2024 Boys & Girls Club Art Auction

Artist Eligibility:

  • The Boys & Girls Art Auction is open to all Oregon visual artists. 
  • You must to be able to deliver your artwork in Salem, OR. Shipments cannot be accepted.
  • If you wish to donate, click on this link.


  • Participants may submit up to four (4) works for consideration into the juried event.

Call Requirements:

  • All mediums and styles of visual art will be considered including painting, collage, textiles, sculpture, photography, mixed media, etc.
  • Art must meet professional presentation standards; NO frame damage, dirty mats or unpainted/unfinished edges.
  • 2D Art must be ready to hang using a wire which must not be visible; sawtooth hangers or other single fastening devices are not allowed.
  • Non-framed artwork on wrapped canvas or cradled panels is acceptable, providing the sides are finished.
  • Non-framed artwork professionally equipped with wall stand-off blocks or hanging apparatus is acceptable.
  • Art must have an ID label affixed to the back with artist name, artwork title and contact info.

Submitting Entries & Deadline:

  • All registrations and entry submissions must be done using this site using the donation form.
  • Registration begins February 1st, 2024. You may begin the registration process prior to submitting your art entries, up to four (4), which can be done one at a time, or all at the same time.
  • NOTE: You may access this site any time to add, additional your entries up until the deadline.
  • When submitting each entry, you’ll need to provide: Title, Physical Dimensions (incl. frame), Medium and Fair Market Value, and attach one high quality JPG image of the art piece.
  • The deadline to submit art entries is April 19th, 2024. 
  • On April 26th, 2024 emails will be sent to you for EACH entry with notification of its acceptance or non-acceptance into the Boys & Girls Club Art Auction.

Image Submission Requirements (Art Photos):

  • Your artwork photo(s) must be the highest possible quality! 
  • Use good lighting. When capturing make sure the object is square in the viewfinder and that the desired image fills the viewfinder.
  • Be sure your subject is in sharp focus. 
  • For 2D art consider removing the frame, glass and mat to avoid glare and reflection distractions.
  • If a multi-surface artwork (such as a diptych/triptych) is intended to be viewed as one piece, then photograph, price and submit the work as one entry. 
  • For 3D work, use a solid colored background and get close to the object.
  • Use image editing software or an on-line image editing tool such as PicResize.com to ensure your submission images meeting the following requirements:
  • Images must be in JPG format and be a maximum of 4mb.
  • Images must have dimensions between 960px – 1920px on the longest side. The higher the resolution, the better the quality.
  • You DO NOT need to name your files in any specific way.

Art Delivery:

  • Drop off accepted artwork during regular business hours April 29th, 2024 – 05/10/2024 at the Boys & Girls Club, 1395 Summer Street NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Jurying, Judging & Awards:

  • Jurying in/out of the exhibit will be done by the Boys & Girls Club jury panel.

Terms & Conditions:

By registering and submitting works into this Art Auction, you agree to the above terms and conditions. Furthermore, you consent to your name and artwork images being displayed on the Boys & Girls Club website as well as videos, print and online materials and/or social media platforms, for the sole purpose of promoting the Boys & Girls Club organization and its artists. Of course, you retain the copyright to your artwork. You will be given credit for artwork used wherever possible.