OCA Gallery is pleased to celebrate Black History Month featuring a juried exhibition open to Sonoma County artists. All media accepted, please review specifications below for artwork size restrictions. Entries should be appropriate for the American Black History theme of the exhibit.
The exhibit will be open to the public from February 1st to 24th, 2019, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 AM to 4 PM and during auditorium event intermissions.
Entries (up to two per person) will be accepted on Tuesday, January 29th from 3-6 PM at Occidental Center for the Arts.
Entry fees for this exhibit are $20 for the first piece and $10 for an additional piece (max two pieces) per person. All media will be accepted, subject to the guidelines/limitations as listed below.
This exhibition will be juried by the OCA Gallery Committee.
Volunteer docents are needed for the gallery. Please let us know if you are interested in volunteering in the gallery!
An opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Saturday, February 2nd from 3 – 6 PM. Artists are encouraged to bring food/drinks to share.
Please review the following guidelines for submission. Entries that do not meet the standards/guidelines set forth here will not be accepted into the show.
Entry Guidelines and Size limitations for Black History Month Exhibit:
Entries for this juried show must be presented in person on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 between 3 and 6 PM. We do not take online submissions. Open exclusively to Sonoma County artists, this exhibit will include all media: ceramic, glass, photography, soft sculpture, sculpture, fiber arts, etching, painting, drawing, mixed media, wood, metal, etc. All works, however altered or enhanced, may only include the artist’s original created imagery.
Entries may not have appeared previously in any OCA Gallery Exhibit.
Two-dimensional works are to be framed, or with gallery wrapped edges, wired on the back for hanging – please refer to our OCA Gallery Frame Hanging Requirement.
Artists will notified if their work is accepted into the exhibit within 48 hours of entry. Works that are not accepted must be picked up within one week.
All items are to be for sale. Up to two submissions per artist will be accepted for consideration. Fee for first submission is $20, $10 for additional entry. 40% gallery commission per sale. Payment of entry fees can be made by cash, check or credit card.
Unframed prints of accepted works are also welcome for our print rack.
Entry contract will be available for download by December 30, 2018.