MSAA Art ShowcaseMSAA’s Annual Art Showcase
Call for Submissions

Submit your best work! Each year, MSAA’s Annual Art Showcases celebrates the work of artists affected by MS. Submissions for both Art Showcases will be accepted through December 16, 2016.

MS Ability Art Showcase

Art Showcase - call for submissions

Four Seasons Art Showcase

Art Showcase Four Seasons - call for submissions

Submissions can depict people, places, or things. Please do not submit inappropriate artwork – it will not be included on our website.

Submissions must clearly depict a specific season (spring, summer, fall, winter) or holiday (Easter, Hanukkah Thanksgiving, Mother’s Day, etc.).

Eligibility:

  • To enter, you must have a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and provide a copy of a doctor’s verification of your diagnosis.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry.
  • Your submission is not complete until we have received your signed Release Form. This can be completed online below, or printed and mailed to:
    MSAA Art Showcase, Attn: Angel Serrano, 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 before the deadline.

Medium & Specifications:

  • We welcome paintings in oil, watercolor, and acrylic, as well as pastels and drawings in pencil and ink for our next Art Showcase. We are also accepting digital artwork.
  • Only two-dimensional artwork will be accepted. Graphic design, photography, sculpture, pottery, fabric, and other types of artwork cannot be accepted.

How to Submit Your Artwork:

  • Complete the online registration form, release form, and review the contest rules before submitting your work.
  • Email showcase@mymsaa.org:
    • Attach a letter from your doctor confirming your MS diagnosis.
    • Please include your name, city and state, and a short (150 words or less) biographical statement that speaks to your interest in art and includes how MS affects or has affected your art or work methods.
    • Attach an electronic copy of up to three (3) pieces of your artwork (you may submit up to 3 for each showcase) to your email. For each artwork submitted, please include the medium, which showcase you are submitting to ("Ability" or "Four Seasons") and entry title. The image(s) should be in color and should be formatted to print out on an 8-1/2” x 11” page.
    • Each submitted image file should be at least 1 megabyte (MB) - with 300dpi resolution if possible - and no larger than 10 megabytes (MB), with 4 megabytes (MB) as the preferred size. If you are unable to reproduce the image electronically, make an 8-1/2” x 11” full color copy (please do not send originals) and mail to:
      MSAA Art Showcase, Attn: Angel Serrano, 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 before the deadline.


The Art Showcase will first appear on MSAA's website during March 2017 in recognition of MS Awareness Month. Select pieces will be highlighted throughout the year on our website and in the 2018 MS Ability Calendar.

Submissions for both Art Showcases will be accepted through December 16, 2016. 

** Please read through all contest rules before submitting your work.**

* Sorry! We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2017 MSAA Art Showcase.

Previous Art Showcase Galleries

MSAA's 2016 Art Showcase

2016 Art Showcase Gallery

MSAA Art Showcase 2015

2015 Art Showcase Gallery

View of Puget Sound

2014 Art Showcase Gallery

Art Showcase 2013 entrants
2013 Art Showcase Gallery

Art Showcase 2012 entrants
2012 Art Showcase Gallery

2011 Art Showcase Gallery
2011 Art Showcase Gallery

MSAA Art Contest 2009 Gallery
2010 Art Contest Gallery


MSAA Art Contest 2008 Gallery
2009 Art Contest Gallery

MSAA Art Contest 2007 Winners
2007-8 Art Contest Gallery


Questions about your submission for the 2017 Art Showcase?

Email showcase@mymsaa.org or call (800) 532-7667 ext. 117