LIFT 2012

Westmont Annual Juried Exhibition

May 16 - June 22, 2013
Reception Thursday, May 16, 4-6 p.m.

Submissions accepted: March 15 - April 17, 2013

The annual juried exhition at Westmont returns in 2013. This season, our focus is "Confluence." We hope you will join us for this popular exhibition!




1. A flowing together of two or more streams.

2. A gathering, flowing, or meeting together at one juncture or point.

3. A flocking together of multiple objects or entities.

Synonyms: junction, convergence, meeting, concourse, gathering, connection

(These bits of inspiration were lifted from The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, (c) 1973. William Morris, ed.)



Juror: Peter Frank, Los Angeles based art critic, curator and poet.

Prizes: $1,000 First Prize and other cash awards

How to Submit Artwork: Artwork submission will be accepted through this web site beginning on March 15, 2013. You will need to upload a digital image of your work (maximum file size: 6 MB). If you need assistance with this process, you can call the Museum at (805) 565-6162.

Final Deadline for Submission: Tuesday, April 17.

Eligibility: Open to artists residing in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

Media: All media accepted, including video art and digital paintings. No non-original reproductions. Must be wired for hanging. 3D work must be "turn-key" and ready to install. No installation art.

Size: 3' maximum width, 7' maximum height, 2' maximum depth, including frame. 3D works can be up to 3' x 3' x 7'.

Entry Fee: $25 for the first entry, $10 for each additional entry; three entries maximum. Fee for 2nd and 3rd entry is waived for Museum members. Artists who join the Museum with their submissions will be members for the 2013-2014 season (Click here for more information about Museum membership).

Sales: The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art will receive 30% of all sales. All artwork must be for sale.


FOR MORE INFORMATION: Email, or call the Museum at (805) 565-6162.