Two New Exhibition + Sale Opportunities at RREVV Gallery

Interior of rrevv gallery showing sculptures and jewelry by Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild members along with purses and paintings

Rotations @ RREVV

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Holidays @ RREVV

RREVV is an artist-owned gallery on Pacific Avenue located at 1349 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA (next door to Paper Vision) where our emergence exhibit + sale has been successful for many members and the gallery.

Rotations @ RREVV

RREVV gallery has offered to rotate guild artists in the gallery. Sculptures and jewelry are welcome. For this opportunity you supply us with photos via an online submission form. The gallery will make a selection and the artists will deliver directly to RREVV Gallery where the artwork will be shown for one or two months. The submission fee for one Rotation is $20 per submission of up to 5 pieces. See below for photo guidelines. Artists accepted by the gallery for a Rotation will deliver their artwork directly to the gallery, and pick up their artwork from the gallery at the end of the Rotation.

ENTER HERE NOW using the online submission form

Holidays @ RREVV

RREVV Gallery will feature member artwork in two jewelry cases for the holidays, during the months of November and December. Sculptures and jewelry are welcome. Watch this website and your email for the official Call for Artists in September. The fee for entry is $35. Images and artwork details will be uploaded via an online submission form. The guild and RREVV will team up on printed and online postcards which will be provided at no extra cost to the participating artists. See below for photo guidelines.

Check back for a link to the online submission form

All information, photos, and payment are submitted on the form at the same time. Artwork must be complete and photographed before beginning the submission process.


All members are encouraged to submit artwork. If this is your first time exhibiting and you have questions, send us an email and we will answer your questions.

Visit www.rrevv.com and @rrevv to get better acquainted with rrevv gallery.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The gallery Rotations and Holiday Show show will accept new and established guild members as applicants. You may JOIN NOW to enter artwork.
  • All submissions must be original in design and demonstrate a professional level of craftsmanship.
  • All work must be for sale.
  • All work must be priced with the 40% gallery commission included.
  • All submissions must be presented via photograph for the gallery to view and choose art.
  • All submitted photos must adhere to the Exhibition Submission Requirements for Images.
  • All photo files must be named with your last name and the # of the submission prior to upload.
  • Your submission will be considered complete when photos have been submitted, all required application fields are complete, and the appropriate entry fee has been paid using the submission form.
  • All information, photos, and payment are submitted on the form at the same time.

Submission of your artwork to the opportunities implies acceptance of all the gallery’s exhibition terms.

MBMAG and rrevv gallery may use your images for social media and press.

Enter Now

Artists may submit up to FIVE pieces of work and two images (maximum) for each piece, one full size, and one detail. We encourage artists to submit high-quality images and update their websites and social media. If you have a website or social media , that’s great, but it’s not required. If you have an artist profile on mbmag.org, that is great, too, but also not required.

When the artwork is delivered to the gallery, artists will fill out and sign an inventory of their work (using the RREVV gallery form). If you can supply a printed Artist Statement and Artist Biography for the gallery this will help the gallery team speak to potential customers about you and your art.

All pieces submitted must be for sale and priced with commission to the gallery in mind. (rrevv Gallery 40%, Artist 60%).  

Submission of an entry implies agreement to the rrevv gallery consignment form which can be read and downloaded.

We look forward to working with you,
Toni Danzig and Annette Nemes
Exhibit Coordinators

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emergence at rrevv gallery exhibition + sale

single mixed metal layer sushi tray patinated to look black, silver and copper, by metal artist Earl Bushey

The emergence juried exhibit + sale is an exciting new exhibition and sale with 35 pieces of art from 15 guild artists

The emergence exhibit + sale
has been extended to run through the end of August, 2022
at
rrevv
a new artist-owned gallery
at
1349 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA
(next door to Paper Vision) Scroll down for a clickable map with directions

The locally made artwork includes earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets, pendants, brooches, wall sculptures and an Ikat design inspired tray.

