Call to Artists: Bold Expressions 2022 International Open Show Oct 4 – Oct 29 2022


Bold Expressions 2022

Northern California Arts, Inc. International Open Show

2021 Best of Show Artist: Heidi Brueckner

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Enter Here on EntryThingy by August 13th 2022

Bold Expressions 2022 Calendar

  • Aug.13 midnight………ONLINE ENTRY DEADLINE
  • Aug.18……….….…….…NOTIFICATIONS
  • Sept.23- 1 to 5PM.. …HAND DELIVER ARTWORK
  • Sept.24 – 9to 12PM…HAND DELIVER ARTWORK
  • Oct 3……….. …………JUDGING FOR AWARDS
  • Oct 4-Oct 29….……..EXHIBIT OPEN
  • Oct.29….………………ART PICKUP 4:00-6:00PM

About the Juror: Ray Gonzales

Ray Gonzales, artist/ educator and respected advocate of the arts, will be 2022 judge for Bold X. Ray has served on a number non-profit arts organization boards. As a board member of Lincoln Arts , Ray conceived of, developed and was chairman of “Feats of Clay”, an international ceramic art competition that had a 24 year run and included artists from all 50 states as well as international entries.. This huge exhibit was displayed in the 35 foot beehive kilns at Lincoln’s Historic Gladding McBean Terra cotta working factory.

Ray received his Arts Degree, teaching credential and graduate work from CSUS. He has taught Art for decades In Lincoln public schools and is a Adjunct Professor of Art at Sierra college. He has exhibited widely and received Public art commissions. Currently Ray serves on the National board of NCECA (National Conference for Education of Ceramic Arts) and helped to bring this conference to Sacramento next March . Sac Fine Arts will be one of the venues for this Major event.

Ray was born in Auburn now lives and has his own studio in Lincoln. He is a founding member of Ocelotecame (Azteca Danza group) with goals which include promoting cultural traditions through dance, music and education. He has judged many show on a local and state level. We are fortunate to have this seasoned Artist on our Bold X team.


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