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Visions of the Gaviota Coast (Cancelled)

  • March 13, 2020
  • 1:00 PM
  • March 14, 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Hotel and Resort


Registration is closed

Visions of the Gaviota Coast  Has Been Postponed

This year’s Gaviota Show will be held March 13 from 1pm to 8pm and March 14 from 10am to 5pm at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara Hotel and Resort. The reception and presentation of awards will be held, Friday, March 13 from 5 pm to 8pm.  The event is open to the public

The entry date started on January 15 and closing date for entries is March 3. You will be notified if your work is accepted by March 8.


We will be entering our work via Online Juried Shows. They have new ownership and are there to help with any technical questions.  Their website is:

On their home page, go to "Current shows" and  scroll down to the SCAPE logo and show description.  To enter the show and photographs of your painting, click on "Yes, I want to enter this show," and you will be given an account, if you don't already have one.  From there, follow directions.  

 You must be a current member of SCAPE to enter. To become a member, please go to our website at

Criteria.  Remember your painting must be of the Gaviota Coast…that is the area south from Devereaux and Campus Point and north to Point Sal and east back to the first mountain range. Your two-dimensional work may be realistic or abstract and media can be oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pencil, or mixed media and should not exceed 48” including the frame on the longest side. All paintings must be dry, appropriately framed or gallery wrapped, and wired for hanging. You may enter up to 6 paintings and the entry fee is $10 for each. Please bring accepted work to the Bacara Friday, from 9 to 10am on March 13.

Calendar  for Entries

1. Submissions by 3/3/20

2. Artists notified by 3/8/20

3.Drop off accepted work from 9 to 10am the day of the show.

4. Gala reception Friday, 3/13/20, 5-8pm. Music, wine, appetizers & great art

Promotional Postcard.  If you would like to have an image of one of your paintings of the area featured on our promotional postcard, please send a high resolution photo to Cheryl Fontana ASAP.


Help in photographing your work and properly

sizing your images can be found at: 

If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please or call 888-666-1351.


We want to make sure that none of our artists are deterred from entering the exhibit because of the challenges of technical aspects of entering the show, such as registering on Online Juried Shows or photographing your paintings.  Our President, Carrie Givens has generously offered to assist with any help you need, including a home visit.  Please contact Carrie at, or 805-453-1612.

                                                                                           Don't forget to sign the   Waiver and Release of Liability  if required.

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