Deadline Extended Call for Artists: Sixth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Sixth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV. The exhibition will be on display September 5 – October 6, 2018.

2017 Eastern WV Exhibit Award Winners


The exhibit is open to artists in all media who reside in one of the eight counties that compose what is known as the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Those counties are Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy, Grant, Mineral, and Pendleton.


The theme for the exhibit is open.


The Juror for the exhibit is Gary P. Bergel.

Gary Bergel is a multidisciplinary artist, adjunct professor, and curator at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College.  Bergel holds a BS in Secondary Education and an MA Fine Arts degree in mixed media, photography, ceramics and installation from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He founded Space Gallery and curated a wide variety of exhibits while teaching Arts and Ideas courses at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.  WMU Ford Foundation grants enabled him to explore experimental printmaking, photography, and mixed media installation.  Bergel has owned and operated galleries in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Virginia.  His works are in private and public collections, and have been accepted into and won awards in many national and regional competitions.

Entry Fee

The entry fee for one or two works is $25. Additional works may be submitted for a fee of $10 for each additional work up to a total of four works.


The projected prize fund for the exhibit is $350. Additional prizes will be determined by the number of entries.


Entries Closed

August 14, 2018 (Midnight)


The entry notification announcing the juror’s selections will be sent by email and accepted artists will also listed on our web site,, on or about August 17, 2018.

Instructions for Accepted Entrants:
Works accepted for the exhibition are to be hand delivered or shipped to:

Berkeley Art Works
116 North Queen Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Detailed delivery and shipping instructions and schedules will be provided when the accepted artists are announced but work must arrive by September 1, 2018.

For hand delivered work, The Berkeley Art Works hours are Wed (Aug 29) 11-5, Thu (Aug 30) 11-5, Fri (Aug 31) 11-5, and Sat (September 1) 11-4.


Shipped work must arrive between August 29 and August 31, 2018. If you must ship your work, please contact us for instructions.