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Cheryl Boeller's "Lake Wohlford"First: Cheryl Boeller, Lake Wohlford
NCSFA Members Juried Show 2016
Escondido Municipal Gallery Complex: Expressions Gallery

Special Thanks to Pat Titus, Show Coordinator

Congratulations to our award winning artists:
First: Cheryl Boeller, Lake Wohlford
Second: Jo-Lind Eckstein, Keeper of Memories
Third: Pat Titus, Alta Vista Plein Air
Special Juror's Award: Vita Sorrentino: Patterns

Honorable Mentions:
Pat Dispenziere, Odessa Survivor
Sharon Ford, Favorite Sunrise
Lilly Szulc, Wait and Sea

262 E Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025
Open Tuesday and Thursday - Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm

Juried by Catherine Grawin

Jo-Lind Eckstein's "Keeper About Memories" "Alta Vista Plein Air" by Pat Titus Vita Sorrentino's painting "Patterns"
Jo-Lind Eckstein
"Keeper of Memories"
Second Place
Pat Titus
"Alta Vista Plein Air"
Third Place
Vita Sorrentino
" Patterns"
Special Juror's Award

Pat Dispenziere's watercolor "Odessa Survivor" Alta Vista Plein Air by Sharon Ford Lily Szulc's artwork "Wait and Sea"
Pat Dispenziere
"Odessa Survivor"
Honorable Mention
Sharon Ford
"Favorite Sunrise"
Honorable Mention
Lilly Szulc
" Wait and Sea"
Honorable Mention
Escondido Show 2016 Escondido Show 2016

Congratulations to our accepted artists:
Mary Kathleen Aldrich Mustard Path Oil
Lois  Athern Hard Candies Watercolor
Lois  Athern Jewel Tone Vases Watercoloor
Doris Bertch Solitude Pastel
Doris Bertch Carlsbad Sunset II Pastel
Cheryl  Boeller Lake Wohlford Oil
Cheryl  Boeller Los Penasquitos Preserve Oil
Cheryl  Boeller Garden Path Oil
Jan  Bowersox Aspen Trees Watercolor & Ink
Joyce  Bruun Refugio Beach Santa Barbara Acrylic
Lori  Chase Fall colors Mixed
Lori  Chase Garden Mixed
Sue Ann Daffara Exuberance Acrylic on WC Paper
Sue Ann Daffara Pond view Acrylic on WC Paper
Pat  Dispenziere A View From My Kitchen Transparent Watercolor
Pat  Dispenziere Odessa Survicor Transparent Watercolor
Jo-Lind Eckstein When the Light is Just Right Oil
Jo-Lind Eckstein Balboa Park Eucalyptus Pastel
Jo-Lind Eckstein Keeper of Memories Mixed
Sharon Ford October Sunset Oil
Sharon Ford Favorite Sunrise Oil
Lois Goodman Portrait Artist's Portrait Graphite
Lois Goodman Rugged Landscape Acrylic
Michele Kruck Reclaimed Tea, Watercolor, Pen
Naomi Lesberg Ready to Soar Colored Pencil
Naomi Lesberg Cat on Black (Callie) Colored Pencil
Carol Mansfield Hot, Hot, Hot Acrylic on Paper
Annie  Omens Aloe Burst Digital Photographic Composite
Annie  Omens Blue Aloe Digital Photographic Composite
Annie  Omens Spiny Lizard Digital Photographic Composite
Patricia  Patapow The Artrium Acrylic
Patricia  Patapow Emerging Fantasy Acrylic
Patricia  Patapow Quiet Moment Oil
Janet  Perkin Lindisfarne  Mixed Media 
Janet  Perkin Ceres Watercolor 
Kathryn  Peterson View From Kate Sessions Park Watercolor
Kathryn  Peterson Have a Heart Acrylic, Assemblage, Seed, Wire
Kathryn  Peterson Homage to the (Women's) Circle Hand-sewing 4 Generations, plastic grocery bags
Lynne Rand In the Town of Poultney Mixed 
Barbara  Raub High Tide Acrylic Paint on Chair
Barbara  Raub I'd Like to be Under the Sea in an Octopus Garden in the Shade Waterccolor
Betty  Rexford Christmas Memories Watercolor
Betty  Rexford Tower in Misty Light Acrylic
Barbara Schmidt Dancing Poppies Watercolor
Roxanne  Smith Inspired Mixed Media
Roxanne  Smith Sampler Acrylic
Vita Sorrentino Sienna Golden Woods Acrylic
Vita Sorrentino Patterns Watercolor 
Lilly  Szulc Wait and Sea Oil
Lilly  Szulc Still Life Oil
Marlene  Tague Peonies Oil on Canvas
Marlene  Tague Landscape Torn Paper Collage
Patricia  Titus Alta Vista Plein Air Oil
Patricia  Titus Lake Hodges Plein Air Oil
Karen  Vincent Limbs Watercolor 
Karen  Vincent Waiting #3 Watercolor
Karen  Vincent Roses on the Windowsill Watercolor
Ann Westbrook Grant  Acrylic 

