13 Mar 2024

Compete We See You: National Juried Exhibition

Oak Park Art League Oak Park, Illinois, United States

Oak Park Art League

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: April 28, 2024 – During this election year, the Oak Park Art League will host a national juried exhibition that aims to spotlight the values of the broader Oak Park community that celebrates inclusion, diversity and equity, during this time in our nation’s history when these very ideals of the “American dream” are blatantly under attack.

The artworks will be selected from a national call to underrepresented voices from BIPOC populations, refugees, disabled, unhoused, incarcerated, queer, and transgender artists and reflects these experiences at this particular time when diversity, equity and inclusion are suppressed more than ever before.

On display May 31 – June 28, 2024.

Any artist submitting film or video please inquire about available projection system or provide your own display device. Size is limited to 36” in its largest dimension. All work must be ready to hang with wire. No sawtooth hangers will be accepted. All work should have been completed in the past three years and not previously exhibited at OPAL.

Judge’s selections for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place, cash awards.

$35/4 works, $5/ additional work

Notification: May 5, 2024.


  • Submission deadline: April 28
  • Notification: May 5
  • Drop off/Accept work: May 18, 21, 22, 23, 24
  • Exhibition dates: May 31 – June 28, 2024
  • Artist Reception: Friday June 14, 2024
  • Pick up/ Return work: Week of July 1

Please deliver/ship accepted work during drop-off dates to the Oak Park Art League at 720 Chicago Avenue in Oak Park, IL.

The Oak Park Art League’s mission is to be a welcoming center of artistic inquiry, creative expression and art appreciation in Oak Park and the surrounding communities.

Through the offering of dynamic public arts programming and exhibitions, our goal is to engage the beginner to professional artist in creative practices allowing for the refinement of their creative voice.

Oak Park Art League
720 Chicago Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April and Open to U.S. Artists Only. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, and Sales.

Opportunity expires in 14 days.

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