Open Call for South Bay Artists

Torrance, Calif., September 5, 2013, – The Torrance Art Museum at the Joslyn Center (TAM) invites South Bay residents to participate in TAM’s Annual South Bay Focus Exhibition.  Torrance Art Museum’s Contemporary and Traditional Art Annual 2013 South Bay Focus Presented in conjunction with the Torrance Artists Guild and the South Bay Watercolor Society  Artists must reside in these communities to be eligible to participate: El Segundo, Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Torrance.  This year’s Juror is James MacDevitt, the Curator at Cerritos College Gallery.


Applications are due Saturday, October 12, 2013. All artists will be notified by November 9 if they have been accepted or not.  Applications are available at TAM and also available on our


Opening reception is on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 6 – 9 p.m. The opening reception is free to the public and no RSVP is necessary. South Bay Artists are encouraged to submit work for the exhibition. The TAM is located at 3320 Civic Center Drive in Torrance. The exhibition will be on view from Tuesday, November 26 - Saturday, December 21, 2013. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11a.m. to5p.m.


The Torrance Art Museum is the premiere visual art space to view contemporary art in the South Bay. It is a program of the City of Torrance Cultural Services Division of the Community Services Department. The Cultural Services Division is responsible for City sponsored arts and culture initiatives held at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center and throughout the City.


Additional information about special events and upcoming arts programming at the Torrance Art Museum can be requested by email at or by calling 310-618-3846.