Creative Gallery

Say Art Studios is a working studio and art gallery offering a variety of art, artists and other creative experiences.

Gallery showings available via appointment, call or text to schedule.


  

Call For Art

The Gallery At 119

Beautifully Scary

Second Annual

"Beautifully Scary! What Is The Character of Horror?"

The question will be asked one again this year during the 2024 scary season. Let’s fill the gallery with lovely characters of beautiful horror!

Calling artists and makers to submit artworks about how fear can be transformative when challenging our senses. Beauty can sometimes be found in the disturbing corners of life, where and when? How are fear and beauty related? When is fear playful? When is the grotesque absolutely lovely?

Inviting all types of artists to submit by midnight CST on September 1st. Space is limited. Artists may submit wall pieces, tabletop pieces / fine art prints to sell for curated selection.


Art Submission Deadline: Sunday September 1st 2024 by 11:59 PM CST.

Opening Event: Saturday September 21st 2024 at 5 PM - 7 PM CST.

Closing Event: Saturday November 2nd at 4 PM - 6 PM CST.

Email Submissions To: SayNO-SPAM@SayArtStudios.NO-SPAMcom


Call for Art Application:

There is no fee to submit up to three pieces. Hang Fee applies per piece for each accepted artwork. Hang Fees are based on size.


Smaller Artwork Under 30” longest outer dimension / frame size
Hang Fee $25

Larger Artwork Over 30” longest outer dimension / frame size
Hang Fee $40

3D Tabletop Art & Prints for sale / display are charged $12 per 12” of space


Artwork Submission Instructions

Email JPG or PNG images of your artwork to SayNO-SPAM@SayArtStudios.NO-SPAMcom. For each submission, please include the following details:
- Artist Display Name
- Title of the Artwork
- Medium of the Artwork
- Size of the Artwork (including frame)
- Price of the Artwork


Submission Details

Artists may submit up to three pieces.

Upon acceptance, a Hang Fee per piece accepted is required at the time of Art Drop. Payments can be made in cash, credit card or by check (payable to Bake The Studio, LLC).


Acceptable Artworks

2d Artworks (paintings, drawings, etc.) Must be framed and wired for hanging. Only original pieces are accepted.

Original photography and limited-edition digital art are welcome. Must be framed and wired for hanging.

Sculptures must be either displayable on a pedestal or equipped with a wall-hanging mechanism.


Artwork Drop-off Requirements

Each piece must have a tag on the back with the artist’s name, title of the work, and contact information (email or phone number).

All 2D artwork must have wire hanging in place at the time of drop-off.

Say Art Studios reserves the right to refuse any artwork at drop-off if it does not meet the specified requirements. For questions, please contact Say at SayNO-SPAM@SayArtStudios.NO-SPAMcom.


Restrictions

Due to space limitations, no video art or ceiling-suspended pieces will be accepted at this time.

AI-generated art is not accepted.

Submissions are open to artists aged 18 and up.


Sales and Commissions

All sold artwork is charged a 35% commission by Say Art Studios at time of sale.

Accepted artists must permit the use of their artwork images for promotion on our social media platforms and website.

Post-show, artwork pickup should be arranged by the Artist with Say Art Studios within 10 days of the closing show date at SayNO-SPAM@SayArtStudios.NO-SPAMcom.


Say Art Studios Artist Agreement


 

Gallery Events

Because our galleries may contain adult themes, most of our studio and gallery events are ages 18 and up. If you are a younger human, or know any younger humans interested, please contact us.


Say Art Studios
2024 Schedule


July

Saturday July 20th
4 PM - 6 PM CST
The Gallery At 123
"Flowing With Flora"
OPENING GALLERY SHOW


Support Local Artists
Fine Art, Photography & Prints For Sale

Free Event Ages 16+
All ages show
Humans under age 16 are welcome with an adult.

Saturday July 20th
7 PM - 9 PM CST
"Start Your Engines"
CLOSING GALLERY SHOW


Support Local Artists
Fine Art, Photography, Sculpture & Prints For Sale

Free Event Ages 16+
All ages show
Humans under age 16 are welcome with an adult.

August

Saturday August 10th
6 PM - 8 PM CST
"Summer Invitational"
One Night Gallery Event!


This gallery event will showcase selected artists invited by Say Art Studios.

These artists may show 2 pieces from past or current work of their choosing to represent ‘who they are as an artist’. They are invited to show what they wish and may address a variety of conceptual themes including their journey as an artist. These artists, all from a variety of disciplines, primarily live in and around the eastern Missouri region.

You’re invited to meet these chosen artists and see what they choose to show you in this special exhibition.

Free Event Ages 18+

Saturday August 24th
7 PM - 9 PM CST
The Gallery At 123
"Flowing With Flora"
CLOSING GALLERY SHOW


Support Local Artists
Fine Art, Photography, & Prints For Sale

Free Event Ages 16+
All ages show
Humans under age 16 are welcome with an adult.

September

Sunday September 1st
MIDNIGHT CST
"Beautifully Scary" 2nd Annual
"Call For Art"
DEADLINE Midnight CST


"Beautifully Scary! What Is The Character of Horror?"

The question will be asked one again this year during the 2024 scary season. Let’s fill the gallery with lovely characters of beautiful horror!

Calling artists and makers to submit artworks about how fear can be transformative when challenging our senses. Beauty can sometimes be found in the disturbing corners of life, where and when? How are fear and beauty related? When is fear playful? When is the grotesque absolutely lovely?

Inviting all types of artists to submit by midnight CST on September 1st. Space is limited. Artists may submit wall pieces, tabletop pieces / fine art prints to sell for curated selection.

Free Event Ages 18+

Saturday September 21st
5 PM - 7 PM CST
"Beautifully Scary" 2nd Annual
OPENING GALLERY SHOW


Support Local Artists
Fine Art & Prints For Sale

Free Event Ages 18+

October

October 2024
Reservations Available

Are you curious about taking a fine art framing class?
Are you looking for a painting class in watercolor or acrylic paints?
Would you like to have a private party in our gallery space?
Email SayNO-SPAM@SayArtStudios.NO-SPAMcom

November

Saturday November 2nd
4 PM - 6 PM CST
"Beautifully Scary" 2nd Annual
CLOSING GALLERY SHOW


Support Local Artists
Fine Art & Prints For Sale

Free Event Ages 18+

December

December 2024
Gallery Shopping

Say Art Studios is having featured artists in The Gallery at 119 East Saint Louis Street with art for sale for the holiday season. Let them help out with your holiday gift giving cheer.


Say Art Studios
2025 Schedule


January

January 2025
Reservations Available

Are you an artist who would like to have a solo exhibition at Say Art Studios? Please reach out to be a featured artist at
Say Art Studios


Interested in showing in our Gallery?

- 314-325-6160 -

Please call or text Say Art Studios for more information.