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TCA 2020 Members Open Exhibit
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Arizona
Entry Deadline: 7/29/20
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 1
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 1
Entry Fee (Members Open 2020 Entry Fee): $28.00

The Tubac Center of the Arts Member's Open is the first exhibition of the 2020-2021 season featuring the outstanding artwork of a varied member/artist community. 

Members need only submit one (1) 2d or 3d artwork.  The nonrefundable entry fee is $28. Payments are made at the end of the CaFE™ entry process either via credit card online or a check mailed to the art center. 

Artists agree to release the use of images of accepted works to TCA only as a permanent record of the exhibition and only for promotional use relating to the exhibition and the Art Center.

Awards will be selected and presented in person during the Opening Reception.  

Best of Show:                            $200

Award of Excellence                  $100

Award of Merit                           $75

Honorable Mention                     $50

Honorable Mention:                    $50

All work must be for sale. TCA will retain a 40% commission. Price work accordingly. 


Giclee or other reproduction methods of original artwork printed on canvas, paper, or other substrates are not permitted.  Entry must be original, entirely the work of the artist, executed within the last 24 months, and cannot have been previously shown at TCA.

No artwork may be removed from the exhibit prior to the close of the exhibition on Sunday, September 27, 2020, including sold art.

Artists are responsible for shipping to and from TCA.  Unsold work will be shipped back to the artist after the close of the exhibition.  Artists must provide a PREPAID shipping label for the return of their artwork.


Artists are responsible for shipping to and from TCA.  Unsold work will be shipped back to the artist after the close of the exhibition.  Artists must provide a barcoded preprinted PREPAID shipping label for the return of their artwork.  Please, no styrofoam peanuts. Please note the legal agreement for an additional return of artwork notice.

Artists are responsible for the return of their artwork that does not sell during the exhibit and assumes all costs and risks for the return shipping of the art. Tubac Center of the Arts will not store artwork from exhibits.

Arrangements for the return of artwork must be made within 30 days of exhibit closing. Artwork left at TCA for more than 60 days after exhibit closing becomes the sole property of the art center and may be sold, donated, or disposed of at the benefit of Tubac Center of the Arts without compensation to the artist.

If you are new to CaFE™ and need assistance to register and or enter, please go to the CaFE™ help page on their website at 

For help sizing your photos for entry, please visit CaFE™ page

The Best of Show winners will receive a group show in the Studio Gallery from October 2 - November 15, 2020.

This call and opportunity are open to TCA members only. To become a member of TCA, please register on our website at or call 520-398-2371.


Monday, May 4, 2020
Submissions are open.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Entry deadline

August 5 - 10, 2020
Shipped art due

Monday, August 10, 2020
Hand-delivered art due

Friday, August 14, 2020
Opening Reception, 5-7pm

Monday, September 28, 2020
Art must be picked up either Monday or Tuesday

Shipped art will be returned the week of September 9, 2019 

Tubac Center of the Arts is the core of artistic heritage in Tubac, Arizona.  We are dedicated to providing quality art exhibitions, education, and opportunities for our members, the communities of Santa Cruz County, Arizona and our national and international visitors.

Please contact Karon Leigh at with any questions.


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