California Arts Council

State of California

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Transitional Art
For Northern CA artists


IFSN--a Northern California nonprofit organization is seeking fine artists for a juried show and sale on August 28, 2010 at the Doubletree Hotel in Sonoma County.  Show will be held in conjunction with their "20/10 Anniversary Celebration."  $2,500 in awards.  

All entries must be from residents of Northern California.  

DEADLINE: June 20, 2010.  

Go to to download application (after March 15, 2010) or send a SASE to: IFSN Transitional Art, 2500 Vallejo St. #200, Santa Rosa, CA 95405.

AWARDS $2,500:  Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded to first through third place in each division, along with  "Best of Show" ($1,000) "People's Choice" ($500) and other awards.

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to artists 18 years of age or older in Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area to northern CA border).  

ENTRIES:  Entries will be accepted by mail--digital images on CD or disk (JPG or TIF), 3"X5" photographs, or electronic submission. Only one image should be submitted for each 2-dimensional work. 

ENTRY FEE:  Entry fee is $25 per submission and is non-refundable; no maximum. 


Mail entries to: IFSN Transitional Art, 2500 Vallejo St. #200, Santa Rosa, CA 95405; electronic submissions to:

SALE OF ART WORK:  All artwork entered must be available for sale.  Price must include a 20% commission (except donated art work). 


  • MEDIUMS: acrylic, charcoal, oil, pastel, pen & ink, pencil, photography, watercolor, sculpture 
  • SIZE: no larger than 48"X48" all inclusive; no more than 25 lbs.
    • DIVISION 1: ART ABOUT THE HOMELESS.  Submissions must depict some facet[s] connected to homelessness.
    • DIVISION 2: ART BY THE HOMELESS.  Submissions must have been done by currently homeless or formerly homeless people.
    • DIVISION 3: ART FOR THE HOMELESS.  Art subject/style is eligible for submission, however; proceeds of any artwork sold will be donated to  host agency for benefit of IFSN Transitional Housing Program clients.
    • DIVISION 4: ART - OPEN (miscellaneous subjects are eligible), however; submissions which depict movement, progress, change and growth are encouraged.

Deadline: 06-20-2010
Santa Rosa

Contact: Pamela Wallace
Phone: 707 546-7907

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