Hayward Arts Council 40ᵗʰ Anniversary Exhibition John O’Lague Galleria
Hayward City Hall 777 B
Street, Hayward, CA 94541
July 10 – August 30, 2023
The Hayward Arts Council 40th Anniversary Exhibition is an opportunity for emerging and established
artists 18 years or older who reside or work in the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area to
exhibit 2D and 3D artworks in Hayward’s premier public gallery, the John O’Lague Galleria. The
Galleria is open Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm, excluding holidays.
Theme: Celebrating 40 Years of Art in the Bay Area
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, June 21, 2023 11:59 pm PDT
Apply using OnlineJuriedShows at bit.ly/HAC40th
Artist Notification: Friday, June 30, 2023
Art delivery in person ONLY to John O’Lague Galleria. Art Delivery Thursday, July 6, 6-8 pm or
Friday, July 7, 10-12 am
Reception: Hayward City Hall Rotunda Friday, July 14, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Awards Presentation 6:00 pm
Best of Show Award: $150
Eupha Thompson Award $100
Margaret Robbins Award $100
Merit Awards (6): $100 each
Honorable Mentions (10): $25 each
People’s Choice Award: Selected during exhibition
Art pickup at John O’Lague Galleria
Thursday, August 31, 6-8 pm
Friday, September 1, 10-12 am
Rachel Osajima is the Director of the Alameda County Arts Commission, a division of the County of
Alameda. She has served in this position for 18 years. An arts administrator for over thirty years,
Rachel has held numerous leadership positions and has worked for the Richmond Art Center, the
Museum of Craft and Folk Art of San Francisco, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She is a
longtime Board Member of the Foundation for the Arts in Alameda County, Californians for the Arts, and California Arts
Advocates. Rachel received a double B.A. in art history and fine art from the University of
California, Santa Cruz, and a M.F.A. from the California College of the Arts.
Amy Diaz-Infante Siqueiros
Amy Diaz-Infante Siqueiros is a visual artist and an Assistant Professor of Art at California State
University, East Bay. She is also co-founder of Casa Comadre, a culturally inspired children’s
clothing company. She holds a BA. in Art from Yale University, an MFA from the Rhode Island School
of Design, and a Collegiate Teaching Certificate from Brown University. She has exhibited
nationally and within Mexico and is an alumna of the Djerassi Resident Artist Program. Community
engagement has been a key component of her arts practice, and as an educator and administrator, she has been active in
the fields of youth arts and youth leadership.
Currently, Ms. Amy Diaz-Infante Siqueiros has work on view at Pajaro Valley Arts in Watsonville,
which is near her hometown of Salinas, California. To see more of her work please visit
amydiaz-infante.com or follow @amydiazinfante on Instagram.
Open to artists 18 years or older who reside or work in the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay
Area: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and
Sonoma. Artists must deliver their artwork in person to the John O’Lague Galleria and pick up their
artwork at the end of the exhibition. No shipped art will be accepted. All 2D artwork must be wired
and ready to hang on a hanging system or wall fastener. Maximum dimension of 2D artwork is 30” on
the longest side. Minimum dimension for 2D artwork is 5” on the shortest side. 2D artwork maximum
weight is 20 lbs. 3D artwork maximum weight is 30 pounds. Three 3D artwork pedestals are available
with w17” x d17” x h28” covers. Additionally, 12 linear feet of space is available on 3 foot high
platforms. Artists may submit up to 5 artworks for jurying. No jewelry, video, or audio art will be
Rules of Entry
1. All artwork must be original and completed within the last three years. No giclee prints of
2. All artwork must be for sale.
a. All submissions and payments must be through Online Juried Shows: bit.ly/HAC40th
b. Entry Deadline Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at 11:59 pm PDT
c. Each artist may submit up to 5 entries.
4. Entry Fees
a. Hayward Arts Council members – $35 for 2 entries and $10 for each additional entry up to a total of 5.
b. Non-members – $45 for 2 entries and $10 for each additional entry up to a total of 5.
Non-members who join the Hayward Arts Council (membership through 12/2024) will receive a
c. Hayward Arts Council Membership Choices
i. Student $15
ii. Individual $30
iii. Family $45
d. Fees help support Hayward Arts Council programs, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Visit
haywardartscouncil.org for more information.
5. Hayward Arts Council reserves the right to make the final determination of artwork suitable for
the exhibition. Images of nudity, violence, political, or religious artwork will not be accepted.
a. Approximately 60 artworks will be selected for exhibition by our judges, Rachel Osajima and Amy
b. Notifications will be emailed to artists by Friday, June 30, 2023. Results will be available for
view in your OnlineJuriedShows.com artist profile.
7. Framed artwork is not to exceed 30” on the longest side and maximum weight of 20 lbs. Framed
artwork is not less than 5” on the shortest side. 3D artwork must not exceed 30 lbs and be no
greater than 36” high by 24” square for a free standing display. Three pedestals are available with
17”w x 17”d x 28”h covers.
8. Artwork must be ready to install. 2D art must be ready to hang. Flat D-ring hardware must be
attached ⅓ distance from the top of the frame with wire 2-4” from top when taut. No saw-tooth
hangers or protruding screw eyes will be accepted. Unframed canvas must have painted sides with no
visible staples. Photographs must be matted and framed. Photographic prints on metal or other
substrates are allowed but must be wired as specified above. 3D artwork must have stable support.
9. Artwork must be displayed for the duration of the exhibition. No exceptions.
10. No storage is available. Make arrangements to have someone deliver and/or pick up your artwork
if you are unable to arrive at the specified delivery/pick up dates.
11. Bring a letter sized biography and/or artist statement for inclusion in the exhibition binder
when delivering artwork.
12. Label each artwork with the artist’s name and title of artwork.
Artwork will be juried using digital images (jpeg) through the Online Juried Shows Website. Artists
register with Online Juried Shows and then submit digital images and pay through the website. An
entry is one individual artwork. Artwork will be selected by our judges. Email acceptance/non
acceptance notifications will be sent by Friday, June 30.
Jpeg format should be at least 800 pixels on the longest side. Screen resolution close to 1920
pixels @ 72 dpi gives the best quality. Image quality is critical.For help with your entries,
contact email@example.com or 888-666-1351.
All artwork must be for sale. Sales will be conducted by the Hayward Arts Council (HAC), which
retains a 20% commission on all sales made during or because of the exhibition. HAC collects and
pays appropriate sales tax. Artists will be notified of artwork sales during the exhibition.
Artists must complete a W-9 Tax Form for sales exceeding $600. Artists’ commission payments will be
processed approximately 3 weeks after the close of the exhibition.
By entering this exhibition, the artist agrees to these terms: there is no insurance coverage for
loss or damage. Every artist assumes the risks of exhibiting at the John O’Lague Galleria.
Cash Awards will be presented at the Artists’ Reception.
Best of Show Award $150 Eupha Thompson Award $100 Margaret Robbins Award $100
Six Merit Awards $100 each Ten Honorable Mentions $25 each
Publicity will be provided by the Hayward Arts Council (HAC). Images of artwork may be used on
social media platforms. In addition, images will be used in the HAC monthly newsletter and
newspaper articles to promote the exhibition. By entering this exhibition the artist agrees to
these terms regarding publicity.
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
Exhibition Dates July 10 – August 30, 2023
Submission Deadline Wednesday, June 21, 2023 11:59 pm PDT
Artist Notification Friday, June 30, 2023 Delivery of Artwork John O’Lague Galleria
Thursday July 6 6-8 pm
Friday July 7 10-12 noon
IN PERSON delivery only to the John O’Lague Galleria Ensure artworks are framed and wired properly.
Ensure 3D artworks are stable for exhibition.
Label each artwork with the Artist’s name and title of artwork. Bring biography/artist statement
for inclusion in binder.
Exhibition Opening Monday, July 10 Reception & Awards Hayward City Hall Rotunda
Friday, July 14, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Awards Presentation 6:00 pm
Exhibition Closes Wednesday, August 30 Pick-up Artwork John O’Lague Galleria
Thursday August 31 6-8 pm
Friday September 1 10-12 noon
Check for sales by September 22