Twenty-third Annual 5 by 7 Show

December 2 – 18, 2022



You are invited to participate in the Twenty-third Annual 5 by 7 Show.

Please make one or two small works for us!

The Kleinert/James Center for the Arts’ 5 by 7 Show is one of Woodstock’s premier events, showcasing artists from the Hudson Valley and beyond. The show is open to everyone and we accept and display all submissions. Works are exhibited anonymously, a fun way to give equal voice to all! 5 by 7 artworks are sold for $150 each. This is a major fundraising event for Byrdcliffe. By contributing a small work you help to support our high-quality programming in the arts, including exhibitions and performances.



  • Monday, November 7
    Artwork due – information and image of artwork sent by email; artwork delivered to the gallery.
  • Friday, December 2
    Public preview of the show in the gallery and on the 5 by 7 Show website.
  • Saturday, December 3
    Works available for sale in the gallery and on the 5 by 7 Show website.
  • Friday, December 16
    Unsold work discounted to $75 for remainder of the show.

Please follow the process and guidelines below:


Submit information and image of your work by email for online viewing, then deliver your work to the gallery.


Email your submission to:

SUBMISSIONS DUE – Monday, November 7, 2022



  • Artist’s name, artwork title, date, medium
  • Artist address, email, and phone number
  • Digital image of the work in JPG format.
    Images should be no smaller than 1024 px and not larger than 2048 px on the longer dimension.
    Please send quality photos of your work as the image will be used on the 5 by 7 Show website.


  • You may submit up to two (2) 5 by 7 works.
  • FINAL SIZE:  5 by 7 inches (or 7 by 5 inches), including frame.
    Every year we receive work in sizes other than 5 by 7. We must turn them away. WHY? … it’s The 5 by 7 Show!
  • Most 5 by 7s are unframed canvas boards; complementary canvas boards available to all participating artists.
    To receive a 5 by 7 canvas board (or two), stop by the Byrdcliffe Shop (OPEN Fri-Sun, 12-5 pm)
    or contact us
    to schedule a pick-up time. You may also use your own equivalent-sized surface.
  • Artwork must be dry (and if framed, ready to hang). Wet paintings will not be accepted.
    For sculptural works: 5 by 7 base and any height up to 7 inches; 5 by 7 shadowboxes are great for jewelry.
    Works on paper do NOT need to be framed.
  • Participants under the age of 16; indicate age on back of work.
  • Please do NOT write your name on the front of the work.
    On the BACK include: your name, address, phone number, email, and indicate TOP of work.
    This information allows us to thank you and inform you of the purchaser in the event your work sells.

DELIVERY OF ARTWORK – NOW until Monday, November 7th

  • Drop off your work:
    at the Byrdcliffe Shop – 36 Tinker Street  (Saturdays & Sundays, 12:00 – 5:00 pm)
    at the Byrdcliffe office – 34 Tinker Street (Mondays – Fridays, 11 am – 4 pm)
  • Mail your work:
    Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild (attn. 5 x 7 Show), 34 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498.
    Include a SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) for the return of unsold work after the show closes.


  • SOLD WORKS: Pick-up by purchaser – starting Sunday, December 18, 2022
  • UNSOLD WORKS: Pick-up by artist – January 2023

If you have any questions, please contact us at and we’ll be happy to help you.


Your participation makes a real difference to us.

We look forward to seeing your 5 by 7 artwork this year!