National Juried Exhibition at the Morgan Conservatory

March 29 – April 27, 2019




Karl Anderson
Project Coordinator, SPACES

Andrea Gyorody
Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Allen Memorial
Art Museum at Oberlin College


The Morgan Conservatory is the largest arts center in the United States dedicated  to every facet of papermaking, book arts and letterpress printing and to cultivating the talents of established and emerging artists. An international destination that is free and open to the public, the Morgan Conservatory is a working studio, gallery, gathering place for the community, educational hub and purveyor of some of the finest handmade papers in the world.



The Morgan Conservatory's seventh Juried Exhibition is open to all artists living in United States. All submitted work must be original and completed within the past three years. Only artwork consisting of at least 50% paper is eligible. Dimensions must not exceed 60 inches in any direction. Each artist is welcome to submit up to 2 entries. Artwork must be wired and framed (if media applicable) and ready to hang (no saw-tooth hangers), or come with hanging directions.


Entry Fees:

Registration fee is $25 for up to 2 submissions.
Morgan Conservatory members can recieve a $5 registration discount by contacting

Entry fees are non-refundable and allow the applicant to submit up to two works.

Morgan Membership:

You can become a member today by visiting our website at


Deadlines and Dates:

Exhibition Dates: March 29 – April 27, 2019
Public Opening Reception: March 29, 6-9pm
Submission Deadline: February 3, 2019 11:59pm
Notification of selected/non-selected artwork: February 15, 2019
Accepted artwork must be delivered by: March 15, 2019



Best in Show: $500
Runner Up: $300
3 Awards of Merit: Morgan Conservatory Assorted Handmade Paper
Viewer’s Choice Award: $50 Morgan Gift Certificate


Gallery Hours:                                                      
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm

The Morgan Conservatory is located:             
1754 E. 47th Street, Cleveland, OH, 44103



The gallery will retain 30% commission on all artwork sales. In the event of a sale, the artist will be notified at the closing of the exhibit and mailed a check for 70% of the sale.



All shipping costs to and from the Morgan Conservatory are the responsibility of the artist. Artwork must arrive by March 15, 2019. It will be shipped back the week after the closing of the exhibit, or must be picked up within a week after closing. The Morgan Conservatory is not liable for any artwork left after this time.



The Morgan Conservatory reserves the right to photograph and reproduce all exhibit entries regardless of copyright. Such materials will be used for promotional and/or educational purposes only.


To Apply:

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You will be prompted to pay the $25 registration fee.
Morgan Conservatory members, please contact to recieve a registration discount code.



Contact the Morgan at –     (216) 361-9255

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