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In Flux: Recalibrating the Unknown | 3/21/2024 - 5/12/2024

Exhibition Presented by SFAA at The Museum of Northern California Art (MONCA)

IN-FLUX: recalibrating the unknown will feature works by SFAI alumni, staff, and faculty and be curated by Jeremy P. H. Morgan.
With the 2022 closure of San Francisco Art Institute - a bedrock of contemporary American art education for 150 years - as a backdrop, this exhibition will encourage and invite artists to consider the role of art as a means of revealing possibilities within the current dynamic fusion of social, environmental, economic and epidemiological challenges.
There are two components to the exhibit: artworks by individual artists (object /time based work) and a collaborative site-specific installation to be constructed at MONCA.  Artworks and team members for the collaborative project will be selected through a Call for Art issued thru SFAI’s alumni association, San Francisco Artists Alumni (SFAA), to the SFAI community.

EXTENDED Deadline for submissions: Sunday, December 10, 2023, 5pm PST 

Exhibition location and format:

The exhibition will be at the Museum of Northern California Art (MONCA) 900 Esplanade in Chico, California, USA. 

There will be two components to the exhibit and you can use this form for either or both components:
1. Artworks by individual artists. Application fee for up to 3 individual artwork(s): $25 (USD)
2. A temporary collaborative site-specific installation at MONCA for the duration of the exhibit. There is no application fee to participate in the collaborative installation.


Artist eligibility:

Alumni including former students, graduates, faculty, and staff of the San Francisco Art Institute may submit artworks for this exhibit. 

Artwork eligibility:
- To honor MONCA’s mission to exhibit original works by Northern California artists, a portion or the entirety of at least one accepted piece from each artist must have been completed while residing in Northern California defined as San Jose and all points north, east, and west to the state border.
- All genres will be considered. Installation art or sculptures requiring assembly must be installed by the artist or their proxy. 
- Size limits: Work must be able to fit through the museum’s 6’-8” x 3’-0” doors. Maximum weight is 150 lbs. for wall art.
- 3D work must fit on a pedestal, which we can provide, or have other means of display included.
- Time limits: maximum duration of time based work is 5 minutes.
- All exhibited artworks must remain in the exhibition until 5pm PST on Sunday, May 12, 2024.

Application process:

Submit entry form and payment of fees by Friday, December 1, 2023, 11:59pm PST. The exhibition curator will make the final selections for the exhibition. Artists will be notified of the decision on or before January 15, 2024.

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Project Curator

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Jeremy P. H. Morgan

Former Associate Professor of Painting at SFAI

Presented By:

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