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Call for Artists: Beyond the Frame


monca is seeking paintings, photography, video, prints, sculpture, and mixed media by street artists and muralists for our upcoming exhibition “Beyond the Frame.” We will also accept work inspired by graffiti, street art and murals. Exhibition Dates: July 19- September 2. Museum Hours: Thurs-Sun, 11-5.

ELIGIBILITY: Original works created in Northern California by artists residing in Northern California, defined as San Jose and all points north, east and west to the state border. No application fee.

DATES: Entry deadline: June 30th, 2018, at 4 pm. Jurying notification by email: By July 3rd, 2018 Drop off of accepted works: July 7-8, and July 12-15, from 11-5pm Opening reception: July 20th, 6-9pm Pick-up times: Sept 2 , 5-6pm and Sept 6-9, 11-5pm.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Up to three artworks per artist may be entered. Submit a photo of each artwork to with SUBJECT of the email as “monca Beyond the Frame entry” The photos should be sent in .jpg format, naming the file with artists name followed by # 1-3. Example: patmacias2.jpg The email should contain: Artist name, address, phone number(s), email, AND for each art piece:
1. Image number (1, 2, or 3 from the filename)
2. Title and short description of work
3. Medium
4. Dimensions
5. Date of work
6. Price or NFS

Any sales by monca will be split 50/50 with the artist. Prices will not be posted in the galleries, but instead on a price list available at reception on request. No work may be removed from the galleries before the close of the exhibition on September 2nd at 5 p.m.

All accepted works must be delivered to monca ready to hang or display. Works to hang on the wall must be wired. No sawtooth hangers. Any special display or hanging needs must be described in the application. Artist’s name, phone, and title of work must be on the back of each artwork.

Earlier Event: May 31
Later Event: June 27
Antiques Appraisal Day at monca