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Center for the Arts Pop Up Shows


Monthly “Pop-Up Shows” 
 
     
                                                              
                                                                           

Small Works Fine Art Show                                                                             
Timeline:     February 2020                                                                        
This show is open to 2-D and 3-D artists (all mediums except jewelry & photography).  Open to all Arizona artists.
Show prizes and awards:  $1,000 Award of Excellence, $500 People’s Choice, + five $100 First Place awards.
 
  • SUBMISSION:    Opens: Dec. 1    Ends: Jan. 5                                                                        
  • SHOW RUNS:                     Feb. 21 – Mar. 15                                                                            
  • OPENING RECEPTION:    Feb. 21 5pm- 8pm                                                                          
  • CLOSING RECEPTION:     Mar. 14   5pm – 8pm                                                                                      

"Sparkle and Flash" Show
    • For Jewelry Artists and Photography Artists  
    • Submission deadline:  March 23
    • Opening Reception:  Apr. 3 (Fri. 4pm – 6pm)
    • Show runs:    Apr. 3  – Apr. 27      
 
  • May:  Botanical Garden Show –
    • This show is open to all mediums 2-D and 3-D artists, all mediums.  Open to League members only. Theme that portrays the garden (flowers, cactus, etc.), desert landscapes. Open to League members only.
    • Submission deadline: Apr. 20
    • Opening Reception: May 1 (4pm – 6pm)
    • May 1 – June 1       
                                               
  • June: "All Creatures Great & Small"
    • For artwork of animals, figurative (human body), all creatures, etc
    • 2-D, 3-D and Jewelry
    • Submission deadline: May 25
    • Opening Reception:  June 5 (Fri. 4pm-6pm)
    • Show runs: June 5 -29      
                                                                                                                         
  • July:  "Art of Arts"  
    • For creative artwork of Arts theme (ie. Culinary, Literature. Performing). Open to League members only.
    • 2-D, 3-D and Jewelry
    • Submission deadline: June 22
    • Opening Reception:  July 10 (Fri. 4pm-6pm)
    • Show runs: July 3 -July 27       
                                                                                                                 
  • August:  "Mixed Media, Fiber Art & Glass" Show
    • For artists working in mixed media, fiber art, glass:  functional art, decorative, wearable art
    • 2-D, 3-D and Jewelry
    • Submission deadline: July 20
    • Opening Reception:  July 31 (Fri. 4pm-6pm)
    • Show runs: July 31 – Aug. 31        
                                                                                                                       
  • September:  "Sculpture" Show
    • For artists who create sculptures in all mediums
    •  2-D, 3-D and Jewelry
    • Submission deadline: Aug 24
    • Opening Reception:  Sept 11 (Fri. 4pm-6pm)
    • Show runs: Sept 4 -28
 
  • October:  "Dia de Muertos" Show
    • For creative artwork with the theme of “Day of the Dead”
    • 2-D, 3-D and Jewelry
    • Submission deadline: Sept 21
    • Opening Reception:  Oct 2 (Fri. 4pm-6pm)
    • Show runs: Oct 2 – November 3
 
  • November:  Veteran’s Show
    • For artists who creative veteran, military, or patriotic themed artwork. 
    • Opened to all League members to apply (entry fee is free for Veterans)
    • Submission deadline: Oct 19
    • Opening Reception:  Nov 6 (Fri. 4pm-6pm)
    • Show runs: Nov 6 – Nov. 30      
                                                                                                                           
  • December:  "Holiday Fine Art"
    • This show is open to 2-D and 3-D artists (all mediums). Holiday related.
    • Submission deadline: Nov 16
    • Opening Reception:  Dec 12
    • Show runs: Dec 4 – Jan 11