Artist Invitation to Chesapeake Public Library’s

Puzzlepalooza Art Show

Exhibit Dates: January 3 – 31, 2020

Puzzlepalooza: annual event celebrating  all puzzles held at Central Library, 298 Cedar Road on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Art Criteria:

Any medium is acceptable.

  • Be inspired by puzzles of any kind – jigsaw, Sudoku, crossword, etc.
  • May incorporate actual puzzles in the artwork.
  • Be original.
  • Completed in the last two years.
  • Previously has not been exhibited at Chesapeake Public Library.


  • May submit up to three pieces of artworks.
  • Complete the “Intent to Exhibit” application by November 18 at
  • Email notification of acceptance sent on December 2.
  • Accepted artists are to bring their artwork to Central Library with a completed “Exhibit Entry Form” on December 16 & 17 between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Judging: Juried art show; ribbons will be awarded.


  • Be finished and dry.
  • Must be framed with a wire on the back for hanging.
  • 3-Dimensional works will be displayed on a table provided by the Library.
  • Include a label on the back or bottom with the following information:
  • Artist’s name
  • Phone number
  • Title of artwork

Return of Work:

  • Will remain on display through the duration of the exhibition.
  • Pickup is from Saturday, February 1 through Monday, February 3 during library’s business hours.
  • Unclaimed works will become the sole property of Chesapeake Public Library.

 Questions:  contact Kevin Clement | 757.410.7139

You may submit up to 3 entries:

Maximum size is 18 inches by 20 inches
Maximum size is 18 inches by 20 inches
Maximum size is 18 inches by 20 inches