Call for Art

Venice Institute of Contemporary Art

Long Beach, CA


Venice Institute of Contemporary Art: CALL FOR ART

Art in Place. Curated by Juri Koll, Director ViCA 

Location: Newberry Lofts, 433 Pine Ave., Long Beach, California

Opening Event: Saturday November 4, 2017 3 to 6pm

Exhibition continues through December 2017, by appointment. 

ViCA and partners Engel & Völkers representing the Newberry Lofts are seeking artwork for more than 7000 sq. ft. of exhibition space in several newly completed condominiums at the Newberry Lofts located on historic Pine Ave. in downtown Long Beach, CA. This art fair format is an incredible opportunity for both seasoned veterans and emerging talent in Southern California to exhibit and network with peers and showcase new work to clients and patrons.

Imagine the possibilities! Art in Place will occupy more than 7000 sq. ft. of exhibition space in 5 empty condominiums on one floor in the newly renovated Newberry Lofts, 433 Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA. 90802.

Ceiling height 12ft. the condos are studio style open floor plans, walls are white sheetrock and plentiful, typical residential power.

Eligibility is open to all artists in the Southern California region. Artworks must be delivered and installed by artist and if unsold, de-installed and picked up. Installation dates shall be scheduled with selected artists and begin Monday October 23 through Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

Competitive opportunities include:

  • 1 one-person show
  • 6 multi-work or series opportunities
  • 50+ individual art works
  • ViCA shall publish an exhibition catalogue featuring an image of each selected artwork along with a short artist biography.


$20.00 application fee. All applications must be submitted through, sign up for artists is free!

All work shall be for sale and 50% of proceeds go to the artist. Application fees shall support production of a show catalogue and opening event marketing to the public, collectors and patrons. You may submit up to 5 artworks or media projects of recent work and/or exhibition examples for consideration. All media accepted, including a series, video, and multi media.  

Time is short so applications shall be reviewed and considered upon receipt. Apply now for consideration for the best opportunities.


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