Call to Artists: Gallery Exhibit “Watercolors” Entries accepted Tuesday, January 19th by appointment

“Sanctuary”  by Nancy Ray Ricciardi

OCA Gallery is proud to announce its upcoming show “Watercolors” – an exhibition of artwork by Sonoma County Artists.

Sonoma County artists are invited to submit one piece for this show. An entry fee is required (see fee schedule below), and the artwork will be shown in our physical gallery as well as in a Virtual Exhibit on OCA’s YouTube Channel. The physical exhibit runs Jan. 23, 2021 through Feb. 27, 2021; the virtual exhibit will premier at 7 PM on February 20th and be available on-demand thereafter.

Entries are subject to OCA’s standard size and hanging requirements, Click here to read our entry guidelines.

Due to the restrictions placed on us by the County due to COVID-19, we will not have a reception for this show. We encourage you to help us promote the virtual exhibit to your friends and family. The video for this exhibit will be published on Saturday, February 20th at 7 PM. We welcome in-person gallery visitors on Saturdays from Noon to 4 PM or by appointment for private viewing. Please email us to request a private viewing appointment. Masks are required and a limited number of visitors inside the gallery at any time (max 3 guests + 1 docent).

 The OCA Gallery committee juries each exhibit and reserves the right to accept or reject work submitted based on compliance with entry specifications and appropriateness for the stated theme. Best in show and merit awards given for this exhibit will be judged by Beth Anderson, Best in Show recipient for “Winter Solstice” exhibit.

 Click here to download the Watercolors exhibit contract.

We will be using an appointment system for take-in and implementing safety protocol. To sign up for an entry appointment on Jan. 19th, please use this link.

If you are picking up art in the “Winter Solstice” exhibit and would also like to enter the “Watercolors” exhibit, please use this link to pickup/drop off on Sat. Jan 16th; or you may use the link above to pickup and drop off on Tues Jan 19th.

If you have any questions please send us an email.

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