The wearable art and sculpture exhibit + sale will open during the August First Friday event in Santa Cruz from 5 – 8 pm on August 5, 2022

Gallery hours:
Friday and Saturday 11 am – 6pm PST
Sunday 11 am – 5 pm PST
and by appointment: call 1.415.851.5114 to make an appointment

To learn more about the show artists, visit their artist profile here on mbmag.org and read their artist and bio statements in the Show Book at the gallery during the show.

Come in person to see the brand-new or recently created designs made locally by members of our Santa Cruz/Monterey metal art community.

All artwork in this exhibition is for sale. Due to space constraints, only a limited number of pieces were accepted.

Visit www.rrevv.com and @rrevv to get better acquainted with rrevv gallery.

Call for Artists: rrevv Exhibition + Sale

Front door of RREVV Gallery on Pacific Ave in Santa Cruz CA

Welcome to the submission process for rrevv gallery’s exhibit emergence.

The entry period for this show is closed

The emergence show will be at rrevv, a new artist-owned gallery on Pacific Avenue located at 1349 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA (next door to Paper Vision). The exhibition/sale will last from Friday, July 1st to July 29th, 2022.

The emergence show is an exciting exhibition and sales opportunity for all members to submit recently created or brand-new designs and is an excellent way to share your art with the Santa Cruz/Monterey community. The wearable art and sculpture exhibit + sale will cover July First Friday event in Santa Cruz.

Due to space constraints, only a limited number of artists will be accepted. The gallery owners will be the jurors and the accepted work will be the piece(s) entered for submission. The art pieces/sculpture will also be displayed on the online gallery on mbmag.org. Submission of your artwork to this exhibition implies acceptance of all the exhibition terms.

Visit www.rrevv.com and @rrevv to get better acquainted with rrevv gallery.

You must be logged in with your mbmag.org account to register for the exhibit + sale. Once you are logged in, come back to this page and refresh it to see the registration fields.

All information, photos, and payment are submitted on the form at the same time. Artwork must be complete and photographed before the submission process is begun.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The emergence show will accept new and established guild members as applicants.
  • All submissions must be original in design and demonstrate a professional level of craftsmanship.
  • All work must be for sale.
  • All work must be priced with the 40% gallery commission included.
  • All submissions must be presented via photograph for the jury process.
  • All submitted photos must adhere to the Exhibition Submission Requirements for Images.
  • Your submission will be considered complete when photos have been submitted, all application fields are complete, and the $35 entry fee has been paid.
  • All information, photos, and payment are submitted on the form at the same time.
  • Accepted works must be delivered by the dates show in KEY DATES below.

Enter Now

Artists may submit up to FIVE pieces of work and two images (maximum) for each piece, one full size, and one detail. We encourage artists to submit high-quality images and update their websites and social media. If you have a website or social media , that’s great, but it’s not required. If you have an artist profile on mbmag.org, that is great, too, but also not required.

For drop-off, artists will provide an inventory of their work (using the online Labels and Records form) and will also supply a printed Artist Statement and Artist Biography for the Artist’s Book which is on display at the gallery. Any large sculptures must be delivered directly to the gallery by the artist.

All pieces submitted to this show must be for sale and priced with commission to the gallery in mind. (rrevv Gallery 40%, Artist 60%).  

All entrants will receive additional information via email.

Submission of an entry implies agreement to the rrevv gallery consignment form which can be read or downloaded here.

Follow this link to the rrevv show forms where you will submit images and label information for the jury process.

We look forward to working with you,
Toni Danzig and Annette Nemes
Exhibit Coordinators


All members are encouraged to submit artwork. If this is your first time exhibiting and you have questions, send us an email and we will answer your questions. If you need to coordinate delivery and pickup of your artwork from outside Aptos and Monterey, contact us to discuss. Note that MBMAG does not pay for shipping of artwork to or from the artist.

KEY DATES

KEY ACTIONS

NOW – Wed 06/01/22

Submit Show Entries Online
Artwork details and photos due for jury selection

6/17/2022

Artists notified of jury results

Saturday, 6/25/2022
1 pm – 3 pm

Collection your artwork at the Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA

Sunday, 6/26/2022
1 am – 3 pm

Collection your artwork to Paris Bakery in Monterey, CA

July 1, 2022 (Fri)

Exhibition opens with First Friday reception

July 29, 2021 (Fri)

Exhibition closes. rrevv has the option to continue the exhibit + sale through August.

