Art: Naomi Tamura. Design by Jeremy Thornton

Friends and Members of OHCA, you are invited to submit your artwork for our upcoming O’Hanlon In Gallery Exhibition: LOCAL INSPIRATION juried by Dr. Natasha Boas

Exhibition Dates: June 15 – July 16, 2021
Submissions accepted on JotForm
from April 30 to May 28  at 11 pm.

For our next IN GALLERY show, we are going LOCAL! This is a geographically restricted call for works inspired by the Greater Bay Area. Who or What in your environment has been an artistic inspiration? What place, person, or cause in your community has been a force for your creativity?

Open to all visual media except video. Contemporary, expressionistic, abstract, exploratory, and/or experimental entries encouraged.

Our Juror is Bay Area Resident Natasha Boas Ph.D.
Dr. Natasha Boas is a dynamic French-American independent international contemporary art curator, writer, and art advisor based in the San Francisco and Paris. Working as ‘Collaborator/Catalyst/Convener,’ Dr. Boas is artist-focused and committed to innovative models and the re-thinking of art historical narratives and conventions. She is an arts advocate.


Please, take note of the following:

  • Our entry and first round jury process will be done online.
  • NEW: This show jury process will be two tiered. After the juror reviews works online, she will ask for her first-round choices to be delivered to the gallery for the final selection.
  • The exhibition is a IN GALLERY show. Accepted works must be able to be delivered and ready to hang.
  • Artwork for this show may NOT be mailed.
  • Each artist may submit up to 3 individual pieces of artwork for consideration. Diptychs or triptychs are considered one piece and must be shown in one image.
  • Call open to all artists age 16 and over.
  • Submissions fees $40 for NON-Members, $30 for Members
  • Join as a NEW member now for $95/1 year and get a free submission. A Coupon Code will be provided after you join.
  • Works previously shown at the O’Hanlon Gallery in-house or online are not eligible.



  • DEADLINE: FRIDAY, May 28 3at 11 pm. Pacific time for online submission.
  • FRIDAY, June 4 by 5 P.M.: Pieces chosen for the first round by our juror will be announced by email. 
  • June 5, 7 or 8: First round selections delivered to OH Gallery
  • THURSDAY June 10: Second round and final selections will be announced.
  • TUESDAY June 15. We will host a Zoom Online Roundtable discussion at 4pm for artists to expand on and share with others. Friends & family are invited to attend.
  • July 16 – Show Closes. Pick up unsold work July 17, 19 and 20.


Email with questions.



  • Artist’s Name
  • Email
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Website (if Applicable)
  • Title of Artwork
  • Medium
  • Dimensions H” x W” x D” (if sculpture)
    For In-Person shows dimensions must include frame

You may upload 3 pieces of artwork for this show.
The image must be 1–5 MB

IMAGES NAMED as: FirstName_LastName_Title
*Please check the title and size of your images before uploading**

ENTRY FEE: $30 OHCA members / $40 Non-members

People may become NEW first time members of the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, for $95/year for a free submission.Any entry fees paid by check should be written out to “O’Hanlon Center for the Arts.” Please contact Ellen Mattesi, Director of Operations at O’Hanlon Canter for the Arts, at to become a member or with any questions.


O’Hanlon Center for the Arts (OHCA) Gallery Policies and Guidelines

By submitting artwork to be considered for any Exhibition,
Artist understands and agrees to the following:

Participants / Submissions:

Open to all aged 16 and over

Works previously shown at the O’Hanlon Gallery in house or online are not eligible.

Artwork Sales: Buyers will pay Artist directly for any art sales. Artist agrees to contact OHCA of this sale, and make a donation to OHCA of 30% of the sale price, on all sales of artwork within the first 60 days of the exhibition. This includes all artwork exhibited in an OHCA Gallery, in an online OHCA website gallery, and facilitated by OHCA. Donations to OHCA are tax-deductible to the extent permissible by law.

Publicity: By submitting work, artists agree that photographic images and/or video of the artist and/or their artwork, in whole or in part, may be used by OHCA in various forms including but not limited to print, online and social media. Artists agree to be added to O’Hanlon Center newsletter mailing list and can unsubscribe at any time.


How to Photograph Your Artwork

O’Hanlon member Dan Cassidy breaks it down here.