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Thursday, September 21, 2017

OCT 7 - Moonlight Beach Bash - FREE, 3-6pm

Saturday October 7th, 3-6pm. the City of Encinitas presents the Moonlight Beach Bash .

Bring the family and enjoy an afternoon of live performance in one of San Diego’s most beautiful settings on the beach, FREE . 
What better way to enjoy the late afternoon.

Come paint a mural with the world wide Art Miles Mural Project:,, and enjoy the gigantic sand castle built by Danny Salzhandler and friends, as is sits on the beach awaiting the tide to claim it. Come grab a snack at our food trucks, or bring your own, and enjoy the chalk artists: Gus Moran and Theresa Thorman, as their creations come to life.

Stage entertainment begins at 3:00pm featuring a variety of performances.

3:00pm – Studio FX – 5 Hip Hop Dance Performances. Take a peek: Participate in the dancing with give-aways.

3:45pm - Fern Street Circus, fun for all.

4:45pm – The Devastators, Reggae music.

Check out our Facebook at .For more information, call 760-633-2740 or email To inquire about Moonlight Beach Fest sponsorship opportunties, email

Monday, September 4, 2017

CALL FOR ARTISTS: EnSuite: Playwrights Artists & Composers Series I

CALL FOR ARTISTS: EnSuite: Playwrights Artists & Composers Series I

Artists' Submissions are now open for Springhill Suites Oceanside/TheatreArtsWest's new theatre/art fusion production.
The ART that we will be selecting from Artists' Submissions will be added to this gallery as soon as possible so that writers and composers have the opportunity to continue viewing the pieces to be inspired by "the one" that speaks to them. All the art will be available to all writers and/or composers. Should more than one writer or composer select a same piece of art, we will include the strongest piece of theater. Should a composer and a writer select the same piece, we would produce both pieces.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: September 1st - September 15th:


ARTISTS SUBMIT: To with For "En Suite" in the Subject Line.

Feel free to e-mail with questions or issues.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017



Vintage & Handmade Faire
450 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas, CA 92024, USA

The Heritage Ranch, home of the San Dieguito Heritage Museum has openings for merchants that sell their art, vintage collections, retro, up-cycled wares, and artisan food. The Vintage & Handmade Faire is scheduled for October 14th from 12-4pm. Come join us and be a part of a diverse gathering of artists/craftspeople, food artisans and vintage merchants. We will have live music, artist demos, and enjoy gourmet food trucks.

Our Vintage & Handmade Faire is the perfect place to showcase your creations and or collections.  If you are interested submit a vendor application to:

This fundraising event is free to attend, and supports The San Dieguito Heritage Museum and our local artisans. Bring the family and dine while you enjoy live music and shopping. Our eclectic market presents an experience like no other!  We hope to see you there. Your treasure awaits. Visit

Susan Ellen Love, Creative Director
San Dieguito Heritage Museum, "The Heritage Ranch” 805-729-2243

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Seeking 3D Artist for an 8 week exhibit,City of Encinitas, Free.

Art by Armida Flores

Civic Art Program, City of Encinitas, is seeking a 3D artist to display at the Encinitas Community Center, for August 23 - October 18, 2017. FREE to artist, no commission is taken. The exhibitions are a service to local artists that provides economic benefit from the sale of art and exposure to a wider audience while beautifying public buildings in Encinitas.

Exhibit Prospective:
The case is enclosed and locked, 6' feet in width by 4.5' feet high, with a depth of 14"glass shelving (removable). Artwork 1-5 lbs. for the glass shelving, re-movable for taller or heavier artworks. Ceramic, porcelain, clay, bronze,wood, glass, and textile artworks. Sorry, no jewelry. 

Art by Hazel Lyne
Tin Can Alley
Eligibility for 2018:
The 2018 exhibition program is also open to artists who live in the city of Encinitas and San Diego county who are age 18 or older. Amateur and professional artists are encouraged to apply.

Applications to exhibit in 2018 are accepted from January through September 15th. A Visual Art Selection Committee, comprised of gallery directors, visual art instructors and professional artists, will jury the applications and determine the exhibit schedule for the following year. Artist notification begins in November. Apply to mount an exhibition in 2018, visit Visual Art Program. Application: Click here for the 2018 Application.

Please reply as soon as possible to fill the current location opening by contacting the City of Encinitas, Arts Program Assistant, Cheryl Ehlers, (760) 633-2748, Email (

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jazzercise Call for Eclectic/Abstract Art


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, October 2017 – April 2018.

