CALL for ART: “Current” – a group art show

The Paolo Mejia Fine Arts and Design and Foundry Commons are looking for artwork for our June group art show entitled “Current” that will be held at Foundry Commons’ micro-gallery on 5th Street, downtown San Jose. We are seeking guest artists to submit artwork that expresses innovation, creativeness and strength. The group art show will showcase artwork that is contemporaneous of the milieu of the post post-modernism of the art scene. We are seeking artists and artwork that breaks and defy the status quo with content and/or context. We want to see and share your creativity with the community. This group show will be parallel with Citadel Open Studio this June.

This group show is an attempt to proliferate the diverseness of the art culture in the historic old Cannery neighborhood of downtown San Jose. Our vision, is to create a new art district and connect with the community. Be part of this historic movement!

Guideline:

– Submit up to 10 images of your strongest group of work(s) available
– a website were we can see more of your work, along with your bio (if you have a
   website)
– send info to paolomejia@hotmail.com
– we will contact you if selected for the show.
– Delivery: TBA
– Any questions do let us know

 

submission DEADLINE:     CLOSED

 

CALL for ART: “Inked” – a group art show

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The Paolo Mejia Fine Arts and Design are looking for artwork for our March group art show entitled “Inked” that will be held at our annex facility on Telegraph Ave., Oakland. We are searching for conceptual ink work on mylar paper and/or on other mediums. We are attempting to explore the various usage of ink and how it is applied.

Show us what you have and take part in our group art show that will take place in Oakland’s First Friday and Art Murmur.

Guideline:

+Submit up to 10 images no bigger than 1M each
+Must be a conceptual ink work of any type on any substrates
+Be creative and innovative
+Attach a separate file with art info:

title of piece
medium
dimension

+Attach a short bio/artist statement
+Attach website address/link if you have one

submission DEADLINE:   CLOSED

CALL for ART: “The Beautiful, Surreal, and Ugly”

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The Paolo Mejia Fine Arts and Design are looking for artwork for our March show entitled “The Beautiful, Surreal and Ugly”, a group art show that will exhibit paintings referencing Georgia O’ Keeffe’s floral influenced concepts and the iconoclasm of beauty. The magnification of beauty and it’s iconoclasm, through the scopes of floral abstraction, will be explored. We invite artists to participate in this group art show that will usher in the Spring Equinox.

We are looking for pieces that are:

+36″ x 36″ (3′ x 3′) – 4×4 in dimension
+zoomed in/magnified floral pieces that has a Georgia O’Keeffe referencing/concept
+fits the theme of “Beauty, Surreal and Ugly”
+any medium
+any style

Guideline:

+Submit up to 10 images no bigger than 1M each
+Attach a separate file with art info:

title of piece
medium
dimension

+Attach a short bio/artist statement
+Attach website address/link if you have one

submission DEADLINECLOSED

North Beach Open Studio

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The Paolo Mejia Fine Art and Design and Gallery 1317 partners invite everyone to attend  North Beach’s Open Studio here at our facility this weekend of October 24 + 25. We are showcasing a very eclectic group of work. Come see the weekend show and purchase a piece or two and support your artists.

Guest Artists:

Ben Kellgren
Bernard Bolter
DC Wong
Fanny Renoir
Jason Avery Kelch
Lane Justice
Laurie Vanina
Lucia Gonella
Mel Vera Cruz
Nancy Calef
Paolo C. Mejia
Rea De Guzman
Yvette brown
and more…

(*We are NON-Artspan affiliated.)

 

 

CALL for art: BOLD – the Unpredictable

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The PAOLO MEJIA art gallery and design studio invites everyone to submit work that shows boldness, originality, creativeness and the unexpected. This group show is our  Grand Opening for our art gallery at our new home now located in North Beach. We will be part of North Beach’s First Fridays and other art related festivities that happens in that neighborhood year long. There are about 3-4 galleries that participates in the monthly event and brings in a great foot traffic. The facility is surrounded by multiplicitous restaurants, retail stores and other businesses, which makes the area dynamically active and a great area to be. As part of our grand opening, we want to show your creative work and exciting concept to the community, and to give you the opportunity to be exposed and sell your work at a bustling area.

