Call Detail
Crocker Kingsley - A National Art Competition 2025
Entry Deadline: 11/23/24
Days remaining to deadline: 213

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $45.00
Media Fee(Media Fee): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: California
Event Dates: 1/11/25 - 2/22/25

The Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition was first juried in 1940, a tradition that continues to the present day. Over the past 80 years, this prestigious show has included many premier names in American and California art, including Robert Arneson, Elmer Bischoff, Fred Dalkey, David Gilhooly, Ralph Goings, Gregory Kondos, Roland Petersen, Mel Ramos, Ruth Rippon, and Wayne Thiebaud. Works selected by this year’s juror will be on display in all 4 galleries at Blue Line Arts. 


The juror for the 2025 Crocker Kingsley compeition will be Grace Kook-Anderson, The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum. Grace Kook-Anderson received a dual B.A. degree in art history and art practice from the University of California, Berkeley, and received her M.A. degree in Curatorial Practice from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She has held prior positions at the Asian Art Museum and the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco.

Grace will be making the curatorial selections from entries to this call and will be awarding the cash prizes. 


1st place: $2,000

2nd place: $1,500

3rd place: $1,000

4th place: $750

5th place: $250 


Important Dates 

Application deadline: Online applications must be submitted by 5:00pm PST on November 23rd, 2024

Show dates: January 11th to February 22nd, 2025

Artist Notifications: Results will be sent by 5pm PST on December 4th, 2024

Confirmations will be due from artists via a high resolution image upload by  December 10th

Shipping deadline of work to Blue Line Arts: December 13th, 2024

Hand deliver work to Blue Line Arts: January 5th and 6th from 10am to 3pm

Opening Reception: Saturday January 18th from 5 to 8pm

Pick up any unsold work from Blue Line Arts: February 23rd & 24th from 10am-3pm 


Application Requirements

Application requirements: Applicants must apply using the online application form, available through the website.

There is a $45 fee for all applicants. Up to 10 additional images can be submit for an extra $5/image. Please capitalize first letters of all names, titles and medium in application.

 Image specifications: 

■ Between 1mb and 3mb in size 

■ Minimum of 1200 px on one side 

■ Images must be in JPG format. 

Eligibility Criteria


  • Open to all artists residing in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older to apply.