Late Bloomers

Late Bloomers 2018 Call to Artists

General Gomez is pleased to announce Late Bloomers 2018. Whether you are a budding, sprouting,blossoming artists, or an artist who is already flourishing and bearing fruit, we invite all artists and artisans to submit an application to show your original works for sale in our 3rd annual Blooming art Show. This jurored show, Late Bloomers, will be all about flowers and gardens and sunshine and all things that bloom and grow.

The show will run from Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 24, 2018

An Artists Reception will be held on Friday, June 1st, 2018 from 5 pm to 7 pm

Artists are invited to submit their work for inclusion in this juried show. All media — both 2D and 3D — are acceptable for submission. The deadline for applications, including images, is Monday, May 14th, 2018

Submissions will be jurored for acceptance into the show.



Best of Show $300
Other awards include: Gomez Golds for 2-D and 3-D, People’s Choice and Honorable Mention.
ENTRY FEE: $35 for up to 3 pieces
Open for submissions: Friday, April 20th, 2018
Submission deadline: Midnight, Monday, May 14th, 2018
Notification of pieces accepted or declined will be announced by email by Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Show Dates: Friday, June 1st, 2018 through Sunday, June 24th, 2018
Location: General Gomez L.I.F.E. Gallery, 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn, California.
RECEPTION: Opening Reception on Friday, June 1st, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Best of Show will be announced at the Artists Reception.
The show will be publicized through local media, online, social media, and direct e-mail.

Apply Here


Entry & Exhibit Rules Eligibility

Open to all artists. Work must be original, no copies of published work, no class or workshop artwork. No Giclees, and no art from kits.
Artwork submitted will be by digital image or (by mail or in person) photograph of the piece.

Drop off date: Accepted work must be hand-delivered to the General Gomez ARTS and Event Center, 808 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA between 10:00 am and  6 pm, or by appointment, no later than Tuesday, May 29th, 2018. Call regarding shipped artwork. Artist is responsible to initiate and pay for all shipping charges and crating fees.

The show will be curated at the sole discretion of the Art Hanging Committee.


All artwork must be priced for sale.

By entering, artist gives permission for images submitted to be used by General Gomez for publicity purposes.

Exhibition Specifications

All flat artwork must be clean, properly framed and wired (“saw tooth” hangers are not acceptable) ready to hang. Entry fee refunds will not be given for artwork which cannot be hung.
A collection of jewelry may be submitted as one artwork, provided it can be displayed within a 15″ glass cube.
Sculptures over 50 lbs. are to set up by the artist. Installations must meet fire and safety code and free standing work stable and safe for viewing.


General Gomez AEC will retain a commission of 40% of work sold. Artists will receive 60% of the sales price. General Gomez is the art representative of the artist work in the show, including referrals from the show. Artists should adjust prices accordingly.

Artwork sold during the show may be taken by the buyer (other than award winners), and the artist will be contacted and invited to hang a replacement piece.

Removing Work

Accepted work must remain for the duration of the show and will only be released at the end of the show.
Unsold artwork must be picked up on Monday, June 25, 2018, between 10 am and 5 pm at 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn, CA.