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Art at the JCC Santa Barbara Printmakers 2017 Juried Spring Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: California
Event Dates: 12/26/16 - 2/12/17
Entry Deadline: 2/12/17
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Art at the JCC Santa Barbara Printmakers 2017 Juried Spring Exhibition): $35.00


at the Santa Barbara Jewish Community Center 524 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Exhibition Dates: March 4 – May 17, 2017

Register and pay entry fee until February 12, 2016 at 10:59 pm.

  February16   Notification of invited artists

  March 2       Delivery of invited artwork between 10 am and 12 noon

                       Note: No storage or shipping is available.

  March 5       Opening reception and awards from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

  May 17         Last day of exhibition

  May 18         Pickup artwork from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


JUROR:    James L. Webb, Artist and Master Printmaker at Gemini G.E.L. in LA for over ten
                  years where he worked with Robert Rauschenberg, Joseph Albers, and Frank Stella;
                  former registrar at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills.

PRIZES:    First Place $450; Second Place $300; Third Place $150;
(2) Awards of Excellence $50 each.


ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists who can hand-deliver prints on March 2

(10 am-12 noon) and pick up work on May 18 (11:00 am – 1:00 pm).

 Note: Nude studies and violent images are not appropriate for this venue.

 ENTRY FEE: $35 for up to three entries. Only credit cards are accepted.

 MEDIUM: All types of original, hand-pulled prints, including but not limited to: silkscreen, linocut,  
 woodcut, lithograph, etching, collagraph, monotype, monoprint, photo polymer etching, and
 these techniques combined with photochemical or digital printing, 
chine collé (not collage),
 transfer images and hand coloring with translucent media.


  • All artwork must be presented professionally and ready for display.
  • Artwork must be wired for hanging. No saw tooth hangers.
  • Frames must be well assembled and in good condition.
  • Frames should not overwhelm or take away from the print.
  • Glass and mats should be clean.  Mats should not have foxing (brown areas).
  • Mats should be neutral colors (white or cream); no colored liners.
  • Mats should be a minimum of 2" wide around the image.
  • When plates (e.g. metal, Plexiglas) are used in the production of the print, mats should not cover the plate marks, or edges, of the printed area.
  • In most cases, full-bleed prints should be floated.
  • Floated prints should not touch the glass.
All accepted work is reviewed when delivered. The final arbiter of presentation is the Santa Barbara Printmakers Organizing Committee.

DELIVERY OF ARTWORK: Artwork must be hand delivered to the Jewish Community Center, 524 Chapala Street on March 2, 2017 between 10 am and 12.

SALES: Sales are handled by the Jewish Community Center, which takes 25% commission.

QUESTIONS?  Contact Sara Woodburn at 805-563-9668 or Santa Barbara Printmakers at

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