Call for Artists at the City of Brea Art Gallery

Graduate Show—MFA Grads and Professors from Southern California Universities

January 25, 2014 to March 2, 2014

Opening Reception:  Saturday, January 25th, 2014 from 7-9pm


This exhibition will serve as an important introduction to and partnership with the local Masters of Fine Arts programs from surrounding Southern California schools and universities. This will be an opportunity for students featured in the exhibition to show their work outside of the collegiate circuit and gain recognition as up-and-coming artists in Southern California’s art scene. The artists in this show will be selected from the finest graduate students in the fine arts departments at the top local schools, as well as some instructor’s work.  Schools would include Cal State University Fullerton, University of California Irvine, University California Riverside, Cal State University Long Beach and Claremont Colleges.


How to Submit for Consideration

Each artist must submit a minimum of 5 images with the following required information: the title, year, and medium of each piece, as well as their school, program, and estimated graduation date. Everything must be sent via email to by Friday, November 1st, 2013. All entries must be submitted in JPEG format. Please only submit one image per entry. Images must be 300 dpi in resolution and no larger than 6” in any direction, dependent upon the proportions of the original image. Please title each file name with artist’s last name and title of work separated with an underscore. Example file name: Smith_Untitled2.jpeg


Eligibility: All entries must be original and have been executed within the past three years. Works must not have been shown previously in this gallery. All mediums are acceptable. Framed pieces must be ready for hanging, with proper screw eyes and wire to correspond with the weight of the art work. No sawtooth hangers or string hangers. Two-dimensional works may not exceed 84" in height or width including the frame, and may not weigh more than 100 pounds. Wall pieces, other than paintings, must be suitably mounted for Gallery exhibition. Art work may not be removed until the end of the exhibition.


Important Dates

Deadline for Submissions: Friday, November 1st, 2013

Invitations Sent Out: Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Deadline to Accept Invitation: Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Drop Off Dates: December 16th-19th, 2013 and January 7th-11th, 2014*

               *January 11th is the deadline for artwork drop off

Opening Reception: Saturday January 25th, 2014 from 7-9pm

Exhibition Dates: January 25, 2014 to March 2, 2014