Small Works, Great Wonders Call For Entry

Small Works, Great Wonders® is an art event created to recognize emerging artists and collectors of fine art by showcasing paintings and sculpture of the highest quality. The sale is in keeping with the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s long standing commitment to the recognition and exhibition of outstanding contemporary Western art.

Artists wishing to be selected to participate in Small Works, Great Wonders® may submit work for consideration using this upload form. Entries must be received by February 1 to be considered for that year’s show.

Applications must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit no more than four (4) digital images representing the best and most recent examples of your artwork
    • Selected artists will have an opportunity to create new works for the show
  • Images must be of professional quality without background distractions
  • Images must be JPG format at a maximum resolution of 150 dpi
  • Image files must be saved with the artist’s last name and title of work
  • Artist biographical statement not to exceed 150 words
  • Two-dimensional work can not exceed 16″ x 20″. For 3-D the maximum is 20″ x 20″ x 20″.


Selection will be made by June 30 and applicants will be notified via email of their status.

Contact Susan Patterson, with any questions.