Call Detail
2023 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition
Entry Deadline: 1/31/23
Days remaining to deadline: 1

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $15.00
Media Fee(Additional Media Fee): $15.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 20
Video | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 6
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 20
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: California
Event Dates: 4/14/23 - 5/21/23
Budget: .

REQUIREMENTS:
Images - Minimum: 0 , Maximum: 20 
Videos – Minimum: 0 ,  Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 1 , Maximum: 20
Entry Fee (Application Fee Per Image - Sanchez Art Center): $15.00

SANCHEZ ART CENTER  
2023 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition
April 14 - May 21, 2023
Reception – Fri, April 14, 7 —9 pm  


ENTRY DEADLINE: TUESDAY, January 31, 2023, 11 pm, Pacific Standard Time.

Open to all California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii artists age 18 and older. All fine arts visual media will be considered. Artwork shown in prior juried exhibitions at Sanchez Art Center is not eligible. Work must be able to fit through a standard-sized door (80” x 35”) and weigh less than 50 lbs. Framed 2D work must be wired (no sawtooth hangers). Alternative display methods may be used with the approval of Sanchez Art Center, and the artist must supply any special hardware. We reserve the right to refuse works not accurately represented by the digital images submitted.

ABOUT THE JUROR
Born in the Philippines and raised in the high desert of Southern California, Renee Villasenor (they/them) is an arts worker and curator based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Ramaytush Ohlone homelands.  Villasenor's work is informed by their experiences as a queer, Undocumented immigrant, and their love of affect theory. They are dedicated to dismantling white supremacy within arts institutions and expanding the boundaries of curatorial work through community-centered collaboration, intergenerational storytelling, and care.

Villasenor is currently the inaugural Programs Manager and Curatorial Associate at the Institute of Contemporary Art in San Francisco. Prior to joining the ICA SF, Villasenor was the Assistant Manager of Public Programs at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (de Young/Legion of Honor).

ABOUT SANCHEZ ART CENTER
The mission of Sanchez Art Center is to create community through art. Sanchez Art Center offers a comfortable and welcoming place for the community to come together, engage and be enriched by the arts, along with providing artists a number of opportunities to exhibit their work. Established in 1996 when artists and community members converted an old school into a multi-use complex, today the Pacifica Center for the Arts campus includes 3 galleries, studio space for over 30 visual artists, the Mary Harris Arts Education Room, and the Mildred Owen Concert Hall.

Sanchez Art Center, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, provides free exhibitions and talks by emerging and established west coast artists, education and engagement designed to make art accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds, and affordable art studios for San Francisco Bay Area artists.


AWARDS
2 Exhibition Awards ($250 plus an exhibition in 2024); 
2 Merit Awards ($250)
 

ENTRY FEES
Artists may submit up to 20 entries, including 18 jpegs and up to 2 videos. The non-refundable fee for each image or video entered is $15 (i.e., the fee is $30 for 2 images, $45 for 3, etc.). If you feel that submitting a detail shot is important, this will count as another image submitted. CaFETM accepts Visa and Mastercard. Checks should be made payable to Sanchez Art Center and be mailed well before the entry deadline to: Sanchez Art Center, 1220-B Linda Mar Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044.

GALLERY PRESENTATION: IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL / GALLERY HOURS & SITTING
Sanchez Art Center is open to drop in visitors at no cost.  (SAC Staff regularly monitors the current health situation and adjusts as needed to State and County guidelines.)  Based on positive response in 2020—2022, SAC will also be presenting all works selected for the 2023 LCA in our online galleries (SanchezArtCenterVirtualGalleries.org). 

In person gallery visiting hours are Fri – Sat – Sun, 1-5pm, or by appointment during other days.  Each artist is encouraged to gallery sit from 1 to 3 pm or 3 to 5 pm for one day (Friday–Sunday) during the show. 

SALES
Sales are encouraged. SAC retains a 30% commission on any works sold. Artists should include the 30% commission in the sales price. Sales tax will be administered by SAC.

SHIPPING & RETURN OF ACCEPTED ARTWORKS
Shipped work must arrive at SAC by 5 pm on Monday, April 3. Artists are responsible for all shipping costs. Shipped work must be sent with a prepaid return shipping label inside the package. We will re-use your packaging for returns, so make sure it is sturdy. We appreciate you checking that your shipping company, particularly for very large/heavy works, will pick up at Sanchez Art Center, to minimize SAC Staff needing to deliver packages to shippers.

LIABILITY
Sanchez Art Center carries $150,000 art insurance for damage or theft, subject to a deductible of $500, for which the Art Center will not be liable. The artist must agree to accept the terms and conditions of the policy and to release Sanchez Art Center, its Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and agents; the Art Guild of Pacifica; and the City of Pacifica from any further liability.

ARTIST COMMITMENT
By submitting your work for consideration, you agree that the work will be available during the exhibition dates listed in this prospectus/call for entries, and that you will deliver and pick up your work on the dates specified. Alternate work may not be substituted for work selected by the juror. You also grant Sanchez Art Center permission to use images of accepted works for public relations, marketing, and archival purposes.

IMPORTANT 2023 DATES & TIMES

  • TUES  JAN 31, 11 pm PST- Entry Deadline
  • MON  FEB 20 - Accepted artists notified by 5 pm
  • SUN  APR 2, 2:30–6:30 pm &  MON  APR 3, 1–5 pm - Hand-deliver work
  • MON  APR 3, 5 pm - Deadline to receive shipped work
  • MON  APR 3, 5 pm – Deadline to change label information
  • MON APR 3, 5 pm – Deadline to receive high quality (240-300 dpi) jpg of work
  • FRI  APR 14, 7-9 pm – Show Opening
  • SAT or SUN DATE TBD, 3 pm – Virtual Juror’s and Artist Talk and “Gallery Walk”
  • SUN  MAY 21, 5–6:30 pm- Pick up work
  • MON MAY 22, 10 am–12 pm - Pick up work

      All times are Pacific Time.

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Open to all California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii artists age 18 and older. All fine arts visual media will be considered. Artwork shown in prior juried exhibitions at Sanchez Art Center is not eligible. Work must be able to fit through a standard-sized door (80” x 35”) and weigh less than 50 lbs. Framed 2D work must be wired (no sawtooth hangers). Alternative display methods may be used with the approval of Sanchez Art Center, and the artist must supply any special hardware. We reserve the right to refuse works not accurately represented by the digital images submitted.