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Joshua Tree National Park Art Expo - Call For Art

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MEDIA RELEASE – May 29, 2015

CALL FOR ART: Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition 2015


The third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will be held in November 2015 at the Oasis of Mara in Twentynine Palms, California. The Juried Art Exhibition, a highlight of the annual exposition, will hang at the historic 29 Palms Art Gallery, Nov. 6 to 29, with a gala opening reception and awards ceremony on Friday, Nov. 13, followed by weekend exposition events Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14 & 15.



A call for art entries is being issued for the Juried Art Exhibition, which features artwork inspired by or depicting the unique aspects of Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. Approximately 50 artists will be selected for the honor of exhibiting in the show.


Cash awards up to $5,000 will be available for artists selected for the juried exhibition. Entry is open to California, national, and international artists, age 18 and over. The artist’s work must be original and have been created within the last five (5) years.


Deadline for submitting art entries for the juried exhibition is Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Complete guidelines and entry form are available at: www.JTNPArts.org. An entry fee of $35 is required for up to three (3) images. Entry submissions and entry fees can be submitted online.


As in previous years, a complimentary 10x10 booth space will be offered for juried artists to sell additional art during the weekend exposition events, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14 & 15. Booth spaces will be located on the lawn at 29 Palms Inn. The exposition weekend also will feature art classes, art demonstrations, historical exhibits and talks, interpretive nature walks, music, beverages, and culinary delights at various venues in the Oasis of Mara area of Twentynine Palms.



The Juried Art Exhibition is presented by Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts in partnership with 29 Palms Art Gallery, both 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. For questions or more information about submitting entries, visit the website www.JTNPArts.org, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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