Thursday, October 22, 2009

The May Show 2010

Deadline: February 1, 2010 (POSTMARK) & (EMAIL)

The May Show 2010

Juried Exhibit
Gualala Arts Center
Gualala, CA
May 7 to June 6, 2010

The purpose of this exhibit is to showcase outstanding visual art and artists without regard to the type of media. The exhibit is being organized with the advice of a number of artists locally and from the Bay Area and with input from several museum directors and curators.

The pieces selected for the show will depend only on the quality of the work and the juror's concepts of art. There will be no fixed media categories and no restrictions on entries, other than size of the pieces and the inability to include film, installation and performance art.

The distinguished juror for the first May Show will be Lucinda Barnes, Chief Curator of the Berkeley Art Museum.

Artists will be allowed to enter their work only by digital images. The deadline for the entries will be February 1, 2010, and artists will notified of the juror's decisions in March, 2010.

Entry Rules
• Entry open to all artists. This will be a juried exhibit.
• Work must have been completed within the past two years
• Original 2 and 3 dimensional works in any medium except film and performance art.
• No hanging work may exceed 48” in any direction and cannot exceed 50 lb.
• Sculpture and other 3D art cannot exceed 48” in width and depth or 60” Height and cannot exceed 75lb. 3D work to be hung must meet specifications for 2D work. Work must arrive ready to install. Artist must perform complicated installations.
• Insurance: Each artist must self-insure. Certification may be required for works exceeding $5000
• Fees: $40 for three entries. Limit of three entries per artist.
• Sales. All works must be for sale. Gualala Arts will collect a 30% commission on sales. Price must include commission.

First prize: $1000
Second Prize: $750
Third Prize: $500

Further details and registration forms may be obtained by visiting the Gualala Arts Center or online at

Download the registration form: [pdf]

Gualala Arts Center
P.O. Box 244
Gualala, Ca 95445
Fax 707-884-3038