The Arts Colony @

Corona Heritage Park

3120 Taylor Avenue, Corona, CA 92882

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NUMBER OF ENTRIES: 

4 entries per Artist (members only)
or
Maximum of 3 entries per Artist (non-members)

ENTRY FEE:

$15 for first piece, $10 for second piece, and $5 for third piece, fourth piece FREE
(members only)
or
$20 for first piece, $15 for second piece, and $10 for third piece, no fourth option (non-members)
or
$5 each entry, fourth piece FREE
(students only)

SALES: The Arts Colony's commission is 20%. Once a piece is accepted into this exhibit, sale of that piece is subject to TAC’s commission until the end of the exhibit.

DELIVERY OF ART: Accepted artwork must be hand delivered to TAC on January 10th, 2020 or January 11th, 2020 between 10 am and 2 pm. 

*Artwork may be accepted prior to the open take-in times by appointment only.  To schedule an appointment, please call Tony Podue at 714-876-5559.  Entry fees for artwork submitted prior to the open take-in times must be pre-paid using our on-line payment system and a printed receipt must be turned in, along with the show entry form, at the time the artwork is submitted.

ART CONDITION: Artwork must adhere to the size requirements, be clean, framed, wired and ready to hang or place on a base. Paint & any other materials must be dry. Label each piece on the back of the piece.  Labels can be found on the entry form.  Please see our Show Guidelines for more information regarding the artwork specifications, as well as some helpful video tutorials on framing and wiring your piece.

AWARDS: Cash awards will be given for artist entries only as follows: $200 for Best in Show, $150 First Place (Overall), $100 Second Place (Overall), $50 Third Place (Overall), $100 for Best in Theme (Overall), $30 for First Place in each qualifying category.  Non-monetary award ribbons will be given for 2nd, and 3rd, for all qualifying categories and theme.  Special Awards and Honorable Mention Ribbons may also be awarded based on merit.

JUROR: Joe A. Oakes

 

Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1964, Joe A. Oakes was raised in the city’s surrounding suburbs. However, it wasn’t until the artist moved to Southern California in 1992 that he found the mountain scenes he had been painting since childhood.

Oakes’ need to create grew with the encouragement and support received from family, teachers and peers. He experimented with media such as oil, acrylic, pastel and colored pencil but his favorite was just a simple pencil and pad of paper. Winning school awards and accolades become common during these school years. His first college experience in 1985 was a short lived attempt at an accelerated commercial art degree program. Oakes entered college again in 1992 and completed his education, receiving a BFA from CSU Fullerton in 1997.

Settling into a career and a home and starting a family just didn’t leave much time for drawing or painting. But in his mind he knew one day he would fulfill his dream of being an artist. In 2009 changes to both personal and professional life created an opportunity to work toward that dream. He began creating small paintings, in pastel at first then moving to acrylics and oils.

In 2010 an opportunity to teach painting at the local senior center presented itself. This was the catalyst that not only improved his artwork but met an unknown desire. The desire was to share something he loves and to inspire others to paint and create. Oakes has not looked back and has received numerous awards and recognition for his art. He continues to teach and exhibit throughout California and the southwest.

 

 

RECEPTION: We will have a reception for this show will be on January 19th, 2019 from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Art House Gallery.  Awards will be announced at the reception.

 

 

PICK UP OF ARTWORK: All artwork MUST be picked up on (                       )  at the Art House Gallery.  Note: All work must be picked up within two weeks of show close or it becomes the property of TAC.  Please make arrangements accordingly. No work may be withdrawn before the close of the show without permission from the show chair.

The Arts Colony is located at 3120 Taylor Ave, Corona 92882, one block W. of Main St. in Corona. Entries will be accepted in the Art House Gallery, the second house on the right as you enter Corona Heritage Park.

Click the link shown for the show entry form.  All artists are welcome. You do not have to be a member of TAC :) 

Questions: Tony Podue | 714-876-5559

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