Call for Artists: Glad Tidings at ZFolio Gallery in Monterey, CA

"Call for Artists. Glad Tidings. Jewelry Exhibit + Sale. ZFolio Gallery, Monterey" Art jewelry show in Monterey, California. Show will run Nov 29, 2024 - Jan 6, 2025

We encourage artists to create up to 3 new art jewelry pieces
The theme Glad Tidings may be interpreted as you wish

Entry Fee: $30

All new and currrent members are encouraged to submit artwork

Register your intent to exhibit by midnight Oct 4, 2024

Final day to submit artwork details is November 4, 2024

All pieces submitted to this show must be for sale 
Prices must include gallery commission. (ZFolio Gallery 50%, Artist 50%).  

The materials preferred by ZFolio Gallery are silver and gold
with a minor amount of inclusions of gems, stones or other materials

The show is NOT juried and photos are NOT required.
You may register now and select and wait to enter your details by 11/4

exhibit + sale opens Nov 29, 2024
exhibit + sale closes Jan 6, 2025


The entry fee is non-refundable

Registered artists will receive a fillable PDF for submission details in a separate email. Check your email after registering. Details of submitting photos for possible inclusion in the postcard will be coming soon.

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View pieces from the 2022 ZFolio show


The first 25 artists to sign up via the link above to reserve a place in the exhibit. The gallery case space is limited and we regret that there is only room for 25 artists with 3 pieces maximum each. The Registration Confirmation email you receive will contain a link to the online artwork submission form.

The guild in collaboration with ZFolio Gallery create printed and online postcards which will be provided at no extra cost to participating artists.

ZFolio Gallery Monterey is located in the high foot traffic shopping area of Cannery Row steps away from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Steps away from Monterey Bay, this is one of the guilds favorite places to share our members art.


  • The Glad Tidings Exhibit + Sale will accept art from new and established guild members. You may JOIN NOW to enter artwork.
  • The exhibit is NOT juried.
  • Photos are NOT required.
  • All submissions must be original in design and demonstrate a professional level of craftsmanship.
  • All artwork must fit within a jewelry case.
  • Maximum of 3 pieces may be entered.
  • All artwork must NOT have been exhibited at any previous ZFolio shows
  • All art must be for sale.
  • All art must be priced with the 50% gallery commission included.
  • The materials preferred by ZFolio Gallery are silver and gold
    with a minor amount of inclusions of gems, stones or other materials
  • Photos are NOT required, but all artists are encouraged to submit photos so we may advertise your pieces.
  • Photo files must be submitted to have the artwork to be considered for the postcard design.
  • All submitted photos must adhere to the Exhibition Photo Guidelines. Click here for a guide to Common Metal Art Photo Issues with Potential solutions.
  • All photo files must be named with your last name and the # of the submission prior to being emailed.
  • Your submission will be considered complete when the appropriate entry fee has been paid via the above registration link, and all required artwork submission details are complete
  • Entry submission implies agreement to ZFolio Gallery consignment and exhibit terms


  1. Login to your account, then scroll down to the bottom of this webpage to access the Labels & Records PDF. You may also find the PDF link in your entry receipt.
  2. Artwork details are due when you fill out the Labels & Records PDF form; and must be submitted no later than Nov 4, 2024. Scroll down for the Downloadable PDF and recipient email address.
  3. DOWNLOAD the PDF to your Hard Drive or Device Storage BEFORE beginning to fill out the form.
  4. Print 2 copies of the inventory of your submitted art (the Labels & Records form.)
  5. We encourage you to create a printed Artist Statement and Artist Biography for the Artists Book displayed at the gallery. These pages help sell your art. The gallery staff uses the exhibit Artists Book to help inform potential customers about each piece and the associated artist. We are always impressed by how much the gallery team knows about each piece and each artist. The gallery team learns much of this from the Artists Book. Please help the team sell your artwork by providing the Artist Statement and Artist Biography. You may also include photos of your work on these pages.
  6. Deliver your printed Statement/Biography sheet(s) when you deliver art to the show organizers or gallerist. See below for helpful links.


NOW – Oct 4, 2024 (Fri)

Register to participate in Glad Tidings
Submit show entry details online using the online form link you will receive via email.

Oct 11, 2024 (Fri)

Photos must be submitted by this date to be considered for inclusion on the postcard. Photos are NOT required to participate in the exhibit.

Nov 4, 2024 (Fri)

All artwork details are DUE via PDF/email by midnight. Photos are NOT required.

Nov 24, 2024 (Sun)
1 pm – 3 pm

Artwork drop off at The Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA

Nov 25, 2024 (Mon)
1 pm

Monterey area artists drop artwork off at ZFolio Gallery, Monterey, CA

Nov 29, 2024 (Fri)

Exhibition opens

Dec 1, 2024 (Sun)
4 pm

Artists Opening Reception

Jan 6, 2025 (Sun)

Exhibition Closes

Jan 6, 2025 (Sun)
1 pm

Monterey area artists pick up any unsold artwork in-person at ZFolio Gallery

Jan 19, 2025 (Sun)
1 pm

Any unsold artwork returned to artists at The Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA


Emailed submission with up to THREE pieces of work that have not been previously exhibited at ZFolio Gallery. Submit artist and artwork details.

Images are NOT required to exhibit artwork.

If you wish to be considered for inclusion on the exhibition postcard or for online promotion, login to your member account and scroll down for details.

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