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Mena Art Gallery Photography Show

The Mena Art Gallery will be conducting the 2022 Photography Show, which will include an adult and a youth division.

Work may be in any photographic style (e.g. black and white, infrared, HDR, panoramic, etc.) All photographic media is acceptable. Entries must be original and the photographer’s own work.

Mena Art Gallery is a family friendly environment. Please consider this when you bring art for exhibition. Acceptance of questionable subject matter must meet the approval of the exhibits committee.

Any work that has been previously shown in any Mena Art Gallery judged show may not be entered again.

Entry Fees:

  • Adult Members $8.00 per piece
  • Adult Non-Members $10.00 per piece
  • Youth $5 per piece

All work must be framed and ready to hang. Gallery wrap is acceptable. All frames must be wired (no saw tooth or pop out hangers). No framed or unframed artwork larger than 36”X 36” will be accepted. Limit of three entries by one artist. 

All entries must be for sale, no NFS (Not For Sell) will be accepted. The gallery will handle sales and each artist will be paid 75% of the sale price by the second week of the following month. Pricing should take this into consideration.

All entries must be brought to Mena Art Gallery, 607 Mena St., on Saturday, February 19, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Please contact the Gallery if you need to make other arrangements.

The reception will be Saturday, Feb. 26, from 1-3 p.m. Prize awards will be presented at 2 p.m.

Prize Awards: 


  • Best in Show $150
  • First Place $100
  • Second Place $ 75
  • Third Place $ 50
  • Honorable Mention Ribbon
  • People’s Choice $25


  • Best in Show $75
  • First Place $50
  • Second Place $ 30
  • Third Place $ 20
  • Honorable Mention Ribbon
  • People’s Choice $25

There are additional rules and an entry form, which must be completed and submitted with entry. The forms are available at the gallery, or

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