Regional Art Opportunities

2016 East City Art Regional Juried Show
2016 East City Art Regional Juried Show


  • New, BIGGER Location—To accommodate the increase in the number of applicants for EMULSION, we have contracted the use of the 5,000 square foot PEPCO Edison Place Gallery. We hope to show a minimum of 40 artists.  This increases your chance to participate.
  • More Prize Money—We have increased the first prize purse from $1,500 to $2,000. We have also added two additional cashes prizes of $250 in the new honorable mention category.
  • Extended Viewing and Extended Programming—EMULSION 2017 opens on Fri., March 3 and runs through Thu., March 16. That’s two full weeks of viewing plus weeknight programming.
  • Television Coverage—PBS will be filming the drop-off, installation and opening reception.



EMULSION 2017 | Fourth Annual East City Art Regional Juried Show


  • $2000 First Place Prize
  • $1,000 Second Place Prize
  • $500 Third Place Prize
  • Two (2) $250 Honorable Mentions

Entry Fee

An entry fee of $42.50 paid to East City Art via Submittable.  You may submit up to five (5) works including images, video and audio.


Pepco Edison Place Gallery located at 702 8th Street NW in the heart of Downtown Washington DC


Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams, Public Art Project Manager for Arlington County’s public art program. Read more about the juror HERE

Hanging System

The PEPCO Edison Gallery requires the use of the Arakawa brand hanging system for two-dimensional work.  Details about the gallery’s hanging system can be found HERE

Exhibition Dates

  • Opening Reception: Fri. March 3
  • Snow Date: Fri. March 10
  • Closing Reception: Thu. March 16
  • Exhibition on view March 3-16, 2017
  • Artist Talk: Tue. March 7 6-8pm
  • Artist Talk: Thu. March 9 6-8pm


  • Entry Deadline: January 9, 2017
  • Juror Review: January 10-23
  • Artist Notification: January 24
  • Artist Response: January 27
  • Acceptance list published on East City Art: January 30
  • Participating artist high-res image of accepted work, artist photo & statement due: January 27
  • Drop-off: Feb. 28 from 8am-4pm
  • Install: March 1-2
  • Opening: Fri., March 3 from 6-8:30
  • Snow Date: Fri. March 10
  • Programming: March 3-16
  • Closing: March 16 from 6-8pm
  • Strike and pick-up: March 17 8-2pm or by exceptional arrangement with East City Art
  • Unless a special arrangement has been made, artist will forfeit any work remaining at East City Art offices after April 3, 2017