Call Detail
Entry Deadline: 7/18/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Art to Amuse & Delight Entry Fee): $40.00
Media Fee(Additional Entry Fee): $7.50
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: California
Event Dates: 8/19/22 - 9/23/22

Falkirk Cultural Center  - Call For Art
Exhibition Dates: August 19- September 23, 2022
Entry Deadline: July 18, 2022 (11:59pm Mountain Standard Time)

THEME: Art To Amuse & Delight

We enjoy viewing art for a variety of reasons. We may be seeking inspiration, stimulating our imaginations or even looking for new ways of seeing our world.  For this exhibit, artists with work, either abstract or realistic, that might elicit feelings of amusement and or delight are invited to apply.  The goal for this exhibit is to provide an uplifting experience for those visiting the show.

CALL FOR ENTRIES & ELIGIBILITY
Falkirk Cultural Center invites artists residing within the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area to submit up to 3 separate pieces of original work completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a Falkirk Cultural Center exhibition.  Please provide at least 1 digital image per 2D work AND/ OR 3D work.

Open to all media except jewelry or videography. Only digitally uploaded images will be accepted. Digital entries, payment, and entry form must be received on or before midnight MST, Monday, July 18, 2022.

JURORS
Juror of Selection/Curator- Susan Press
Susan Press studied both printmaking and ceramic sculpture at the San Francisco Art Institute.  Her current work has been shown in local Bay Area Galleries and is currently viewable on her website: www.susanpress.com, through Instagram under susanpress11, with an ongoing display at the ACCI Gallery in Berkeley, CA.  For the past eight years, Susan has curated bi-annual art shows at the Marinwood Community Center.  She has also curated and juried work for Artworks Downtown in San Rafael.  As a teacher and curator, Susan has worked to support and encourage the enjoyment and development of artists in their chosen mediums.

Juror of Awards- Gabriella Calicchio
Gabriella Calicchio has been the Director of Cultural Services in Marin County since 2014.  Her background includes a varied and most interesting twenty years of art leadership before coming to Marin.  In her current position she actively supports both artists and art organizations with the goal of raising the profile of arts in our community.  Her list of achievements is well covered in a 2017 online interview by Kirsten Jones Neff of Marin Magazine.  She can often be found at our local Marin Civic Center overseeing and giving friendly greetings to artists coming to exhibit their work at the Center. 

AWARDS
Friday, August 19, 2022 5-8:00pm. Opening Reception & San Rafael’s Art Walk. Award ceremony will begin around 6pm.
Awards: 1st $100 - 2nd $75 - 3rd $50

Friday, September 23, 2022 5-8:00pm. Closing Reception & People’s Choice Awards - No monetary value. Voting accepted throughout exhibition.

ENTRY FEES
A non-refundable entry fee of $40 for one entry is required. $10 for a second entry and $5 for a third. Three entries total are allowed.

Diptychs and triptychs count as one piece; use only ONE image of entire diptych or triptych. 3D Artists should submit ONE image for each artwork submitted, if interested in submitting 3 separate pieces for entry.

ACCEPTED ENTRIES NOTIFICATION
Notifications made via email by Monday, Monday July, 25, 2022. Separate email provided for each artwork. Separate email sent listing each submitted piece as invited or not.

ARTWORK DELIVERY DATES
Hand delivery only on Monday, August 15th 2022 between 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm at the Falkirk Cultural Center. Do not ship your piece(s) as they will not be accepted.

SIZE & WEIGHT LIMITATION
2D artwork: 48 x 48 inches; total weight not to exceed 30 pounds.
3D artwork: 48 x 48 x 48 inches, not to exceed 70 pounds (floor installation).

All works on paper must be framed.

The overall maximum width of a diptych, triptych, or quadriptych, including space between the pieces, may not exceed 72" in width; the overall height may not exceed 96".

ENTRY PROCEDURE AND DIGITAL IMAGE FORMAT
IMPORTANT: Label each digital image with your NAME, TITLE OF WORK, and PRICE or NFS (Not for Sale).  Keep in mind Falkirk Cultural Center/City of San Rafael retains 30% commission on all sales.

Maximum of 3 digital images for all submission. Limit of three entries per artist.
Submit entries at (enter Café link here)

How to format file name: Last Name_First Name_ Title of Work_Price. Ex: Friedland_Michael_Spring on Mt. Tam_500

IDENTIFICATION OF ARTWORK
All artwork must be identified on the back in the upper left corner and clearly printed with the artist's:
NAME
ARTWORK TITLE
YEAR CREATED
DIMENSIONS
PRICE OR NFS (Remember, The City of San Rafael/Falkirk Cultural Center retains 30% commission) 

READY TO DISPLAY
All 2D artwork must be READY TO HANG and have hanging wires unless an aspect of the piece prohibits wire. Wire must be attached with D-rings, mirror hangers, or interior-mounted screw-eyes. Protruding fasteners are prohibited. Attach the wire one-third the distance from the top of the piece with a little slack so it hangs close to the wall.

All 3D artwork must be stable, not prone to falling, and be ready to display.

SALES & COMMISSION
By submitting work for exhibition, the Exhibitor authorizes Falkirk Cultural Center/City of San Rafael to sell such work for the “Sales Price” indicated for each work on the entry form. After a sale occurs, Falkirk Cultural Center/City will collect a W-9 form from the artist in order to compensate the exhibitor an amount equal to the “Show Price” less 30% commission retained by Falkirk Cultural Center/City of San Rafael. Enter NFS for work that is not for sale and indicate the value for insurance purposes on your submission form.

IMPORTANT
Falkirk Cultural Center reserves the right not to exhibit accepted work that arrives in non-display condition (missing hanging wire, unstable, damaged, over size limits, or otherwise not ready for display). Artwork must closely represent the quality of the digital images, must be the size stated on your entry form, and must be clean and ready to display. All accepted artwork is to remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.

Artwork is NOT to be removed before the closing of the exhibition without consent of Falkirk Staff.

Accepted entries in any exhibition are reviewed for possible use in advertising and promoting the exhibition (invitations, websites, press releases, and other advertising). Your entry into the exhibition will constitute your consent to the possible use of your images for such purposes. 

LIABILITY
Work is not insured while on Falkirk premises. Artist will sign a release of liability statement included in the required loan document form accompanying all accepted and hung pieces for the show.

GENERAL INFORMATION/QUESTIONS
Contact Program Coordinator, Darcie Chellew at (415) 485-3328 / falkirk@cityofsanrafael.org  

Falkirk Cultural Center Physical Address: 1408 Mission Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

Mailing Address: 618 B Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 / Website: www.cityofsanrafael.org/falkirk

The Falkirk Cultural Center located at 1408 Mission Avenue, in San Rafael, is a magnificent 19th century, eleven-acre estate listed on the National Historic Register. This elegant three-story home, a blend of Queen Anne and Eastlake architectural styles, was built in 1888. Now owned and operated by the City of San Rafael, the estate is a popular rental venue and cultural center for the community. The second floor includes three spacious, light-filled galleries that serve as inspiring and versatile exhibit space.

Falkirk Cultural Center invites artists residing within the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area to submit up to 3 separate pieces of original work completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a Falkirk Cultural Center exhibition.  Please provide at least 1 digital image per 2D work AND/ OR 3D work.

Falkirk Cultural Center invites artists residing within the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area to submit up to 3 separate pieces of original work completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a Falkirk Cultural Center exhibition.  Please provide at least 1 digital image per 2D work AND/ OR 3D work.