Graphic Era Juried Exhibition

“Flying Cow” by Alex Fine

About the Exhibition

The Delaplaine Arts Center introduces Graphic Era, a celebration of the graphic arts by digital design and illustration artists from around the U.S. The juried exhibition will feature a selection of artists who are using illustration to engage larger audiences via social, digital, and print media. Graphic Era introduces visitors to the digital arts and artists who have begun adapting this art form to a new generation and their interests.

For more information about the exhibit and the other programs taking place during the Graphic Era event, visit its program page.

Important Dates

February 17, 2020 • Deadline for entry submission (by 11:59 pm)
March 2, 2020 • Notification of accepted entries (by 5 pm)
March 9, 2020
• Accepted entry high resolution submission deadline (by 5 pm)
April 4-26, 2020 • Exhibition


Grand Prize – $500
Gold – $250
Silver – $150
Bronze – $100

About the Juror

Kat Irannejad is Co-Founder and Executive Illustration Agent at Snyder New York, a women-owned agency representing a dynamic group of illustrators, image makers, designers, animators, and directors from around the world.


Fee – $35 per artist for up to three (3) images/animations ($25 if artist is a current member of the Delaplaine).

Number of Pieces – Artists may submit up to 3 images/animations (in JPEG/GIF format) for consideration.

Entries – Examples of acceptable entries include (but aren’t limited to): digital images, graphic illustrations, graphic designs, social media art, creative marketing campaigns, digital photo manipulations, infographics, short animations, GIFs, and creative web elements.

All work must have been completed in the last 2 years.

Accepted Entries

All accepted artwork must be submitted to the Delaplaine as a high resolution digital file (300 dpi) by 5 PM, on Monday, March 9. Artists with accepted works will be sent additional instructions.

PLEASE NOTE: All accepted artwork (with the exception of video files) will be printed in full color and installed by Delaplaine staff. Printable works should be saved as a file for printing on 16″ x 20″ paper. Failure to comply with this requirement may disqualify an entry from the competition. All accepted video works will be presented as a loop on a monitor within the gallery. Each print will be priced and sold at $100, with 50% of the sale going to the artist. Video works will be listed as Not For Sale (NFS).

Entry Portal

Enter your artwork here.