gallery and holds membership in the Collage Association of America.

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Online Submissions 

Please follow these instructions carefully regarding the preparation of your images: 

  • Only jpeg image files will be accepted. 
  • Image should be of artwork only, no frames or mats showing 
  • Required image size is 1500 pixels on the longest side at 72dpi 
  • File submitted cannot be bigger than 2MB 
  • Label your image files by capitalizing your Name and Title of your pieces. You may abbreviate as necessary. For example: Jane_Doe_HomewardBound.jpg For problems with your entry contact Showsubmit at office@showsubmit.com
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