Call to Local Artists - Florals by Locals
Posted by: Coronado Arts 5 years, 10 months ago


Call to Artists - Florals by Locals

Presented by Coronado Cultural Arts Commission

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Sunday, April 17, 2016

Coronado Flower Show Spreckels Park Between 6th and 7th Street on Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission (CAC) is pleased to announce the Second Annual Florals by Locals Exhibition and Sale at the 2016 Coronado Flower Show. CAC is calling local artists to submit artwork with a floral theme for inclusion in this exhibition and sale of art in the 2016 Coronado Flower Show to be held the weekend of April 16-17.
Due to last year's welcome reception by the public, the Commission will once again mount an exhibition to highlight the work of local artists at the annual community flower show. This year artists may offer their work for sale during the weekend. Local artists have sold nearly $4000 worth of art during the last four months thanks to the Coronado Community Art Gallery and exhibitions hosted by the Cultural Arts Commission. Art ranging in price from $100 - $1200.


To participate artists must be 18 years or older and local. (See definition below) All artwork must be original and the work of the registered applicant. Work must be a floral or have a floral theme and the size of work is not to exceed 24" x 36" including the frame. 

Artists may submit up to two pieces of 2-D ready to hang artwork to display based on space available. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Download the Florals by Locals Application (pdf format) by clicking here. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on March 24, 2016. The fee  to enter is $30 (non-refundable) to exhibit work only. The fee to exhibit is waived if artist volunteers for 2 hours to work at the exhibit during the event. 

We encourage artists to submit early as exhibition space and volunteer opportunities are limited. They will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please review the application for more information. Please contact: Kelly Purvis, Contract Arts Administrator for the City of Coronado at 619.341.0137 (direct cell) or if you have additional questions.


The CAC defines a local artist as anyone who meets one of the following criteria:

1)      Lives in Coronado
2)      Works a minimum of 20 hours per week in Coronado
3)      Owns property in Coronado

Local Artists are eligible to have a personal profile on the website and are welcome to exhibit in CAC sponsored exhibitions.

We are seeking artists to volunteer and perform art demonstrations in the Florals by Locals booth during the flower Show. You must bring paints and an easel and paint on site during a scheduled time period. To sign up to demonstrate, please contact Exhibition Coordinator, Tina Christiansen at or 619.820.0261.