Tracy Art League Call for Entry

Expressions! 2018

  • | Start Date: 12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (PT)
  • | End Date: 1/26/2018 11:59:00 PM (PT)
  • | Fee: $15.00 USD per 1
  • | Additional Entries: $15.00 USD per 1
  • | Host: Tracy Art League

2018 Expressions! Exhibit
February 17-23 at Tracy Community Center, 950 East Street, Tracy, CA
Eligibility to enter:
·         Open to artists over 18 years of age
·         Work must be original and completed in the last 24 months
·         Work must be conceived and created entirely by the entering artist
·         Work shown in previous Tracy Art League exhibits is not eligible
·         No work can exceed 50” including frame

Conditions of Entry:
·         Limit six entries per artist
·         Entries must be wired and the wire ends taped for hanging
·         $15 per entry/$12 per entry for Tracy Art League members
·         Artwork to be hand delivered
·         A 15% donation is requested on all sales.  Make checks payable to Tracy Art League and see our staff in the Sales Room at Pick-up

1.       Sculpture & 3 Dimensional (weight limit 50 lbs)
2.       Oil and Acrylic
3.       Watercolor
4.       Pastel and Drawing
5.       Graphics and Mixed Media
6.       Glass

·         Best of Show $450
·         Cash awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honorable mention in each category
Calendar of Events:
Dec 15   –   Jan 26:  Online entries accepted at
Feb 9                   5-8pm                   Receiving of accepted artwork
Feb 10                   10am-2pm          Receiving of accepted artwork
Feb 16                   6:30 – 8:30pm          Artist Reception
Feb 17 & 18         11am to 5pm      Exhibit open
Feb 19-23            4pm to 7pm        Exhibit open
Feb 24                   10am-1pm          Pick-up artwork
2018 Juror:
Artist, Educator and Curator Ilena Finocchi 
Ilena has an active studio and showing record and recently completed a large majolica tiled public art project in Lodi, CA. Ilena's work has garnered the attention of national galleries and museums across the country. Her artwork has been published in multiple books and international magazines and is part of permanent collections, both public and private, across the country.

Ilena's website:

 Jurying results will be determined from photographs uploaded to  Award judging will be from the actual accepted artwork.  All artwork will be released at the close of the show except the pieces chosen for the Expressions Selections Exhibit.  Work chosen for the Expressions Selections Exhibit will be transported to the Grand Theater Center for the Arts.
Artist will be responsible for insuring their artwork.  Care will be taken during handling and exhibiting of all artwork, however, neither Tracy Art League nor the volunteers can be held responsible for loss or damage to the artwork submitted.

Expressions! Selections 2018

presented in collaboration with the Tracy Art League - Expressions!

Dates: TBD
GWF Energy & Souza Galleries

Opening Reception & Artist Meet-n-Greet
Saturday, TBD
Hospitality provided with generous support from the Grand Foundation

Curator's Gallery Talk & Artist Panel Discussion Saturday, TBD
All of these associated events are free & open to the public.


Online Review of Entries: January 30th through February 6th (tentative pending TAL confirmation)

Pick-Up of Work at Community Center:  Saturday, February 24th from 10 AM-1 PM

Installation:  TBD