Wednesday, June 29, 2011


“A Touch of Gold”

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena
at The Historic Blinn House (Built 1905)
160 N. Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

EXHIBITION DATES: August 1, 2011 thru October 31, 2011


Theme & Eligibility:  This is an open call to professional artists – both male and female – who live in the State of California. The theme of this exhibition is the glory of fall and our fascination with all things gold.

Selection Process:  The Curator of Exhibitions for The Women’s City Club of Pasadena, Margaret Danielak, owner of DanielakArt, and one member of the Board of Directors of The Women’s City Club of Pasadena, will select the artwork. Professional artists may submit up to 10 works of art for consideration of which 3-5 will be considered for acceptance. (A total of over 50 works will be selected for display).

Artists must be 18 or older and must be living in the Golden State of California. Professional artists only (no students) are invited to apply. All artwork must have been created in the last three years and not have been exhibited previously at The Blinn House/Women’s City Club of Pasadena.

Media:  Traditional (representational) oil paintings, acrylics, pastels, watercolors and colored pencil drawings will be considered. No photography or sculpture please. Lighter, brighter paintings in lighter weight gold frames are preferred. Artwork suitable for an historic home (built 1905) only will be considered. (No nudity) Artists are encouraged to visit the website for the Women’s City Club of Pasadena at to learn more about the venue.

The Entry Form and administrative fee of $35.00 (payable to DanielakArt) must be completed and returned by July 5, 2011 to be considered.  Artists may submit up to 10 images only. Electronic images should be in JPEG format, sized to 800-1000 pixels wide. The artist’s name should be included in the file name. (e.g. J_Doe_SunsetOverHills.jpg) Clearly indicate medium, size, title, and sales price for each image in the submission.  Email by July 5 to
SAY “TOUCH OF GOLD SUBMISSION” in the subject line.  Artists may also apply online at

All artists are responsible for dropping off (on August 1st a time to be determined) and picking up their own artwork at the end of the exhibition. No exceptions. No storage is available for artwork, nor are shipping services provided unless to a buyer from out of town. If you live outside of the area, you will need to make arrangements for dropping off and picking up with an authorized representative.

Notification: Artists will be notified of acceptance by email on or by July 15, 2011. If no email address is provided, the artist will be notified by telephone.

Liability: Artists are solely responsible for insuring work while in transit and on display at The Women’s City Club of Pasadena located at 160 N. Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101. Only framed artwork ready to display will be accepted.

Photography: DanielakArt and The Women’s City Club reserves the right to photograph works for publicity purposes.

Fee: There is a $35 administrative fee for up to 10 entries.

Award: This is not a contest but an opportunity to show and sell your artwork. No awards will be given.

Artists Reception: Thursday, August 11, 2011 from 6 pm – 9 pm.

Commission: Artists will receive 50% of all sales of their work. DanielakArt will receive 30%. The Women’s City Club will receive 20%. Artists will be paid by DanielakArt on or by the 30th day after any art sale.

Art buyers will be allowed to come into possession of their artwork as soon as a replacement work by the artist is made available. Artists will be required to maintain inventory sufficient to replace quickly any sold works as The Women’s City Club requires art on the walls at all times.

All sales will be handled by DanielakArt which will take a 50% commission on all sales, of which 20% will be given to The Women’s City Club of Pasadena. By completing the application form, should your artwork be accepted for exhibition, you give your consent for Margaret Danielak of DanielakArt to sell your artwork. Artists will be encouraged to promote the exhibition. Press, postcards and cross promotion, in addition to social media (Facebook and Twitter) and special events, will be employed to promote the show.

NOTES: The Women’s City Club of Pasadena has a dress code which is enforced at all times. (No jeans). Questions and information: Margaret Danielak, DanielakArt Phone: 626-683-9922. Please do not contact The Women’s City Club of Pasadena directly.

1 comment:

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