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Call to Artists
Resource Name Front Porch Gallery
Address 2903 Carlsbad Blvd.
City Carlsbad
State CA
Zip 92008
Location North County Coastal
Telephone 760-795-6120
Web Site
Contact Julie Weaverling  
Resource Description
Front Porch Gallery is a non-profit community resource located in Carlsbad. We showcase locally based artists, partner with arts organizations and therapeutic programs. We are interested in exploring the role of art in aging and often feature senior artists. We believe that “Art Creates Community”, and we hope to create more vibrant, vital communities by sharing stories through art.
Opportunity Description
Second Act Exhibit dates: May 20- July 7, 2018 Front Porch Gallery seeks submissions from artists making art as part of their own Second Act. What is a second act? It may be defined as: Something a person devotes his life to later in life, after retiring or quitting his original occupation Did you spend some or all of your career in another field? Doctor, lawyer, scientist, teacher? Maybe you were in the commercial art world or in sales or management? Had you always wanted to make art but were too busy supporting a family and finally had time to give it a go? Are you returning to a passion from your youth? Did you discover you were an artist and never really knew it or explored it as an option? Whatever your story, we want to hear from you! We have seen many wonderful artists over the years who started out doing something other than art who became devoted, successful creatives. We invite you to submit 3 original artworks for consideration. There is no fee to submit. All forms of expression will be considered. Art must have been created since 2015. Accepted work must be for sale. No giclees. Front Porch Gallery will retain a 40% commission on all sales. Send your images including overall size to Please keep in mind the following important dates: Images to be considered for postcard March 18, 2018 Final submission deadline April 22, 2018 Notification of acceptance April 26, 2018 Delivery of artwork May 9-11(noon-6pm), May 12-13(11am-5pm) Opening/Artists Reception May 20 (noon-2pm) Exhibition Closing July 7 Pickup of artwork not sold July 8 (11am-5pm), July 11-13 (noon-6pm) July 14 (11am-5pm)
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