2015 Juried Show Info

The Annual Juried Show is the Contemporary Arts Center’s (CAC) annual opportunity to expose artists working in contemporary visual arts to a wide audience. This exhibition is a prominent showcase in the Southern Nevada region. 

ENTRY DEADLINE: Tuesday, February18th, 2015

ELIGIBILITY: National and international artists 16 years and older may submit a maximum of five works completed within the last two years and not exhibited in a previous CAC exhibition.


Rebekah Bogard received her MFA from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2003.  She received a BFA from the University of Wyoming in Laramie in 2000.  She is currently an Associate Professor in Ceramics at University of Nevada Reno as well as a studio artist.  She is a two time recipient of the Nevada Fine Arts Council Fellowship and her work has been reviewed in publications such as Art in America, LA Times, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, Clay Times Magazine, and Artweek.

Max Presneill is a Los Angeles based painter and curator who shows throughout the US and internationally. As the Director/Curator of the Torrance Art Museum and the Curatorial Director of ARTRA Curatorial his general artistic concerns are often reflected in his curatorial projects.  In 2014 he worked with VAST Space Projects on MAS ATTACK #4, to bring California and Nevada based artists together in Las Vegas.  

AWARDS: Over $2,000 in award money will be allocated by the jurors.

FEES: Non-refundable fee must accompany each of the up to 5 artworks submitted. Submissions must be paid by credit/debit card. Fee payment does not guarantee that any/all artworks submitted for jurying will be included in this exhibition.

CAC Members $25 for 1st two entries $10 each additional entry, 5 entries total allowed.

Non-members $35 for 1st two entries $15 each additional entry 5, entries total allowed.

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REQUIREMENTS: Images must be submitted digitally to cacjury2015@gmail.com.  Images must be at least 72 dpi, maximum 200 dpi, maximum file dimensions 8” x 10” as jpg files. Images must be titled 1-5, and a corresponding numbered list must be provided for each image: title, dimensions, media, year of completion.  Installation and 3-D works may be submitted with 2 images.

SELECTED WORKS: Selected artworks must be delivered ready to hang/display. Artworks considered unsuitable for hanging/presentation will be refused. Curatorial staff reserves the right to refuse an artwork that is misrepresented through documentation or is not the piece selected by juror.

SALES: If work is available for sale, the Contemporary Arts Center receives a 30% commission.

SHIPPING AND INSURANCE: By submitting artwork for consideration for the 2015 Juried Show, the Artist acknowledges and accepts the following stated terms: The exhibiting Artist is responsible for all applicable charges related to the preparation, packaging, insuring, and shipping/delivery of artwork to and from the gallery.The Artist assumes all responsibility and holds CAC harmless for any damages incurred during shipping.

Artist may choose preferred art shipper.

Artist agrees to hold CAC harmless and waive all claims or causes of action against CAC, its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers for any and all damages, loss, or injury caused to any person or person’s personal property arising from or relating to the exhibition of Artist’s artwork at the CAC or by the Artist or persons affiliated with the Artist.


February 17, 2015: All entry forms must be received by 5 pm PST. Late entries will not be accepted.
February 28, 2015: Selected artists will be notified via email of acceptance. 
March 28, 2015: All accepted works, including shipped works, MUST be received by the CAC no later than 7 pm PST.
April 6, 2014: Show opens
TBA: Opening reception and awards ceremony for artists and guests from 6-9 pm PST 
April 30, 2015: Close of Show

May 2nd – 3rd, 2015: All hand delivered work MUST be picked up Saturday May 2nd from 12 – 6pm or Sunday May 3rd from 12 – 6 pm. Work left after this date will be subject to a $5 per day storage fee. All other work will be shipped by Friday, May 8, 2015.

ABOUT THE CAC: The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization in Las Vegas, Nevada whose mission is to develop and provide a central venue for artists and the general community to learn, network, share, and experience all varieties of artistic and cultural expression.