The competition is open to all artists who are residents of
U.S. Postage Paid
Santa Clara, CA
California. Work must be an original painting and have
Permit No. 305
been completed within the last two years.
All media accepted.
Size and Framing
Work should not exceed 72 inches in any direction
(includes diptych and triptych work). All work must
weigh less than 50 lbs. Work must be framed, wired or
“d-ringed”, and ready to hang. No clip-on corners, acrylic
brackets, or glass clamp frames will be accepted. Glass or
Plexiglas must be covered on all edges with a frame.
The Museum is not involved in the selling of artists’ work
and will receive no commission. All purchase inquiries
will be passed directly to the artist.
Artist agrees to all rules and waives any and all claims
against the Triton Museum of Art. Artist also agrees to the
reproduction of images for publicity or educational
purposes. Round-trip shipping costs and insurance for
shipping are the responsibility of the artist, however, the
Competition & Exhibition
1505 Warburton Avenue
December 10, 2011 - February 12. 2012
Santa Clara, CA 95050
work will be insured by the Triton Museum of Art while
Prospectus and Entry Form
on the premises of the Museum. Any work left at the
Museum for 30 days after the designated pick-up date will
be disposed of at the Museum’s discretion.
The 2011 Exhibition programs at the Triton Museum of Art
The Triton Museum of Art is funded in part by grants from
the City of Santa Clara and Arts Council Silicon Valley.
Jurors are sponsored in part by Applied Materials Foundation.
Preston Metcalf, Chief Curator, Triton Museum of Art
Art • Education • Community
Maria Ester Fernández, Curator of Education/Curator,
Triton Museum of Art
Stephanie Learmonth, Registrar/Curator, Triton Museum
This year the jurors of the Statewide Painting
Competition & Exhibition, (comprising the Curatorial
Team at the Triton Museum of Art) will award the Best of
Show winner with a solo exhibition at the Triton Museum
in Fall 2012. This is a rare opportunity for artists.
Additional cash awards and prizes will be given.
Submission of CDs or Slides Entry Form Notification Card
Entries may be made by CD or slide only. (No email
submissions will be accepted. We must have a tangible CD Please include an SASE. Please type or print clearly. Please complete name and titles only.
Images submitted on CD must be a minimum of 150 dpi jpg I hereby agree to the rules set forth in this prospectus of the
and each image must be clearly identified. Triton Museum of Art Statewide Painting Comp. & Exh. Artist name______________________________________
Slides must be 2” x 2” mounts only.
Label all slides and CD images clearly with: Artist signature ______________________________________
artist’s name_title_date_medium_size of the work. Entry 1. ________________________________________
Artist must include self-addressed stamped envelope for results Artist name _________________________________________
notification and, if desired, return of slides or CD. q Accepted q Not Accepted
Deadline to submit CDs or slides is November 7, 2011. Address ____________________________________________
Delivered work must appear as in the slide without alteration.
Accepted entries will be retained by the Museum throughout City ________________________ State ____ Zip ________ Entry 2. ________________________________________
the duration of the exhibition.
Phone ______________________________________________ q Accepted q Not Accepted
Entry fee is $20.00/one entry, $10.00 for each additional entry. Email ______________________________________________
There is no maximum on the number of entries submitted. Fees Entry 3. ________________________________________
are non-refundable. Payment: Check q Mastercard q Visa q
q Accepted q Not Accepted
Credit card #_________________________________________
Artist will be notified of results by mail only. The Triton Expiration date ______________________________________
Museum of Art retains the right of final selection for the You will automatically receive a prospectus for future
exhibition installation. There will be no early withdrawals from competitions at the Triton Museum of Art.
the exhibition after the works have been selected. No phone Entries
calls regarding status, please.
1. Title ____________________________________________
You are cordially invited to attend the opening reception
Awards Medium ____________________________________________ for the Triton Museum’s Statewide Painting Competition
Best of Show winner will receive a solo exhibition in Fall 2012 & Exhibition on December 9, 2011, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
at the Triton Museum of Art. Additional cash prizes awarded. Date ______________ Size ____________________________
Calendar Insurance Value ______________________________________ Please enclose the correct fee payable to Triton Museum of
November 7, 2011 Deadline for receipt of slides or CDs Art. Entry will not be accepted without the proper fee.
November 10, 2011 Results mailed
December 1, 2011 Deadline for receipt of accepted works 2. Title ____________________________________________
December 9, 2011 Artist Reception, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Send images, fee, entry form, notification card, SASE to:
December 10, 2011 Exhibition opens Medium ____________________________________________
February 12, 2012 Exhibition closes Triton Museum of Art
Date ______________ Size ____________________________ 1505 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050
q Completed entry form Insurance Value ______________________________________
This prospectus may be photocopied or downloaded from
q Notification card our website: www.tritonmuseum.org.
q CD or Slides matching the entry card information
q Check payable to Triton Museum of Art or credit card info 3. Title ____________________________________________
q SASE for return of notification card and CD or slides.
Send above with slides and entry fee to:
Triton Museum of Art Date ______________ Size ____________________________
1505 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050 Insurance Value ______________________________________