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New! MarinMOCA Artist in Residence

MarinMOCA is initiating a new program for an Artist in Residence here at the Novato Art Center on Hamilton in partnership with the City of Novato. This MarinMOCA residency aims to provide a talented and committed visual artist with a stipend and free studio space at the Novato Art Center surrounded by 50 other artists as well as MarinMOCA’s galleries and classroom. The artist will have the opportunity to concentrate on making their art while giving the community opportunities to connect and learn from his/her art practice and knowledge. This inaugural residency will be 90 days. The City of Novato is providing this space free of charge for the program, and MarinMOCA is providing an artist stipend for the length of the residency. This is a live-out residency, meaning housing is not provided. For this reason, selected artists must live within driving distance of MarinMOCA. Artists must be 21 or older and be able to comfortably and effectively communicate with the public. For full details and application process, please see prospectus.

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2016 Emerging Artists of Northern California Exhibition

JUROR: Rena Bransten of The Rena Bransten Gallery
Exhibition Dates: September 10 to October 23, 2016
Deadline for entries: Midnight July 29, 2016

Open to all northern California resident artists 18 years and over. The goal of this competition is to choose five "emerging" artists who will be given an opportunity to exhibit either a body of work or a site-specific installation within a portion of the Museum gallery. Age is not a factor. For the purposes of this exhibition the definition of emerging artist is: an artist who is the principal creator of new work, shows significant potential yet is under-recognized, and who has some evidence of professional achievement but not a substantial record of accomplishments. We welcome the opportunity to support works that embody diverse cultural perspectives. "Northern California artists" are defined as artists working and living in one of the following areas: San Jose area north to the California border and east to the California border.

Only online entries with digitally uploaded images will be accepted. If proposing a site-specific installation please include a brief description of concept in your "Statement specific to entry". A visit to the Museum gallery prior to entry would be advisable. Digital entries must be RECEIVED via online application on or before midnight PDT FRIDAY, July 29, 2016. For full details and application process, please see prospectus.

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Jennifer Kaufman, Invincible Buoy II, 2014