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Thousand Oaks Art Association
2018 Open Juried Art Show

2018 Open Juried Art Show


Thousand Oaks Community Gallery
2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320
(next to Newbury Park Library)
Gallery hours:  Monday thru Saturday, 11-5

Entry Deadline:  Sunday, January 7, 2018
Acceptance Notification:  Friday, January 19, 2018
Take-In:  Thursday, February 1, 2018, 5-7 p.m.
Show Opens:  Friday, February 2, 2018
Reception and Awards
:  Sunday, February 11, 2018, 1-3 p.m.
                        Awards Presentation (1:30 pm)
Show Closes:  Monday, February 26, 2018
Pick-Up: Monday, February 26, 2018, 5-7 p.m.

•    Oil / Acrylic
•    Watercolor
•    Pastel / Graphics
•    Mixed Media
•    Photography / Digital Art
•    3D & Sculpture

Thousand Oaks Art Association (TOAA) will present $2,400 in cash prizes:
Best of Show:  $300 (Sponsored by California Lutheran University)
First Place:  $200 per category
Second Place:  $100 per category
Third Place:  $50 per category
Honorable Mentions:  Ribbons


Daggi Wallace specializes in contemporary realism in pastel and mixed media. She is an Eminent Pastelist of the International Association of Pastel Societies, Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America and Honored Member of several other art organizations.

Daggi, (pronounced “Duggie”) has won numerous awards in national and international juried exhibitions. Her work has been shown nationally and is in several permanent collections. She has been an invited artist in international exhibitions in Italy, China and Germany.

Her paintings have been published in magazines and books, including Professional Artist Magazine, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, Poets and Artists Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine, The Pastel Journal and Pratique Des Arts in France.

Daggie has juried many art competitions, including more than half a dozen in California as well as BoldBrush  Online Painting Competition and the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club in NYC.

Here is a link to her blog post, where she describes what she looks for when judging a show:

Since 2012 she has been an Artist-in-Residence at Studio Channel Islands Art Center in Camarillo, CA, where she maintains her studio and teaches workshops and classes.

ENTRY FEE (Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline):
•    First piece (TOAA Members)   $30
•    First piece (Non-members)      $40
•    Each additional piece               $10
•    Each Artist may enter up to 4 pieces for consideration by the Juror.  A maximum of 3 pieces per artist can be juried into the show.

•    All entries for this show are digital,  Enter online at: no later than Sunday, January 7, 2018.
•    Entering Your Images - Entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.
•    Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at:  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:
•    Please add  and to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.

•    Open to all artists 18 years of age and older residing in Southern California.
•    Work must be original, completed after 1/1/2015, and never previously exhibited with TOAA.
•    No supervised or copied work.  No posters.
•    All work must be dry, clean, undamaged, and properly framed or presented.
•    Artwork must be ready to hang.
•    Framed work must have wire hangers (no saw-tooth), ideally taut and mounted 4-6” or 1/3 the height from the top of the frame.
•    Framed work cannot exceed 6’ x 6’ x 3”.
•    3D work must fit through a 36” wide door.
•    Assemblage art and other large works must be set up by the artist with the Hanging Committee.
•    All work must be hand delivered (no mail-in) and must remain on exhibit until the end of the show.  Unapproved early removal will result in denial of entries by the artist in the following two TOAA shows.
•    TOAA members are required to sit the show.

•    Exhibited work will be considered for sale unless indicated by “NFS” on Entry Form.  Sales prices may not be changed.
•    A commission of 10% is charged on all sales.  It is the artist’s responsibility to remit the sales tax to the Board of Equalization.

•    Take-in of accepted work is from 5-7 pm. only.  No late entries will be accepted.  All work will be screened for proper presentation and compliance to the rules. Any protective wrapping must be removed by the artist upon delivery to the Gallery at Take-in.
•    Pick-up is from 5-7 p.m. only.  Early removal is not permitted without prior approval.  Storage fee for unclaimed work is $10/day.

Insurance is the artist’s responsibility.  The TOAA and City of Thousand Oaks cannot accept responsibility for loss, damage or theft.

Carolyn Ryan:
Linda Shaner:




REGARDING JURY NOTIFICATIONS:  Notifications are sent through ConstantContact from  To ensure receipt of this notification, please add to your contact list, or safe senders’ list.

On the day of notification, you can do the following, but you will also receive an email notification, sent from ConstantContact, that will state the same.

1.      Go to and log in using your email address and password.

2.      Right above where you just logged in, click "Your Artist Profile."  You are now in Your account!

3.      Click the show name and you will see your first image.  The jury results will be under the thumbnail view.

4.      As you will see, it will say either "This Image has been Accepted or Declined in to the show."  Under that sentence, you can click "Read Acceptance (or Declined) Letter."  The letter will then be displayed below.

5.      If you submitted more than one piece in the show, go to the next entered piece in the show by clicking the page number, displayed below the thumbnail image.

6.      While you are in your account on, click "Personal Info" and make sure your name, address, phone number, and email address are up-to-date.


NOTE:  Please be sure to read your letters in their entirety.  Most acceptance letters will ask you to RSVP or will have special instructions you must follow.



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