Call for Entries: Due February 5, 2020

March 13 – April 9, 2020

From ancient talismans to high-style portraiture, artworks depicting the human figure comprise one of the oldest and most enduring genres of art. This exhibition will present a juried selection of works of art and fine craft in a broad range of media depicting or inspired by the human form.


  • Sent via email by February 12


  • Saturday, March 7, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


  • Artists working in fine art and fine craft media are encouraged to submit up to twelve (12) pieces of original artwork depicting or inspired by the human figure.
  • Open to artists residing in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, North and South Dakota

What to Enter:

  • All media, 2-D and 3-D except film/ video will be considered
  • Maximum dimension (height, width or depth) of 96 inches per entry
  • Works must be original works executed by the artist
  • Work previously exhibited at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts is not eligible
  • All work must be for sale. The art center will retain a 40% commission on sales of work by MCFTA members and a 50% commission on sales of work by non-members. Artists need not be members of MCFTA to apply or exhibit.


Apply by email to, or send application materials on disc or flash drive to the Minnetonka Center for the Arts, ATTN: Figure Show, 2240 North Shore Drive, Wayzata MN 55391. Submissions must include an image list specifying the medium, size, and retail price of each piece. Include an artist’s statement and/or CV/resume.


Works must be ready to display. Framed works must be wired for hanging; include image or description of framing in entry. 3-D works must be stable and structurally sound.


  • Work will be insured by the Art Center from the time of delivery through pick-up.
  • Delivery and pick-up of accepted work is the responsibility of the artist. Entries submitted by mail or delivery service must include prepaid return shipping label.

Questions? · · 952-473-7361 x. 170

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