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January 17, 2012 > Call for art entries

Call for art entries

Submitted By Diane Leys

Olive Hyde Art Gallery is calling for entries for their "Hidden Treasures/Local Talent" exhibition, February 17 to March 17. The submission deadline is February 1, and proposals should be sent to Exhibitions Assistant Curator, Gloria Kim, via e-mail at

"Hidden Treasures/Local Talent" presents the work of local artists working in various mediums from traditional and contemporary visual arts to contemporary craft. Innovation is encouraged, all works must be original (no production work) and may include submissions of painting, drawing, printmaking, fiber arts, photography, sculpture, craft and mixed media. All work must be made from 2008 to current and be ready to hang upon delivery. Works not deemed "ready to hang" may not be accepted at delivery. No duplicate entries from prior Olive Hyde Exhibitions.

The opening reception is hosted by the Olive Hyde Art Guild, held opening night Friday, February 17, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The City of Fremont provides the show postcard and mails to the City's mailing list of approximately 2,000 patrons. Artists are provided with approximately 25 postcards for their guests. All work must be ready to install; delivery and return shipping is the responsibility of the artist.

Submissions must be received by Wednesday, February 1; acceptance announcements will be delivered via email by Friday, February 3. Delivery of work will be on Sunday, February 5.

Submission of works must include:

-Short (one paragraph) bios and artist statement no more than 8,000 characters (roughly 1,000 words). Must include mailing address.

-Up to 10 images in support of your proposal. Images in JPEG format (images used for postcard will be requested at 300 dpi). Please list image title, dimensions, year, in email submission.

-Upon acceptance, please mail entry fee of $15, check or money order, payable to City of Fremont, mailed to City of Fremont at: Irene Jordahl/Arts & Recreation Supervisor, Olive Hyde Art Gallery/HTLT, 3300 Capitol Avenue, Building B, Fremont, CA 94538.

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