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The Artistic Celebration of Food

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Cape Fear Studios’

Presents an Exhibition

“The Artistic Celebration of Food”

Entry deadline Sunday, June 19th 2022 CAFE

Cape Fear Studios is proud to announce a “FOOD ART” Exhibition.   This juried competition is open to all artists, 18 or older, in the United States. The exhibit will be on display July 22nd – August 23rd, 2022, in the Cape Fear Studios Main Gallery in Fayetteville, NC.

$500 First Place: $300 Second place: $200 Third place

Entry Specifications:

•             Maximum of two 2D and 3D entries per artist.

•             Works must be completed in the past 2 years and not copied from any other artist or published materials, created under supervision, nor previously exhibited in Cumberland County, NC.

•             Must be for sale.

•             May not exceed 36 x 36 including frame and must be properly wired for hanging. No saw tooth hangers.

•             Work requiring extraordinary installation will be declined. *Plexiglass required on all shipped works on paper.


•             All 2-D painting and drawing media, hand pulled prints, and collage

•             Diptych and triptych only accepted when created as a single concept in multiple frames, judge’s discretion shall rule.

•             Photographs, recolored image transfers and digitally produced images will not be accepted.

Entry Fee:

$35 for one (1) piece and fifteen ($15) for second piece. . Up to 2 entries may be submitted.

Entry Fee is nonrefundable.

Accepted Entries:

•             Artists will be notified of acceptance/decline no later than Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

•             Dates for delivery work, shipped or hand delivered, are shown below in the schedule.

•             Exhibit label must be filled out and attached to the back of the work.

•             The artist is responsible for insurance and cost of shipping to/from Cape Fear Studios. Shipping guidelines and additional information will be sent with notification of acceptance.

•             Shipped entries must include a pre-paid return label.

•             The final judging will be done by two local Chefs/Restaurateurs.

Sales: All works must be for sale. In the event a work is sold, Cape Fear Studios will retain a 30% commission of the sale price. State sales tax is applicable to all sales. No work may be withdrawn early from the show. Payment from sales will be made to the artist within 30 days after the close of the exhibit. Price must remain the same as listed on the entry form.

Disclaimer Agreement: Work is submitted at the risk of the artist. While all possible care will be taken, Cape Fear Studios, its’ members or representatives, will not assume responsibility for any loss or damage incurred before, during, or after the exhibit. Cape Fear Studios reserves the right to refuse any work that does not comply with all specifications or differs greatly from submitted digital images. Your submitted entry signifies your agreement with the terms and conditions stated herein, including granting permission to Cape Fear Studios to reproduce accepted paintings for advertising the 2022 Exhibition.

Competition Schedule:

•             Sunday June 19th, 2022, at midnight entry deadline through CAFE at

•             Wednesday June 29th, 2022, Accepted/declined notifications posted

•             Accepted works shipped or hand delivered must arrive July 15th-19th 2022 during work hours.

•             Cape Fear Studios is open between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday; and closed on Sunday and Monday. Address: 148 Maxwell Street, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

•             Friday July 22nd, 2022, 6-8 pm: Reception and Awards Ceremony

•             August 23rd, 2022, Exhibit closes (pick up hand delivered works August 24th – 26th 2022 from 5 p.m.)

•             Return shipping will begin August 24th, 2022.

Contact information: Cape Fear Studios, (910)433-2986 or