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Table Testaments Exhibition - Call for Artist Entries

Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all]
Posted by: Arts Benicia
Deadline: Wed, October 2nd, 2019

Table Testaments
Juan Miguel Santiago, Juror
Exhibition Dates: November 16 – December 20, 2019

Artists are invited to submit entries through Cafe “Call For Entry” @

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:  Wednesday Oct 2, 2019 (10:59 Pacific Time)
Artists Notified: October 12

Member and Exhibiting Artist Preview:  Thursday, November 14, 6:00-7:00 pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 16, 6:00-8:00 pm
Free Family Art Day: December 8, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

This exhibition will coincide with seasonal gatherings around tables, offering an exploration of sculptural and functional tableware as contemporary carriers of narrative and story – central elements in human gatherings. We seek a wide variety of content, and a broad representation of style. Submissions may include objects of ceramic, wood, glass, or metals; paintings, prints, or photographs; mixed media, installation artworks, and digital works. Utensils and flatware, table linens, and tables and chairs themselves will be considered, as will wall-hung works that relate to the exhibition subject.

Best of show: $250
Juror’s Choice, 2-D: $100
Juror’s Choice, 3-D: $100


Juan M. Santiago’s art practice explores the narrative of human experience using traditional and non-traditional methods in clay and other mediums. He has taught at Sonoma State University, Diablo Valley College, Chabot College, and California College of the Arts. He is currently a professor at Southern Oregon University. Juan holds an MFA from Alfred University, and a BFA with high distinction from California College of the Arts and Crafts; he has apprenticed with Peter Voulkos, Jim Melchert, Arthur Gonzalez, and John Toki. Mr. Santiago has lectured in Thailand and China.

About Arts Benicia: Arts Benicia is a community-based non-profit offering diverse and relevant exhibitions in its gallery and at other exhibition venues in Benicia; engaging public programs; creative workshops for adults; and inspiring youth arts educational programming. Located in the Historic Benicia Arsenal, Arts Benicia has been a vital part of the California Bay Area regional art scene for over 32 years, supporting artistic development and enriching the larger community.

Gallery Location: Arts Benicia, 991 Tyler Street, Suite 114, Benicia, CA  94510
Phone: 707-747-0131

Posted on Wed, September 11th, 2019
Expires on Wed, October 2nd, 2019

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