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Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation
TOCA 2019 Southbay Festival of the Arts Juried Art Show





Artist Adam Normandin, has been exploring freight trains as a subject since 2006. His Precisionist paintings are held in many prominent collections around the world, including the acclaimed Seven Bridges Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut.


To date, the artist has had 10 solo exhibitions of his work and participated in numerous group shows across the United Stated and Canada, including the 2014 Contemporary Realism Biennial at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and Beyond Realism at Galerie de Bellefeuille in Montreal; Canada’s largest and most comprehensive exhibition of photorealism art. In 2017, The artist was honored by the Center for Railroad Photography and Art as a guest speaker for their annual convention. Normandin’s work has been featured in American Art Collector Magazine, American Arts Quarterly, and New American Paintings. Adam Normandin is represented by Bernarducci Gallery in New York City and Galerie de Bellefeuille in Montreal
and Toronto. Please visit the artist website for further information: www.adamnormandin.com

Adam Normandin Artist Statement:

In my work, I seek to emphasize the beauty and relevance of unobserved details. Everyday things may not be recognized by most as beautiful, yet the ordinary can be compelling, truthful and soulful.

Freight trains are intriguing to me because they are travelers, relentlessly moving from one place to the next, year after year. Many have been in operation for several decades, without rest. Layers of rust, numeric codes and graffiti accumulate with time and give the surface of each train a unique character. These details reveal truthful and compelling stories, that transform an ordinary object’s nature into something full of history and inherent beauty. If something mundane and functional can communicate such richness and complexity thenperhaps we can find meaning within the most ordinary aspects of our own lives as well.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES & OFFICAL PROSPECTUS

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SUBMISSION OF THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM AND FEE, ALONG WITH A SIGNED WAIVER FORM FOR ACCEPTED ART WORKS AT THE TAKE-IN, SHALL CONSTITUTE AGREEMENT WITH ALL CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THIS PROSPECTUS. 

2019 TOCA ART AWARDS

4 artists will receive the Ken Miller 2019 Fine Art Award, gifts, unlimited rights to the use of the TOCA award logo, see their art featured on the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation Website and in 3 Armstrong Performing Art Programs.

  • TOCA Best of Show   
  • TOCA Gold Award       
  • TOCA Silver Award  
  • TOCA Bronze Award

ENTRY FEES  
This is a juried exhibition. Artists may submit up to a maximum of 4 digital images of their works to onlinejuriedshows.com for the jury selection process. The entry fee is $40 each for the first two images and $25 for each additional image. Entry fees are non – refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.

ACCEPTANCE IN THE EXHIBITION IS NOT GUARANTEED.
DATES & FEES    
April 30, 2019 - ENTRY DEADLINE

Completed Entry application with accompanying digital images and jury fee submitted to Onlinejuriedshows.com

May 1, 2019 - JURY SESSION  

Exhibition Artwork Judging  
May 17, 2019 - EXHIBITION ACEPTANCE NOTIFICATION
Artist’s work selected for the Exhibition will be notified by email no later than 16 May 2019. Artist’s will have until 15 June to frame and prepare their artwork for hanging and submission at 15 June 2019 Exhibition Artwork Turn-in Day.

June 15, 2019* - EXHIBITION ARTWORK TURN-IN DAY
Hand-deliver your juror - accepted and ready - to - hang painting(s) between10:00 AM to 2:00 PM to the Ken Miller Center at:
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3300 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, CA 90503 
* Out-of-town exhibition artwork that cannot be delivered in person on the designated date and time can be shipped.
Shipments MUST arrive the no earlier than 10 June and received no later than 14 June to be accepted for exhibition. Artists will be responsible for the cost of crating, handling, and shipping artwork to and from the exhibition.

Please ship artwork to:        

Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3300 Civic Center Drive
Torrance CA 90503

Attn: Daniel Ashcraft
TOCA 2018 Fine Arts Awards
June 22, 2019           EXHIBITION 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
June 22, 2019           EXHIBITION AWARDS RECEPTION 4:00 PM – 5:00  PM
Ken Miller Center
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3300 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, CA 90503

June 22, 2019 - ARTWORK PICK UP
Artists are responsible to arrange to pick up of their artwork at the Ken Miller Center between 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM following the Awards Reception.

