Friday, June 8, 2012


Call to Artists for a Juried Exhibition
September 16 – November 4, 2012

1st: $750 award, 2nd: $500 award, 3rd: $250 award

Front Porch Gallery, a non-profit gallery in Carlsbad, CA will be holding a National juried exhibition and invites artists 18 and over to participate. 

In celebration of Front Porch Gallery’s 10th anniversary we are reprising SPIRAL BOUND: The Spiritual Journey of Aging.  We ask artists to explore the physical, mental and spiritual issues of aging.  The opening reception will be on September 16 and the exhibition will run through November 4, 2012.  This exhibition will be the signature event around the 10th anniversary celebration which will also include a lecture, artist led workshop on creativity, and screening of the documentary: Herb and Dorothy.
Front Porch Gallery invites artists to submit work to our upcoming juried exhibition.  For this exhibition we are looking for artwork that includes all themes of expression (must be suitable for general public viewing). Open to all media, including painting, installation, assemblage, video, photography, sculpture, mixed media, book arts, etc.  Size limited to 48”W x 84”H and 50 pounds for 2D and 3D works.  Installation size limited to 60”W x 96”H x 96”D. The entry fee of $35 allows you to submit up to 3 works. Accepted artwork must arrive ready for installation.  Artists are responsible for shipping/delivering artwork to/from the gallery.
Gallery Director Steven Nossan and Assistant Director Julie Weaverling will be jurors.  Front Porch Gallery provides an artist’s reception, printed and emailed announcements as well as a press release.  Additionally, the exhibition will be advertised on San Diego’s public television stations, both on radio and television. Front Porch Gallery will retain a 40% commission on all sales.  However, artwork does not have to be for sale.  Artwork must remain for the entire exhibit period unless sold at the exhibit.  Artist commissions are paid within 30 days of sale.
Artists Opening Reception on Sunday September 16, 2012 from noon – 2pm will feature live music by Clay Colton and hors d’oeuvres.  Accepted artists are invited to attend.  Winners will be announced at the opening.
Submissions received by August 16, 2012 will be considered for the exhibit. Entry fee is $35 for up to three submissions.
Entries by jpeg may be emailed to or mailed on CD and must arrive by 4 pm by August 16, 2012.  Please submit information on entry form and high resolution images 300dpi @ 5x7 or minimum 1 MB.  If by mail, to: Front Porch Gallery, 2903 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008.  Please provide a self-addressed postage paid envelope if you would like your materials returned.  Please call the gallery, 760/795-6120 to pay fee by credit card before mailing or emailing entries. If preferred, you may send a check to the above address.  Entry fees are non-refundable. 
Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance by email by Aug 20, 2012.
August 16, 2012          Deadline for entry either by mail or email
August 20, 2012            Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance by email
List of Accepted Artists will be posted on our blog:
Aug. 22-Sept.7, 2012          Delivery of accepted artwork (W-F noon-6, S-S 11-5)
Sept. 16, 2012          Opening Reception noon-2pm
Nov. 4, 2012             Exhibit closes
Nov. 7-11, 2012       Pick-up of unsold exhibited work (W-F noon-6, S-S 11-5)
Front Porch Gallery 2903 Carlsbad Blvd. Carlsbad, CA 92008

Contact: Julie Weaverling   email:
Phone: (760)795-6120
 Twitter: @FPGalleryCA
Front Porch Gallery Juried Exhibition - Entry Form
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I hereby give permission to allow Front Porch Gallery to photograph
my work for publicity purposes, unless I state otherwise in writing.


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