TBD, 2022
11 am – 1 pm

Monterey artists pick up work at Paris Bakery

TBD, 2022
10:30 am

Artwork returned to artists at the Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA

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“Looking Ahead” Exhibition + Sale

THE EXHIBIT WAS EXTENDED TO 1/10/22 AND IS NOW CLOSED

The Call for Artists is now closed for our next all member exhibition which opens on Dec 3, 2021 at the ZFolio Gallery in Monterey California. 25 artists have registered.

You must be logged in with your mbmag.org account to register for the exhibit + sale or join the wait list. Once you are logged in, come back to this page and refresh it to see the registration fields and email address for the wait list.

The title and theme of the upcoming exhibition is “Looking Ahead” and we are encouraging artists to create up to 2 new art jewelry or small sculpture pieces (maximum 2.5″ height). Your submitted art must showcase metalwork in techniques of your choosing. The theme, “Looking Ahead” may be interpreted as you wish. 

Artists may submit up to TWO pieces of work. 

The materials preferred by the gallery are silver and gold with a minor amount of inclusions of gems, stones or other materials.

All pieces submitted to this show must be for sale and priced with commission to the gallery in mind. (ZFolio Gallery 50%, Artist 50%).  

Artists will provide an inventory of their work (using the online Labels and Records form) and will also supply a printed Artist Statement and Artist Biography for the Artist’s Book which is on display at the gallery. The gallery staff uses this book to help inform potential customers about each piece and the associated artist. We are always impressed by how much the gallery staff knows about each piece and each artist. Turn in your printed Statement/Biography sheet(s) when you give your artist to the show organizers or gallery team.



All entrants will receive additional information via email.

ZFolio has an online presence  www.zfolio.com and an instagram presence via @zfolio 

Please do not contact the gallery directly unless you are dropping off or picking up your art. 

We look forward to working with you,
Toni Danzig and Annette Nemes
Exhibit Coordinators


If this is your first time exhibiting and you have questions, send us an email and we will answer your questions. If you need to coordinate delivery and pickup of your artwork from outside Aptos and Monterey, contact us to discuss. Note that MBMAG does not pay for shipping of artwork to or from the artist.

KEY DATES

KEY ACTIONS

Nov 19, 2021 (Fri)

Labels and Records forms are due (if not already submitted)

Nov 27, 2021 (Sat)
1 pm – 3 pm

Deliver your artwork in at the Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA

Nov 30, 2021 (Tues)
10:30 am

Deliver your artwork to ZFolio gallery in Monterey, CA

Dec 3, 2021 (Fri)

Exhibition opens
Due to the ongoing pandemic there will be no reception

Jan 3, 2022 (Mon)

Exhibition closes

Jan 4, 2022 (Tues)
11 am – 6 pm

Monterey artists pick up work at ZFolio Gallery

Jan 9, 2022 (Sun)
1 pm – 3 pm

Artwork returned to artists at the Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA

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“Reflections” All Member Exhibition & Sale 2021 at Pajaro Valley Arts

Exhibit began Aug 25, 2021 and ended October 3, 2021
Pajaro Valley Arts gallery in Watsonville CA

29 artist members of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild
shared their wonder and reflections of recent times in
artisan jewelry and small sculpture


Art in the exhibit covered a wide range of forms and metalsmith techniques and included everything from necklaces to hairpins to a sculpture with a motorcycle brake rotor and a pinion gear. Our artists handmade one-of-a-kind pieces for everyone to enjoy.

