26th Annual Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio Members Show


Join us for our upcoming event….

Virtual Exhibition

Dec. 12

All painting, drawing and visual mixed media are welcome.

Registration EXTENDED by Nov 20th 2020, 5pm.


“Thunderous Serenity” Plein air oil, by Elizabeth Wassel

All members of the Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio are invited to exhibit work in our annual juried show. Each December the Friends hold a well-attended, competitive art exhibition to honor the outstanding talent of our members and their commitment to painting, drawing, and mixed media work and study. Artists submit their best work for this popular and competitive show with multiple prize awards. The selected juried-in works will be exhibited in our virtual gallery. There is no commission for this show (see eligibility requirements).

We are proud to announce, Harry Cooper, Senior Curator and Head of Modern Art National Gallery of Art, Washington, as our Judge for this year’s show.

Multiple prize awards will be awarded to Friends in the following categories:


Best of Show: $500

Best Watercolor/Gouache: $150

Best Oil/Acrylic: $150

Best Drawing:  $150

Best Mixed Media: $150

Honorable Mentions: $50


Nov 20th:  Registration Deadline

----       Jurying of Show

Dec 2:   Notification of acceptance

Dec 12: Opening of 26th Annual Friends Member’s Show

----       Announcement of Awards

----       Juror’s Interview

For questions on the show please email us at: info@friendsoftheyellowbarnstudio.org

To view Harry Cooper bio, click here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a current member of the Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio at start of registration to participate. Your mebership must not expire before December 12, 2020.

  • To join please visit: https://www.friendsoftheyellowbarnstudio.org/membership-registration.

  • One original painting, drawing, or mixed media work allowed on canvas, panel board or professional grade paper background.

  • No digital media accepted, including partial photography or Giclées.

  • Art work must be current. Work entered in a previous FOYBS show will not be accepted.    

  • All work must be for sale, and priced accordingly. No NFS.   

  • Artwork must be framed to professional standard and wired. No clips or saw tooth hooks.

  • Drawings/pastels, or water-based media must be matted and framed under glass, or plexi.

  • Gallery wrapped canvas is accepted (1” canvas or thicker, sides painted).

  • Artwork photo image is required for online submissions (image only). Photograph without glass to avoid glare (no mat boards or frames on images accepted).

  • No size requirement for this show.   

  • Artist Name, Title, Medium, Size and Price are required for the online submission form.

  • Your photo image (Jpeg) file name for registration must include your last name and the title of your art so the image is associated with the artist (i.e., Wassel Thunderous Storm.jpeg)

  • Juror will determine if a submission is deemed inappropriate (i.e. in case of a controversial entry).

  • The show will be publicized as a family event.

Sales Procedure:

  • No commission on sales for this juried Members virtual show.

  • Artists will be contacted by the show manager on sales inquiries to connect you with the buyer.

  • Artists will process their own sales, and arrange for delivery, or mailing of the art work to buyer.

  • Artists agree to deliver their artwork in good condition to the buyer, and professionally framed.

  • Artists are responsible for collecting and reporting sales tax.

The Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio is not responsible for processing sales, delivery/shipping of artwork represented in the show, damage or loss of artwork in transit to buyer.

Registration Details: 

  • Deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 by 5pm.  No exceptions due to jurying of the show.

  • Please start your registration days/week in advance. Your FINAL submission/registration must be completed by Nov 16 deadline. Please be sure information is accurate with proper artist name, as per the email confirmation you will receive.

  • If a correction is needed, please resubmit your registration (FINAL submission included in gallery). 

  • Your name must appear within the image file name to assign with the artist, and tie with your registration information. Once uploaded, the image of your artwork will not be displayed. Only your name and title of the .jpeg will appear.  A light box will appear to confirm your entry was received and an email confirmation will be send accordingly.

  • If you need assistance in changing the title of your image, or with registration please email us at least ONE week prior to deadline at: info@friendsoftheyellowbarnstudio.org


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We look forward to your participation and wish you all the best with the show!

The Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio Board.


On line Submission

Submission deadline - Monday November 16th 2020 at 5pm

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