Juried Art Show and Competition
Call for Show

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Oak Ceramics


  • Open to all artists, professional and amateur.


  • For this artist opportunity the gallery is seeking works that are inspired by the Sierra. 

  • Works can be representational or abstract.

  • Works in any type of media, either two or three dimensional, will be considered.

    • acrylic, airbrush, charcoal, color pencil, computer art, digital art, digital photography, drawings, ceramics, encaustic, fiber arts, graphite, illustration, mixed media, oil, pastel, pen and ink, photo assemblage, printmaking, small sculpture, traditional photography, video, watercolor

  • Subject matter for the art is anything inspired by the Sierra​.

    • landscape, floral, fauna, people, activities, artifacts, history, buildings, and whatever else inspires the artist​


  • Deadline for Submission: February 10, 2022

  • Artist Notification:  February 15, 2022

  • Art Delivery:  February 19 to February 25, 2022

  • Opening Reception: March 3rd, 2022, 5 to 8 p.m.

  • Exhibit runs: March 3 through March 31, 2022

  • Take Down: April 1st through 3rd


  • Scarab Creative Arts

  • 729 East Divisadero Street, Fresno California


  • Prizes

    • First: $250

    • Second: $150

    • Third: $100

    • Honorable Mentions: Ribbons

  • Gallery Presence and Marketing Opportunity

    • Scarab Creative Arts is quickly becoming the premier arts center in Fresno's arts district. 

    • Artists' work will be exhibited at the gallery at Scarab Creative Arts throughout the month of March. 

    • A reception is scheduled for March 3rd in conjunction with Fresno's downtown ArtHop.

    • Potential patrons will be invited via our aggressive marketing program. 

  • Ongoing Marketing on the Scarab Web Site 

    • Images of each piece shown in the gallery will be on the Gallery Archives page of our website indefinitely, with either a link to the artist's web site or an email address.

    • All artists who submit to this show will have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website indefinitely. 

Entry Fee

  • $20 for 1 image 

  • $35 for up to 3 images


Legal Agreement

  • By entering our calls for entry, you are agreeing to be added to the Scarab Creative Arts email list for upcoming artist opportunities.

  • By submitting images, you agree that the images are your own work, you own all rights to the images, and you take full responsibility for the content of all images.

  • The actual artwork will remain the property of the artist. 

  • Should your work be accepted, you grant Scarab Creative Arts the right to reproduce your image on our website, on social media, and where appropriate to help promote the exhibition.


  • Artist/Gallery Commission for Work Sold Out of the Gallery: 75% Artist / 25% Gallery​

  • Purchases by patrons driven to you from your link on our website Gallery Archives page after the exhibit are not subject to commission.

By applying you affirm

  • you agree to the terms of our legal agreement

  • you agree to the terms of our commission schedule

Step 1. Apply

To apply, send the following by Email:

  • Name

  • Your contact Information

  • Include up to 3 images in the Email.

  • For each image indicate​:

    • size of each piece​

    • name of the piece

    • price or NFS

  • Add any message you have for us

Email to:    ScarabCreativeArts@gmail(dot)com

Step 2. Pay Submission Fee

Alternately you can issue payment with a check.

Made payable to: Scarab Creative Arts

Mail to: Maggie Courtis

             P. O. Box 573

             Fowler, CA 93625

Thank you for your submission