Saturday, November 26, 2011



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

EXHIBITION DATES:  February 1, 2012 through April 2, 2012


Theme and EligibilityThis is an open call to professional artists who live in the State of California. The theme is to celebrate the color red in art. Works featuring a touch of red (or more) will be considered.  Paintings with no red at all will not be considered.
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 2-6 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 five (5) years and not have been exhibited previously at The Blinn House/Women’s City Club of Pasadena.  
il paintings, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, colored pencil drawings, mixed media and still photographs will be considered.  Note the venue is traditional, but for this exhibition, the style can include abstract and abstract expressionist work for the planned “show within the show.” No sculpture please. Lighter, brighter works in lighter weight frames are preferred. (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 (see end of page here) and administrative fee of $35.00 must be completed and returned by December 30, 2011 to be considered. 
Artists may submit up to 10 images for consideration.  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 December 30, 2011 to  SAY “RED” in the subject line.

Coordination:  All artists are responsible for dropping off (on Monday January 30 2012 in the morning at a time to be determined) and picking up their own artwork at the end of the exhibition.  No exceptionsNo 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 Sunday, January 8, 2012. If no email address is provided, the artist will be notified by telephone.
LiabilityArtists are 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. Framed artwork ready to display (ready to hang by wire) is greatly preferred.
PhotographyDanielakArt and The Women’s City Club reserves the right to photograph works for publicity purposes.
FeeThere is a $35 administrative fee payable to “DanielakArt” for up to 10 entries. 
AwardThis is not a contest but an opportunity to show and sell your artwork. No awards will be given. Note that consistent sales are being made from this venue.
Artists ReceptionThursday, February 9 from 6 to 9 pm.
CommissionArtists 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) will be employed to promote the show. 
NOTES:  The Women’s City Club of Pasadena is a private Club and has a dress code which is enforced at all times.  (No jeans).   Questions and information: Margaret Danielak, DanielakArt  Phone:  626-683-9922 and email . Please do not contact The Women’s City Club of Pasadena directly.



The Women’s City Club of Pasadena
at The Historic Blinn House
160 N. Oakland Avenue - Pasadena, CA  91101
February 1, 2012 through April 2, 2012

  NAME:                _____________________________________________________________

  ADDRESS:  ________________________________________________________________

  PHONE NUMBER: __________________________________________________________

  EMAIL ADDRESS:  _________________________________________________________
  WEBSITE:  ________________________________________________________________


ENTRY FEE:     $35.00

Please send check and form by December 30, 2011 to:
PO Box 91656
Pasadena, CA  91109

Questions and information:  Margaret Danielak, DanielakArt 
Phone:  626-683-9922 or Email:  
** Please do not contact The Women’s City Club of Pasadena directly.   

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