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All About the Trees Exhibit Coming Soon!

Due to the closed status of DANA because of COVID-19, the deadline for tree painting submissions is extended to an unknown date as of this time.  The final date will be updated as the health conditions and precautions change.  Therefore the announcement of selected paintings is also unknown at this time. Please check the website weekly for updates.  Thank you for participating and stay safe.

Call for Artists: All About Trees Exhibit at DANA Cultural Center

The DANA Cultural Center will be hosting a gallery show in April with the theme “All About Trees”. To expand the show and create an opportunity to exhibit with renowned painters, local artists are invited to submit, 1 tree painting completed in 2019 or 2020, to a juried selection process. There will be 20-25 paintings selected for this show, depending on exhibit space. 
Submitted entries must be paintings of trees and may be any painting medium.

For more information please see the documents attached.

CALL FOR ARTIST ENTRIES

The DANA Cultural Center will be hosting a gallery show in April with the theme “All About Trees”. Featured California Regional Painters will be Milford Zornes and Chris Van Winkle. Milford Zornes studied and appreciated the various intricate forms and patterns of trees and created many tree drawings and paintings. Chris Van Winkle also featured tree forms as subjects in his scene paintings.

To expand the show and create an opportunity to exhibit with renowned painters, local artists are invited to submit, 1 tree painting completed in 2019 or 2020, to a juried selection process. There will be 20-25 paintings selected for this show, depending on exhibit space. The juror for this selection process will be Jerry Smith, award winning painter and President of the Central Coast Watercolor Society.

Submitted entries must be paintings of trees and may be any painting medium. Artists juried into the exhibition must exhibit the painting for the entire length of the show. The painting submitted must be the original work of the artist and, if framed, must be under Plexiglas (acrylic) with a simple narrow gallery frame and neutral colored mats. Accepted work must be securely wired and ready to hang using D-rings. No saw-tooth hangers allowed. Paintings may be for sale with the non-profit Dana Adobe retaining 25% of the sales price as a donation.

Liability and Insurance: Although the utmost care will be taken in handling paintings; the DANA Cultural Center and its representatives will not be responsible for damage or loss. Artists should carry their own insurance.

Minimum image size – 11” X 14”

Maximum image size – 16” X 20”

Method of Selection: The juror will make selections from digital images. Artist will be notified of the juror’s selection on Monday, March 30, 2020. Final juror selection will be from the actual submitted work with the juror’s right of refusal.

Entry Requirements:

Complete the entry form and mail with a $10.00 entry fee check to:

DANA Cultural Center – 671 S, Oakglen Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444 OR drop off at the DANA Cultural Center, Monday – Friday, between 11 am and 3 pm.

Email digital images to DANAsubmissions@danaadobe.org. Format must be JPG, at least 300 dpi but not to exceed 8MB.

Each file shall be named with the artist’s Last Name, First name and title of the work.

Entry form, digital submission, and fee must be received by 3 pm, Friday, March 20, 2020.

CALENDAR

March 20, 2020 – 3:00 pm entry form, entry fee, digital submission due.

March 30, 2020 – Email notification of selected artists.

April 7, 2020 – Artists deliver selected entries to DANA Cultural Center, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon.

April 15, 2020 – Tree Show opens

April 18, 2020 – Show Reception, 1:00-3:00 pm

July 1, 2020 – Show closes

July 2, 2020 – Pick up paintings 10:00 am – 12:00 noon.

Complete the entry form and mail with a $10.00 entry fee check to:

DANA Cultural Center – 671 S, Oakglen Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444 OR drop off at the DANA Cultural Center, Monday – Friday, between 11 am and 3 pm.

Email digital images to DANAsubmissions@danaadobe.org. Format must be JPG, at least 300 dpi but not to exceed 8MB.

Each file shall be named with the artist’s Last Name, First name and title of the work.

Entry form, digital submission, and fee must be received by 3 pm, Friday, March 20, 2020.

Print out form below or Navigate to this Google Form

https://forms.gle/BBVjoBsxy5vsTS7L7

ALL ABOUT TREES EXHIBIT ENTRY FORM

DANA CULTURAL CENTER

671 S. Oakglen Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444

Name______________________________________________________________

Address____________________________________________________________

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Phone_______________________ Email Address___________________________

Name of Entry_______________________________________________________

Size of Image________________________________________________________

Painting Medium_____________________________________________________

For sale amount___________________________ Not For Sale________________