The NCSFA acknowledges and celebrates the many diverse talents of our members with a show that will be seen by many art enthusiasts in the North County area.  The “Expressions Gallery” at the Escondido Municipal Art Gallery complex offers a well-lit, attractive space.Inqure for purchase of artist’s workat the main desk at the Escondido Municipal Gallery

Show Prospectus:

All 2D and 3D media will be accepted

Entry Limit:  Three artworks may be entered.  However, only two artworks may be accepted per artist.
Fees:            $25 for one entry, $35 for two entries, $45 for three entries.
Awards:        $100 First place, $75 second place, $50 third place. Honorable mention certificates to be awarded at the discretion of the juror.
Commission:  For works sold, a 10% commission is payable to the Escondido Arts Partnership.  NCSFA does not charge additional commission for work sold.
Size Limit:       No piece smaller than 12”, or larger than 32” on any side, FRAME INCLUDED.
Framing:         Works must be framed, wired, and ready to hang.  No saw-tooth hangers.  Exception: works on canvas do not need a frame if the stretcher uses a wrapped canvas with no staples showing.

All work MUST have an identifying label with artist name and title on the back of work, and on sculpture, on the bottom.
No accepted work may be removed prior to Saturday, November 5th.


Tues, September 27th     Deadline for entry form and payment via website (artwork will be juried live – no digital images) 

Sat, October 1st            Take-in of art for jurying (If you need assistance, please contact Pat Titus
11 am – 1pm    

Mon, October 3rd           List of work accepted will be posted on NCSFA website

Tues, October 4th          Pick up of non-accepted art:  There is no storage space, so if you cannot pick up
11 am – 1 pm         your work, please make arrangements to have someone else pick it up, or contact Pat Titus

Sat, October 8th         Reception:  Awards presentation at 6 p.m., please bring finger food
5:30 – 8 pm

Sat, November 5th    Pick up art at end of showThere is no storage space, so if you cannot pick up your
11 am – 1 pm        work, please make arrangements to have someone else pick it up, or contact Pat Titus

About our Juror: Catherine Grawin

Catherine Grawin, a native Californian, is an oil painter of landscape, still life and abstract work. A true colorist, her bold and loose brushwork is her signature style that appeals to collectors in the US and abroad. Her art education includes a BA degree from SDSU in Graphic Design and Communication, with post-graduate work in Architectural Design and Rendering. Some of her noteworthy art teachers include Sebastian Capella and John Asaro among others.

Grawin's work can be seen in the fine art book Land of Sunlight.

"Chino Farmhouse, Rancho Sante Fe" by Catherine Grawin "Descanso" by Catherine Grawin
"Chino Farmhouse, Mission Trails"

She is one of seven artists featured in the art documentary film Plein Air Painters of Santa Ysabel, California. She is a juried participant in SOHO's historic 2015 '100 years of Art in Balboa Park' exhibition at the Marston House Museum, commemorating the 1915 Panama-California Exposition Centennial. Grawin's work is represented at the Santa Ysabel Art Gallery, Santa Ysabel, CA and Cosmopolitan Fine Arts, La Jolla, CA.

Catherine teaches the Painting alla Prima in Oils method in her Solana Beach studio. Other venues include Plein Air Painting at UCSD Extension and Painting alla Prima in Oils - Get Loose! at the La Jolla Athenaeum School of Arts. She gives public painting demonstrations and has been invited to judge art shows.

Click here for 2013, 2014, 2015 Members Juried Show Archives

Please Follow these Easy Steps To Participate:

In addition to payment, you must FILL out and SUBMIT the online Entry Form below, on or before September 29thth
Remember PAYMENT requires a separate step

If Paying with your Paypal Account (Preferred Method)
1. First pay online by clicking the "Pay Now" button Below
(Paypal will automatically send you to our Entry Form after Paypal payment is complete)
2. Complete and SUBMIT the Online Entry Form.............................
(Entry Form is Mandatory prior to take-in)

If Paying with your Credit Card through Paypal
(also preferred method--no Paypal account needed)
1. First complete and SUBMIT the Online Entry Form Below................
(Entry Form is Mandatory prior to take-in)
2. Pay by credit card online by clicking the "Pay Now" button, then select "Don't have Paypal Account"

If Paying by Check
1.Complete and submit the Online Entry Form below......
(Entry Form is Mandatory prior to take-in)
2. Make check payable to NCSFA...........................................
3. Mail check to NCSFA Show Entry, PO Box 291, Poway CA 92074
. Must be Received by take-in date

How Many Artworks?

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Escondido Art Partnership, the gallery nor NCSFA nor its agents are responsible for any damage, theft or loss.

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Last Updated November 7, 2016