Wild & Scenic Film Festival Call for Art

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival, in collaboration with Nevada County Arts, invites submissions of environmentally-themed artwork for the 18th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA happening January 16-20, 2020.

Artists are encouraged to submit work that delivers a meaningful message about environmental activism and  relationships between society and the natural world.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s art exhibition is presented in local galleries and businesses in downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley (a California state-designated Cultural District). Selected artists will have the opportunity to exhibit their work for audiences including filmmakers, social activists, environmental leaders, and more than 8,000 festival attendees.

Artists may submit up to three pieces in the following categories:

  • 2-D: Paintings, prints, collages, mixed media, and panels with 1.5 inches or less of depth variation

  • 3-D: Sculpture and pieces with depth variations greater than 1.5 inches

  • Photography: All photography, including digital and film, color, black and white

Important 2019-2020 Dates:

July 15                 Call for art opens

September 15     Early Bird Registration Deadline, $20
October 31          Regular Registration Deadline, $30
November 15      Extended Deadline, $45
December 15       Notice of acceptance

January 16         Artists Opening Reception & Award Ceremony
January 16-20   Wild & Scenic Film Festival



Eliza Tudor