KIFA Gallery Show Guidelines

All work must be original, created within the last two years, not previously shown at KIFA, and must not infringe upon any copyright. No reproductions accepted.

Sculptures must include their own base or fit on a KIFA pedestal. Sculpture artists must be prepared to assist in placing their work in the gallery. Maximum size including base: 6’ high x 3’ wide and deep.  

2-D works must be dry, suitably framed, wired and ready to hang.  No sawtooth hangers.  (Artwork not wired properly will not be accepted.) All works on paper must be under glass.  No exposed glass edges. Maximum size framed varies by show. Please see appropriate prospectus for sizes.  

KIFA reserves the right to reject works deemed unsuitable. All entered works must remain on display through the end of the show. Reasonable care will be taken to ensure the safety of your artwork. KIFA is not liable for loss or damage to artwork. KIFA's commission on all sales is 30%. KIFA reserves the right to use images of the winning artwork for up to eighteen months.  

Please contact KIFA for more information at or 410-643-7274.

Member: 1 piece - $15   Member: up to 3 pieces - $20   Non-Member: up to 3 pieces - $25  |  Youth: $2 per entry (limit 3)

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Quick Draw Only: $10  |  Youth Quick Draw: $5

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Thank you to the Elks Lodge #2576 for their continued support and sponsorship of this year's showcase!

KIFA's 6th Annual Paint Stevensville will be held May 20th through 23rd, with the Quick Draw on the 23rd.

Entry Fees


Click or tap an image below to see works from that show

Heroes: A Reflection on 2020 Show Images

WILDFLOWER QUILT RAFFLE - Hand Painted and quilted by hand. Fair Market Value Appraisal is $1,500. This quilt can handle normal use and normal washing. Instructions included. The size is 80 ½ in X 95 in. The Wildflower Quilt was handpainted and quilted by former KIFA members Irene Barnes, Margaret Bolyard, Liz Bukowsky, Katie Chayce, Beverly Deems, Vera Gerhardt, Dorothy Gibson, Barbara Henricks, Margaret Higgins, Lorraine Hulse, Marjorie Kupiec, Harriet Lathroum, Violetta Lee, Catherine Lessner, Ann McNicholas, Pauline Michael, Dorris Parran, Erika Roof, Pete Skahan, Alice Slot, Betty Stevens, Phyllis Whilden, Niki Zimmerman, Courtney Pilgrim and other quilters. Winner to be drawn July 1, 2021.

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KIFA Members: $40

Entry Fees

KIFA's 58th Annual Open Judged Art Show - Diversity in Culture will be held April 28th - May 23rd. Diversity in Culture is to share the differences in our ethnicity, religion, language, age, nationality, class, gender, disabilities, geographic location and many other things that make us each unique. Entries to be postmarked by April 21st. Our judge this year will be Barbara Nuss from Annapolis MD. 

Home is where the HeART is Show Images

Individuals: $45 (includes participation in the Quick Draw Competition on Sunday)

Reminder from Co Chairs of KIFA's 58th Annual Open Judged Art Show MaryAnn Buckley and Maureen Wheatley: Please send your entry forms in ahead with a postmark date of this Wednesday April 21th. It makes our job easier if you can so that we can have the list and labels prepared ahead. We will still accept entry forms on Monday April 26th, between 1:00 and 6:00 with your pieces if you are unable to pre-enter.
Also a reminder that all hanging artwork must have wire on the back to hang, preferably with "D" rings that won't pull out like eye hooks do.

1 Ticket for $10

3 Tickets for $25

6 Tickets for $50


Buy tickets here with Paypal

or send a check to KIFA at

405 Main Street, Stevensville, MD 21666.

We will fill out your tickets for you.