The Carmel Art Association conducts a new member application process by jury once a year. The Jury process for 2020 opens on February 1. To apply, go to OnlineJuriedShows.com to fill out the application and submit images. Application fee is $35.
TIMELINE: February 1 – Jury Process opens online. March 30 – Application deadline, no exceptions. April 8 – Finalists notified.
April 21 – Finalist in-person interviews. April 22 – New members notified.
Applicants must document having shown their work in at least one other juried competitive show and one gallery.
An artist may apply in one category only: Two Dimensional or Three Dimensional.
Paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache. Paintings should be ready for hanging, either framed or painted canvas edges. Drawings using pencil, pastel crayon, inks, charcoal or conte crayon; Printmaking hand done by the artist such as a serigraph, etching or mono print. No work using a photo process, including giclee, 4-color reproductions or machine-produced images will be considered. Work must have been completed within the last 24 months.
Free-standing sculpture. The sculptures must be original work by the artist and not done in sculpture workshops. Work must have been completed within the last 36 months.
2019’s jury process will include a preliminary on-line jury of 10 images followed by an invitation to finalists to present work at an interview with the Board of Directors for final selection of new Artist Members. Keep in mind we change the gallery once a month and artists are expected to bring in new work regularly.