California Fine Art

Artist painting

With entries ranging from intricate digital composition to beautiful paintings and sculptures, attend one of the largest judged art shows in the Golden State.

All fine art photography divisions are listed in the Photography Competition Guide. All accepted work will be displayed in the Fine Art Gallery.

This competition is open to California residents who have reached 18 years of age as of January 1, 2022.

Enjoy a tour of the Fine Art & Photography exhibits during the Fine Art Walk Through on Saturday, July 23, at 12 pm, led by head judge Chris Daubert.

How to Enter

Prize Donors

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Competition Dates

Dates Details
April 1, 2022 Entries Open registration online
June 2, 2022 Entries Close online 11:59 PM & entry fees must be paid & upload image
June 10, 2022 Accepted artwork announcement
June 24, 2022 Shipped artworks, accepted entry form, & artist resume, due 4:30 PM
June 25, 2022 Hand deliver accepted artworks, accepted entry form, & artist resume, Expo Center building #7, 9 AM – 5 PM
June 25, 2022 Artist’s statements due by email
July 15, 2022 Exhibition Opens. Award results posted online.
July 23, 2022 Awards ceremony in expo center building #7
July 23, 2022 Fine Art Walk Through led by head judge by Chris Daubert
July 31, 2022 Exhibition Closes
August 6, 2022 Pick up artworks & awards, Expo center building #7, 9 am – 5 pm
August 8, 2022 Shipped artworks packed and returned following this date

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