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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

NEW Artist Opportunities MARCH Deadlines!

Hello Everyone,

Check out this link and review some great artists opportunities, all over.  If you are not signed up for the Artbuzz1 newsletter, try it out at The Campaign link or view it here on the Artbuzz1 Blogspot.

Happy days!  Cheryl Ehlers


Mar 2nd, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024

The Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra consists of 40 talented musicians who are interested in Russian folk instruments and their unique sound. The Orchestra prepares new material each year and performs an annual full concert in Los Angeles and San Diego. Featured artists are brought by the Orchestra from Kiev, Moscow, or St. Petersburg, Russia, and also include world class artists who now live in the Southern California area. The concert will also feature traditional Russian folk dancers and the gifted soprano Anna Belaya. The orchestra's professional directors and arrangers are Iryna Orlova and Anatoliy Mamalyga. Both are graduates of the famed Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music formerly known as the Kiev State (Tchaikovsky) Conservatory.

Box office opens 30 minutes before the concert at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Please print your receipt (or bring a digital version) for confirmation of your purchase and bring it with you to the concert.

No Refunds, No Exchanges, ALL SALES FINAL.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Jazzercise Call for 2019 Artists

Dear Artists,

Jazzercise is celebrating their 50th anniversary in June and will be making some improvements at the corporate headquarters. If you are considering applying for their artwork selection process, please submit your artwork no later than April 15th for consideration. Notification of new exhibit selections will begin the first week in May. New art would not go up until May 15th or later. 

A signed application must accompany your jpgs, via email. If you are interested, please email me and I will forward you an application that contains all the instructions and details about the program. Please read it carefully.

Send your request for Application and details to, Cheryl Ehlers.

Thank you.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Exhibiting "Pieces of Jazz", Encinitas Community Center, Dec 4

Winter Artwhirl18 - Coastal Artists, DEC 7

Winter Artwhirl18

Join me on December 7 at a wonderful reception at La Vida Del Mar. 4:30 -6pm. Come enjoy refreshments and meet the  Coastal Artists.

See you there.

For more information contact Cheryl Ehlers at 760-519-1551 or
Winter ArtWhirl 18"

December 1 – Dec 30 

Join the Coastal Artists in the Winter ArtWhirl18 exhibit at a wonderful holiday catered reception on December 7, 4:30-6pm at La Vida Del Mar. 

Bring in the holiday with art,  and come meet the artists in this intimate environment. The exhibit is FREE and open to the public daily. All items are for sale in the gallery at. La Vida Del Mar, located at 850 Del Mar Downs Rd, Solana Beach, CA (Two blocks east of the Coast Rd., & 1/2 block north of Via De La Valle).

For more information contact visit and/or srgsenior, or call the Program Department at 858-8755-1224.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Dia de ios Muertos in Encinitas - OCT 27, 12-4pm

Come join us with music, dance, facepainting, an ofrenda, photo opportunities, art, flower making, food trucks, raffles and vendors.
Entrance is FREE!

Presented by the Encinitas Friends of the Arts & the City of Encinitas.
Come and enjoy!

Vendor booths are still open, contact Naimeh Woodward at for information.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Moonlight Beach Bash is Happening - SEPT 29, 2-5pm

Come join us at Moonlight Beach on September 29, 2-5pm in a celebration. 400 B St, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Have fun in the sun, enjoy music and performances, art vendors, facepainting and more. FREE to the public.

Check out the local artists works of: Grace Swanson, Susan Stone, Lyn Feudner, Carol Mayne, Lisa Brown, Nira Viking, Stephen Gary, Athina Zarcades and the wonderful Encinitas Friends of the Arts and thei demonstration artists Angela Jackson. Facepainting, and more!

See you there!

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Jazzercise CALL FOR ART 2018

Jazzercise Corporation, in an effort to support our local artists, has initiated an art lease program.  All local artists are eligible to submit work for the exhibit. The parameters are included in the application. Any questions email Cheryl Ehlers or call 760-519-1551.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Call to Artists: Local Art Walks SD County

Solana Beach Art Walk

July 28 - 29, 2018
Spaces are still available at Solana Beach Art Walk.
If you have not already applied, there are just a few space left


Join us for "Coronado Art Walk" on
October 20 - 21, 2018
at Coronado Ferry Landing,
San Diego,, California.

Applications are available at or Zapplication.


