John Breakey

John Breakey

2018 Friends' Juried Exhibition

Submission deadline: March 2, 2018 by 5 PM
Notification by: March 16, 2018
Exhibition dates: May 4 - July 28, 2018
Application fee: FREE

The Delaware Contemporary is accepting applications for the 2018 Friends' Solo Exhibition. Applicants must be a Friend of the museum and must not have had a solo exhibition at The Delaware Contemporary in the last three years. If you are not currently a Friend of the museum, please click here to join the museum. Guest Juror Michael Kalmbach will select the artwork for this exhibition. As an added benefit, all Artist Friends of The Delaware Contemporary who apply have the chance to have their name and website linked on our "Artist Friends Directory" page regardless of being accepted into the exhibition. You can find the directory here

The Delaware Contemporary is a non-collecting museum that functions as a kunsthalle for temporary exhibitions. Previously a railroad car factory, the museum is sited in the growing Riverfront area adjacent to downtown Wilmington.

In order to be reviewed, you must put the Square Space receipt number in the body of the email. Please submit the following information as one single document (.DOC, .PDF) to with the exact subject line "Juried2018":

  • Name and contact information
  • An artist resume
  • An artist bio and statement
  • No more than 5 images of artwork
  • Optional: No more than 2 URL links to video
  • Image list for submitted artworks including Title, Date, Medium, Dimensions
  • Square Space receipt number

All media accepted. Artworks that are submitted in multiple documents, in a format not listed above, and late submissions will not be reviewed. If you have any questions about or issues complying with the submissions guidelines, please contact the associate curator Morgan Hamilton, at