Call for Artists

OUR NEXT GALLERY EXHIBIT

SMALL GEMS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
This exhibit will be displayed along with our Featured Artist, Marcie Begleiter.
November 5, 2022 - January 1, 2023
In the CCA Physical Gallery

What are Small Gems?
Two-dimensional art on 8 x 8 or 12 x 12 canvases. "Little Gems" was a popular format for our holiday shows in past years, and we are reviving it this year. Any 2-D medium that can be applied to a stretched canvas of these sizes (unframed, finished on the edges) will work for this exhibit. An artist may enter up to three canvases but may replace any sold painting, so make extras if you'd like.

ENTRY FEE:

Free if you purchase your canvas at CCA ($5 for 8 x 8, $7 for 12 x 12)
$10 if you use canvas you purchased independently.

IMPORTANT DATES:

November 1, 10am - noon: Exchange Day (Drop off your art and/or pick up from the previous show)
There will be no online submittal for this show
Saturday, November 5, 4:30 - 6:00:  Artists Reception
November 5 - January 1, 2023: Exhibit Dates at the Gallery
January 3, 10am - noon: Pick up unsold artwork at the Gallery

ARTWORK PRICING:

The pricing for this show will be based on size. CCA will only be collecting a 20% commission instead of the usual 30%.

  • $60 for 8 x 8
  • $90 for 12 x 12

ELIGIBILITY:

Membership with Cambria Center for the Arts is not required for this show, but always encouraged. To become a member or update your membership, select the join button at the bottom of the page.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK:

Simply bring your work to Cambria Center for the Arts on Tuesday, November 1st between 10:00 am and noon. there will be a submittal form specifically for this show made available both online (see download link below) and in person.

REQUIREMENTS TO SHOW:

Requirements specific to our jury exhibits:

  • Maximum number of wall-hung artwork is 3 pieces.
  • All work must be original. No copies or reproductions.
  • All paintings must be signed.

For all further requirements to show please read the Art Gallery General Conspectus linked at the bottom of this page.

ARTIST RESPONSIBILITY:

This is an exhibit in our physical gallery. Each artist is responsible for bringing the artwork to the gallery on the designated exchange day date and time. Artists who are unable to bring their artwork in on the designated day and time can contact the gallery.

Artists are also responsible for making sure the artwork can be easily hung from our hanging system. This system includes a single or double wire suspended from a track near the ceiling. This wire has a hook attached that can be moved up or down depending on the size of the piece. Select our Wiring Guidelines PDF (linked below) to see an illustration of how this works. Pieces that are to be hung on the wall must be wired on the back or have a dowel at the top to keep them flush against the wall.

INFORMATION ABOUT SALES:

  • All three entries by an individual artist must be for sale.
  • CCA will keep 20% commission on each piece sold.
  • Monies for artwork sold will be mailed to the artist before the end of the following month.

Contact the Gallery with any questions: gallery@cambriaarts.org


Cabinet Artwork

In the CCA physical Gallery only

ENTRY FEE:
Due to the fact that the Gallery is only open 2 days a week, we have reduced the fee.
CCA Members $15 

IMPORTANT DATES:
The cabinet is rented for the duration of the exhibit detailed above.

ELIGIBILITY:
We currently have four cabinets available for artwork. These are available on a first-come first-serve basis at this time. If more than four wish to show their work in the cabinets they will be placed on a wait list until the following exhibit. Open to all Member artists. 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK:
Notify our Cabinet Coordinator, Marjorie Zlotowitz at Gallery@cambriaarts.org to her them know you are interested in showing your work in a cabinet. Download the submission form linked below and fill it out in its entirety before bringing your work into the Gallery. You will be informed in advance of exchange day if you have been accepted to show.

REQUIREMENTS TO SHOW:
For all requirements to show please read the Art Gallery General Conspectus linked at the bottom of this page.

ARTIST RESPONSIBILITY:
This is an exhibit in our our physical gallery only. Artists are responsible for bringing the submitted artwork to the gallery on the designated Exchange day date. Artists are responsible for payment prior to setting up their cabinet space. The artist will be responsible for setting up their own cabinet, but the Gallery Committee has the right to make changes.

INFORMATION ABOUT SALES:
All items must be for sale.
CCA will keep 30% commission on each piece sold.
Monies for artwork sold will be mailed to the artist before the end of the following month.
Contact the Gallery with any questions – Gallery@cambriaarts.org


Participate in the Member Artist Showcase

YOU DON'T WANT TO PASS UP THIS OPPORTUNITY!

One of the benefits of being a member with CCA is for artists who would like to have an online portfolio of their work. The Member Artist Showcase is a great venue for artists. Artists can upload an image of self, include a bio of up to 300 words, include 12 works of art, and even include a video. Click the link below to open the Artist Portfolio interface. Type in your email address to verify you are a current member and add your content. You can come back to this same interface at any time to change the content.

This same content will be used to create the Artist Book found in the Gallery for visitors to view.