Participate in the Pembroke Arts Festival's juried art show

About the Juried Art Show 


We invite you to submit your artwork to our 53rd annual juried art show.  This is the cornerstone of the Pembroke Arts Festival, and every year hundreds of visitors come to the Pembroke Rec Center to view the amazing diversity of pieces on display.


This year we will have an online gallery, with submissions and jurying being conducted through Smarter Entry.  The prospectus submission form To Come

Online program for the 2020 festival To Come

Submit Your Work


Specifications for submission

Please ensure that your piece or pieces meet the following guidelines:

  • All entries must be the original work of the artist, must have been created within the last Four Years, and may not have been previously exhibited in the Pembroke Arts Festival.

  • There is a $12.00 non-refundable fee per entry and there is no limit on the number of entries.

  • Flat work must be FRAMED, WIRED AND READY FOR HANGING—NO GLASS CLIPS. Outside dimensions not larger than 45"x45". Waived for 2020 with the exception of top award winners that will be displayed in a venue TBD.

  • We reserve the right to reject any work considered unsafe or inappropriate. Sculpture and 3-D entries must be accompanied by their own pedestal.

  • Fiber Arts entries must be ready to hang or otherwise display.

  • There will be a 30% commission on all sales made at the Festival.

  • The Festival is normally held at the Pembroke Rec Center, and outdoors under a tent. All possible care is taken and security is provided, however, the Pembroke Arts Festival will not be held responsible for loss or damage to any work.  In 2020 accepted work will be displayed in an online gallery and does not need to be framed unless chosen as a top award winner.  An exhibit of chosen works will be mounted as circumstances allow.



Instructions for online submissions to the juried art show through the Smarter Entry website To Come.


Children's Show

Please note that the above information is in regards to our juried art show.  If you have children or Special Education entrants who are interested in submitting work, please see our Young Artists page.

2019 Photography Awards

Color Photography

1st Prize - $150
Sponsored by: Dr. Stuart
A. Liss, DMD
Kathryn Evans
“Geometric Sails”
2nd Prize - $100
Sponsored by: Rapture Hair Salon
Ed Esposito
“Evening in Havana”
3rd Prize - $50
Sponsored by: Ken
and Jeana Homola
Susan White
“Moonrise over Race Point”

Black & White Photography

1st Prize - $150
Sponsored by: Pembroke
Animal Hospital
Mark O’Connell
“Return to Rockland Breakwater”
2nd Prize - $100
Sponsored by:Mark Frano, CPA P.C.
Marie Peters
“Angel Wings”
3rd Prize - $50
Sponsored by: Arthur Briggs
Church Post 143
Gary Shutter
“Twine on My Hands”
Ronald Wilson

Memorial Award for
Landscape Photography

Award: $100
Sponsored by: Friends of
Pembroke Arts Festival
Bruce Skinner
“Vanilla Skies”

Pembroke Photographer
Award - $100
Sponsored by:
Sunshine Pool Company
Mark O’Connell
“Ocean Trance”

Honorable Mention
James Weidenfeller
Marie Peters
“Hand Knit”

Popular Prize
for Photography

presented during the show
Award - $50
Sponsored by: Norm and
Roberta Pulaski

Young Artists Best of Show
Sponsored by: Frame Center of Hanover
Mary Grace Saich
“Serenity of Work

2019 Awards

The Pembroke Arts Festival was pleased to award more than $3,000 in prizes for our 52nd Annual Festival. 

Best in Show
Award - $500
Sponsored by: Hannon-Murphy Insurance
Tony Andrade
“A Better Bedlam”

Dave Litchfield
Memorial Award for Design

Award - $100
Sponsored by: Don Mauch
Martin Bulman
“Figures on Stage”

James “Tiny” Brown Memorial Award for Innovation in Art
Award - $100
Sponsored by:
Tiny & Sons Auto Glass
Shannon McKenna
“Souls in The Dark”

Brooks Kelly Memorial Award for Creativity
Award - $100
Sponsored by:
Anne S. Kelly
Anette Monet
“A Study of Compliments”

Veterans Memorial Award
Award - $100
Sponsored by:
Arthur Briggs Church Post 143 American Legion
Grace Monti
“Where Do We Go Next?”

Kate DeSantis Memorial Award for Nature
Award - $100
Sponsored by:
The DeSantis Family
Kathleen Porter
“Cloudy Evening of Oyster Pond”

Carol M. Sullivan Memorial
for Watercolor

Award - $100
Sponsored by:
Andrew Sullivan
The Protectowire Company, Inc.
Nancy Sargent Howell
“Three Boats Prismed”


1st Prize - $150

Sponsored by: Frame Center
Paul Carley
“Fall Design”
2nd Prize - $100
Sponsored by:
Pembroke Animal Hospital
Paul Crimi
“Olson House”
3rd Prize - $50
Sponsored by:Susan White Photography
Mary Gilmartin
“Fresh Meadow Pond”


1st Prize - $150

Sponsored by: The Protectowire Company, Inc.
Stephen H. Holland
P-Town Motiff #1”
2nd Prize - $100
Sponsored by: John and Claire Reznik
Gayle A. Loik
“The Recital”
3rd Prize - $50
Sponsored by: Pembroke
Center Liquors
Becky Haletky
“Help Wanted”


1st Prize - $150

Sponsored by: Pembroke
School of Performing Arts
Karie O’Donnell
“Harbor Cormorant Study”
2nd Prize - $100
Sponsored by:Donna Bagni and Nadine Hallal, Realtors, Boston Connect Real Estate
Diane Monaghan
“Ewe’s Pretty”
3rd Prize - $50
Sponsored by: Lisa Stoyle
Jessie Fries
“Twilight Wooded Snow”

All Other Media

(mixed, sculpture, printmaking, fiber)
1st Prize - $150

Sponsored by: Robert Tocci and Stephen Driscoll
Marie Peters
2nd Prize - $100
Sponsored by: Christine Sullivan,
Jack Conway Realtor
Douglas Gray
“Three Stars for The Spring Moon”
3rd Prize - $50
Sponsored by: Image Resolutions
Virginia Holloway
“Another Round”

Honorable Mention

Betty Rogers
Leslie McNeil
“Rockin’ & Rollin’ ”
Sheryll Reichelt
“Pakanoket’s Path”
Sharyn O’Neill
“Old Plymouth”
Carole E. Raymond
“Three of a Kind”
Becky Haletky
“Curious Cows”
Mary Gilmartin
Paul Mogan
“Townies II”
Christine Bodnar
“The Visit”
Dana Barunas
“Short Migrations

Other Media

Douglas Gray
“A Shine of the Tines”

Pembroke Artist
Award - $100

Sponsored by:
Jane M. Beltramin
Christi Gillis-Khalil
“Field of Dreams”
Popular Prize
presented during show
Award - $50
Sponsored by: Dr. David DiBenedetto, DMD


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Pembroke, MA 02359

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