Call for Art: Transcendence: Breaking Boundaries

First Floor Gallery, Santa Clarita City Hall

Entry Deadline: Dec. 9

23920 Valencia Blvd
Valencia, CA 91355
PHONE (661) 259-0750

Call for Art: Transcendence: Breaking Boundaries
The City of Santa Clarita (City) is inviting artists to submit artwork for consideration for our upcoming “Transcendence: Breaking Boundaries” juried exhibition which will be on view at the First Floor Gallery located in Santa Clarita City Hall. We are seeking original artwork in any medium that delves deep into the theme of challenging and redefining societal norms and perceptions. Please submit artwork that tell powerful stories of transcending established paradigms, pieces that provoke thought, challenge the status quo, and engage viewers to see beyond their traditional perspectives.

Deadline to Apply: December 9, 2023
Art Drop Off/Installtion: January 9, 2024
Exhibition Closes/Pickup: March 7, 2024
Location: First Floor Gallery, City Hall (23920 Valencia Blvd, Valencia, CA 91355)

The City’s Arts and Events reserves the right to change the project timeline.
*Artists will be notified of juried results roughly two weeks after the deadline.*

ELIGIBILITY:  For artwork to safely hang, artwork must be wired. Artwork exceeding 25 lbs will not be accepted. Per ADA compliance, artwork cannot protrude more than four inches from the wall. Artwork which has been previously exhibited in any Santa Clarita Arts exhibition will not be considered. Artists working with video, projection, or performers must provide their own equipment. Artists from the Los Angeles County and surrounding areas who are willing to hand-deliver their artwork may apply. Mailed artwork will NOT be accepted. This call is open to artists regardless of race, color, religion, natural origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disabilities.

CITY POLICY:  Per City policy, our contract states that artwork must be on display during the duration of the exhibit, and cannot be removed earlier. This is standard procedures and expectations within the arts industry for exhibits. We proudly offer multiple exhibits around the City for local and nonresidents to showcase their artwork free of charge, in return we ask that our City’s policies are respected. Early removal of artwork before the exhibit has ended will affect an artist’s ability to participate in future opportunities with the City of Santa Clarita’s art exhibits programs.

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