Siskiyou Arts Museum (SAM) announces a Call for Entry with the theme “Botanicals” for a juried exhibition. We seek works rooted in the careful observation of real plants, expanded by individual artists into an infinite variety of expression. This show opens in mid-April, and will be prominently featured during Dunsmuir’s Dogwood Daze, a celebration of spring and Botanical Gardens Tours during Memorial Weekend at the end of May.

Exhibition Dates: The show opens on 2nd Friday, April 11, 2014 and closes on June 8th.

Cost: $10 per item accepted.  If your work is accepted, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions.

Submit Images: To enter please submit up to three (3) images of artwork for consideration. Email no more than 3 images no larger than 500k. Include artist name, address, phone number, title, medium, size, year completed and price.  Email images to

Deadline: Entries must be received no later than midnight, Monday, March 31, 2014.

Eligibility: Open to all artists in all mediums, in all genres including the written word and videos….except for Photography (please see the following paragraph.)

Photographers: While photographs will not be included in this show we encourage you to submit work to the Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens Annual Photo Contest, which will also be shown at SAM in the falls. For more information please visit:

 Artwork Expectations:

  • All pieces must be original works of art or signed & numbered limited editions.
  • All artwork must be presented in a professional manner.
  • Artwork must be ready to hang. Sculptors must supply their own pedestals. Videographers must provide all equipment for display.
  • All artwork must be for sale.
  • SAM is looking for new works that have not been displayed at other Siskiyou County venues.

The submitted work will be viewed and selected by a jury.

All accepted work must be delivered to Siskiyou Arts Museum, 5824 Dunsmuir Ave., Dunsmuir, CA 96025.

Disclaimer: SAM reserves the right to pull pieces previously accepted at the last minute because of space constraints or creative continuity.

Contact SAM id you have more questions 530.235.4711 Thank You!