LIABILITY
Artwork will be handled with the utmost care, and TOCA will make every reasonable effort to keep all submitted artwork safe. However, Artists are responsible for insuring their artwork. TOCA and its representatives are not 
responsible for loss, theft or damage of your artwork while in the organization’s possession or in transit, including those artworks sold during the exhibition. Submission of the online entry form and fee, along with a signed waiver form for accepted art works at the take-in, shall constitute agreement with ALL conditions set forth in this prospectus. 

IMAGE SUBMISSION

Entry form must be filled out in its entirety. List artwork size up to the nearest inch. Submitted images must not include matting or frame. Crop the photos to include only the artwork. Be sure your images are right - side - up.
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EXHIBITION DESCRIPTION
This exhibition is designed to expose the South Bay and surrounding communities to the rich diversity of the arts and their contribution to our culture. The TOCA 2018 Juried Show will celebrate the artists who capture this beauty in their creative process. It also provides emerging and established artists the opportunity to be recognized for their work and for the public to purchase excellent examples of original art. The exhibition is part of the 2019 TOCA Southbay Festival of the Arts. The festival draws an attendance of over 2,500 and features the performing arts on 4 stages, children art demonstrations, food, craft beer, and art displays. All proceeds benefit the mission of the non-profit Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. The juried exhibition will be held in the Ken Miller Center at the Torrance Cultural Center and will be followed by an Awards Reception.

Date: - Saturday 22 June 2019
Time: - 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: - Ken Miller Center
Torrance Cultural Art Center
3300 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, California

AWARDS RECEPTION
The public and artists are invited to attend the Awards Reception to recognize the artists and awards presentation following the show from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

ARTWORK ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • All artwork must be original, created by the named artist and not created under an instructor’s supervision and not exhibited in any previous TOCA juried show.
  • SIZE RESTRICTIONS: Work must not exceed 36” in height and 36” in width; weight may not exceed 30 lb.
  • Artist agrees to permit TOCA to reproduce the accepted artwork for TOCA publicity and documentation purposes.
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Juried Exhibition Art Hanging Instructions
Juried art selected for the exhibition must comply with the following hanging instructions:

  • Only wall-hung artwork will be accepted.
  • All Exhibition Art must be delivered to the Torrance Cultural Arts Center with an printed label attached to the back of the artwork specifying:

Artist Name:
Painting Title:
Art Medium:
Painting Size:
Sales price:

  • In addition, the artist’s name must be printed clearly on the back of the painting, stretcher bar or frame so the artwork can be identified in the event the label is inadvertently detached.
  • Each painting is required to be delivered to the show framed and ready to hang, including hanging wire. Be sure that the highest part of the hanging wire is at least 1 - 1/2 inch from the top of the frame so that the hanging hardware will be hidden from view behind the frame. Wiring must be in good condition and substantial enough for the weight of the artwork. No saw - tooth hangers.
  • Submitted work should be correctly oriented (vertical or horizontal).
  •  All artwork should be framed or canvas edges should be painted if no frame.
  • Works on paper must be framed and under glass (Museum or Anti - Reflective Glass is preferred) or Plexiglas.
  • Revenue from Sales: Revenue from sales will be distributed as follows – 80% to the artist, 20 % to TOCA to benefit local mission projects and its programs. Artists are encouraged to offer their art for purchase. However, artwork may be listed as NFS (Not For Sale), but no “price on request.”
  • Delivered work must match the image juried. No substitutions of accepted works will be allowed.
  • All accepted work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibit (If a buyer needs to take the painting home sooner, the artist should provide a suitable replacement).
  • Prices quoted on the entry form may not be changed after acceptance.
  • Each piece of artwork must be original. No photographs or prints will be accepted.
LIABILITY
Artwork will be handled with the utmost care, and TOCA will make every reasonable effort to keep all submitted artwork safe. However, Artists are responsible for insuring their artwork. TOCA and its representatives are not  
responsible for loss, theft or damage of your artwork while in the organization’s possession or in transit, including those artworks sold during the exhibition. Submission of the online entry form and fee, along with a signed waiver form for accepted art works at the take-in, shall constitute agreement with ALL conditions set forth in this prospectus.  

 

 



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