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Monday, May 2, 2016

Call to Artists - Front Porch Gallery

Front Porch Gallery, a non-profit gallery in Carlsbad will be holding its annual juried exhibition and invites artists to participate.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists18 years of age and older living or working in San Diego County.

July 17 – September 17, 2016. Opening Reception with live music and hors d’oeuvres:
July 17, 2016 noon-2pm


AWARDS: 1st: $350, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100, $35 each for 3 Honorable Mentions. Recipients will need to complete a W-9 to receive payment.

Steven Nossan, Gallery Director and Julie Weaverling, Assistant Gallery Director.

HAND DELIVER ACCEPTED WORK: Front Porch Gallery, 2903 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008. July 2 (11am – 5 pm) & July 6-8 (noon-6) & July 9-10 (11-5)

PICK-UP WORK: September 18 (11-5) & September 21-23 (noon-6pm) & September 24 (11am – 5pm)

All entries will be submitted electronically at Format images in TIFF, BMP, JPG, or PNG, no less than 800 pixels long. For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @72 dpi on the longest side. Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space. A tutorial on how to submit is available on the How OJS Works page. Directions on how to photograph your work and properly size images can be found on the Help page. Don’t worry, it’s easy!

ENTRY FEE AND PAYMENT: $35 for 3 entries. After you’ve submitted, continue to checkout, pay through PayPal or with a credit card, and receive your receipt.

SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Results will be available by July 1, 2016 at Award winners are noted at the Opening Reception.
A list of all Accepted Artists will also be at

- All 2D and 3D media except film, video, or installation. Artwork must have been created within past 3 years.
- Artwork must be original and not previously exhibited at Front Porch Gallery.
- Artwork must be ready to hang with proper hanging device. No saw tooth hangers.
- Artwork must be for sale. Gallery retains 40% commission on sales.
- Size of work limited to 40” on longest side, including frame.
- For this exhibition we are looking for artwork that includes all themes of expression.
- Artwork must be suitable for a general public audience.
- Artwork must be labeled on the back with artist’s name, title, medium, size and price.
- Artwork is insured while at the gallery.
- Artwork must remain in the gallery for the entire exhibition, unless sold.
- Commissions are paid within 30 days of sale. A W-9 in required for payment.
- Entering this juried exhibition acknowledges the right of Front Porch Gallery to use your image(s) for publicity purposes for this event.


Foodie Fest Encinitas, CA - May 21

Foodie Fest Encinitas - May 21

The second epic Foodie Fest Encinitas blends the best of North County San Diego food, art and music. Fifteen chefs demonstrate how to prepare farm-to-table fare on three different stages, six chefs compete in a TV style Best of the Foodie Fest Competition and 30+ restaurants serve up gourmet tastes in the North County area at The Lumberyard Encinitas location.

The Barefoot Bar boasts a dozen craft beer, wine and spirit vendors with incredible food-alcohol pairings. Enjoy premiere local live music throughout the day and an outstanding mulit-media Art for the Cure exhibition. There will be face painting and interactive garden booths to entertain kids. 

This is a big, fun event with things to do for the whole family. The festival benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Get your tickets now and save on early bird pricing.

Contact: Jolee Pink , 760.445.9225, Wabisabi Green
Chefs Roll, Foodie Fest Encinitas

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