IMPORTANT DATES

February 28, 2021Registration start date. Registration is now closed
June 18, 2021Registration end date. Registration is now closed
July 2, 2021Photos of your artwork and “Labels and Records” forms for your artwork were due if photos were to be considered for inclusion on the exhibition postcard
July 12, 2021“Labels and Records” forms are all now due
August 7, 2021Deliver your artwork in at the Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA from 1 – 3pm
August 8, 2021Deliver your artwork at Paris Bakery, Monterey, CA from 1 – 3pm
August 25, 2021Exhibition opens
October 3, 2021Exhibition closes. Artwork pickup date at PVArts Gallery from 5 – 7 pm
“Reflections” Exhibition and Sale at Pajaro Valley Arts in Watsonville California

Artist Bio and Artist Statement

Create an artist biography and an artist statement and print them (2 pages maximum). Deliver the printed page(s) with your artwork when you deliver it to the exhibit team.

“Reflections” . . . an unhurried consideration of something recalled to the mind.

The title and theme of the upcoming exhibition is “Reflections”. We encouraged artists to create up to 3 new narrative or story-telling works based on the theme of “Reflections”. All submitted art showcases metalwork in a variety of techniques and forms.

We are excited to announce that Pajaro Valley Arts will be hosting the exhibition in person and virtually. Visit the PVArts.org Virtual Tours page to see an example of a virtual show

As part of the exhibition, the Pajaro Valley Arts center gallery will also sell member’s art in their gift shop area. In our previous gallery exhibit and sale, many members had successful gallery gift shop sales.

I’ve signed up, what’s next?

When you know what pieces of art you are entering into the exhibition, fill out both online forms to submit your pieces. Yes, online forms are new this year! The online forms save you work of having to fill out, print, scan, and email because the forms automatically email the exhibition team your submissions. Note that both forms are required.

Links to the form pages are below. The two pages include instructions, examples of the Labels and Records Form as a downloadable / viewable PDF, and a PDF version of the PVA Loan Agreement for you to view before you fill out that form online.

The forms are due by 7/2/21 if you wish your images to be considered for inclusion on the postcard. The final due date for all forms from all participating artists is 7/12/21

Reflections Labels and Records Form

Reflections PVA Loan Agreement

Tutorial video for the submission forms

screenshot of video image icon in file finder
Click to access the tutorial videos for the Reflections exhibit forms

Volunteers Needed and Very Much Appreciated

Please let Toni Danzig, tonidan@comcast.net, know if you are interested in helping. Your participation is appreciated. Below are the current project team leaders for the exhibition:

Entry Form, Photo and IT Support – Pat Evans & Toni Danzig
Education Displays – Pat Evans
Exhibit Installation – Toni Danzig
Recruitment of Sponsors – Project leader needed
Gift Shop Area Organization – Marylou Forrest & Jim Turner
Marketing & Music – Margie Moran and Ron Baldwin
Moving of Cases and Vitrines – Courtney Scruggs


All members were encouraged to participate. If this is your first time exhibiting and you have questions, send us an email and we will answer your questions. If you need to coordinate delivery and pickup of your artwork from outside Santa Cruz and Monterey, contact us to discuss. Note that MBMAG does not pay for shipping of artwork to or from the artist.

Artwork for Sale PVA staff will assist customers to the gallery using the information we supply during the artwork submission process. The gallery requires the following ratio of pieces that are For Sale and Not For Sale (NFS): If you enter 1 piece, it must be for sale. If you enter 2 pieces, at least one of those pieces must be for sale. If you enter 3 pieces, at least 2 pieces must be for sale and the third can be NFS.

Membership in PVA is optional, but encouraged. See: pvarts.org to join
For items that sell in the “gift shop” area of the gallery, PVA will take 30% if you are a member of PVA or 45% if you are a PVA non-member. Work should be priced accordingly.

Exhibition Plus Sale: The gift area was very successful the last time MBMAG had an exhibition and sale at Pajaro Valley Arts. Show participants may put up to 5 pieces total in the gallery gift shop area. Work must be priced at $200.00 or less. As items are sold you may replace them.

Water|Metal Exhibit at the Santa Cruz Art League

Necklace by Annette Nemes

WATER | METAL All Member Exhibit at the Santa Cruz Art League July 19 – Sept 15, 2019

The Guild is co-exhibiting with the Santa Cruz Watercolor Society.

