Call for Entry: Open: H.A.R.D. Student Art Exhibit

Open: H.A.R.D. Student Art Exhibition June 1–July 13, 2019
Adobe Art Gallery, 20395 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546

Open to all students who have created work in an art class at a H.A.R.D. facility (e.g. Adobe Art Center, Weekes Community Center, etc.). Recent work is preferred but not required. 

Eligibility and Requirements
One entry per artist. All 2D and 3D media accepted. We have a TV for a time-based media. Please see specifications and submit via thumb drive or inquire about sending digitally. Work must be original and not previously shown at Adobe Art Gallery. Work larger than 42 inches in height and width will be installed only as space permits at the discretion of the gallery director. Maximum weight is 50 lbs. Artwork must be ready to hang: professionally mounted and wired if framed. Plexiglass is highly preferred over glass. Please inquire about work that requires special handling or installation. Works on paper may be shown using magnets. Frames are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please inquire via your art teacher or email All selected works must remain for the duration of the show. Adobe Art Gallery reserves the right of final selection of work shown.

Fee for Submission
16 and younger: $10. 17 and older $15. Bring cash or check payable to H.A.R.D.: Hayward Area Recreation and Parks District upon delivery of artwork. Deliver artwork to Adobe Art Gallery at 20395 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546.

Important Dates
04/14/19: 12am–Publicity deadline to submit images for postcard consideration + other PR (Send an image of your work to for publicity consideration. Name image: LastNameFirstName_Title.jpg / 6x8inches (minimum) / 300dpi /.jpg format)  
05/14/19: 12am–Deadline to Submit Online Entry Form (see below)
05/16/19: 6–8pm & 05/18/19: 1pm–3pm–Hand deliver artwork, artist statement/bio/resumé for binder to gallery.
Work may be dropped off in protective packaging or shipped to Attn: Leah Virsik/Adobe Art Gallery, H.A.R.D. District Office, 1099 ‘E’ Street, Hayward, CA 94541 from 05/13–03/17 between 9am-1pm and 2–5pm. If shipped, include return shipping and entry fee payable to H.A.R.D. Please also email to inform gallery to expect the work.
06/01/19: 1–3pm Reception for the Artists
07/13/19: Exhibit ends
07/13/19: 3–4pm or 07/15/19: 10am–12pm* Pick up artwork.
*Work left after this time incurs a $5 storage fee per day/per artwork.