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Exhibitions Program

About the Exhibition Program: Each year Artistry presents approximately seven exhibitions in each the Inez Greenberg Gallery and the Atrium Gallery showcasing artistically excellent artwork executed in a variety of media and styles that express a wide range of creative voices. An exhibition committee convenes each spring to review submitted proposals and select artists who will exhibit approximately 2 years from the review date.

Submissions for 2019 are now closed. Thank you to all who applied!

Proposal Requirements: All exhibit proposals must be submitted via Artistry’s online artist review service, CaFÉ™, and include the following:

*Resumes/bios are not required for group proposals of three or more artists. However, a description of the group or arts organization is required in place of a resume and in addition to the proposal description. 


The CaFÉ Help Page for artists has answers to the most commonly asked technical questions as well as tutorials on sizing images. For all other inquiries, please contact Visual Arts Director Rachel Daly at or 952-563-8570.

Annual Members' Juried Exhibition

Applications are now closed for Artistry's 2016 Members' Juried Exhibition. A call for proposals for our 2017 Members' Exhibition will open in August 2017.

Each fall Artistry holds a members' juried art exhibition in the Inez Greenberg Gallery at the Bloomington Center for the Arts. This exhibition is juried and judged by a prominent local art professional. All current Artistry members aged 18 years or older who reside in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin are welcome to apply.

2016 Exhibition requirements:

A membership initiated after September 30, 2015 need not be renewed for this competition. To renew or apply for a membership, please click here.

Each member may enter up to two pieces to be juried, and a $15 non-refundable entry fee is required (regardless of the number of pieces submitted). Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded. For information about the upcoming 2016 show, please click here.

To Apply:

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 11:00 p.m. on September 23, 2016.


Gallery Descriptions

Inez Greenberg Gallery

The Inez Greenberg Gallery is the larger of the two galleries in the Bloomington Center for the Arts. We typically use this gallery for group shows of varying sizes, though we occasionally produce solo exhibitions and site-specific installations in this space. The Inez Greenberg Gallery has:

  • 1,750 square feet and apprximately 175 linear feet of hanging space
  • Hardwood maple flooring
  • 14'5" ceilings
  • Four movable walls
  • LED track lighting

Atrium Gallery

The Atrium Gallery is located on the upper level of the Bloomington Center for the Arts. We typically use this space for solo exhibitions. The Atrium Gallery has:

  • Approximately 100 linear feet of hanging space
  • An open lobby overlooking the first floor
  • A lounge area
  • A Walker Display Hanging system
  • LED track lighting

Inez Greenberg Gallery

Atrium Gallery