Call Detail
Crocker Kingsley 2022
Entry Deadline: 10/14/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $45.00
Media Fee(Media Fee): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: California

The Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition was first juried in 1940, a tradition that continues to the present day. Over the past 80 years, this prestigious show has included many premier names in American and California art, including Robert Arneson, Elmer Bischoff, Fred Dalkey, David Gilhooly, Ralph Goings, Gregory Kondos, Roland Petersen, Mel Ramos, Ruth Rippon, and Wayne Thiebaud. Works selected by this year’s juror will be on display in all 4 galleries at Blue Line Arts. Cash awards will be presented for the following: 

1st place: $2,000

2nd place: $1,500

3rd place: $1,000

4th place: $750

5th place: $250 

Juror: Emma Saperstein, Chief Curator at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA)

Crocker Art Museum staff will select five pieces from the show (which may or may not be award winners), for public display at the museum following the exhibit at Blue Line Arts.


Important Dates 

Application deadline: Online applications must be submitted by 5:00pm PST on October 14th, 2022.

Show dates: December 2nd, 2022 - January 14th, 2023 

Notifications: Results will be sent by 5pm PST on October 28th, 2022. 

Shipping deadline of work to Blue Line Arts: November 11th, 2022 

Hand deliver work to Blue Line Arts: November 27th and 28th from 10am-3pm 

Opening Reception - Awards and Crocker Selections announced: Saturday December 17th, 2022 

Pick up unsold work from Blue Line Gallery: January 15th & 16th, 2023 from 10am-3pm 

5 Artists Selected for the Crocker Art Museum: February 5th-April 30th, 2023 


Application Requirements

Application requirements: Applicants must apply using the online application form, available through the website.

There is a $45 fee for all applicants. Up to 10 additional images can be submit for an extra $5/image. Please capitalize first letters of all names, titles and medium in application.

 Image specifications: 

■ Between 1mb and 3mb in size 

■ Minimum of 1200 px on one side 

■ Images must be in JPG format. 

Eligibility Criteria


  • Open to all artists residing in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older to apply.