Call to Artists!


Art by Ginny Speirs


Art by Sara Leo

June 16 - August 6
Summer Bounty

Juried Show
Celebrating the fruits (and more!) of summer.

An exhibition celebrating the long, warm days of summer punctuated by brilliant sunrises and gorgeous sunsets. Plentiful gardens, bright sandy beaches, bike rides, sweet, juicy fruit from the orchards, and lively gatherings with music and laughter create experiences and lifelong memories.

What does summer bounty mean to you?

Virtual Submission Deadline: Thursday, June 8

In-Person Art Drop-Off For Jurying: Monday, June 12

Please scroll below to view all rules regarding art accepted into the gallery, as ingathering criteria may have changed.

 The jurors for this exhibit will be Ginny Speirs and Sara Leo. Ginny is a painter known for her compelling depictions of plants and animals. Sara Leo has been the creative director and teaching artist for the Carpinteria Arts Center's successful "Arts by the Sea" summer camp for over a decade. She is also the visual arts specialist for a local public school, which allows her to develop a love for art to over 500 young students each year! She holds a degree from Scripps College in biology and studio art and considers herself an enthusiastic lifelong learner in the art world.


Submission information cannot be changed after the deadline has passed (title, price, etc.).  If submission assistance is needed for the online form, arrange a time before the day of the deadline for assistance at
If you cannot make the time window of the physical ingathering, please arrange for an earlier drop off time with

Pieces that have not been submitted online will not be accepted during art drop off. Your piece(s) will be rejected if not wired correctly. 


You will recieve notification via email if you have unselected artwork to pick up.  You will be able to pick up unselected artwork during the open hours of the Lo Bue Gallery.

After you submit your entries, we will need images for our virtual exhibit and for promotion on social media!

Take photographs of your submitted artwork to create image file, and save image file as your last name and the name of artwork (example: "Rhodes-RinconMountain"). Image files must be a jpeg with a file size maximum of 3000 pixels in height or width.  An upload link will be sent to you via email upon submission completion.

If you are a member of the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center, to take advantage of your Membership discount, sign in or register for an account on our website here.  If you have created a new account, please allow one hour for your membership to sync with your website account. Once signed in, your membership discount will apply automatically during checkout. If you have any questions or issues, please send an inquiry to

If you are a high school student, email with with "Ingathering Discount" in the subject of the email and a picture of your student ID.  A special discount code will be emailed to you on business days between the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Important, please read art submission requirements HERE

Click here for Jewelry Ingathering Details

Entry Fees

● 1 piece $20, 2 pieces $25, or up to 3 pieces $30
● Online ingathering fees are non-refundable. Please review and prepare your art for installation prior to the art drop off day.
● LFCAC members and high school students receive $5 discount. If you are a high school student, email with "Ingathering Discount" in the subject of the email and a picture of your student ID.  A special discount code will be emailed to you between the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
● All work must be for sale, and 40% commission goes to the Charles Lo Bue Gallery on all sales. Our non-profit gallery will appreciate a 40% commission on your pieces from this exhibition that sell outside the gallery within 30 days of the show closing as a result of being in the show.

Ingathering Information

We encourage submission of works that have not graced the walls of the Charles Lo Bue Gallery within the last 12 months.

For the benefit of all artists represented, artwork that is accepted must remain at the Charles Lo Bue Gallery until the last day of the show, 4 p.m., unless the buyer is leaving town or the work is to be shipped.

Artists who remove artwork before the last day of the show without prior approval from the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center will be expected to pay the commission based on the price of submission and will be disqualified from all exhibits for 365 days.  If artists do not honor this 40% commission, they will be disqualified from all future exhibits at the Charles Lo Bue Gallery.


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Jewelry Ingathering

For more information, go to our Call to Jewelers Page HERE.