Call Detail
Marin Society of Artists
attn: Bookkeeper
1515 Third Street
San Rafael, CA 94901.

Contact Email:
Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: National
State: California
Entry Deadline: 4/14/21
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (3 entries, non MSA members): $35.00
Entry Fee (3 entries, MSA members): $30.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$7.00

EXPOSED 2021 is open to all artists, age 18 and over. You are invited to submit digital images of your original works, not previously shown in a Marin Society of Artists juried exhibition.  Only online entries with digitally uploaded images to CaFE will be accepted. Digital entries must be RECEIVED via the CaFE application by Wednesday, April 14, 2021 before 11:59pm Mountain Time Zone. Notification of acceptance will be by email and an online list of accepted artwork entries on the MSA website.

The show will be presented in two forms – an online presentation in the MSA “Virtual Gallery” which will include the price, and the contact information of the artist.  In addition, a video version showing all works in the show will be available and will remain available to view after the show closes.

EXHIBITION DATES: May 2, 2021 through July 2, 2021.

RECEPTION:  A virtual ZOOM reception will be held on Sunday, May 16 at 5pm PST.  Details and the link to the ZOOM will be released well in advance.

DEADLINE TO ENTER: Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

THEME – EXPOSED 2021:   Images should reveal something not previously known, or in a way not previously seen.  Photographs should have an impact on the viewer.  All styles of photography, all subjects, and all types of photographic manipulation are invited.  

JURORS: Linda Connor and Michael Creedon

 Linda Connor, a landscape photographer and educator, is known for her landscape imagery that demonstrates an intimate and emotional response to nature. She is a professor of photography at the San Francisco Art Institute, and is the founder of the Photo Alliance.

Michael Creedon, a Fine Art Photographer, digital printer and teacher, was an instructor of Digital and Film Based Photography at the San Francisco Art Institute from 2001 through 2012.  His work may be found in many permanent collections including the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

AWARDS:  First Prize: $500.  Second Prize: $300.  Third Prize: $100.  Three non-monetary Honorable Mention awards may be given at the Juror's discretion.

ENTRY FEES:  A non-refundable entry fee will be charged: $35 for 3 entries, $7 for each additional entry up to (10) pieces.  MSA  members receive a $5 discount with a coupon code (contact for the code).
Payments to be made by credit card, debit (VISA or MC) or PayPal through the CaFE application. Diptychs and triptychs count as one piece, use only one image of the entire diptych or triptych. Fee payment does not guarantee that any/all artworks submitted for jurying will be included in the exhibition.   Note: Artwork previously shown in an MSA juried entry exhibition will not be accepted.  MSA members with award vouchers, contact for a coupon code. Vouchers do not cover 100% of the entry fee.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Specifications and Policy for Artwork and Show Entry are on our website: 

For general information email: and include “Exposed 2021” in the subject line. For assistance with online entry: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Mountain Time, email:

All properly prepared entries (refer to digital file image requirements) will be viewed and judged by the jurors. The decision of the jurors is final. No more than 2 works by any one artist will be included in the final juried selection.  If your work is misrepresented, we reserve the right to refuse to feature your artwork on the Online Gallery.

NOTE: Marin Society of Artists has no prohibition against displaying art depicting nudity or political issues. However, it reserves the right to refuse artwork which, in the opinion of the Board of Directors will be offensive to visitors or any of its members.

Entry instructions may be found on our website: or on CaFE. If you are already registered with CaFE, you may use your existing username and password to enter this show. All entries must be submitted with digital images and must adhere to CaFE requirements.
Your entries must first be uploaded to "My Portfolio" on the CaFE application. You then choose images from your "Portfolio" to be entered in EXPOSED 2021..

~ Image Format:  JPG or JPEG 
~ Dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side. CaFE may readjust your dimensions after entry to fit the limitations. Size: under 5 MB
~ Please check your entries for accuracy and typos.  No changes to title, price, or other material information will be permitted after April 14, 2021. 
~ For technical help, click on CaFE HELP and go to "Uploading: Image, Audio and Video Files". 

Digital Entries Deadline:   April 14, 2021 before 10:59pm PST
Notification of Accepted Entries: April 26, 2021 (midnight PST). at "For Artists, EXPOSED 2021"
Show Opens:                               May 2, 2021 (online gallery)
Reception: (ZOOM call)               May 16, 2021 at 5pm (PST).
Show Closes:                               July 2, 2021 (online gallery)

ACCEPTED ARTWORK NOTIFICATION:  Artists will receive email notices of accepted artwork on April 26, 2021, (by midnight PST). A SEPARATE email notice will be sent on the same date showing non-accepted artwork. In addition, a list of the accepted artwork will be posted on the MSA website:

SALES:  By submitting work for exhibition, the artist chooses to offer their work for sale. The artist's email contact information will be posted along with their artwork image on the Online Gallery show so that the artist can be contacted by potential buyers. The artist may choose to show their artist website link, their phone number, or no contact information by indicating such on their CaFE entry. The "Show Price" indicated for each work on the entry form will be the list price for said work on the Online Gallery Show. This price does not include shipping and handling costs. The artist will handle the sale of their artwork and shipping thereof. Any interested purchaser will contact the artist directly regarding purchase of artist's work. 100% of the sale of work will go to the artist; no commission to MSA.


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