I will be judging this terrific show highlighting the importance of the ocean environment as seen through the eyes of artists and poets in California again in 2023!
The final submission date is September 17 at 11:59 PM.
Save the Ocean 3 is a juried regional show about our beautiful, fragile and fascinating world. 60+ artists from across California will be selected to showcase their work on the environmental theme during the month of October 2023 with the reception on Saturday October 14, 2023. Artists and Poets will be awarded with cash prizes for their exceptional work.
The show will host all mediums of wall art including: painting, fabric, collage, assemblage and photography. The show will also be juried by Cheryl Ehlers and Mike Redman. There will be art and poetry awards and poetry readings at the reception on Saturday October 14, 2023 from 4 - 6PM.
Artists may enter up to 3 entries for $30. ALL work must be original, No Giclees. No Size Limit. Submissions accepted until Sunday September 17. Notifications will be sent on September 25, 2023. Art work needs to be delivered to Escondido Municipal Gallery on Tuesday October 10 from 11AM - 4PM. Artists will be recognized with cash awards, $1450 in cash awards for 12 awards.
Poets may enter as many poems as they like for $10 each entry. Poets will be recognized with cash awards, $450 in cash awards for 3 awards. For all details visit:
This show is sponsored in part by the California Arts Council.
Surfing Madonna Oceans Project wants to spread our message of hope and appreciation for the ocean and support the arts. We believe that creating art and public appreciation of art increases cognitive abilities and eases anxiety and depression in these difficult times. Art can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world. Surfing Madonna Oceans Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Encinitas, California and was officially formed in 2013 by Robert Nichols and Mark Patterson (artist of the Surfing Madonna mosaic).