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Artist Call: West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition

The Friends of the Arts at Turtle Bay, in cooperation with Turtle Bay Exploration Park, is now accepting entries from artists currently living in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska for our second biennial juried art exhibition. The aim of the exhibition is to provide a forum for both established and emerging west coast artists in a diversity of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and mixed media.

The juror for the competition is Scott A. Shields, Associate Director and Chief Curator at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California. He will select 40 – 50 artworks from submitted digital images for exhibition at Turtle Bay Exploration Park from January 26 – May 4, 2013.


Best of Show – $2,500

First Prize – $1,500

Second Prize – $ 750

Third Prize – $ 500

Honorable Mention – $ 250

People’s Choice – $ 250

Submission deadline: November 9, 2012, 4 p.m.


A maximum of three entries may be submitted per artist.
A non-refundable $35 registration fee covers up to three artworks.

How to enter:

For complete information, including rules and on-line entry click here. Contact Jan at 530-242-3108 with questions or for more information.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is one of the newest, most exciting and important museum complexes on the west coast. Built on the banks of the Sacramento River, Turtle Bay Exploration Park is home to the world famous Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay designed by Santiago Calatrava. Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300 acre campus that includes a museum with permanent and changing exhibitions in art, history and science, an arboretum and botanical gardens, live animal exhibits and shows, and a forest camp.

Deadline: 11-09-2012
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Redding, CA

Contact: Jan
Phone: 530.242.3108

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