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Call for Student Art! Exhibition Opportunity

Have Your Work Featured in the Spring Student Showcase

All media! All levels of experience! No entry fees!

Exhibition Dates: April 10June 14, 2024

About the Exhibition: Presented in the Community Gallery, the Student Showcase is a juried show of artwork by current and recent Richmond Art Center students. 6 to 12 artists will have their work selected for the exhibition, with an emphasis on presenting multiple pieces (2+) by the same artist to demonstrate students working in series and diving deeper into their chosen media or themes. Artworks will be selected by Richmond Art Center staff using the criteria: Artist Excellence and Diversity of Media/Themes.

Eligibility: All students who have taken a class or workshop at Richmond Art Center in the past three years are eligible to enter. Entries may include work done in a RAC class, or work completed over a period of time in response to techniques, processes or themes a student explored in a class at Richmond Art Center. All artwork media and sizes will be considered. See Terms at bottom of this webpage for more info.

Exhibition Schedule:

  • Deadline to Enter: Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 11:59pm
  • Artist Notification: By Monday, March 11, 2024
  • Artwork Drop Off: Saturday, March 16, 10am-1pm OR Monday, March 18, 10am-1pm
  • Exhibition Dates: Wednesday, April 10Friday, June 14, 2024
  • Reception: Thursday, April 18, 5pm-7pm
  • Artwork Pick Up: Saturday, June 15, 10am-1pm

Prepare Your Artwork Submission:

  • Artwork submissions must be original work created in 2021 or later
  • Students may submit minimum 1, and up to 4 artworks images, for consideration for the exhibition
  • Image files should be jpgs or pngs with a maximum 1 MB file size
  • Include caption information for each artwork image (title, year, media, dimensions)

*TERMS: Selection: Entry does not guarantee selection for the exhibition. Installation Ready: Selected artworks should be installation ready with any hanging hardware attached (rods, hanging wire, d-rings, etc.), and labeled with artists full name on the back/underneath. Work on paper should be framed or mounted. Artwork Delivery: Selected artwork must be delivered to Richmond Art Center during scheduled drop off dates: Saturday, March 16, 10am-1pm OR Monday, March 18, 10am-1pm. Artwork Pick Up: All artworks must be picked up on the scheduled day: Saturday, June 15, 10am-1pm (unless artwork is sold).


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Richmond, CA 94804-1600


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