Categories 1) Water Media; 2) Oil, Acrylic, 3) Pastel or Drawing; 4) Photography; 5) Three Dimensional
Entry Fee - $15 per entry per piece (non-refundable) – limit 3 entries per artist. Entries will be limited to 20 juried works per category.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY - All artwork must be original fine art quality conceived and created solely by the entering artist. The majority of materials used in piece will determine the category. Artwork previously accepted into the EGFAC Open Fine Art Competition will not be accepted. EGFAC has the right to reject artwork that does not look like the digital image. All artwork must be framed and ready to hang, and no larger than 24”x36” including the frame. Unframed oils/acrylics accepted only if the painting extends around edges. All art must be for sale. The Elk Grove Fine Arts Center will handle all sales from the exhibition and retain a 40% commission from all sales.
JUDGE– This year our judge is Kristina Gilmore an Associate Curator at The Crocker Art Museum.
APPLICATION DEADLINE is Saturday February 3rd ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION is February 18 via email TWO WAYS TO APPLY
1) Apply Online – Starting Dec 2nd at elkgrovefineartscenter.org, complete entry form, pay fees, and upload digital jpg images no larger than 3mb. Note: 3-D entries should include 3 views (front, side, and back) of artwork.
2) Apply in person or by mail – Applications are available at the arts center. Please return application, fees, and digital jpg images no larger than 3mb on disc to EGFAC.
February 22-24 Thursday, Friday and Saturday - Receiving of Accepted Artwork 11-4pm, at the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, 9080 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95624. Also bring your signed liability form upon delivery.
March 3rd, Saturday 4-7pm Artist Reception – Category Award Winners will be announced and presented at the Reception on March 3 at 6pm. All participants and guests (family and friends) are encouraged to attend.
First Place in each category - $200, Second Place in each category - $100, Third Place in each category - $50.
Show runs from March 3 through March 28 The exhibition is Free to the public. The Elk Grove Fine Arts Center is open from 11 – 4pm, Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment.
We are so proud of Teresa Steinbach-Garcia, one of our watercolor teachers here at the art center! She recently won the prestigious Faber-Castell Award at the PSWC Pastel USA 28th International Show. Richly deserved, Teresa! Here is her award winning entry of a strawberry gardener.