Gallery Underground is now taking applications for 2021.

Gallery Underground announces solo or group exhibition opportunities for artists from the Greater Washington, DC area. Our gallery at the Crystal City Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA is a bright and open space in the heart of Crystal City’s thriving shopping and restaurant district.  We are searching for talented professional artists with a cohesive body of work to exhibit in our Focus Gallery space.

Pay the $50 nonrefundable solo show application fee.

Benefits of having a solo or group show at Gallery Underground:
  • 380 square ft of gleaming exhibition space
  • Excellent location in high-traffic shopping district
  • Flexible space for 2d or 3d art
  • Professional, adjustable track lighting
  • One First Friday reception promoted in local publications and to our extensive patron list
  • Full time gallery staff to handle all sales, process payments, assist in exhibit installation, and help coordinate exhibit receptions
Applying for a Solo or Group Show at Gallery Underground
Download the PDF of the FULL PROSPECTUS and the APPLICATION FORM via the link at the top of the page.
Artists are invited to submit work with a common theme, style or medium.
Applicants will be asked to include:
  • Completed Solo or group show application (please indicate if you are a current Gallery member).
  • Images of 5-7 works in JPG format (no larger than 1MB each).
  • List describing the title, medium, size and sale price of each work.
  • Short statement of the work, one or two paragraphs in length.  Consider discussing technique and materials used, and/or themes addressed.
  • Please write “Solo Show Application: ARTISTS NAME” in subject line.
The Committee will determine the number of pieces to be exhibited, the duration of the exhibit, and exhibit placement but will attempt to accommodate an artist’s preference.  The Committee reserves the right to select the individual works to be shown.
Artists may resubmit new work after one year.
Solo Show Payments
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