Let us see your work with these parameters and beyond.

DEADLINE:     CLOSED 

CALL for ART – “FIN.” group art show

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The Paolo Mejia Art Gallery and Design Studio are accepting submissions from artists that show fine skill and creative talent in their crafts. We are searching for artwork that show fine quality, finished presentation and versatile finesse. If you have work that have these characteristic then submit to our gallery.

Guideline:

  • Submit up to 10 images no bigger than 500KB each
  • Attach a separate list in .DOC form of the description of the pieces:

title of piece
medium
dimension

  • Attach a short bio/artist statement
  • Attach website address/link if you have one
  • Email everything to paolomejia@hotmail.com
  • A submission fee of $20 will be requested IF selected to be in the group show

submission DEADLINE:    CLOSED

CALL for art: “Captured” – a group photography show

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The Paolo Mejia Art Gallery and Design Studio is looking for photographers for our next group show at our main gallery on 3rd St, SF. We are looking for B + W photography that captures an interesting take of life, captivating composition, and/or creative concept. If you have something interesting to show please submit to our gallery.

Guideline:

  • Submit up to 10 images no bigger than 500KB each
  • Attach a separate list in .DOC form of the description of the pieces:

title of piece
medium
dimension

  • Attach a short bio/artist statement
  • Attach website address/link if you have one
  • Email everything to paolomejia@hotmail.com

submission DEADLINE:   CLOSED

CALL FOR ART: “cut & paste”

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The Paolo Mejia Art Gallery and Design Studio is seeking emerging / established artists for our group art show this June through August entitled “cut & paste”. We are seeking collage work of traditional and contemporary process. Artists are encouraged to submit strong pieces that best fits the title of the show, and best represent who you are and what you do as an artist.

Submission guidelines:

+ Submit up to 10 strong pieces for consideration. (Images should not be more than 2MB.)
+ Any medium is allowed.
+ Submit a separate .doc file for the list of art being submitted in. (Please indicate by numbering the info that corresponds to the image file.)

Title:
Medium:
Size:
Price:

+ Submit a small Biography/Artist statement (1 paragraph preferred).
+ If you have a website/link please submit as well.
+ Email to paolomejia(at)hotmail.com
+ $20 submission FEE. (Fee is for food, preparatory, and advertising.)

DEADLINE for submission: CLOSED

CALL for art – “Plain and Simple…” group art show

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The Paolo Mejia Art Gallery and Design Studio is seeking emerging / established artists for our group art show this April entitled “Plain and Simple”. Artists are encouraged to submit strong pieces that best fits the title of the show, and best represent who you are and what you do as an artist.

Submission guidelines:

  • Submit up to 10 strong pieces for consideration. (Images should not be more than 2MB.)
  • Any medium is allowed.
  • Submit a separate .doc file for the list of art being submitted in. (Please indicate by numbering the info that corresponds to the image file.)

    Title:
    Medium:
    Size:
    Price:
  • Submit a small Biography (1 paragraph preferred).
  • If you have a website/link please submit as well.
  • Email to paolomejia(at)hotmail.com

DEADLINE for submission: CLOSED

 

Call for art

The Paolo Mejia Art Gallery and Design Studio with the collaboration of Jack London Square Realty are looking for guest artists to take part in our February/March art show entitled “Out of the Fringes” with the theme of African American culture/heritage month in mind. We are looking for artists that can share their view/perspective of African American life and culture in the Bay Area, and how that is translated, relayed or portrayed in art form. The art call is open to everyone.

Submission guidelines:

  • Send up to 10 images of work that is consistent of your style.
  • A list of info for the images (ie. Title and medium)
  • A small statement about how your work relate to African American culture/heritage.
  • A website that we can check out. (If you have one.)

Deadline: CLOSED

All files should be emailed to paolomejia(@hotmail.com. The show will be up from February through the end of March. The gallery will contact you if you are accepted to take part in the group show.

Location:

Jack London Square Realty
311 Oak St., Suite 116 (corner of Madison and 3rd)
Oakland, Ca