Tuesday, July 14, 2020

In Defense of Art – Call to Artists, Application Deadline September 15

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission (CAC) is calling active and retired military artists and/or their immediate family with a connection to Coronado to submit artwork for jury for the final exhibition of the year in the C3 Gallery. The theme of this exhibition is “In Defense of Art,” which will open November 7, 2018, and run through February 15, 2019.

This exhibition will celebrate the artistic creativity of Coronado’s military community. The exhibition will coincide with the Coronado Island Film Festival, which is celebrating its opening in the Nautilus Room adjacent to the C3 Gallery the evening of November 9 during the Veterans Day weekend.

The C3 Gallery, located in the Coronado Community Center at 1845 Strand Way, is comprised of three areas to exhibit work of various media, including paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture, and glass. The gallery accommodates 48 linear feet of 2-D hanging work and has an eight-foot cabinet with adjustable glass shelves for 3-D art.

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To participate, artists must be 18 years or older and be active or retired military and/or their immediate family with a connection to Coronado. All artwork must be original and the work of the registered applicant. Work must relate to the established theme and the overall dimensions of submitted work is not to exceed 24” x 28” including the frame.

Visit CoronadoARTS.com and download the application packet to enter this juried show. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on September 15, 2018. Selected artists will be notified by October 1, 2018, and must be able to deliver artwork for installation in late October and attend the Artist Reception scheduled for Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The fee to enter this juried call is waived for this exhibition. The application packet for this call is available on CoronadoARTS.com or contact the Contract Arts Administrator for a pdf or hardcopy.

For additional information, please contact: Kelly Purvis, Contract Arts Administrator kpurvis@coronado.ca.us or 619.341.0137 (cell).

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About the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission: The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission was established by the Coronado City Council in 2011. It is a seven-member commission charged with providing recommendations and taking action to “foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural, and other arts in Coronado.” For more information: www.coronadoarts.com. The Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The meetings are open and the public is invited to attend. Agendas and Minutes of current and previous meetings are posted and available on the City’s website: www.coronado.ca.us

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