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International Juried Photography Exhibit | Greater Los Angeles Area
Dab Art & H Gallery + Studios
1793 East Main Street
Ventura, Ca 93001

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: California
Entry Deadline: 12/11/16
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 20
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 20
Entry Fee (International Juried Photography Exhibition): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00

Dab Art’s juried shows have featured remarkable and notable artists from all over the globe. Our venue is H Gallery + Studios, a 1930's-era building located between Malibu and Santa Barbara in the greater Los Angeles area. The vintage industrial charm of H Gallery’s vaulted ceilings, suspended display walls and substantial exhibition space create a unique and highly visited gallery. Dab Art’s high-caliber reputation and progressive curating style makes our juried shows one of the most coveted contemporary exhibitions in Southern California.

Entries will be juried and selected based on technical application, originality and concept.
Finalists will be invited to show their work in an eight-week exhibition at H Gallery. Artists selected for this exhibit will also be featured along with their photos in a book published by Dab Art titled Good Bokeh: Focusing on Fine Art Photographers. This full-color folio will be added to the permanent catalog in the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Balch Art Research Library. All exhibiting photographers will receive a gratis issue of Good Bokeh from Dab Art; the book will also be available for purchase at

LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States. LACMA’s Balch Art Research Library maintains an extensive research-level collection of approximately 175,000 books, journals, periodicals and art publications. This non-circulating collection consists of monographs on artists and specialized art subjects; art reference books; collection and exhibition catalogues of museums, galleries, and private collectors; scholarly periodicals in the field of art and related areas; current auction catalogues; artist files; and material in related fields of study.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


December 11 - Call Closes (11:59pm Mountain Time)

December 15 - Notification of Selected Artists (via Email)

January 20 - Deadline for receiving all artwork.

February 1 - Exhibit Opens

February 4 - Opening Reception (7-10pm) & Book Release

April 2 - Exhibition Closes

COMMISSION - Dab Art will retain 35% of all sales; artwork selected by Dab Art for exhibition must be available for sale. 

CRITERIA - Photographers must be at least 18 years old to enter. This is an open theme competition; all subject matters and photographic print mediums are acceptable. 

AWARDS - As determined by our jury panel, cash awards will be given; $300 (Best In Show) $200 (Runner Up). All finalists selected to exhibit will receive a gratis copy of Good Bokeh: Focusing on fine art photographers.

SHIPPING – READ CAREFULLY! - Absolutely no packing peanuts! Boxes, crates and even small packages containing packing peanuts will be resealed, immediately returned and eliminated from the exhibition, no exceptions. There will be an additional small cash award for the most professionally packed artwork! Artists are responsible for round-trip shipping and insurance (during shipping) of artworks. International artists are responsible for paying all international fees. All shipments must include a prepaid UPS OR FED EX (absolutely no USPS STAMPS) return label and be shipped in a container appropriate for re-use in return shipping.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Visit to find out more about Dab Art & H Gallery + Studios. 

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