Call to Artists: Enter the West Coast Juried Exhibition

Open to artists currently living in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the aim of the exhibition is to provide a forum for both established and emerging artists working on the west coast in a diversity of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and mixed media.


How to enter

Visit Turtle Bay website to enter or to download entry forms. Contact Jan at 530-242-3108 with questions or for more information.

Submission deadline:
December 1, 2010, 5 p.m.

The juror for the competition is Bob Nugent, retired Professor of Art in painting and drawing at Sonoma State University.  He will select 40-50 art works for exhibition from submitted digital images. However, the juror reserves the right to omit artwork upon receipt if it is inconsistent in quality with the projected image, is poorly framed, or has otherwise been misrepresented.


Best of Show


First Prize


Second Prize

$  750

Third Prize

$  500

Honorable Mention

$  250

People’s Choice

$  250



  • Maximum of three art works may be submitted
  • Images must be saved as a .jpg or .tiff file no greater than 8″x 10,” 72 dpi
  • Non-refundable $35 entry fee covers up to three artworks
  • Must include a signed and completed application form
  • All accepted artwork must be available for exhibition and remain during the entire exhibition period
  • All artwork must include legible labels identifying: Artist’s Name, Title, Medium, Date
  • Artwork must be original and completed within the last three years and not previously shown at Turtle Bay
  • Two-dimensional artwork must be framed with hanging wire or otherwise ready to hang. No colored mats. Artwork under glass without rigid frame will not be accepted
  • Maximum height of artwork is 11′ and must be able to pass through a 96″h x 64″w door opening
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