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Falkirk Cultural Center 2017 Fall Annual Juried Exhibition
City of San Rafael
Falkirk Cultural Center
P.O. Box 151560
San Rafael, CA 94915

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: California
Entry Deadline: 7/20/18
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Falkirk Cultural Center 2017 Fall Annual Juried Exhibition): $40.00


Falkirk Cultural Center
2017 Fall Juried Art Exhibition

Submission Deadline Extended!! Thursday, July 20, 2017, Midnight
Exhibition Dates: August 11 - September 29, 2017


Open to artists residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. You are invited to submit up to 3 separate pieces of your original work completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a Falkirk Cultural Center exhibition. Please provide 1 digital image per 2D work AND/ OR 3D work.

Open to all media except jewelry and installation. Only digitally uploaded images will be accepted. Digital entries, payment, and entry form must be received on or before midnight PST, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Notifications of invited or not invited will be made via email by Saturday, July 22, 2017.

A separate email will be provided for each invited or non-invited artwork.


All subject matter is accepted. Please be aware that the Falkirk Galleries are open to the public, including children. Falkirk Cultural Center acts as both community center and wedding venue and our art exhibitions are available for limited hours of viewing with docent supervision.


Dorallen Davis

Dorallen is well-known for her plein air paintings in the "colorist" tradition. Her paintings are exhibited in fine art galleries all around Northern California. Dorallen and Marin Art School also host (locally as well as globally) artist workshops and have facilitated other workshops with accomplished painters such as Manuel Neri, Cedric Egeli and Jove Wang.


1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Awards. Awards include cash prizes and art-related merchandise.


A non-refundable entry fee of $40 for up to three entries is required.

Diptychs and triptychs count as one piece; use only ONE image of entire diptych or triptych.

3D Artists should submit only ONE image for each artwork submitted, if interested in submitting 3 separate pieces for entry.


2D artwork: 60 x 60 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 144" in width; the overall height may not exceed 96".


All 2D artwork must 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.


Submit digital entries only.

IMPORTANT: Label each digital image with your NAME and TITLE OF WORK.

Limit of three entries per artist.

Maximum of 3 digital images for 2D work.

Maximum of 3 digital images for 3D work.


You will receive separate email notifications listing each submitted piece as invited or not invited by Saturday, July 22, 2017.

The 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. No artwork is to be removed before the closing of the exhibition without consent of Falkirk Curator.

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).

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.


All artwork must be identified on the back and clearly printed with the artist's:






Hand delivery only

Sunday, July 30, 2017, between 9:00 am - 12:00
Tuesday, August 1, 2017, between 1:00 pm - 5:00pm
Friday, August 4, 2017, between 1:00 pm - 5:00pm

Falkirk Cultural Center
1408 Mission Avenue at “E” Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

*Contact Falkirk Cultural Center if alternative date/ time required for pick-up/ drop-off.  We are open to public Tuesday - Friday, between 1pm - 5pm. 


Opening Reception: Friday, August 11, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: August 11 - September 29, 2017


By submitting work for exhibition, the Exhibitor authorizes Falkirk Cultural Center to sell such work for the “Sales Price” indicated for each work on the entry form. After a sale occurs Falkirk Cultural Center will reimburse the exhibitor an amount equal to the “Show Price” less 30% commission. Enter NFS for work that is not for sale.


Work will not be insured while on Falkirk premises. Release of liability form will be required to be completed and signed for all accepted and hung pieces for the show.


For more information, questions, or comments, please e-mail: or call 415-485-3328.

Falkirk Cultural Center
1408 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
(p) 415-485-3328

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