New Hope Art League

Inspiring, encouraging and empowering artists

2016 Juried Art Show

7th Annual 2016 Juried Art Show 

May 20-22, 2016

Buckingham Springs Clubhouse, Rt. 413 (across from Seafood of Buckingham & Buckingham Winery), New Hope, PA 


See  "Juried Accepted Artist" page for a slideshow of accepted artwork 

 Up to $3000. in awards

May 20 Opening reception 6pm- 9pm       

May 22         Pick up 5pm - 6pm


 NHAL 2016 Juried Show Prospectus FINAL 3-1-16.docx

To become a show sponsor please use this PayPal button. Send us an email with details of how you would like your sponsorship to read in the show program, the framed display at the show and on this website. 


·        NHAL will accept paintings, works on paper, mixed media, photography, digital art and sculpture.

·        Anyone 18 and older may e­­nter, member or non-member.

·        Original art, not previously shown in NHAL or other local area shows or exhibits. No copies of artworks or artists.              No works reproduced by any commercial process, no giclees, video, film, jewelry or fiber art.

·        Maximum of two pieces may be entered.

·        Digital images: 1920 pixels on the longest side, JPG format only. No larger than 3MB file size.

·        One photo of each unframed painting.  NOTE: Total: 2 photos per artist. Sculptors (only): Two photos per                            sculpture, each may be a triptych.

·        Name File: Last & First Name, Title, Medium, Size, Price.

·        Payment must accompany entry. Deadline for show = deadline for payment and entry.

·        Submitting artists may enter 2 portfolio pieces.

Exhibition Specifications:

·        Works with protruding nails, staples or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted. Use braided wire or strong plastic               line.  Wire ends must be taped.

·        Three dimensional & assembled works must be stable and safe for viewing. Footprint limit is 40”x 40” for                   sculpture, & artist must provide stand that is finished and structurally sound.

·        All works on gallery wrapped canvas block must have painted sides and be wired for hanging or will be declined                  upon delivery.

·        Size limit for all framed pieces is 40”, inclusive of frame, on longest side.

·        NHAL reserves the right to refuse any works containing unacceptable subject matter or which doesn’t match                      submitted photo.

·        Artist name & phone number must be on all pieces accepted for hanging, prior to drop off.

·        All works must be for sale.


Selection and Awards:

·        Notification of acceptance will be emailed and posted on the website on May 1, 2016 at 5pm.                                           

·        Awards will be given at the jurors' discretion. The decision of the jurors is final.

- Up to $3000. in awards!! 

Portfolio pieces:

·        All submitting artists are invited to enter 2 pieces.

  • These will not be judged.
  • Artwork must be matted, unframed, properly protected in a clear sleeve and properly closed/secured with contact information on the back.


  • Commissions 30% of any sales will be taken by NHAL.
  • Payment for sold works will be made within 30 days of exhibit closing.

Entry Fee:

            Members $25./ Non-members $35.


The top three awarded pieces will hang in

Rich Timmons Studio and Gallery

From May 26 to June 30

3795 Route 202,  Doylestown, PA 18902


2016 NHAL Jurors

Nathan Durnin and Dan Shipley


         Nathan Durnin's work explores the relations between time, place, and the spiritual presence of painting. Combining elements of abstraction and observation, Durnin's paintings range from the peaceful presence of a still life, to large aggressive explorations of color and light.

            Nathan Durnin has recently been included in group exhibitions at Artists’ House Galley in Philadelphia, PA, Goggle Works in Reading, Pa and Wayne Art Center in Wayne, PA. He is the recipient of the Artists’ House Gallery Award, the Benjamin West and the Charles Toppan Prizes along with other numerous drawing and painting awards. He is currently teaching at the Wayne Art Center and the Greater Norristown Art League. Nathan Durnin received his Master of Fine Arts degree from The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA


               Daniel W. Shipley is a practicing artist who currently teaches in the Philadelphia area. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Certificate in Painting from The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and an MFA in Studio Art from the American University in Washington, D.C. Daniel’s works are exhibited in galleries along the East Coast from Maine to D.C.