The parameters for exhibiting are as follows.

Works sought need to be abstract/modern and “eclectic” designs, and must be of one theme, color, or subject matter. All Art must be 24X30 or larger, must be wired, and ready to hang. Three-dimensional art must have its own pedestal.  All work must be current and original. Work may or may not be for sale.

Artists submitting works must be willing to participate in a six-month lease program, with amount of lease payment to be decided based upon selection of art. Submissions are limited to six pieces  and all works must remain in the exhibit until close of show (April 2018). October schedule delivering to be announced.

Artists whose work is accepted will receive a written offer of lease terms for their work.  Artists must accept or reject the terms within 3 days of offer.  Art selected will be delivered to the Jazzercise Corporate Office, (2460 Impala Rd, Carlsbad.

Deadline for submission is 5 pm, September 12, 2017. For details and forms, email Cheryl Ehlers, Curator, at, 760-519-1551.

Friday, June 2, 2017

SEPT. 10th, Vista Artist Market, Alley Art Festival

Artist Market, Alley Art Festival, 
September 10, 2017 - 10am - 6pm
Downtown Vista

Artists wishing to participate in the Artist Market must complete the following form. Upon selection into the market, artist will be notified within 5-7 business days and will have 48 hours to pay non-refundable booth fee.

***$50 for the first 50 vendors! Don't wait - get your booth today!

Applying artists must have social media presence or a website - this information will be used to verify your work as an artist. 
All booths are 10x10'. All artist vendors will provide their own canopy, table, chairs and displays. Load in / load out information will be provided during the week prior to the festival - approximately 3-5 days. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

Questions? Please email: ATTN: AAF ARTIST MARKET

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

1st Annual Encinitas Flea Market - Call to Vintage Vendors

Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) is sponsoring its 1st Annual Encinitas Flea Market at Pacific View, with EACEA (Encinitas Arts Culture and Ecology Alliance), on July 29.2017. This is a community event to support the restoration of Pacific View School into a community supported arts, culture and ecology hub.

All art must be original. Vintage items must be 50 years or older, with the exception of
collectibles, one of a kind items from the 70's and treasures could include quality collectibles, clothing, ethnic items, and holiday gift items. There will be live music, food trucks, baked goods, and the opportunity to see the site while finding treasures and collectibles. 

Please come and browse for some great collectible art and treasures. Please invite friends and family to attend this fun event and if you like to dress up in vintage clothing please do so as you may be able to get in for free. Entrance fee is $2 per person. 

If you wish to volunteer, please sign up at the link below:

The event committee reserves the right to select, locate or refuse any application that is not suitable for all ages or does not meet the established criteria. EFA reserves the right to limit the number of vendors selling similar types of items such as jewelry. (First come first serve bases, and we will curate to make sure that we have a good mix).

For vendor registration/application and details, email: REGISTRATION APPLICATIONSubject: Annual Encinitas Flea Market. (

DATE EXTENDED: CALL FOR ARTISTS, City of Encinitas for 2018

The Civic Arts Program, City of Encinitas Arts Division is seeking artists for individual and group exhibitions of two-dimensional (2-D) and three-dimensional (3-D) artworks. In 2018, the city will mount a total of 56 art exhibits. Artists, both amateur and professional, are invited to submit an application for consideration. 

Exhibit Information:
Civic Center (2 month exhibits) - 2D, 3D
Encinitas Library (6 week exhibits) - 2D, 3D
Encinitas Community Center (2 month exhibit) 2D, 3D

The exhibition program is open to artists who live in the city of Encinitas and San Diego county who are age 18 or older. Amateur and professional artists are encouraged to apply.

Applications to exhibit in 2018 are accepted from January through October 1st, 2017. A Visual Art Selection Committee, comprised of gallery directors, visual art instructors and professional artists, will jury the applications and determine the exhibit schedule for the following year. Artist notification begins in November.


Click here for the 2018 Application

Art Sales:
All income from the sale of art goes to the artist. There is no gallery commission. 
The Civic Arts Program was established in 1998 as a service to local artists by the City of Encinitas Arts Division and Commission for the Arts. 

For more information, or to apply to mount an exhibition in 2018, please contact City of Encinitas Arts Program Assistant, Cheryl Ehlers, (760) 633-2748, or email.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

CALL FOR ARTISTS: 13th Annual LeucadiART Walk

Hello Artists:

Early applications are open for our 13th Annual LeucadiART Walk on Sunday August 27, 2017! Thank you to all who have participated in the past, we look forward to another successful year in 2017.

