- Best in Show: JUNE, Coming Soon
- Take-in: JUNE 5, 2023, 10 am – 1 pm
- The deadline to enter is JUNE 3 @ noon
- Juror: JUNE 2023, Richard Hawk
- Demo & Expression: Instructor, Richard Hawk exciting Video presentation of a unique process on copper with oil. (not a paint along), 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm at the Pine Avenue Community Center, Carlsbad. Come and paint with the artist. Please RSVP to secure seating to paint.
- Reception: JUNE 11, 3-5 pm
- This is also the Abstract Awards Show
- JOIN US. Up-to-date info, new programs, and organizational info.
Membership Information – Everything you need to know about our process
All Members must be in good standing to participate in the activities at the North Coastal Art Gallery. All artists must complete the online application, You must submit as a New member, and pay the prorated fees and/or processing fee of $15 (new members) to re-join, since membership becomes delinquent on January 31st. New members must submit images of their current work, and be juried to be accepted as a member of COAL.
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Gallery Shows & Member Opportunities
SHOWS: Our entries are done online. Payment is required when completing the application, via Paypal, Credit Cards, and Debit cards are accepted. Fees are non-refundable. If you need assistance, email i[email protected].
- Enter Members Monthly Show
- Monthly Show ID Tags – Fillable or print
- Enter Members Abstract Awards Show
- Abstract Show Prospectus (review)
- Abstract Show ID Tags – Must be used specifically.
- Enter the 71st Open Annual Awards Show (All SD artists)
- 71st Annual Awards Show Prospectus
- Enter the 2nd Open Annual Holiday Small Image Show Opens September 2023. A 2-month show, art up to 22″ measured diagonally. (OPEN TO ALL ARTISTS)
- 2nd Annual Small Image Show Prospectus (sample)
- 2nd Annual Small Image Show ID Tags
- How to Video: Quick Tutorial on How to Enter a Monthly Show
- Art on the Green: See details/payment below.
- Baffle Artists: As announced via eblast. See details below.
- Jewelry / 3D artists: See details below.
- Pedestal Artists (3D): See details below.
- Offsite Art Shows: As announced via eblast.
- Artist Website Page: Enter and signup for an Artist Page (Fee-based)
- FREE Opportunities: At the gallery storefront
- Enter to Sell your art in front of the gallery (reception days exception)
- Stage a Free Demonstration in from of the gallery
- Host an Artist Reception (Requirements apply)
- Volunteers’ Job Assignments – We need you!
- We need Members to assist us and signup to volunteer at some level in support of the Gallery.
Our Gallery Guidelines & Documents
The COAL/NCAG’s policies, procedures, and forms governing the League’s operations are listed below. Everything is at your fingertips and is intended to be used as a reference to familiarize yourself with the League’s current information.
- Monthly Show Winners
- Best of Show Winners
- Demo Artists – Demos & Expressions
- Gallery Hosts Substitutes, Fee-Based
- Artist’s Parking Permit – Signup
- Newsletter Advertising Policy
Programs and Payments
Art on the Green
We do not accept early payment to secure placement. This payment feature is available for payment on the day of only for Members and Non-Members, and as directed by the Director of Art on the Green. Fee based: Art on the Green, exhibit and sell your artwork every weekend (Sat and/or Sun) at the Carlsbad Inn front lawn (weather permitting). Entrance is fee-based; Members: $20/day and $35 for both days. on-Members (juried in) $40/day and $75 for both days. Must have a Sellers Permit, (see info here), and no commissions are paid to the Gallery. Contact Deb Capetz for details at [email protected]. More info to come!
Baffle Panel Artists
Gallery Opportunity for Members. You have an opportunity to hang art on one Baffle Panel, for a (2-month term). Preview the Display Instructions before signing up. After completing your application you will be provided an Artists Agreement. Payments are non-refundable, so please review the instructions carefully. Space is limited to 16 artists per session on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications will be open for 2024, beginning August 1, 2023. Apply/Pay here. Thank you.
Jewelry Artists / 3D cases
Opportunity for Members. You have an opportunity to participate in a juried process to secure a (2-month term) placement. 15.5”w x 11.5”d X 15” h, load weight bearing 5 lbs, enclosed glass shelf. Preview the Jewelers /3D Instructions. Contact the Gallery Manager for further details at [email protected]. If accepted you will be directed to pay below and enter into an Artist Agreement, for a fee of $42.00 to secure your placement. Fees are non-refundable. We accept PayPal which also accepts debit or credit cards. Space is limited so act now. Select your month (one by one), and then continue shopping to add more before completing your cart. New Jewelers or 3D Tower artists APPLY here. We only have 2 spaces open right now
3D Pedestal Artists
Gallery Opportunity for Members. You have an opportunity to participate in a juried process to secure a (2-month term) for placement on one of two available columns, 14″x14″ with a 12″x12″ inch with an acrylic shielded base, load weight bearing 30lbs maximum. $31.00 to secure your placement. Fees of $31.00 and is non-refundable. We accept PayPal which also accepts debit or credit cards. Space is limited to one pedestal per artist (only 3 are available in total ), Contact the Gallery Manager for further details at [email protected]. APPLY here.
Special Offsite Art Show/Faires
May 27th, 10am-4pm – COAL Village Art Faire. 14 members and non-member artists can join in and participate in the village circle of the plaza for the day. Sales, music, and fun! Sign up required by May 10th. Apply here, details are on the application.
June 25, 9am-4pm – Art in the Village. 5 members can join in and participate in the Carlsbad Village Faire for the day. of the plaza for the day, representing the COAL. You may make your own sales, with no commissions taken. Must be prepared to manage your own art. $25 Fee to enter. Email interest to: [email protected]
August 19th, 10am-4pm – COAL Village Art Faire. 14 members and non-member artists can join in and participate in the village circle of the plaza for the day. Sales, music, and Fun! Sign up required by July 31st. we will notify you when it is open. Email interest to: [email protected]