Call to Artists

You are invited to enter this juried show for the opportunity to show your work to a large audience of local community members and prospective collectors.

Other benefits include the awards mentioned below, a link to your website from the Art on the Common website, free marketing on the event website, social media and press releases. Food, music, and kids’ table make an appealing day to the community.

Please download the application by clicking on the link below:

Application 2019

General Information

The Town of Hampton Falls, Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the third annual Art on the Common, on the beautiful Hampton Falls Common. Some of the finest artists in New England will be exhibiting. It will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm, in historic Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. The rain date, if necessary, will be Sunday, June 2.

Art on the Common will be a juried fine art show. Original art work only may be displayed. Hand pulled mono prints, woodcuts, etchings, lithos, and serigraphs are accepted. A limited number of photographers may be selected, and may exhibit limited editions of their work. This is not a crafts show—no crafts accepted.

The Application and Jury Process

The application deadline is April 26, 2018. Each artist should submit a completed application and three samples of their work by email. Images should be in .jpeg format and 300 dpi. A reference to the artist’s website may be submitted in lieu of the work samples. A check for $25 as a nonrefundable jury fee*, and an additional check for $75 as an entry fee must accompany the application. Checks should be payable to Town of Hampton Falls with note Parks and Rec. Artists will be notified prior to May 1 whether or not their work has been accepted. The $75 check will be deposited at that time, or destroyed if the artist’s work has not been accepted.

*   Returning artists are automatically accepted and not subject to the jury fee.


Categories will be Best in Show, Best in individual mediums, and Honorable Mention. Best in Show will receive a cash award of $50. All award winners will be given free participation in next year’s event.

Location and Set-Up

The Hampton Falls town common, is located at the intersection of Routes 1 and 88, Hampton Falls, NH. Parking is readily available and artists may drive onto the common to set up. Each artist will be assigned a numbered space at least 10 x 10 feet square. More information about the layout will be provided in the information packet. Artists may set up the afternoon of May 31, after 3:00 pm if they wish; security will be provided.

Further Information

Additional inquires may be requested from Further information will be provided on the event’s Facebook page and web pages.

Web Site

Hampton Falls, Art on Common web site will include a link to your web site.

Submitting your application

Checks should be made out to: Town of Hampton Falls, with note Parks and Rec. and mailed to Carol Whalen Art Studio, 96 Lafayette Rd, #2, Hampton Falls, NH 03844.

Emailed applications may be sent to