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Michael H. Yee Invitational - POWER

  • California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks 1948 Thousand Oaks Boulevard Thousand Oaks, CA, 91362 United States (map)

Michael H. Yee Invitational


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This exhibition is devoted to the discovery and promotion of artists in the Southern California region and beyond.



May 1, 2018                  Application Deadline

May 14, 2018                Notification

July 12, 2018                 Opening Reception

Sept 7, 2018                  Exhibition Concludes

July 12, 2018                 Opening Reception

Sept 7, 2018                  Exhibition Concludes

 The theme for our 2nd Annual International Juried Art Invitational is POWER. Artists should approach this theme in a critical way in relation to their own perspective on what's powerful today (social, political, philosophical...). The artistic contributions can take any form of expression as long as they provide a persuasive point of view.

CMATO invites artists to submit works that considers Power in various contexts. Traditional and unconventional interpretations of  Power  are encouraged.  

The goal of the Open Call program is to provide an avenue for artists to reach new audiences through the support of a curated museum exhibition. Collaborating with the Art Department Chairs from California Lutheran University, California State Channel Islands, Moorpark College, and Ventura College (jurors for the exhibition), it is envisioned that the region's unique aesthetic taste or point of view will emerge.

The exhibition will focus on three to five artists and will display at least 3 works each. To complement the exhibition, CMATO will create an online catalogue, including essays on the artist and their works. The exhibition will also be presented on CMATO's website.