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
Multiple entries per artist accepted. Total width of all works submitted not to exceed 60 inches. 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. 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 
Young adults 16 and younger
–artwork up to 30 inches total in width: $10
–artwork up to 60 inches total in width. $15

Adults 17 and older
–artwork up to 30 inches total in width: $15
–artwork up to 60 inches total in width: $25

Please click on prices to register for exhibit. You may pay by credit card this way or you may bring cash or check payable to H.A.R.D.: Hayward Area Recreation and Parks District upon delivery of artwork. Please see delivery options below.

Important Dates
04/16/19: 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 Adobe Art Gallery at 20395 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546.
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.

Please fill out one entry for each artwork submission. Thank you!