Call for Artists: Seasoned Citizens: An Exhibition of Artwork by Artists Over 60

The theme for Older Americans Month 2024 is “Powered by Connection,” emphasizing the profound impact that meaningful relationships and social connections have on our health and wellbeing.

Together with the Senior Center, Westbury Arts seeks artwork that celebrates the connections and life experiences of our “Seasoned Citizens” or that simply showcases their artistic vision.

SUBMISSION FEE* (up to 2 works): $25 for Westbury Arts members; $30 for non-members

Submission fees are nonrefundable.

*Note: Westbury Senior Center members are invited to submit their artwork through the Senior Center. Please see Andrea Padinha for more information.


Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 11:59 PM

Acceptance Notifications: Friday, April 19, 2024

Artwork Collection from Senior Center: Week of April 22, 2024 (TBD)

Artwork Drop-off for all other artists: Saturday, April 27, 2024 (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)

Opening Reception: Sunday, April 28, 2024, 2:00-4:00 PM

Artwork Return/Pickup: Saturday, June 8, 2024 (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)

SALES: You may offer your artwork for sale, or it will be marked NFS (Not For Sale). Artists agree to donate 20% of the sale price to Westbury Arts of any artwork sold during this exhibition.


Emerging and established artists must be 60 years or over and reside in the U.S.

All media and styles of visual art will be considered, including painting, collage, textiles, sculpture, photography, mixed media, etc.

Artwork that has been previously shown in any other Westbury Arts exhibition may not be submitted.

2-D works must be firmly wired and ready to hang. No saw-tooth hangers; no sandwich frames.

2-D works may not exceed 36 inches on the longest side (including frame).

3-D works may be limited by our ability to display them properly.

Work that is not family friendly or is political or overtly controversial will not be accepted.

*Please only submit work that will be available at the time of the exhibition and will remain for its entirety. (See above dates.)

Please note: Westbury Arts reserves the right not to accept, hang, or display art at our discretion.


All entry submission information must be included. Judging for 2-D and 3-D works will be done entirely from JPEGs or PNGs labeled with your name and the title of the work. No other formats will be accepted. The maximum file size for each image is 100 MB. An artist can submit up to two (2) works. Your completion of the entry form serves as your acceptance of the terms and conditions stated herein. All decisions will be final.