The 57th Annual Nor-Cal Regional
Juried Art Show












FSVAA 57th Annual Nor-Cal Regional Juried Art Show is a competition designed to celebrate the amazing fine artists of Northern California

Selected artworks will be exhibited at the

Solano Town Center Gallery

1350 Travis Blvd, D-8 Fairfield

Key Dates:

Entry Dates: Wed, Sept 23 thru Fri, Oct 23

Notification Date: Oct 26 and 27

Artwork Delivery Date: Sun, Nov 1, 11am - pm

Artwork Pickup Date: Sun, Jan 3, 2021 11am - 5pm


Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Color Photography, Glass, Ceramic Vessel, Black and White Photography, Digital Art, Mixed Media and Collage, Fabric Art and Textiles, Pastel and Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture and Assemblage, Jewelry

FSVAA 57th Regional Nor-Cal Juried
Art Show Jury Panel


Geraldine Arata


Geraldine Arata is a native San Franciscan. She has received both a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from San Francisco State University, and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Academy of Art University of San Francisco. Along with her husband, John Pruitt, they owned and operated Arata Fine Art Gallery on Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, 2009 until 2012. Arata Fine Art Gallery is now located at 637 1st Street, Benicia, California. Geraldine is a classically trained artist, with emphasis in figurative and portrait art. She has had gallery representation nationally and locally. Currently her Art is on exhibit in Benicia, New Orleans, and Reno.

Ferdinanda Florence


Ferdinanda Florence is a Professor of Art and Art History at Solano Community College in Fairfield, California. Ferdinanda has received a Master of Fine Arts Degree in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, a Master of Arts and Art History from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Bachelor of Arts, Art History and Studio Art from The American University, Washington DC. A professional artist, she is represented by the Andrea Schwartz Gallery in San Francisco, and Elise Contemporary Art In New York.

Barry Sakata


b. sakata garo is an art gallery in Midtown Sacramento, owned by Barry Sakata, which opened its doors in October 1998 and, like most new businesses, suffered through some growing pains. Fast forward to 2020, Barry Sakata’s hard work and passion for fine arts has made

b. sakata garo gallery a respected and well-known success. With a lot of hard work, he has created a niche for himself as an art dealer and has offered something special to the gallery scene. He knows what is happening in the art world, inside and outside of Sacramento. The Gallery is described as a Sacramento attraction.


Entry Instructions:

Entries must be current, original artwork not previously displayed in an FSVAA Annual Nor-Cal Regional Juried Art Show. No copies, reprints or likeness will be accepted.

2D work should measure 4' x 5' or less and must be ready for hanging with wire between fasteners. No clip, hooks, or saw-tooth hangers. No wet paintings will be accepted.

3D work may not weigh more than 200 lbs. and should not have a 'footprint' larger than 4' x 6'. You may submit up to three (3) images of your 3D artwork.

No artwork in the Show may be removed before the close of the Show, except by the purchaser who must have the artwork before the end of the Show.

Images Submission:

2D Artwork: Submit one image (JPG) per entry.
Diptych Artwork: Two (2) images, one image per piece. They will be counted as one entry.

Tryptic Artwork: Three (3) images, one image of each piece. They will be counted as one entry.

3D Artwork: Three (3) images, each image should be from a different angle. They will be counted as one entry.

File Size: 1200 Pixels on the Width, 500kb to 5mb Maximum.
File Name: Example: dennis_ariza_the_cross_framed.jpg

FSVAA Membership:

The 57th Annual Nor-Cal Juried Art Show entry fee is $20 per entry. 


Fairfield-Suisun City Visual Arts Association Members will receive a $10 discount with the use of the Coupon Code.

(Please do not share this Coupon Code.

Non-Members using the Code will be banned from the

57th FSVAA Nor-Cal Regional Juried Art Show.

Members found sharing the Code will also be banned from the Show.)

Terms of Entry for Entrants:

Artists participating in the 57th Annual Nor-Cal Regional Juried Art Show may not remove their artwork from the Gallery until January 3, 2021. They also agree to the use of their artwork or images of their artwork for the use of advertising. This includes their use in publications and online displays until January 10, 2022.

Solano Town Center Gallery

  1350 Travis Blvd, Fairfield, D-8 CA 94533
2nd Floor, adjacent to AT&T Store,
Near the Edwards Theater