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Chemers Gallery
Viewpoints Orange County All Media 2014


April 26 – May 10, 2014


Please join the Tustin Area Council for Fine Art (TAFCA) and Chemers Gallery for a juried exhibition of works depicting outdoor scenes of Orange County, California, by professional and amateur artists in a wide array of media. We are honored to announce that Jim Wodark, plein air oil painter, will be this year’s juror.

VIEWPOINTS: ORANGE COUNTY ALL MEDIA 2014, April 26 – May 10, 2014 IMPORTANT DATES: Deadline for entry forms: March 7, 2014 Email Notification of Acceptance: March 17, 2014 Hand Delivery of Works: April 14-19 between 10am-5pm. Shipped entries are not accepted. Exhibition Opens to Public: April 26, 2014 Opening Reception: April 26, 2014 5:30-8:00pm (awards at 7pm) Exhibit Closes: May 10, 2014, 5:00pm Pick-up work at Chemers Gallery: May 12, 2014, 10am-5pm

RECEPTION: Saturday April 26, 2014 5:30–8:00 p.m. CHEMERS GALLERY | 17300 17th St, Ste. G | Tustin, CA (In the Enderle Center) GALLERY HOURS: MON- FRI 10:00AM – 6:00PM, SAT 10:00AM – 5:00PM

CASH AWARDS: $600 First Place, Professional $400 Second Place, Professional $250 Third Place, Professional $100 First Place, Amateur $75 Second Place, Amateur $50 Third Place, Amateur

All Artwork must be for sale.

ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS: Entry must be an outdoor scene from anywhere in Orange County, California. If not easily recognizable as an Orange County scene, a source photo may be required. Work must be created during the year since the last contest (May 2013). All 2-D artworks such as, but not limited to, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking and photography will be considered. The maximum allowed size is 24” x 36” not including the frame. Photographs must be printed on photo or fine art paper – they may not be printed on canvas or mounted to panels. Works must be framed to Chemers Gallery specifications (see framing requirements below), properly wired and ready to hang. The juror reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented or that varies from the submitted image. All works must be for sale. Sales commission: 50% artist 50% Chemers Gallery. Artists with sold work will be issued a check for the sale within 30 days of the close of the exhibition.

FRAMING REQUIREMENTS: Chemers Gallery will be happy to assist in framing your work; if you choose to frame it yourself, please bring your frame for approval, prior to delivery. Oils, acrylics & mixed media can be unframed if gallery wrapped edges are painted, but other two-dimensional work must be framed. No Photography on canvas. All 2D work must be properly & securely wired and ready to hang. Simple frames are preferred, acceptable colors: black & any dark wood. Mats: neutral white, acid free (like Bainbridge 8655), colored filets ok, and either double 4-ply or single 6 or 8-ply mats. No non-glare glass. Space and weight limits apply to non two-dimensional work, please see Karen Raab at Chemers Gallery.

ENTRY PROCEDURE: Non-refundable Entry fee is $35 for one or two entries, payable when you submit to

PLEASE NOTE: When filling out your information while entering the show at, please be sure all information is correct – spelling, title, pricing of your artwork. All information is input by the Artist and is used by Chemers Gallery for reference, printed materials and online postings.
For help using please refer to the Help Page and the How This Works Page. Likewise you can call 949-287-8645 or email
Diptychs and triptychs are considered one work. Works are juried by digital image only.

ENTRY IMAGE GUIDELINES: Works will be juried by digital image only. Images must be sized to 1920 pixels on the longest side and at a resolution of 72 dpi. No mat, frame, or extraneous material should appear other than your artwork.
Save the painting with a new name, as follows: Your last name, first initial, ENTRY REFERENCE (A, B, C, D or E), and abbreviated painting name. For example: Jane Doe’s Entry A is titled New York Sunrise, the name given to the digital image would be: doej_a_nysun.jpg. Use only letters and numbers, no spaces and only one period ending in ".jpg"
Save the image as a high quality jpg. Maximum or 12 Quality.
Images are used for jurying and web and printed materials.

LIABILITY: All work will be handled with great care. Neither Chemers Gallery nor TACFA or its representatives will accept responsibility for loss or damage of work. Artists are responsible for safety of work during transit to and from the gallery. Submission by an artist will indicate agreement by the artist to these conditions.

ABOUT THE VENUE: Since 1978, Chemers Gallery has been providing fine art and quality custom framing in Orange County. The gallery hosts several shows each year and continually exhibits the work of exceptional artists, both local and international. Chemers Gallery is located in the Enderle Center, 17300 17th Street, Tustin, 714-731-5432. The gallery is free and open to the public Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm.

ABOUT TACFA: Founded in 1992, the Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts (TACFA) funds and administers programs which expand the arts in the greater Tustin, California area, and enrich the entire community. The Council raises funds through individual and corporate contributions and fundraising events. These funds subsidize elementary students’ participation in The Art Masters program, support students’ creativity and interest in the arts, and allow TACFA to produce an annual affordable and live production of a classic Broadway musical at a local outdoor venue.

While practicing sound fiscal management and keeping operating costs low, the Council is continually expanding existing programs, seeking new revenue streams, and investigating new programs that will create community through the arts. I agree to any and all conditions and responsibilities specified in the application and prospectus. I give my permission to use my name and images for publicity purposes. I agree that all works are original. For more information, please contact Karen Raab at Chemers Gallery 714-731-5432


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