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2021 Juried Art Show - Now Open!



  • Submission deadline June 1.
  • All artwork reviewed by June 2.
  • Participating artists notified June 9.
  • Selected artwork dropped off at GRA before June 26.
  • Exhibit installed June 28 - 30.
  • Exhibit open July - August.
  • Judges review exhibit.
  • Reception anticipated, Sat., July 10 from 2 - 4 PM. (category winners announced).

      Every two years, GRA hosts a juried show to feature the dynamic work of Minnesota artists. 

      2021 THEME: Creating, Coping and Surviving, An Artist's Reflection."

      2020 to present day will be remembered as a noteworthy period in our modern history - riddled with paradoxes of hurt and hope; fear and love; struggle and growth. This year, GRA is seeking creative pieces from Minnesota artists reflecting how they coped, thrived or survived 2020. These reflective art pieces (created during COVID in 2020 or this year) will be the showcase of our 2021 Juried Show.
        CASH PRIZES (Including "Best in Show")
        • GRA's Visual Arts Committee will review all submission and select the pieces that will be placed in our Front and Main Galleries located at 122 First Street SE, Little Falls. 
        • Each category will be assessed and judged by three prominent artists that represent a broad cross-section of talent and creative practices.


        Step 1: Learn more about the show by downloading our PDF.
        Step 2: Enter a submission(s) and share more about your work (Artist Form).
        Step 3: Pay to participate (Online fee payment LINK).
        ENTRY FEES 
        Note: GRA accepts the following art forms: 2D, 3D and photography.
        1. $25 First Entry (non-members) or $20 First Entry (members)
        2. $10 Second Entry
        3. $10 Third Entry
        All fees must be paid prior to June 1 to be considered for the show.


        Don't want to complete the materials online?

        • Pick-up a hard copy of show materials or pay for your entries in-person at our offices located on 122 First Street SE, in Little Falls.
        • Hours of Operation: Wed. - Fri. from 11-6 PM and Sat. from 10-2 PM


        Get Creative with GRA!

        GRA is interested in collaborating local artists interested in developing art kits to support both our art education programming during COVID, with the option to also see kits in our retail store at 122 First Street SE, Little Falls. 


        Don't let COVID stop the creative process!

        Art kits can be a wonderful way to connect with students, while still being mindful of social distancing. We are currently offering three ways to partner with GRA this month!

        Link to our informational packet (PDF download ) or contact our offices (320-632-0960) or email staff at to learn more. 




        Artist Resources During COVID-19


        GRA Job Opportunities

        Thank you for inquiring. However, currently we do not have job openings at this time. 


        GRA Artist Applications


        Support for Artists in Our Region

        Here are some of the strongest supporters of Minnesota artists! 



          Funding Opportunities For Artists


          Do you know of other important arts resources in our community? Please let us know!

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