Open to all Bay Area Artists: July Gallery Show


Submissions: MAY 14 – JUNE 2
Gallery Exhibit: JULY 10 – AUGUST 4

San Francisco Women Artists (SFWA) invites all Bay Area artists (male and female) to submit artworks for this juried gallery exhibition – The theme for this show is Patterns – textures, forms, shapes, colors, repetitions, symmetry. We look forward to seeing your interpretations. All-Media for 2D work, excluding textiles.

Juror: Judy Shintani, Artist, Art Educator, Gallerist

  • FEES: Entry fee is $45 for up to 3 entries. SFWA Members may use the member fee of $30 for up to 3 entries – you will receive your Member Discount code via email. Use the code you have been sent after logging in, or the special URL in your email. Learn more about becoming an SFWA member here. Entries are not refundable. Fees must be paid online at time of submission. Fee payment does not guarantee that any/all artworks submitted for jurying will be included in this exhibition.
  • ART SIZE: Maximum width for show submissions is 50 inches, INCLUDING FRAME. *Contact the gallery to request an exception for the width limit.
  • HANGING REQUIREMENT: All artwork must be ready to install with hanging wire. Note: any work that requires special installation (i.e. wood or metal prints) must have gallery approval in advance. Hanging Instructions. Presentation Checklist.
  • ARTWORK: SFWA cannot accept responsibility for damage incurred to art that is vulnerable or fragile (i.e. unprotected photographs; prints on metal, wood or acrylic; or, other specialty art.)
  • PRICING: It is important to price your artwork appropriately; prices that are too high or too low impact the credibility of our gallery and the artist. Here are three helpful links for setting prices:, Xanadu Gallery podcast on pricing and
  • Sales commission is 35%. Artists receive 65% for sold artwork.

Important Dates:

  • SUBMISSION DATES: 5/14/18 – 6/2/18.
    No work submitted outside of that period will be considered.
    All submissions must be done online.
  • RECEIVING DATES: Saturday, July 7, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM or Sunday, July 8 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM
  • EXHIBITION DATES: Tuesday, July 10 through Saturday, August 4
  • OPENING RECEPTION DATE: Thursday, July 12, 5:30 – 8:00 PM

* IMPORTANT: Acceptance by the juror does not guarantee acceptance by the gallery. Please be sure to read the HANGING INSTRUCTIONS and the PRESENTATION CHECKLIST before bringing art to the gallery. Works not gallery-ready, that differ significantly from entry images, suffer substandard presentation, or are replicas of the original artwork will be disqualified.

About SFWA: Each month, SFWA presents a juried exhibition that brings a new collection of work to the Gallery, featuring contemporary art, including a rich variety of ceramics, sculpture, and jewelry created by local artists