California Arts Council

State of California

Artist Call Detail

‘Driven to Abstraction’ exhibit
For Northern CA artists

The ‘Driven to Abstraction’ exhibit is looking to highlight a variety of well crafted art works that do not attempt to represent external reality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colors, and textures.  All medium is welcome.  Middletown Art Center is located in Lake County, CA (approximately 20 minutes north of Calistoga).

If interested, please submit jpgs (1200 px on long side) by Tuesday, January 10th.  Be sure to include the artwork title, dimensions (height x width), medium and price.  We offer the artist 60% and the gallery takes 40%.  Include the word “Abstraction” in the title of your email. You will hear from us within 10 days after submission deadline.  When work is accepted by the curatorial committee, an agreement between the artist and gallery must be filled out, and submitted to finalize participation.  See the agreement and application form on our website at

Work must arrive at the MAC no later than Tues. Jan 24th from 1:00-4:30 pm, or by prior special arrangement, ready to hang or install. 

There are two ways to submit work to MAC
1. Become a Professional Member –

2. Non-Members may submit work for consideration for an individual show at $30 for up to 3 pieces/$25 for Lake County residents and $10 for each additional piece (all non-refundable).

  • “Driven to Abstraction”
  • January 28-March 5, 2017
  • Drop Off:  January 24, 2017
  • Pick Up:  March 7, 2017 

Middletown Art Center
21456 Hwy. 175 at the junction of Hwy. 29    


P.O. Box 1616, 21456 Hwy 175

Middletown, CA 95461          

Phone:  707.809.8118     



Deadline: 01-10-2017
Middletown Art Center
Middletown, CA

Contact: Lisa Kaplan
Phone: 707.809.8118

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