CALL TO ART ALLIANCE ARTISTS. BOTANICA: Artist Alliance at SD Botanic Garden

Oceanside Museum of ArtBOTANICA: Artist Alliance at SD Botanic Garden
On View: September 30, 2018 to November 1, 2018

This is a call to artists who are members of Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance: You are invited to submit any number of entries for consideration in this juried art exhibition presented by Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) that will take place at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, CA.

Theme: All things related to Botanicals. Consider artwork with landscapes, trees, leaves, flowers, desertscapes, underwater plants, any and all types of foliage, or any subject matter including the above.

Juror: Naomi Nussbaum (see the juror’s bio at the end of the Detailed Guidelines for Entry)

Artists who are not a member of the OMA Artist Alliance but are interested in participating in this exhibition must submit their membership application for Oceanside Museum of Art with the Artist Alliance add-on before submitting artwork for consideration. Details on how to join can be found in this prospectus. (See Item # 3 under Detailed Guidelines for Entry.)

Thank you for being a part of OMA! Your submission fees and membership dues go to supporting the museum’s exhibitions and educational programming. If you have any questions about participation in this exhibition, please email exhibition coordinator Kay Colvin at

Before contacting us, please carefully read the full prospectus, which may answer your questions.

Exhibition Location: Ecke Building gallery, San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Must be current Oceanside Museum of Art member with the Artist Alliance add-on..
Submission Fees: $20 for the first entry, $10 for additional entries
Artwork details:
Original two-dimensional work, no larger than 50” high x 50” wide INCLUDING FRAME.
Original wall hanging three-dimensional work, no larger than 50” tall x 50” wide x 4” deep INCLUDING FRAME. Artwork must be wall mounted and ADA compliant, i.e. protruding no more than 4” from the wall.
Artwork may be in any media or style and must be appropriate for all ages.
Submissions: All submissions will be processed through
A maximum of two (2) artworks per artist may be selected by the juror.

Submissions open: June 4, 2018
Submissions close: August 6, 2018, 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Final acceptances announced: On or before August 23, 2018
Artwork drop-off at SD Botanic Garden: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00am and 12:00pm
Exhibition on view: September 30, 2018–November 1, 2018
Reception: Sunday, October 14, 1:00 – 3:00pm
Artwork pick-up from SD Botanic Garden: November 2, 2018, 10:00am – 2:00p


You are encouraged to submit a variety of sizes. There are many spaces for smaller pieces.
If you are unsure of the external dimensions of your submissions, please measure for the sake of accuracy. If artwork arrives at the gallery larger than submitted dimensions, it may be rejected and returned at artist’s expense.
Artwork must be appropriate for all ages. Tasteful nudity is allowed.
Artwork requiring special or unusual lighting, electricity, or methods of installation cannot be accommodated.
If the artwork is unframed, edges must be finished, gallery wrapped, or painted out.

D Rings must be installed on the back at precisely equal distances from the top. Please no wires.
Selected artwork must be delivered to SD Botanic Garden’s Ecke Building gallery Saturday, September 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm. If there is a conflict please contact Kay Colvin at to assist with special arrangements.

1. ENTRY DEADLINE: 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST), August 6, 2018.

2. EXHIBITION: Artworks will be selected by juror Naomi Nussbaum to be exhibited September 30, 2018,through November 1, 2018 in the Ecke Building Gallery at San Diego Botanic Garden, located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA.
3. ELIGIBILITY: To submit artwork for consideration in this exhibition, you must be a current member of Oceanside Museum of Art with the Artist Alliance add-on. Artists who are not a member of the museum and Artist Alliance but are interested in participating in this exhibition must submit their membership application before submitting artwork through Online Juried Shows. To join OMA Artist Alliance:

Visit – chose any level of membership, and then add Artist Alliance

· Visit Oceanside Museum of Art at 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside CA

· Or call the OMA membership center at (760) 435-3724

4. ONLINE ENTRY PROCESS: Entries will be accepted exclusively through When entering for the first time, follow the instructions for opening an account and creating a password. Record your password for reuse in all future entries with Scroll down to locate the exhibition “BOTANICA by Artist Alliance at SD Botanic Garden” and follow the directions for entry. When filling out your artwork information for this show, please be sure all information and spelling is correct. All information entered by the artist will be used “as is” throughout the entire exhibition. Entry form must be completely and accurately filled out providing all requested information regarding the artwork and the artist. No changes can be made after the entry deadline, 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST), August 6, 2018.

EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS OF THE ARTWORK ARE CRITICAL. If you are unsure of the actual dimensions of your submissions, please measure for the sake of accuracy. If artwork arrives at the gallery larger than submitted dimensions, it may be rejected.

For further instructions on how to enter through Online Juried Shows, please visit the guide on this link:

Friday, June 8, 2018

CALL TO ARTISTS for Moonlight Beach Bash, September 29, 2-5pm


Vendors/Artists, we are seeking 2-dimensional and 3–dimensional works in any media for the Moonlight Beach Bash on September 29, 2018. A Selection Committee will review all submissions with consideration of multiple mediums viewed to show a variety of works. Space is limited. No glass products on the beach, please.

To apply, email for Application.


• Please submit via email for review, 4 images of your works to be sold
• Vendor must submit an active Sellers Permit #.
• After acceptance, you will be notified and Vendor’s fee of $30.00 is required tin      advance to secure your Vendor space. No refunds.
• Vendor must sign a Hold Harmless Waiver.
• Vendor assignment location is right off the sidewalk, 6" onto the sand.

• No commission to City of Encinitas. 
• Vendor must have their own 10X10 booth setup, table and chairs.
• Parking will be provided for Vendor.

Deadline to submit August 29, 2018 

Sponsored by the City of Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts

Tena Navarette - Exhibit Reception, June 19th at Encinitas Library

Just scheduled, Tena Navarette's new exhibit reception.  
Take a peek on Tuesday, June 19th, 6;30 - 7:30pm, at the Encinitas Library Gallery, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas 92024.
Tena Navarette, Inside Out
Mixed Media 
Exhbit runs through June 25, 2018.

Her artwork uses mixed media to tell a personal story using varied materials that develop into images that take on their own forms. The shapes develop, grow and are constantly changing, adding paint and layers of texture to build on what is hiding underneath. Encinitas Library Gallery, 540 Cornish Drive. 760-753-7376.
Sponsored by the Encinitas Civic Arts Program.
Apply for the upcoming Arts Program located in three galleries.  Instruction online or contact Cheryl Ehlers at

Saturday, May 26, 2018

OMA - Art Alliance 2018 Events and Opportunities

Artist Alliance 2018
Events And Opportunities
Dear Artist Alliance members,

I am very excited to share these upcoming activities geared toward professional artists. Thank you so much for being a member. If you have any questions about Artist Alliance or the museum in general, visit the OMA website or email me.

I wish you a productive and creative spring and summer,
Katie Sanderson, exhibitions manager & registrar
Submissions Accepted:
June 4–August 6, 2018
On View:
September 30–November 1, 2018
October 14, 2018, 1:00–3:00pm 
Submissions Accepted:
September 7–November 5, 2018
On View:
January 8–February 8, 2019
January 12, 2019, 6:00–8:00pm 
Submissions Accepted:
December 21, 2018–February 18, 2019
On View:
Late April–Late July, 2019
Late April, 2019
(Dates TBD in early 2019)
Thursday, May 24
Artist Alliance $5, members $10, visitors $15
Guest lecturers Catherine Newhart and Janet Lee will explore how to effectively use various revenue streams, primarily focusing on commissions.
Thursday, June 28
Artist Alliance $5, members $10, visitors $15
Guest lecturer and professional preparator Drei Keil will demonstrate how to properly prepare your artwork for display in a gallery, and how to wrap your artwork to keep it safe during transportation.
Tuesdays, May 15, August 21, and November 13
free for Artist Alliance members
Artist Alliance members participate in sharing and critique sessions promoting professional development. Not a member? No problem, join now or at the event!
First Sunday of Every Month
Socialize with fellow artists, enjoy drinks and snacks, learn more about the community, and explore exhibitions at OMA.
Second Wednesday Every Month*
Artist Alliance members $12, visitors $15
Artists will work from a combination of 5 to 40 minute poses during this non-instructed session. Live model, table, and chairs are provided. Artists to bring their own drawing materials. *Summer dates differ, check OMA website calendar.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday 11:00am–5:00pm
Thursday and Friday 11:00am–8:00pm OPEN LATE!
Sunday 12:00–5:00pm
Closing early at 4:00pm on July 28 for The Museum Ball
Oceanside Museum Of Art | (760) 435-3721 |