Gallery 1075 Call to Art: Guardians of the Gallery

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Gallery 1075 invites 2D artists to participate in Guardians of the Gallery

Help us create a powerful and inspiring display of artworks that celebrate the spirit of superheroes, sci-fi and pop culture.
This exhibition will be an exhibition of local artists renditions of superhero (or super villains), art and pop culture.  The exhibition will accompany the annual Intergalactic Expo hosted by the City of West Sacramento. 
An art reception will be held Wednesday, May 1st from 5:30pm-7:30pm.
The Intergalactic Expo will be held Sunday, May 17th

The exhibition will be on display for the month of May 2019.  

Gallery 1075 is now accepting visual art submissions until Tuesday, March 31st 2020.
All art must fit the theme or spirit of superheroes, sci-fi and/or pop culture.

Gallery 1075 is located inside the West Sacramento Community Center and is open to the public and in view of the street.   Due to the high visibility of the gallery all artwork must be family-friendly.
There are no fees associated with this exhibition.  Gallery 1075 does not sell any artwork. All sales are the responsibility of the artists after the exhibition closes.


How to apply?

Artists may submit up to 3 artworks, artwork will be accepted based on its relation to theme and room within the gallery.   Deadline midnight of Tuesday, March 31st.

Please submit your artwork through the online form below, prior to midnight March 31st.

Artists will be notified of acceptance by email on Tuesday April 7th.

There are no fees associated with this exhibition.  Gallery 1075 does not sell any artwork. 
All sales are the responsibility of the artist after the exhibition closes.

Exhibition Timeline:

Call Deadline: Tuesday, March 31st 2020
Notify artists: Tuesday , April 7th 2020
Art Drop Off: Monday April 27th- Wednesday April 29th, between 8am – 6pm. 
Please contact to make other arrangements if needed
Exhibition: May 1st-27th 
Art Reception: TBD
Intergalactic Expo:   Sunday May 17th
Art Pick-up: Thursday May 28th  8am – 6pm AND Friday May 29th 8am-5pm, no exceptions


a) 2 dimensional work only
b) Art must be related to the theme
c) Art must be family friendly
d) Max size 36 in x 48 in, 50 lbs. max
e) All work must be properly wired in the back* (no saw tooth hangers or hooks)
f)  Paper works must be framed and under glass, over 28 in x 36 in must use Plexiglass
g) All accepted artists will be responsible to sign and return an exhibition contract, release of 
     liability, and title card sheet provided by Gallery 1075 by April 15th.

*Your artwork will need to have the ability to be hung from the back by a horizontal hanging wire. Artist is responsible for providing artwork with appropriate hanging wire. For example, artwork can be framed with a braided wire on the back or a gallery canvas with a braided wire attached to the back. On the back of the frames, a wire will need to be mounted. Ideally, the wire needs to be 1/3 down from the top of the frame and been strung as tight as possible.   There will be no hanging of artwork directly on walls. Unstable, extremely fragile, broken, mended, or chipped work will not be displayed in gallery.

Please fill out the online form below to submit your artwork.    

Any further inquiries may be directed to Ciara Cumiskey.

Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

First Name
Last Name
Address (Street, City)
Phone Number
Email Address


Please tell us about your art work or anything special about your practice you'd like to share.
Tell us about yourself.  Also please share any ties you have to West Sacramento, if any.
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By submitting this application I verify that the above artworks were independently created by myself and are not derivatives of another artist's work or infringe on another artist's copyright.

Please enter full name below to verify.

  1. To receive a copy of your submission, please fill out your email address below and submit.