Wild & Scenic Art Exhibition 2019

The submission period is now closed. Thank you for your interest!


We invite artists far and wide to submit their environment-themed artwork for possible inclusion at the 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA during the 17th annual event January 17-21, 2019. Selected artists will have their work displayed at gallery spaces in Nevada City and Grass Valley during the film festival and in most cases, for much of January. Submissions are open through November 15.

Our Art Jury selects from submissions in the following categories:

  • 2-Dimensional: All paintings, collages, mixed media, and panels with 2 inches or less of depth variation
  • 3-Dimensional: All sculpture and pieces with depth variations greater than 2 inches
  • Photography: All photography, including digital and film, color, black and white
  • Students (under 21)

Judges will award prizes to the top submission in each category. 


Important Dates:

September 15   Early Bird Registration Deadline, $20
October 15        Regular Registration Deadline, $30
November 15    Last Day to Submit Artwork, $45
December 1      Acceptance Notifications Sent
January 17        Last day to install artwork
January 17        Artists Opening Reception & Award Ceremony/Film Festival opens
January 20       Earliest possible removal date for artwork

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The Wild and Scenic Film Festival Art Exhibition returns for its eighth year in partnership with Nevada County Arts Council.


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