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Artist Call – 8th National Juried Exhibition: Axis Gallery

Axis Gallery, Sacramento

8th National Juried Exhibition

August 3-25, 2013

Call for Entries

Entry Deadline May 30, 2013

Juror: Glen Helfand
Glen Helfand is an independent writer, critic, curator, and educator. His writing appears regularly in “ArtForum” and, and he’s contributed to the “San Francisco Bay Guardian,” and many other periodicals and exhibition catalogs. He was the associate editor of the design magazine CMYK and a co-founder of the Bay Area arts website He’s a Senior Adjunct professor at California College of the Arts where he teaches courses on contemporary art (including classes focusing on suburban aesthetics, commerce in art, and professional practices). He also teaches in the graduate and undergraduate art programs at Mills College and at the San Francisco Art Institute, where he organizes the Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series.

Eligibility & Media
Open to artists residing in the US
Contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any media, including paintings, prints, drawings, photography and digital images
2D work should not exceed a framed size of 36” in the longest dimension
3D work limited to 24” in the longest dimension and not more than 60 lbs
All work must be original (no reproductions), produced within the last two years and not previously shown at Axis Gallery

CD Submission Requirements
Up to six works may be submitted as JPEGS on CD. (One image for 2D work, two for 3D)
See exhibition prospectus for full details, available at

Entry Fee
There is a (nonrefundable) $30 entry fee for up to three submissions, $5.00 each additional entry, limit 6. Entry by CD only. Make checks payable to Axis Gallery.

Cash awards.

Sales are encouraged. The gallery will retain 40% commission on any works sold. Price of work should include commission.

Full call for entries can be picked up at gallery or downloaded from gallery website:

Deadline: 05-30-2013
Axis Gallery
1517 19th St.
Sacramento, CA 95811

Contact: J. Nakashima
Phone: 916.393.7690

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