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Oceanside Museum of Art
Dreams and Daylight: Artist Alliance at Sparks Gallery

OMA Artist Alliance at Sparks Gallery

“Dreams and Daylight”

April 30 through July 3, 2022

If you anticipate needing technical assistance with your submission, are experiencing difficulties, or have questions about your entries, please contact the Online Juried Shows team at or phone OJS at 949-409-4061.



Dreams and Daylight: Artist Alliance at Sparks Gallery



This is a call to artists who are members of OMA with the Artist Alliance add-on to submit artwork for Dreams and Daylight, an exhibition exploring the real, imaginary, and abstract impressions of our waking and sleeping lives.


Submissions will be accepted exclusively through (OJS).


March 1, 2022, 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)



On or before Monday, March 15, 2022



Artwork will be juried by Sonya Sparks.


Sonya is the owner and chief curator at Sparks Gallery. She studied art in conjunction with obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of San Diego. Sonya founded Sparks Gallery to encourage the patronage of local artists, support local art groups and institutions, and to educate the public about Southern California artists.


Sparks Gallery, 530 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Sparks Gallery exhibits and sells original Contemporary Artwork primarily by Southern California artists who innovate and provide excellent craftsmanship in a multitude of mediums. Sparks Gallery showcases collaborative exhibitions, curated exhibitions by the gallery owner (Sonya Sparks), and solo exhibitions. With a focus on surreal and impressionistic artwork, the gallery curates towards emotive works in themes ranging from portraiture and figurative to landscape and conceptual. Sparks Gallery champions artistic talent in the region and serves as a nexus for creative conversations to elevate the local artistic community.

Located in the Sterling Hardware Building in the Gaslamp Quarter District of downtown San Diego, Sparks Gallery serves as a premier mid-sized event venue for both public and private gatherings. Read more about the gallery here:


April 30 – July 3, 2022

Artist reception Saturday, April 30, 6:00-9:00pm


The gallery will be open to the public 11:00am—4:00pm Mondays through Saturdays, closed on Sundays.


Monday-Friday, April 4-8, 2022, 12:00-7:00pm



Tuesday-Saturday, July 5-9, 2022, 12:00-7:00pm



$20 for first image, $10 for each thereafter

Thank you for being a part of OMA. Your submission fees (less Online Juried Shows listing fees) and membership dues go toward supporting the museum’s exhibitions and educational programming.



Artists must be current OMA member with the Artist Alliance affiliate membership. Artists who are not members of the OMA Artist Alliance but are interested in participating in this event must become members of OMA at any level with the Artist Alliance add-on affiliate membership before submitting artwork for consideration.

OMA Artist Alliance can be joined by one of the following methods:

 Online: Visit Choose any level of membership and then add Artist Alliance

 By phone: Call the OMA membership center at (760) 435-3724

 In person: Visit Oceanside Museum of Art at 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside CA (please check for public hours)



Wall mounted two- and three-dimensional work: Maximum 60” height x 60” width, including frame.

Free standing three-dimensional work must be appropriate size for display on a 24” x 24” or 16” x 16” pedestal.



· Two-dimensional artwork must be wired.

· All submissions must be original works of art. No giclees or other reproductions, with exception of limited edition prints and/or photography.

· Artwork may be in any media or style.

· Tasteful nudity is acceptable.

· Artwork requiring special or unusual lighting, electricity, or unusual methods of installation cannot be accommodated.

· A maximum of two artworks per artist will be selected.

· Artwork must be installation-ready upon delivery.

· Edges of unframed two-dimensional artwork must be finished or gallery wrapped.




All artwork must be for sale.

Not For Sale artwork will not be accepted.

Artists will consign directly with Sparks Gallery.

Sales will be conducted by Sparks Gallery staff. The artist will receive 50% of listed sale price. Sold artwork must remain with the exhibition through the end of the show, at which time the artist may arrange for delivery.



To apply for this exhibition, register with Online Juried Shows and upload artworks in high-resolution, reproduction-quality.

Keep in mind, the quality of the photography of your artwork may affect whether your artwork will be selected. Ensure your artwork is photographed in good lighting with a steady camera. Include image only without frame. Complete instructions for DIGITAL IMAGE SPECIFICATIONS are found on

When entering for the first time, follow the instructions for opening an account and creating a password. Record your password for reuse in all future entries with Scroll down to locate the OMA logo and listing for Dreams and Daylight: Artist Alliance at Sparks Gallery”; then follow the directions for entry.

For further instructions on how to enter through Online Juried Shows, please visit the guide on this link:

Oceanside Museum of Art is not responsible for any technical difficulties with artwork submission. All submission issues will be handled exclusively by Online Juried Shows (OJS). If you anticipate needing technical assistance with your submission, are experiencing difficulties, or have questions about your entries, please contact the Online Juried Shows team at or phone OJS at 949-409-4061.



By submitting images, the entrant warrants that they created each of the artworks submitted and that they possess all legal rights to them. The entrant agrees that all submitted images selected by the juror may be used for marketing and promotional purposes related to the event. By providing the images and other information through this entry, the entrant gives permission for OMA, OMA Artist Alliance, and Sparks Gallery to use images of accepted artwork for promotion, reference, printed materials and online postings related to this exhibit as well as in future advertising. All images used by OMA, OMA Artist Alliance, and Sparks Gallery will be credited to the artist. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.



By submitting this entry form, the submitting artist agrees to all terms as stated above.



The Artist Alliance is an affiliate group of membership dedicated to the support of Oceanside Museum of Art. Artist Alliance provides opportunities for interaction, visibility, and growth for artists in the region.

The mission of Oceanside Museum of Art is to educate and inspire the public through a diverse range of engaging exhibitions and programs that connect people with regional, national and global artists and art forms of the 20th and 21st centuries. OMA operates as a private, non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation.



After carefully reading this prospectus in its entirety, you may direct remaining questions to OMA director of exhibitions and collections Katie Dolgov at

If you anticipate needing technical assistance with your submission, are experiencing difficulties, or have questions about your entries, please contact the Online Juried Shows team at or phone OJS at 949-409-4061.



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