Yorktown Arts Foundation & On the Hill Gallery (YAF/OTHG) invite all local and regional artists who are veterans from all branches of the military — active, retired and prior service — to enter our Second Annual Veterans’ Show. Entry into the show is free for all veterans, members and nonmembers. Entrants may join Yorktown Arts Foundation at time of delivery if desired.


There will be cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in 2D, 3D and photography.

Artwork Requirements

Original works may be in any medium, including oils, acrylics, watercolor, pottery, wood, and photography. Works must be original and may not infringe upon another copyright. If photo references are used, they must be the artist’s own or used by permission of the photographer.

All submitted must be clearly marked with artist’s name and price of the work. Attach tag to the lower right side of framed work (two-dimensional) or attach tag to the underside of three-dimensional work (string tags may be used for 3D work).

A completed inventory sheet must be submitted with all work. Inventory sheet must include: Artist’s name, address and phone number, a description of the work, title and any inventory number/code, and the price of the work.

Framed 2D work must be framed properly and wired for hanging with hook eyes and wire. Saw-tooth hangers are not acceptable and will be rejected.

Display props may be provided by the artist but are subject to approval/acceptance by the show chair/gallery manager. Given the variation of works featured in the annual show, pre-set limits on numbers and size are impractical. The show chair/gallery manager will determine which and how may works are accepted based on numbers/size/quality and appropriateness. In some cases, a limited amount of your work may be accepted with the understanding that the artist may be asked to restock their work during the show.

Delivery of Work

Work must be delivered on October 30-Nov 1, 2019 between 11 am-5 pm. Gallery hours are 11 am–5 pm Wednesday and Thursday THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS. Late deliveries will not be accepted. Bring work to 402 Main St., Yorktown.

Pickup of Unsold

All unsold work must be picked up after November 16, 2019 during normal gallery hours. Unsold work not picked up before Jan. 22, 2020 will become property of YAF.


All works must be offered for sale. YAF/OTHG will retain a 35% commission on all sales.


Your entry constitutes understanding of an agreement with the terms specified herein. While all possible care will be taken in handling, storage, and installation of the exhibit, YAF/OTHG cannot be held responsible for work that is lost or damaged.

Opening Reception

This show will open with a reception 6-8 p.m. Saturday, November 2 at On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown. All artists and the public are invited to attend. Awards will be presented during the reception.

Please call 757-369-1108 or email for more information.

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