Small sculpture and artisan jewelry are featured in up to three pieces from each artist are on exhibit and for sale. Each piece of handmade art showcases metalsmith techniques which range from casting, enamel, fabrication, chasing and repousse, to handmade chains, and more….

Some of the many new pieces in the exhibit
Jewelry and Small Sculpture in the Water|Metal Exhibit
Artisan Jewelry and Custom Lighting in Water|Metal Exhibit

Exhibit coordinators: Annette Nemes and Toni Danzig

MBMAG Monthly Speaker Series: October 2018

POSTPONED TO 2019

Due to unforseen circumstances, the MBMAG Speaker Series has been postponed

Panel Discussion and Q&A:
How to Use Instagram to Promote Your Brand,
Sell Your Jewelry, and Purchase Supplies

Our apologies for the change. There will be no speaker this month.

Join us on November 9 when Bob Boscarelli will be our featured speaker

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June 2018 Speaker

calipers, pliers, graver and hammer surround the Speaker Series announcement for the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild

MBMAG Speaker Series

Friday, 7-9 pm, June 18, 2018

Lynette Cederquist: Maximize Your Jewelry Display

Lynette Cederquist

It’s summer, and that means festivals, shows and events where you’ll need to display your jewelry. Lynette Cederquist will share her many years of experience at displaying her own work and organizing shows to help you create displays that show your work to best advantage and also encourage sales!

She’ll share some tips on displaying your jewelry to advantage for photography. 

We’ll follow Lynette’s talk with an interactive discussion of your tips and tricks, plus time for feedback on a few of the audience members’ displays. 

Send in photos of your displays and indicate whether you want to share a tip/trick, or if you want feedback on your display. 

The talk will be held at Creator Haven, LLC, on June 22, 2018 from 7-9 pm

Light refreshments will be served

Creator Haven is located at 41B Hangar Way, Watsonville, CA 95076

Call for Entries: Winter Abundance at ZFolio Gallery in Monterey, CA

pair of earrings by Julie Packer on a dark background

Winter Abundance
at ZFolio Gallery in Monterey, CA
December 1, 2017 – January 3, 2018
Artists Opening Reception: December 3, 2017

Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild is pleased to present a gallery exhibition opportunity this fall, from December 1st to January 3rd. ZFolio has become one of MBMAG’s favorite places to exhibit – beautiful setting, knowledgeable and helpful staff.  Perfect gift-giving season as well. The call for artists has been extended to Nov 5th.

Click here to Register

Schedule:

Call for Entry: Opens Sept. 1 and closes Nov. 5th.

Thurs., Oct 12th and Friday, Oct. 13th, (First Collection) collect and inventory work for photographing by ZFolio.

Mon. Oct. 16th – deliver work to ZFolio for postcard – ZFolio will photograph and select work for postcard.

Nov. 23rd, 24th and 25th – (Second collection) Work is collected in Santa Cruz and Monterey, inventoried and checked. Work submitted at this time will not be eligible for photography by ZFolio, nor for possible selection for the postcard.

Nov. 28th deliver work to ZFolio

Dec. 1st, Show opens

Dec. 3rd, Reception

Jan 3rd, Show closes

Jan. 5th Work returned to artists

Artists may submit up to three pieces of work that have not been exhibited before. The materials preferred are silver and gold with a minor amount of inclusions of gems, stones or other materials.  Artists will provide an inventory of their work, photos and bios for an Artist’s Book.

All pieces submitted to this show must be for sale and priced with commission to the gallery in mind. (ZFolio Gallery, 50% artist/ 50%) We will gather work at collection points in Santa Cruz and Monterey.  Please do not contact the gallery directly.  The theme, “Winter Abundance”, may be interpreted as you wish.  All entrants will receive additional information. 

The entry fee is $25.  Entry fees are nonrefundable and you must be a current MBMAG member.  ZFolio Gallery has an online presence.  See ZFolio at:  www.zfolio.com

Looking forward to working with you.  Toni Danzig and Annette Nemes, Exhibit Coordinators.

Call for Artists Extended to Nov. 5: