Thursday, February 7, 2013


Call to Artists for a Juried Exhibition
June 2 - July 14, 2013

1st: $250 award, 2nd: $100 award, 3rd: $50 award
Honorable Mention receives free entry into the following year’s exhibition

Front Porch Gallery, a non-profit gallery in Carlsbad will be holding a juried exhibition and invites artists 18 and over to participate. 
Front Porch Gallery invites artists living in San Diego County 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).  Artwork should be created in 2011, 2012, 2013.  Please no previously submitted works. Open to all media, including painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media, etc.  Size limited to 48”w x 84”h and 40 pounds.  Artwork must be ready to hang (wire with d-rings preferred, no saw tooth hangers or screw eyes protruding from the back).  White/neutral mats preferred.
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.  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 June 2, 2013 from noon – 2pm will feature live music and hors d’oeuvres. Accepted artists are encouraged to attend.  Winners will be announced at the opening.
Submissions to be received by April 10, 2013
Entries by jpeg may be emailed to or mailed on CD and must arrive by 6 pm by April 10, 2013.  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 use PayPal (credit card) on our blog  to pay entry fee or call to pay fee by credit card before mailing or emailing entries. Entries by mail may send a check.  Entries received without payment will not be considered. Entry fees are non-refundable. 
Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance by email by May 1, 2013.
Entry Fees: $25 for up to 3 entries.  Please pay by PayPal (credit card) or check with entry.
April 10, 2013               Deadline for entry either by mail or email
May 1, 2013                  Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance by email
List of Accepted Artists will be posted on our blog:
May 18-26, 2013            Delivery of accepted artwork (W-F noon-6, S-S 11-5)
June 2, 2013                 Opening Reception noon-2pm
July 14, 2013                Exhibit closes
July 17-20, 2013            Pick-up of unsold exhibited work (W-F noon-6, Sat 11-5)
Front Porch Gallery 2903 Carlsbad Blvd. Carlsbad, CA 92008

Contact: Julie Weaverling   email:
Phone: (760)795-6120
Blog:  Twitter: @FPGalleryCA

Front Porch Gallery Juried Exhibition - Entry Form
State______________ Zip________________________________

I hereby give permission to allow Front Porch Gallery to photograph
my work for publicity purposes, unless I state otherwise in writing.


Entry #1 Title__________________________________________
Size(w x h)_________Price_________Accepted    /   Not Accepted

Entry #2 Title__________________________________________
Medium__________________________________ ____________      
Size(w x h)_________Price_________ Accepted    /   Not Accepted

Entry #3 Title___________________________________________
Medium________________________________________ _______           
Size(w x h)_________Price_________   Accepted    /   Not Accepted

------------------------to be attached to accepted artwork---------------------
Entry #1 Title___________________________________________
Artist Name____________________________________________        

Entry #2 Title___________________________________________
Artist Name____________________________________________            

Entry #3 Title___________________________________________
Artist Name____________________________________________            

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