TAG Gallery (CA), National Call for Artists: 13th Annual 2018 California Open Juried Exhibition
Deadline: June 23rd, 2018
The 13th Annual 2018 California Open is a juried exhibition celebrating contemporary and modern art created by emerging artists. The competition is hosted by TAG Gallery, an artist-owned gallery / collective now located at 5458 Wilshire Blvd, near LACMA and the Craft and Folk Arts Museum. TAG features emerging and mid-career artists of Southern California. Previously located at Bergamot Station, our new exhibition space is 5,400 sq. ft., twice the size of our previous gallery space.
Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older and accepts Computer Art, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Sculpture, and Video Work. Accepted work will be exhibited at TAG Gallery from the 8th – 25th of August 2018, and all work will be for sale.
Juror: Kim Abeles is an artist whose community-based projects explore biography, geography and environment. She has created projects with the California Science Center, air pollution control agencies, health clinics and mental health departments, and natural history museums in California, Colorado and Florida. Abeles received the 2013 Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, and has received fellowships from J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, California Community Foundation and Pollack-Krasner Foundation.
Size Restrictions: Hanging works are limited to 60” height and 40” width including frame and may not exceed 30 lbs. per unit. There are no exceptions. Sculptures are limited to 48” height x 20” depth and may not exceed 40 lbs. including base. Sculptures are limited to 48” height x 20” depth and may not exceed 40 lbs. including base. Video work may not exceed 10 minutes in length. Submitted works that are larger than the dimensions specified above will not be considered and will be automatically disqualified before jurying process.
Awards: First Place: $1000
Second Place: $500
Third Place: $250
(3) Valerie Mendez Memorial Honorable Mention Awards
Entry Fee: $50.
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $10.00
For more detailed information and link to apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5276
TAG Gallery website link: https://www.taggallery.net/ca-open/