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Call to Artists - Night Moves

The Warehouse Arts District Association

announces an Artists' Member show with the title

The cover of darkness can be welcome relief to the blaze of summer's sun

Themes of shadows, moonlight, and the contrast between the cool of the evening and the heat of the night can all be explored. Think creatively about how you can capture these moods in your art. WADA members are encouraged to submit works that fit this theme.

If your WADA membership has expired, it's easy to renew. If you are not yet a member, please join us so that you can utilize this benefit and all the other benefits that come with membership.


Artwork selected from the entries that best fit the theme will remain on exhibit in the Burka Member Lounge on the ArtsXchange campus during June and July

Accepting entries from WADA members through May 24

Conditions and Rules for Entry:

  • Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all WADA members If you membership has lapsed, renew today, by logging in to your profile. If you are not yet a member, join now

    Entry Deadline: May 24, 2024

    Entry Fee: No fee, but you must be a member of the Warehouse Arts District Association

  • Specifications: All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and digital/ graphic art are eligible for review. Nothing larger than 40”x40” including frame; must be gallery ready to hang (more details below)

  • Notification: Artists will be notified of acceptance by email no later than end of day, May 29

    Art Drop Off *: Works selected must be dropped off at the Burka Lounge on Monday, June 3 or Tuesday, June 4, between 11 am and 3 pm (515 22nd St South, Unit D). Art that is not received by the deadline cannot be included in the show. 

    Commission: WADA will take a 35% gallery commission on all sales made during or as a result of this exhibition.

    Exhibit Dates: June 7, 2024 to July 31, 2024 

    Opening Reception: Second Saturday Art Walk, June 8, 5 pm to 9 pm.

    Location: The Burka Member Lounge at the ArtsXchange on the Deuces Corridor, 515 22nd St S, St Petersburg, FL 33712

  • End of show Art Pick-Up *: Thursday, August 1, 2024 and Friday, August 2, 2024, between 11 am and 3 pm. 

  • *Applying to this call confirms that you, or your designate, are able to drop off and pick up on these days. 

Apply Here:

Complete the Entry Form and email us images of the artwork  warehouseartsdistrict@gmail.com . Please note that you must complete an entry form and send us an email with images.

WADA Selection Committee will chose work from artist members who submit to this artist call. The selection committee will make choices based on overall impact, originality, creativity, and mastery of techniques as it fits the theme. Selections will also be constrained by exhibition space.  Decisions by the selection committee will be final.

Addition Specifications:

All accepted works of art must be “GALLERY READY” when brought to the event facility (i.e. all hanging works must include an installed horizontal wire). NO SAW-TOOTH HANGERS. 

  • Artists with 3D work requiring a pedestal MUST provide one before show opening. Pedestal(s) must be stable, white/black and tall enough for the work to be near eye level. 
  • Works should not weigh more than 35 pounds.
  • WADA reserves the right to reject works if they are not presented in the format specified. Please contact us if you have concerns whether your work meets gallery presentation requirements.  
  • Artist may not substitute another work for the accepted work. 
  • Entries must be for sale and priced with the intent to sell. A gallery commission of 35% will be deducted from sales. 
  • By submitting artwork for this show, artists grant permission to WADA to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses in both printed and electronic formats.
  • Artists whose work has been selected will be responsible for delivery and pick up of work to the Burka Lounge.  Artist must sign consignment agreement prior to or during drop off. 

Important Dates:

    • MAY 24 --  Deadline for entries
    • MAY 29 -- E-mail notifications to all artists sent by end of day (check your spam/junk folder to be sure)
    • JUNE 3 and 4, 11 am - 3 pm -- Artwork drop off at the Burka Lounge, 515 22nd St South, Unit D
    • JUNE 8, 5 – 9 pm -- Second Saturday Art Walk opening reception.
    • JULY 31 -- Show closes
    • AUGUST 1 and 2, 11 am - 3 pm -- Pick up unsold artwork from the Burka Lounge, 515 22nd St South, Unit D

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