The LeucadiART Walk is a must attend event in San Diego drawing 5,000 people to Leucadia for the day to purchase art, interact with art and enjoy the performing arts. This event is free and open to the public. Our media reach through the Leucadia 101 is growing and so is the exposure for the event.

Please visit our website to view the 2017 vendor application. 
Click The early application deadline closes on May 31st. We only accept a maximum of 101 fine artists into this juried show. If you have questions please contact the Leucadia 101 Main Street office by emailing or by phone (760) 436-2320.

Thank you and the selection committee looks forward to reviewing your application soon!
Carris Rhodes, Executive Director, Leucadia 101 Main Street Association.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: La Jolla Art and Wine Festival 2017

La Jolla Art and Wine Festival 2017

Lower Girard in the heart of La Jolla
La Jolla, California (West)

Event Dates: 10/7/17 - 10/8/17
Application Deadline: 7/20/17 Midnight PST
82 day(s) and 16 hour(s) remaining


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

Event Summary
The 2017 La Jolla Art & Wine Festival returns to La Jolla for its ninth annual season on October 7th and 8th in the heart of the village, between Prospect Ave. and Kline St., on lower Girard Ave. This two-day juried art show and fundraiser has quickly garnered a reputation as one of the most prestigious art & wine festivals on the west coast, expecting to draw in the largest crowd to date.  The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival is FREE and open to the public, with cash donations accepted at all the festival entrances. Featuring the works of over 150 established artists from San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Baja and beyond, the LJAWF features something for everyone including a silent auction, roving entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, and a wine and beer garden which will include premier wineries from around the world in addition to San Diego’s top breweries. 

For additional information on the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival, please visit our website at  

General Information
For assistance with the application process, please visit Zapplications help center at:
To speak with a Zapplications representative, call 303.629.1166 or email

CALL FOR ARTISTS - Art on 30th, San Diego

Summer in the City 

...and the living is easy. If you love San Diego summers, this is the exhibition for you. All art that resonates with the "feeling" of our fair city is eligible. Anything that says San Diego summer for you: the fair, a snow cone, the beach, the sun, the flowers, the hot, rich colors, cool jazz, wet dogs, late sunsets, the races - you get the idea! The exhibition will be juried by Robin Sanford Roberts, Scenic Designer, Artist and Professor at USD. The exhibition runs from June 3 to July 1, 2017.

All art must be ready-to-hang. Art pieces must be outfitted with two D-rings affixed to the back of your work (The gallery utilizes a wire hanging system).

Entry fee is $35 (for 1-2 pieces).
Submit art at gallery: May 18th–27th.
Submission deadline: Saturday, May 27th by 4pm.

Artwork may be dropped off from May 18 through May 27, 2017.
Opening Reception: June 3, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm

4434 30th St.
San Diego (North Park), California 92116

All artists juried into the show will be notified after the juror has made her decisions.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Opening Reception: 2nd Annual Bad As* Women’s Expo, May 5th, 7pm - Oceanside

Oil painting by Isabel Zaman

The 2nd Annual Bad As* Women’s Expo
Opening Reception, May 5, 2017, 7PM

Art, music, sculpture, weaving, dance. the spoken word and more….

Muramid Mural Museum and Art Center
212 Artist Alley, Suite F, Oceanside, CA 92054, 
(between Mission Avenue and Pier View Way)

Phone: 760-231-1010, Website:

Muramid Mural Museum and Art Center - Silent Auction and Exhibition, April 23, 2017, 1-4pm

Muramid Mural Museum and Art Center Proudly Presents A Silent Auction And Exhibition 
April 23, 2017, 1-4pm

Join us in an incredibly amazing, warm and wonderful collaboration with Mountain Shadow Outreach Center, Art Miles Mural Project and California State University San Marcos-Tukwut Leadership Center. Mural By Carlos

Muramid Mural Museum and Art Center 
212 Artist Alley, Oceanside, CA 92054

Phone: 760-231-1010, 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

GALLERY RECEPTION: Del Mar Art Center Gallery, Saturday, May 6, 5-8pm

Please Join us for our new show & Reception!
Saturday May 6th, 5-8pm

Come take in the artwork, meet our talented artists & enjoy the party. 
The Gallery is glowing with original art, jewelry, ceramics, fused glasswork, sculpture and more.

We are located in the heart of Del Mar in the Del Mar Plaza,
top level on the corner of Camino del Mar and 15th Street.
Onsite parking is available with the first 2 hours free with validation.

We hope to see you!