The View From Here: Spring Open Exhibition

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The View From Here: Spring Open Exhibition
Adobe Art Gallery, 20395 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546
Mailing: 1099 E Street, Hayward, CA 94541
Email: | | (510) 881-6735 | cell: (510) 418-9383
Hours: Open during exhibits Thursday through Saturday | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. and by appointment

For help with this form, please email or call (info above) Leah Virsik, Gallery Director or drop by the gallery during open hours and speak with Phil.

Exhibition Dates: March 24–May 5, 2018
01/02/18 – Call for entries announced
02/01/17 – 12am: Early deadline to be considered for postcard and publicity*
03/13/18 – 12am: Deadline for online submissions
03/15/18 | 6-8pm & 3/17/18 | 10am–12pm: Deliver artwork with a label, artist statement & resume or bio for binder to gallery.**
03/24/18 – 1–3pm: Artist Reception: Free and open to the public. Please bring family and friends.
05/05/18 – Exhibit ends
05/05/18 – 3–5pm and 05/07/18 – 10-12pm: Pick up unsold work

Open to all artists and most 2D and 3D media. No time-based media at this time. One entry per person, limited to the first fifty or so applicants. $15 entry fee (cash or check) due when artwork is delivered. Please make checks payable to Hayward Area Recreation and Parks District.

Artist agrees to loan submitted work. All frames must be wired and ready to hang. Artist agrees not to remove exhibited work until the end of the exhibition. Artist will deliver artwork clean, dry, ready to install, with a label that includes Artist Name, Title, Media, Price or Value, Phone and Email. Specific label is not required but please include all information if not using label. Please limit framed work to 42 inches in height and width and sculpture weight to 50 lbs. Work must be original in nature and not previously shown at the gallery. Adobe Art Gallery reserves the right of final selection of the work to be shown.

Artist agrees to allow Adobe Art Gallery to use photographic reproductions of work to document and promote the exhibition.

Sale of exhibited work will be conducted through Adobe Art Gallery and all applicable sales tax will be charged. Adobe Art Gallery requires a 30% commission of the sale price from the artist. A completed W-9 is required from Artist in order to process payment. In the event of sale, artist will receive 70% portion of sale via check from H.A.R.D. usually within four to six weeks of exhibit end date. Artist will be notified of their work(s) sold, date sold, name and contact information of patron, price sold, and amount due to artist.

Artist, or designated representative, agrees to pick up work or de-install from Adobe Art Gallery on the listed date(s). Work left beyond these dates will incur a $5 fee per work, per day. Artist acknowledges that work left beyond 90 days may be discarded.

Artist will provide their own insurance if desired. The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District is self-insured and does not carry insurance for items submitted to the Adobe Art Gallery and therefore cannot be responsible for any loss or damage. All work is submitted at the Artist’s own risk. The Adobe Art Gallery will make every effort possible for safe handling of all work. Additionally, the Adobe Art Center is secured with an alarm system and is under the protection of Parks and Recreation security personnel.

*Email an image of your artwork for publicity to Leah Virsik, Adobe Art Gallery Director at This can be a detail if necessary. All image files for entry should be 300 dpi, jpg format and at least 6x8 inches. Please include title, size, year and media. Use this convention to name file: LastNameFirstNameTitle.jpg (abbreviate if necessary)

**Work may be received by mail between March 12–15 or dropped off between 9am–1pm and 2–5pm at the H.A.R.D. District Office: 1099 E Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Please provide return postage if return mailing is desired.

Form submission indicates that the Artist has read and accepts the terms and requirements of this exhibit and Adobe Art Gallery.

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