5 X 5 Submission Requirements

5 x 5 Submission Requirements

  • Any working artist is welcome to participate.
  • No more than 5 entries per artist.
  • Art must be original.
  • Art must meet the 5″ x 5″ dimension and be securely mounted to the unprimed birch wood panel provided by JCPA.
  • Please avoid the use of profanity or nudity. Although we value your freedom of expression, this is a family-friendly event, and the JCPA Committee reserves the right to reject art that may be deemed inappropriate.
  • Buyers agree to leave their purchased artwork for the duration of the event.
  • Any unsold artwork will be offered for sale at the next 5 x 5 Art Exhibit & Fundraiser and becomes the property of JCPA.
  • All art must be submitted by July 16th, 2021. Note: If you would like your name to appear on the list of participating artists that will be submitted to the press, we must receive your artwork by July 2nd.

  • If you plan to drop off your artwork, please bring to the following location (this office is open weekdays between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.):  
    Johnson City Public Works – Street Division front desk

    209 Water St.
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    Detailed directions will be emailed to all participants.

  • If you plan to mail your artwork, please send to the following address:
    Johnson City Public Art
    Attn: Cheyenne Kumbhare
    209 Water St.
    Johnson City, TN 37601

5 x 5 panels are provided to every participating artist. Please select how you would prefer to receive your panel when you sign up to participate on the 5 x 5 submission form.

Important Dates:
  • Artwork submission deadline: July 16th
  • Opening reception: August 6th

All artists are encouraged to attend the opening reception on August 6th at the Founders Park Pavilion. We want to celebrate you and express gratitude for your participation. Without you it would not be possible.

For questions contact Cheyenne Kumbhare at 423-975-2706 or ckumbhare@johnsoncitytn.org.