Call For Entries


There is Magic Here: MarinMOCA National Juried Exhibition

October 21 – December 23, 2023

Deadline for submissions: August 25, 2023

This exhibition is open to all U.S. resident artists, age 18 and over. You are invited to submit up to 5 digital images of your original artwork completed in the past five years, not previously shown in a MarinMOCA exhibition. This exhibition is open to all art media. This show will be juried for monetary awards: First: $500, Second: $300, Third $100. Nonmonetary Honorable Mentions will be awarded at the Juror’s discretion.

THEME: Imagine a sanctuary where we embark on a collective journey to rediscover pleasure and joy in the aftermath of a transformative period in human history. How does art create the conditions for self-care, community care, and care for our shared environment? This exhibition envisions a future built on collective effort and understanding, and celebrates our unwavering capacity to find solace, beauty, and meaning in the face of adversity.

JUROR: Svea Lin Soll is a gallerist and independent curator based in Berkeley. She holds a master’s in Museum Studies from JFK University, and earned a bachelor’s in geology at University of Montana. She is the current Director at Johansson Projects in Oakland, serves on the board at the Berkeley Art Center and is an organizing member of Art + Climate Action. She is also an art world polymath with a deep concern for our climate crisis, her work spans the topics of art, environment and activism.

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