South Bay Contemporary SoLA is a non-profit, artist run, alternative art organization supporting advanced explorations in contemporary art. SBC SoLA seeks curators and artists who are tapping into today’s current to bring forth exhibitions and experiences that give new perspective to our global culture. SBC SoLA is a place for imagination to flourish as creative fusions, hybrids and fictions illuminate the future.

At the LOFT

401 South Mesa Street, third level
San Pedro, Californina 90731
(Call when you arrive for entry)
Phone: (310) 429-0973

OPEN CALL for Art Entries

 Fresh 2017 Juried Show

will be the Inaugural Exhibition for the new home of SBC in South LA:

SBC SOLA GALLERY  3718 West Slauson Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90043

Prospectus / Entry Form    

Re: Fresh, 2017  Juried by  Fatemeh Burnes and Peter Frank


Show runs:  March 2 – April 15, 2017

Deadline for submission:  February 1, 2017

Notification of accepted work:  February 11, 2017

Drop off Dates (accepted work):  February 26, 2017  (Shipped work must arrive by 4 pm on Feb 26, 2017)

Exhibition at South Bay Contemporary SOLA GALLERY:  3718 West Slauson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043

Artist Reception: March 4, 2017, 3 – 6 pm

Pick up dates:  April 16, 11 – 2 pm

Awards:  to be announced

Entry Guidelines:

Format for entries:  jpgs no larger than 2 MB

Label jpg with:  artist name_date_title_media_size hxwxd

Email entries to:  /  Subject line: Re: Fresh 2017

Entry Fee: $35 for three entries.  $10 each additional entry.  No limit (Entry fees are non refundable)

Pay Entry fee:  By Pay Pal below or mail check made out to SBC  (Your entry fee will be considered a donation to in support of South Bay Contemporary, non profit art organization.)

mail to:  Peggy Sivert Zask re: “Fresh 2017,                                                           South Bay Contemporary (office),  96 Narcissa Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, Ca 90275

Eligibility and Requirements:

Open to all artists, All media is accepted.

Works must not have been shown previously at South Bay Contemporary and must have been made within the past year.

Wall pieces must be ready for hanging with wire securely attached to back.

Gallery wrapped canvases are fine.

Artwork must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.

All artwork will be for sale with a 60 % to artist / 40 % to SBC

Entry form (below) must accompany entries and is required.

RETURN SHIPPING: Unsold artwork will be returned with your prepaid shipping label.

If shipping label is not prepaid, work will be returned COD.

Works not picked up or by April 16 or otherwise arranged for, will be charged a $10 handling and storage fee per week.

About the Jurors

Fatemeh Burnes has served as gallery director and curator as well as full-time professor of drawing and design at Mt. San Antonio College.  She is also a practicing artist.

Peter Frank is an American art critic, curator, and poet who lives and works in Los Angeles


Entry Form:   Re: Fresh 2017

please email Artist Contact Information and jpgs with Re: Fresh 2017 in the subject line

Email to

Artist Contact Information:

Artist Name, Home Address, Phone, Email, Website

Entry 1

date, size (hxwxd), medium, retail price

Entry 2

 date, size, media, retail price

Entry 3

date, size, media, retail, price

Entry…Add more as needed

Pay by Check to SBC or by PayPal donate (button below)

Your digital submission will be considered your contract signature

Artist’s Waiver: South Bay Contemporary shall not be liable to any participating artist or to any third party for losses, damages, consequential damages, or any injury that may result from participation in this exhibition. The artist agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold South Bay Contemporary harmless against any and all claims, demands, damages, fees, costs, and action of any kind asserted by or on behalf of any third party(ies) arising from the artist’s participation in the exhibition. Permission is released to the South Bay Contemporary to use images of entered artists and their artwork solely for purposes of documentation, education, and future publicity.

Thank YOU!

Questions?  Call:  310 429 0973