Artist Open Call: Postcards from Paradise

Photograph of a group show exhibition installation at Voss Gallery, San Francisco.

National Juried Group Exhibition

Voss Gallery is accepting submissions for "Postcards from Paradise," a juried group exhibition of letter-size paintings celebrating the beauty of our surroundings and how we connect with one another. This opportunity is open to artists based in the United States. A Juror’s Choice Award and two honorable mentions will be selected by guest juror Haylee Barsky, the curator and founder of Visionary Projects in New York, NY.

Artwork Submissions

All artwork must be the exact dimensions 8 x 10 inches (oriented either horizontally or vertically) and may not exceed more than 3 inches off the wall). Accepted mediums include: paintings, drawings, and collages. If the work incorporates textured elements, it may not exceed more than 3 inches from the wall. Artwork must be professionally presented and ready to hang securely on a wall with hanging wire. Any artwork without hanging hardware may not be accepted for exhibition on arrival.

The deadline for submissions is Sunday, April 23rd (11:59PM PST). Artists may submit up to three works for consideration. Early bird entry fee is $15 for submissions received before March 19th and $25 for submissions received thereafter through April 23rd. Artists will be notified via email about their artwork submission by Saturday, April 29th. Accepted artwork will need to be delivered or shipped to the gallery no later than Saturday, May 20th.


Exhibition Details

The exhibition is on view May 26 - June 24, 2023. An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, May 26, 6-9PM at Voss Gallery (3344 24th St., San Francisco, CA 94110). Gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 12-6PM or by appointment.

Photograph of Haylee Barsky, the guest juror of "Postcards from Paradise" group exhibition at Voss Gallery, San Francisco.

About the Guest Juror

Haylee Barsky is an independent curator and designer based in New York, NY. She is the founder and curator of Visionary Projects, an international art platform, and community established in 2018 to make contemporary art and creativity accessible and inclusive. Haylee received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and Photography with a Master’s degree in Art Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, NY, and has worked in the creative departments for Tom Ford, Nylon Magazine, and Moda Operandi, among others.