Exhibits & Events

Figure That! 3rd Annual Exhibition

The human figure has intrigued and inspired artists to paint beautiful and provocative images through the centuries. Artists use the figure for training purposes, creating an image of an important individual, for abstract and well as realistic imagery, for social commentary, design and more. Go figure that artists have found ways to portray the human body is nearly every possible way imaginable. Can you figure something that has never been tried before or will you utilize traditional methods? We want to see your best figurative work so Figure That out! Find a new take on the human figure.

We are looking for all types of works--painting, sculpture, photography and more--works that show off your ability and creativity with the human figure. Small and large formats. Give viewers and collectors a chance to see your best figurative work... The main criteria for selection is creativity and technical ability in the artwork.


  • Figure That! 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition is open to any artist submitting original works of art created within the past 3 years (since 2016)
  • The enclosed entry/entries must be original work, independently created, composed and executed
  • No copies from other artists' works or paintings from other artists' photographs or from published material will be allowed. Source material must be original.
  • Artwork that previously exhibited at 3 Square Art Gallery are NOT eligible to submit

Open for Entry


Exhibit Date: Friday, June 19, 2020 – Friday, July 24, 2020

Opening Reception: Friday, June 19, 2020, 6-9pm

Deadline for Submission: Monday, May 4, 2020

Media Type: All Media

Submission Fee: $38 for 1-3 images, $5 for additional work (up to 5)

Click here for submission instructions

Awards & Benefits

First Honorable Mention Award: Award Certificate + 1 FREE submissions to future 3SA Calls for Entry (1 year)
Second Honorable Mention Award: Award Certificate

Selected artists for the exhibition receive the following benefits:
- Juried Exhibit
- Posting to 3SA website and social media platforms
- Professional exhibition space and display of artwork
- One of top galleries in Northern Colorado (great addition to resume)
- Accepted artists will be listed on the 3SA website with their work and link to their website
- Press releases on exhibition sent to 3SA media outlets

2020 Calendar

May 4: Deadline for receipt of entries

May 12: Notification sent by email to all entrants. (Artists are required to confirm receipt of the email)

May 19: Artwork Loan Agreement due date

June 12, 1-5pm: Dates for hand delivered to 3 Square Art Gallery, or by appointment

June 12: Accepted artwork due to 3 Square Art Gallery by this date. Shipped works must arrive by this date.

June 19, Friday 6-9pm: Opening reception

July 24: Final Day of Exhibition

July 25, 1-5pm: Pick-up hand-delivered work

July 29 - August 4: Schedule artwork for shipping (arranged by artist)

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