2021 Kansas City Flatfile & Digitalfile
July 23 – October 14, 2021

Open by appointment: Wednesday - Saturday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Important Dates:
Reservation: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 

Loan agreement and artwork information: June 16 - July 5
Artwork delivery deadline: July 8 - 12 (by appointment)
Artwork pick up: October 15 - 18 (by appointment)

Material fee: Flatfile $20; both Flatfile/Digitalfile $30

Note: We are setting aside funding to cover the material fee for artists impacted by Covid-19. If you are in need of such support, please contact us at to submit a request. Funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis until expended.


Click on the SUBMIT button. Login or sign up for a free Submittable account and add your billing information.

1.     Provide your last name, first name just as you would like it to appear on your portfolio and in all exhibition-related materials.

2.     Flatfile participation: select one portfolio option and choose a size that will accommodate your largest work. You will be asked to provide a detailed artwork list in email follow-up after the June 15 rsvp deadline.

3.     Digitalfile participation: following confirmation of your rsvp, you will be given further instructions on uploading your media files to deliver them to the Artspace during the artwork delivery dates. 

Please keep in mind:

This artist invitation is not transferable to other individuals. If you have an artist you would like to recommend for participation, please contact Artspace staff directly. If you received an invitation, you may reserve a portfolio.

Inquiries about submissions can be directed to:

Marcus Cain at or 816-802-3571

Raechell Smith at

For more information about past Kansas City Flatfile + Digitalfile please visit our website at

SUBMITTABLE DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute