Small Works Art Exhibition & Auction at Jazzmania 2018


Call to Artists, Amateur, Emerging, and Professional: Please submit an original, JAZZ OR OTHER INSPIRED original creation, small 2D or 3D art work (no larger than 10 inch x 10 inch) for exhibition in the SMALL WORKS ART EXHIBIT and AUCTION to benefit the Nashville Jazz Workshop as part of JAZZMANIA 2018. Entry deadline is August 25, 2018. All artists who donate will receive one free ticket to a Nashville Jazz Workshop performance, good for one year.

The SMALL WORKS EXHBIT and AUCTION raises much-needed funds for the Nashville Jazz Workshop classes, performances, and community outreach programs. All artwork is exhibited at Jazzmania and sold in a silent auction at the event. A roster of participating artists and a preview of works available for sale during the event will be posted on ( before the event.

How to submit art work:  

Complete art work according to entry guidelines below. All art work must be accompanied by an  entry form . Mail or deliver your entry to the Nashville Jazz Workshop, 1319 Adams Street, Nashville, TN 37208. Phone 615-242-5299.  Week-day office hours: 12-5pm, M – F.


  • Open to artists 18 years and older worldwide.
  • Art work could be Jazz inspired, or any other inspiration/subject is acceptable.
  • 2-D or 3-D, any medium, within 10x10x10" size. 

·       If framed, work cannot exceed 10x10 inches including the frame. 3D work cannot exceed 10 inches in any dimension and must be able to sit on a table or hang on a wall. 

·       All works must be original in content, concept, and design.

·       Artwork must be suitable for all audiences

·       Limit of 3 submissions per artist, no fees.

·       Each work must be accompanied by an entry form.

·       The Nashville Jazz Workshop reserves the right to not show any art work based on the above criteria.

·       Deadline for submission is August 25, 2018. 

JAZZMANIA takes place Saturday, October 20, 6-10 pm in Liberty Hall, the Factory at Franklin. We hope you'll help us celebrate “The Jazz Party of the Year” with your Small Art for a Big Cause! For more information about the event, visit

The SMALL WORKS EXHIBIT has a been a signature feature of JAZZMANIA for the past ten years. Below are examples of some of the wonderful art pieces donated by area artists in the past (Clockwiste, from top left, Ev Niewoehner, Annie Freeman, Sandy Spain, Nan Freeman).