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Cats & Dogs
Reigning Cats & Dogs

Reigning Cats and Dogs 

A Small Image Fine Art Show 

September 4 –13, 2020 

11:00am - 4:00pm Daily 

Veltz Fine Art 

Barracks 16 Studio 101

Liberty Station Arts District

Benefits San Diego Humane 

Society and Feral Cat Coalition


Exhibition - A juried Fine Art Exhibit honoring all varieties of felines and canines, domestic and wild. This show is a small image format. All art must be no larger than 14 inches by 14 inches, including the frame or stand. 

Awards – Cash and product awards for Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. There will also be 4th place and 4 Honorable Mention awards, as well as specialty awards from our patrons. 

Eligibility – Open to all artists residing in San Diego County. All 2D and 3D original artwork acceptable. No giclee prints. Work must be original to the artist, not derived from copyrighted or published material. 

Sales – All work must be for sale and must remain hanging until the close of the show on September 13. Artist will receive 60% of sale, with a 20% commission to Veltz Fine Art, A portion of sales and profits from the show will benefit the San Diego Humane Society and Feral Cat Coalition. There will also be merchandise available for sale to benefit the Feral Cat Coalition. 

Juror – Our juror, Stephanie Goldman, is known for her richly colored figures, insightful portraits, boldly painted miniatures and dynamic charcoal, pencil and ink drawings. A Signature member of the National Watercolor Society and San Diego Watercolor Society, Stephanie teaches Figure Painting and Portraiture at the Athenaeum School of the Arts in La Jolla and has worked with artist Ken Goldman for over three decades collaborating on large and small Public and Private Art Projects. 

Specifications – 2D work must be framed or have all sides of piece finished, and have wire attached to back for hanging. No saw tooth hangers. This show is a small image format. All art must be no larger than 14 inches by 14 inches, including the frame or stand. 

All 2D and 3D original artwork acceptable. 2D work may include all mediums including mixed media. 3D freestanding works cannot exceed 14 x 14 x14 inches. Work requiring a pedestal must be no more than 14” wide at the base. No work requiring electricity. 

Gallery Hours – Veltz Fine Art is in a high-traffic tourist area and is open every day from 11 AM to 4 PM. 

Each accepted artist gets the opportunity to sit the Gallery for a half day or full day. Additional days are appreciated. Two sitters are required per shift. Those unavailable for a shift are required to pay a $25 sitters fee. 

Submission of Entry – All entries will be submitted electronically at 

Entry form must be filled out in its entirety. List sizes to the nearest inch. Submitted images must not include mat and frame. 

Before uploading your images make sure they are right side up, smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side, and 72dpi. Images should be in JPEG. format, RGB 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:

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Fees – Entry fee is $20 for the first entry and $10 for each additional entry. Entry fees are non- refundable. They must be paid by the entry deadline. After you have submitted, continue to check out. Pay through PayPal or with a credit card and receive your receipt. Acceptance is not guaranteed. No limit on number of entries. Any questions about our show entry contact us at: 

Miscellaneous – Although the utmost care will be taken in handling artwork, Veltz Fine Art and the organizers of the Reigning Cats and Dogs Art Show cannot be responsible for damage or loss, whatever the cause. Artists should carry their own insurance. 

Please place the following information on the back of your work: your name, title, medium, size and price. 

Calendar of Events: 

May 1 - Entries Open 

July 20 - Entries Close

Aug 20 - Notification of Acceptance

Sept 2 Delivery of Accepted artwork to Veltz Gallery 9am-noon

Sept 4 - Exhibit Opens 11am - 4pm Daily

Sept 4 - Reception and Awards 4 – 9 pm

Sept 13 - Closing Reception 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Sept 13 - Exhibit Closes at 4pm Pick up artwork 

4:00-5:30 pm


Questions? Want to Volunteer? 


Susan Salazar, Deb Gargula, Vicky DeLong 

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