Nature’s Palette / Calls and Submissions

July 29, 2024

Organization Name: Santa Clarita Arts

Organization Location: Santa Clarita, CA

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


“Nature’s Palette” Juried Exhibition
The City of Santa Clarita (City) is inviting artists to submit artwork for consideration for our upcoming “Nature’s Palette” juried exhibition, which will be on view at the First Floor Gallery located in Santa Clarita City Hall. We are seeking original artwork in any medium that captures the essence of the natural world around us. Artwork should highlight the intricate hues, textures, and forms that define our planets landscapes and ecosystems.

Deadline to Apply: July 29, 2024
Exhibition Dates: September 19, 2024 – January 8, 2025
Reception: Friday, September 20, 6:00-8:00pm
Artwork Drop-off: September 19, 2024, 10:30-11:00am
Artwork Pick-up: January 9, 2025, 10:00-10:30am

Location: First Floor Gallery, Santa Clarita City Hall
23920 Valencia Blvd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Artists will be notified of juried results roughly two weeks after the deadline.
The City’s Arts and Events reserves the right to change the project timeline.

All hanging artwork must be properly wired
Maximum size 40” x 50” (including frame)
Maximum weight: 20lbs
Artwork previously exhibited with the City will not be considered
Mailed artwork will not be accepted
Artists must physically hand-deliver and pickup their artwork
Per ADA compliance, artwork cannot protrude more than four inches from the wall
Acceptable mediums include: Painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, textiles, performance, and mixed-media. Artists working with video, projection, or performers must provide their own equipment
This call is open to artists regardless of race, color, religion, natural origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disabilities

Each respective artist will be responsible for handling the sale of their own artwork included in this exhibition. The City of Santa Clarita or its employees will not be responsible for the sale of artwork. In the event the City is approached by an interested buyer, the City will provide the interested buyer’s information to the artist who will then execute the sale of their own artwork. There is no commission due to the City.

Per City policy, our contract states that artwork must be on display during the duration of the exhibit, and cannot be removed earlier. This is standard procedures and expectations within the arts industry for exhibits. We proudly offer multiple exhibits around the City for local and nonresidents to showcase their artwork free of charge, in return we ask that our City’s policies are respected. Early removal of artwork before the exhibit has ended will affect an artist’s ability to participate in future opportunities with the City of Santa Clarita’s art exhibits programs.

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