2016 Calendar of Curated Exhibits

The Ventura County Arts Council Presents

Calendar of Curated Exhibits

(Subject to Change)

County Government Center • Hall of Administration • Atrium Gallery

800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA 93003 • Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm • Closed: Weekends and Holidays

Campos De Ensuenos

Field of Dreams

Curated by Antonio Arredondo Juarez & Ricardo Palavecino

Friday, March 4th -- Tuesday, April 12th

*Submissions for Jurying: Friday, February 19th
Art Take-in: Wednesday, March 2nd
Reception: Friday, March 18th 5:30p - 7:00p
Art Pick-up: Wednesday, April 13th


The Art of Painting With Wax

Curated by Robin Tripaldi

Friday, July 8th -- Tuesday, August 23rd

*Submissions for Jurying: Friday, April 1st
Art Take-in: Wednesday, April 13th
Reception: Friday, April 29th 5:30p - 7:00p
Art Pick-up: Wednesday, May 25th


Art-quilts to Antique Quilts

Curated by Cheryl Collart

Friday, May 27th -- Tuesday, July 5th

*Submissions for Jurying: Friday, May 13th
Art Take-in: Wednesday, May 25th
Reception: Friday, June 10th 5:30p - 7:00p
Art Pick-up: Wednesday, July 6th


Painting on the Fly Outdoors

Curated by Gina Neibergall

Friday, February 28th -- Tuesday, April 7th

*Submissions for Jurying: Friday, June 24th
Art Take-in: Wednesday, July 6th
Reception: Friday, July 22nd 5:30p - 7:00p
Art Pick-up: Wednesday, August 24th

Water Color

Water and Pigment

Curated by Michelle Nosco

Friday, August 26th -- Tuesday, October 11th

*Submissions for Jurying: Friday, August 12th
Art Take-in: Wednesday, August 24th
Reception: Friday, September 9th 5:30p - 7:00p
Art Pick-up: Wednesday, October 12th

This Is Colored Pencil

Colored Pencil Artwork

Curated by Andrew Purdy

Friday, October 14th -- Tuesday, November 29th

*Submissions for Jurying: Friday, September 30th
Art Take-in: Tuesday, January 10th
Reception: Friday, January 13th 5:30p - 7:00p
Art Pick-up: February 10th

Go to to review detailed "Call to Artists" for each show and for instructions on submitting artwork to br juried for each show.

* Submissions by the deadline are typically given priority over those received after the dealine. Notice of acceptance is sent about one week later.

The Atrium Gallery is managed by the VCAC to provide a wide array of visual arts from diverse artists for the community's enjoyment and education, while coexisting within an active public workplace. Juried competetive shows are held throughout the year with the upper floor occaisionally used for curated exhibitions (not shown above). The VCAC usually juries submissions to competitive shows, but it secures outside Judges to select award winners. Jurying is FREE; artists only pay for work that is juried into a show (at rates that are coparable to other galleries). Approximately 3000 citizens and 1200 employees pass through the gallery daily. Its three floors includes some 400 linear feet of exhibit walls as well as limited room for free-standing small and large three-dimensional work. One-off "installation pieces" are welcomed; give us a proposal. for more imformation contact the atrium gallery at gallery@vcartscouncil.org and visit our website at www.VCArtsCouncil.org and view images of the gallery.

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