Ends on May 17, 2019

$35.00 USD

Theme: Into the Blue!

Here is your chance to shine! The Village Theatre Art Gallery is accepting entries of all kinds for its 9th Annual Juried Exhibition. This year the VTAG wants to see what Into the Blue! Means to you!  Gift cards will be given to the top three winners of the show: $100., $75. & $50.

Call is open until May 17. Exhibit Dates are June 28-August 17, 2019

Juror: Leo Bersamina, Professional Artist & Professor of Art at Diablo Valley College 

Invited Artists: Erik Abel, Ellen Levine Dodd, Liana Steinmetz and Clayton Thiel 


Accomplished, mid-career and emerging artists living in the United States, over the age of 18 are encouraged to apply.


Accepted media includes painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media, and video-media. All artwork must come to the gallery ready to hang and artist will pay for transportation and/or shipping of artwork. The gallery will only accept digital images of your artwork for the juror. No jewelry.

Entry Fees:

A non-refundable entry fee of $35.00 is required for up to three images. Please submit up to three high-resolution images of three different artworks until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019. 

Size Limitation

Please include specific dimensions, weight and installation instructions per image. The Village Theatre Art Gallery reserves the right not to accept unusually large or cumbersome work.

Jury and Notification

Jurying will be done from digital images only, thus image quality is critical. There is a limit of three images per artist. Entries must be submitted on or before 5:00pm, May 17, 2019. Any entries received after that date will not be considered. Entries will not be returned. Artist will be notified of the results by e-mail after 5pm on May 31, 2019.

Shipping and Delivery

All accepted entries must ship to be received by Village Theatre Art Gallery as early as June 21 and no later than June 24. Shipped work should arrive in a reusable container with return postage or prepaid shipping documents and correct return label, the gallery will not be responsible for cost of return shipping. Be sure to indicate insurance value for shipping both ways. Local artwork may be dropped off on Friday, June 22 between 10 p.m. -12 p.m. or on Monday, June 21 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Following the closing of the exhibition, artwork can be picked up by Monday, August 19 from 10 a. m. -12 p.m. Please arrange for a representative to pick up your work if you are unable. Artwork remaining at the Village Theatre Art Gallery past specified pick-up dates and times will be subject to a $10 per day storage fee.


Artwork accepted for the exhibition will be insured by the Town of Danville from the time it is received and inspected by Gallery staff until artwork is returned to the artist or artist’s agent. Delivery and pickup are the responsibility of the artist. During the exhibition, artwork will be insured against all physical loss or damage from any external cause. Insurance is limited to the wholesale value at the time of loss. If damage occurs and the piece can be repaired, liability will be limited to the cost of such repair.


Submission of work constitutes an agreement to the conditions set forth and acceptance that the decisions of the juror are final. Village Theatre Art Gallery may photograph and reproduce accepted work for promotional purposes. Artists may not withdraw accepted entries before the close of the exhibition.


Please only submit artwork that you wish to sell. All sales will be subject to the Town of Danville’s Gallery Sales Policies (60% to the artist, 40% reserved by the VTAG). Specific information and agreement paperwork will be sent to accepted artists.

Dates to Remember

May 17: Entry Forms, payment and images due by 5:00pm

May 31: Artist notifications of juror’s results via email

June 21 & 24: Delivery of Artwork to Gallery

June 28: Opening Reception (5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.)

August 17: Exhibition Closes

August 19: Pick-up of artwork: Shipped artwork at the artists request and expense.

About the Village Theatre Art Gallery, this Gallery is owned and operated by the Town of Danville in the sunny east bay outside of San Francisco. The Gallery has 6 exhibitions per year and is housed in the historic Village Theatre.  There is a lot of foot-traffic in the Village Theatre Art Gallery as the space serves not just as a venue for art exhibitions but is also used for jazz performances, art workshops and more!  It's a warm and inviting venue for art exhibitions.  For information on exhibits and more check the website at www.villagetheatreartgallery.com 

Contact Information: Marija Nelson Bleier, Visual Arts Coordinator