Call For Entries

Call For Entries2020-01-21T14:24:50-08:00

The City of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Events Office and Santa Clarita Arts Commission seek art entries for several exhibits and performances throughout the year. Check back regularly to see what’s coming up. Several other organizations in the area also regularly seek artists and performers. This page is a source for artists to find opportunities throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.

If you represent an organization seeking artists for an exhibit, play or other performance, click the button below to have your Call for Artists listed on this page.


City of Santa Clarita Opportunities


Flight
The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events division (City) is seeking artists to exhibit work at the First Floor Gallery located in City Hall. Artists chosen will participate in a group show with the theme of “flight.” Artists are inspired by or references flight. Applicants may submit artworks in the medium of their choosing, as long as it is able to be mounted on a wall. This includes but is not limited to paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, and textiles. The exhibition will be on display from January 2020 through March 2020.

IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline to apply:
January 20, 2020 – EXTENDED DEADLINE                                                                                       ENTRY FORM

Installation: February 3, 2020
Reception: February 19, 2020


Transfixed
One Story One City 2020

Every year, the Santa Clarita Public Library’s One Story One City program encourages discussion amongst residents and promotes reading through the celebration of one story during the month of March. The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to announce this year’s 2020 book selection is “Gods of Jade and Shadows” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events division (City) is seeking artists to exhibit work at the First Floor Gallery located in City Hall. Artists chosen will participate in creating artwork based off this book.

Specifically the artwork should express the following themes: Romantic Fantasy, Mayan Gods and Mythology, and the Supernatural. Works can show one or all three themes in a single piece. Applicants may submit artwork in the medium of their choosing as long as it is able to be mounted to a wall. This includes but is not limited to paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, and textiles. The show will be up from March to June.

IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline to apply: February 19, 2020

Installation: March 11, 2020                                                                                                                                          ENTRY FORM
Reception: March 14, 2020
Exhibition Closes (must pick up artwork): June 22, 2020


Sweets
The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events division (City) is seeking artists to exhibit work at the First Floor Gallery located in City Hall. Artists chosen will participate in a group show with the theme of “sweets.” Artists are encouraged to submit work is inspired by or depicts sweets, candies, and sugar! Applicants may submit artworks in the medium of their choosing, as long as it able to be mounted on a wall.  This includes but is not limited to paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, and textiles. The exhibition will run From June 2020 through September 2020.

IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline to apply: May 1

Installation: June 22, 2020                                                                                                                                            ENTRY FORM
Reception: June 24, 2020
Exhibition Closes (must pick up artwork): September 2, 2020


Open Call for Art
Interested in exhibiting your artwork or curating for one of our many exhibit locations throughout the City of Santa Clarita? Please fill out our online application to be considered. This call is open year-round and spaces are juried by committee.


10 by 10 – Variety night giving ten selected entertainers the chance to take the stage for a ten-minute performance of their choosing. Audience members will enjoy storytelling, magic, comedy, improv, music, and other forms of entertainment at this ever changing event.


NOTE by NOTE – Songwriter’s night giving professional and aspiring songwriters the chance to showcase their songs in front of a live audience and an opportunity for fans to hear new music. Each songwriter selected will perform four original songs of their own composition.



Additional Opportunities


SCVTV Arts & Culture Show SCVTV is creating an Arts & Culture show to promote arts and culture in the Santa Clarita Valley. Throughout the show, they will be running interstitials featuring a variety of art forms and are seeking videos/slideshows from artists and performers.