2017 Show

Southwestern Artist's Association

Gallery 23

Top 100

We are sad to announce that we will not be hosting a juried show this year.

Call to Artists

Southwestern Artists Association is accepting entries for its 16th annual Juried Exhibition through 5:30 p.m. February 27 for on-line entries and to be postmarked no later than February 20th for mailed entries.

Submission is open to artists who live in San Diego County working in 2-D painting and drawing media. (No photography, digital art or sculpture.)

Entry forms can be downloaded at the link above or can be picked up in person at SWAA, Gallery 23, Spanish Village Art Center, Balboa Park.  The Top 100 fee is $25 for one entry and $15 for a second entry.  The fee for the One-Foot Show is $20 for one entry and $10 for a second entry.  Each artist may submit unlimited entries for each show. Inquire at SouthwesternArtists@gmail.com about discounts for students pursuing a degree in the arts. 

An opening reception with the artists will be held 5 – 7 p.m., Sunday, March 5 where first, second, third and honorable mention prizes will be awarded.

The exhibition will be on view through March 31.  This year’s juror is gallery owner Steven Nossan, from the Front Porch Gallery in Carlsbad.  Questions can be directed to SWAA at SouthwesternArtists@gmail.com.

Important Dates:


Mailed Registration Deadline:

         Saturday, February 18

On-line Registration Deadline: 

Saturday, February 25

Artwork Delivery: 

                    Tuesday, March 1, 9 am to 7 pm

Acceptance Notice at www.SWArtists.com

    Thursday, March 2 after 1 pm

Unaccepted Artwork Pick up: 

Thursday March 2, 1 pm to 5 pm

Friday, March 3, 9 am to 12 noon

Show Open to the Public:   

 Wednesday, March 3 through Thursday, March 31

Awards Presentation and Reception: 

Sunday, March 5, 5 to 7 pm

After the Show, Artwork Pick up:

Thursday, March 31, 4:30 pm to 7 pm


      Saturday, April 1, 9 am to Noon