Bay Area Masters

STEP-BY-STEP ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Log onto: http://sanmat.fairwire.com/
Once you have entered your information into the system, choose the department: Fine Arts Galleria
Choose Division 314: Bay Area Masters
Class 01: Bay Area Masters
Enter the title of your artwork
Add to cart and the fee will automatically be $25 per entry
disregard the livestock insurance fee, it will be at $0
continue to checkout

Make sure to send your JPGs to peninsulamuseum@gmail.com with Bay Area Masters in the subject line after you submit your form and payment online.

Entrants will be judged by Janet Martin (The Studio Shop) and Andra Norris (Andra Norris Gallery)
First, Second, and Third ribbons will be awarded in both 2-D and 3-D categories.
“Best of Show” awards will include solo exhibitions at The Peninsula Museum of Art.

Deadline for entry is April 2, 2018
Fee is $25 per entry
Accepted artwork for Bay Area Masters must be delivered by Thursday, June 7, 2018
The exhibition will run from June 9 - 18, 2018

For more information about the Fair, instructions and details please visit: https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/fine-arts-galleria

Fine Arts Galleria Contest Book: https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/pdf/2018/exhibits/fine_arts_18.pdf
Scroll down to page 9 of the document (it says 47 in the corner) to Section VII: Visual Arts Contests
Division 314: Bay Area Masters - Sponsored by The Peninsula Museum of Art

FAQs

Is this competition part of the San Mateo County Fair?
YES, Bay Area Maters is a sponsored division of the Fine Arts Galleria

The fair entry fee is $10, but the entry for the Bay Area Masters says the fee is $25. Which is correct?
Division 314: Bay Area Masters is $25 per entry

Do I need to submit both fair entry forms and the online form? NO. The online form is the best way to enter, but don’t forget to send your JPGs to peninsulamusuem@gmail.com

Why do I need to submit my JPGs to the Peninsula Museum of Art?
Bay Area Masters is a juried competition and we have two gallerists judging the submissions, Janet Martin (The Studio Shop) and Andra Norris (Andra Norris Gallery)

If my artwork is chosen, when do I need to deliver the original?
All accepted artwork must be delivered by Thursday, June 7, 2018

How long will the artwork be exhibited?
The submissions that are accepted will be exhibited in a special section of the Fine Arts Galleria at the San Mateo County Fair, which runs from June 9 - 18.

How will I know if I am accepted?
Artists will be contacted by the Peninsula Museum of Art in early May

How will I know I won the award?
All winners will be announced to the public and media by the Peninsula Museum of Art before the exhibition and awards event during the Fair. All artist participants will be invited to attend.

When do I get my artwork back?
Artwork pick up is scheduled for June 18. Please see the Fine Arts Galleria Contest Book for more information: https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/pdf/2018/exhibits/fine_arts_18.pdf

For additional questions, please contact: Charmaine at conui@peninsulamusuem.org

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