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All About the Trees Exhibit: NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

Submissions for this exhibit have closed 7/6/2020
This showcase is currently on pause. We will have updates as soon as possible, sorry for the inconvenience.

 

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

The DANA Adobe & Cultural Center will be hosting a gallery show in July 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.

 

 

 

 CALL FOR ARTIST ENTRIES

The DANA Adobe & Cultural Center will be hosting a gallery show in July with the theme “All About Trees” with featured California Regional Painter Milford Zornes. Milford Zornes studied and appreciated the various intricate forms and patterns of trees and created many tree drawings and 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 15”

Maximum image size – 15” X 22”

Method of Selection:  The juror will make selections from digital images.  Artist will be notified of the juror’s selection on Wednesday, July 8, 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, Monday, July 6, 2020.

CALENDAR

July 6, 2020 – 3:00 pm entry form, entry fee, digital submission due.

July 8, 2020 – Email notification of selected artists.

July 9th and 10th, 2020 – Artists deliver selected entries to DANA Cultural Center, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

July 15, 2020 – Tree Show opens

September 25, 2020 – Show closes

September 29, 2020 – Pick up paintings 10:00 am – 12:00 noon.

The DANA Adobe & Cultural Center is OPEN. At this time only the gift shop and trails are open in precaution to keeping everyone safe and healthy.

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