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Thousand Oaks Art Association
2020 Open Juried Art Show


2020 Open Juried Art Show



Thousand Oaks Community Gallery

2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320

(next to Newbury Park Library)

Gallery hours:  Monday thru Saturday, 11-5



Entry Deadline:  Sunday, January 5, 2020

Acceptance Notification:  Friday, January 17, 2020

Take-In:  Monday, February 3, 2020, 5-7 p.m.

Show Opens:  Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Reception and Awards Presentation:  Sunday, February 9, 2020, 1-3 p.m. 

                        Awards Presentation (1:30 pm) 

Show Closes:  Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Pick-Up: Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 5-7 p.m.



  • Oil / Acrylic
  • Watercolor
  • Pastel / Graphics
  • Mixed Media
  • Photography / Digital Art
  • 3D & Sculpture



Thousand Oaks Art Association (TOAA) will present $2,400 in cash prizes:

Best of Show:  $300 (Sponsored by California Lutheran University)

First Place:  $200 per category 

Second Place:  $100 per category 

Third Place:  $50 per category

Honorable Mentions:  ribbons



British-born Johanna Spinks is a Los Angeles-based classically trained portrait artist whose work hangs in museums, galleries, and private collections all over the world. Mentored by eight-time presidential portrait artist Everett Raymond Kinstler N.A., Johanna’s style can best be described as classical with a contemporary palette knife twist. 


ENTRY FEE (Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline):

  • First piece (TOAA Members)   $30
  • First piece (Non-members)      $40
  • Each additional piece               $10
  • Each Artist may enter up to 6 pieces for consideration by the Juror.  A maximum of 3 pieces per artist can be juried into the show.



  • All entries for this show are digital,  Enter online at: no later than Sunday, January 5, 2020.
  • Entering Your Images:  Entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes 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.
  • Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  Help in photographing your work and properly sizing you images can be found at  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:
  • Please add and to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.



  • Open to all artists 18 years of age and older residing in Southern California.
  • Work must be original, completed after 1/1/2017, and never previously exhibited in a judged TOAA show.
  • Artist’s original work only.  No copies or likenesses of another’s work including photographs, published works, or references not attributable to the artist are eligible.  Work painted under the guidance of a teacher is not permitted.  No posters.
  • All work must be dry, clean, undamaged, and properly framed or presented.
  • Artwork must be ready to hang.
  • Framed work must have wire hangers (no saw-tooth), ideally taut and mounted 4-6” or 1/3 the height from the top of the frame.
  • Framed work cannot exceed 6’ x 6’ x 3”.
  • 3D work must fit through a 36” wide door.
  • Assemblage art and other large works must be set up by the artist with the Hanging Committee.
  • All work must be hand delivered (no mail-in) and must remain on exhibit until the end of the show.  Unapproved early removal will result in denial of entries by the artist in the following two TOAA shows.
  • TOAA members are required to sit the show.



  • Exhibited work will be considered for sale unless indicated by “NFS” on Entry Form.  Sales prices may not be changed.
  • A commission of 10% is charged on all sales.  It is the artist’s responsibility to remit the sales tax to the Board of Equalization.



  • Take-in of accepted work is on Monday, February 3 from 5-7 p.m. only.  No late entries will be accepted.  All work will be screened for proper presentation and compliance to the rules. Any protective wrapping must be removed by the artist upon delivery to the Gallery at Take-in.
  • Pick-up is on Wednesday, February 26 from 5-7 p.m. only.  Early removal is not permitted without prior approval.  You must pick up your artwork on February 26.  TOAA cannot store any artwork that is not picked up. Please make arrangements for someone else to pick up your work if necessary.   



Insurance is the artist’s responsibility.  The TOAA and City of Thousand Oaks cannot accept responsibility for loss, damage or theft.



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