855 Linden Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013

Ingathering Specifics


2-Dimensional Art

  • Height plus width may not exceed 100” and weight must not exceed 30 pounds.
  • Must be framed and wired for hanging.
  • Unframed work accepted on heavy-duty stretcher bars with clean edges.
  • Unframed work on stretcher bars less than 1" will not be accepted.
  • Photography must be signed.
  • No giclées or copies of originals.

3-Dimensional Art

  • Not to exceed 40″ in any dimension.
  • Should be of solid construction.
  • Should be either properly wired to hang or free standing.
  • We have pedestals.

Entry Fees

  • 1 piece $20 or up to 3 pieces $30
  • CAC members and high school students receive $5 discount.
  • All work must be for sale, and 40% commission goes to the Gallery on all sales. Our non-profit galley will appreciate a 40% commission on your pieces from this exhibition that sell outside the gallery within 30 days of the show closing as a result of being in the show.

Inagthering Information

We encourage submission of works that have not graced our walls within the last 12 months.

Deliver work between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on the date of the Ingathering. Arrangements must be made to pick up artwork not accepted on the Ingathering day from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Work not picked up will be stored at a charge of $5 per day unless you make arrangements in advance. You may call the gallery after 4 p.m. to find out if you need to come pick up your piece(s).

For the benefit of all artists represented, artwork that is accepted must 

remain at the gallery until the last day of the show, 4 p.m., unless the buyer is leaving town or the work is to be shipped.

Artist's Statement or Bio

Artists accepted in the show are encouraged to submit a short (1 page) Bio and/or Artist's Statement or update a previous bio on file.

Bin Art Submittal

Artists accepted into the show may bring 1-2 pieces of shrink wrapped (cellophane) original art for sale in the gallery bin.

No giclées or copies of originals. Maximum size 22″ x 32″, unframed only. Pieces must be clearly labeled on the back with the artist's name, titled, media, and price.

A 40% commission of art sales will be collected by the gallery.

Deliver to the gallery on the Ingathering day during pickup hours or during the first week of the show during Gallery hours.

Jewelry Ingathering

Deliver up to 12 pieces of your work to the Gallery at the Jewelry Ingathering date and time.

$10 entry fee for CAC members, $15 for non members.

Have your work tagged with prices and bring an inventory list. A 40% Commission on jewelry sales goes to the Arts Center Gallery.

Arrangements must be made to pick up “no thank you’s” the same day and time in the Jewelry Ingathering notice – no exceptions.

For more information, go to our Call to Jewelers Page HERE.