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Call for Artists – February 17 to 21, 2020

Call for Artists – February 17 to 21, 2020

Call for Artists

  • Mon, Feb 17, 2020 12:00 AM Fri, Feb 21, 2020 5:00 PM



 Unbroken Legacies: NorCal Glass

  March 12 – April 26, 2020

The Museum of Northern California Art is seeking Northern California artists working with a variety of techniques in the medium of glass. Substantially-sized pieces, 2D, installations are all welcome.  The museum’s exhibition committee will make final selections.

ELIGIBILITY:  Original works created by artists residing in Northern California, defined as San Jose and all points north, east, and west to the state border. All exhibited artworks must remain in the exhibition until 5 p.m. on April 26, 2020.



  • The email must contain: Artist’s name, address, phone(s), email address, along with image file and info for each piece.  Also, Include a résumé or c.v. and/or a brief artist statement.

  • See below for entry fee information.  Please indicate payment method in your submission.

Image files and labeling

  • Images should be in .jpg format, naming the file with the artist’s name followed by 1, 2, 3 etc.  Example joesmith1.jpg

  • For each image, include:

  1. Image number (from the filename)

  2. Title

  3. Technique

  4. Dimensions

  5. Date of work

  6. Any special display or hanging needs

  7. Price or NFS

The price should include a 50% museum commission.   Prices will not appear on the gallery signage, but instead will be available on request at the reception desk.

          ENTRY FEE: $25 (non-refundable) for 3 images; $10 for each additional entry

  • Checks must reach monca by February 21 at 5 pm

  • Make check payable to monca and write ‘Glass entry fee’ in the memo.  Your canceled check is your receipt

  • For credit card payment, call (530.487.7272) or pay in person, at monca, 900 Esplanade, Chico, CA    Museum hours: Thurs-Sunday 11-

     Jury notifications will be emailed on February 24.


  • Accepted work should be delivered to 900 Esplanade during the following times:

  • February 27-March 1, 11-5 p.m.

  • March 5-8, 11-5 p.m.

  • All work must be delivered 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.

Please note: If you are not a local artist or if for any reason you must ship your work, return postage arrangements will be required up front.  If the work does not sell, it will be re-packaged in its original shipping materials and sent back to you at your cost.

If shipping the work, please insure it.  If glazed, make sure to use plexiglass to prevent breakage since glass could damage the artwork. The museum will not be held responsible for work damaged in shipment.



Deadline for entries: February 21 at 5pm

Jury results notification: February 24

Artwork delivery:  Feb 27-March 1, 5-8, regular museum hours, 11-5

Opening reception:  March 13, 6-8 p.m.

Artwork pickups: April 26 at 5pm, April 30, May 1-3, 7-10 from 11-5 pm

Works left beyond May 10 will be assessed a storage fee of $5 per piece, per day (Thurs-Sun).

Works left beyond Works left beyond June 14, 2020 will become property of monca.

Insurance is the responsibility of the artist.  monca will be diligent in the care of artwork but is not responsible for loss or damage that might occur. 

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Mon ‒ Wed: Closed
Thu ‒ Fri: 11am ‒ 5pm
Sat ‒ Sun: 11am ‒ 5pm

Adults: $30/year
Seniors: $25/year
Dual/Family: $50/year
NARM: $100/year
Corporate: $750/year

900 Esplanade, Chico, CA, 95926

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