Call for Submissions

Adult Submission online by August 31, 2019. 

YOUTH (17 and under): Submission is open until October 1

Art must be delivered by the artist at their own expense by October 1, 2019

“Woodside Art of The Horse” is an equine art exhibition for all ages that celebrates the beauty and nobility of the horses in our lives. 
When: Friday, October 11

Woodside Town Hall (Adult Show)
2995 Woodside Road, Woodside, CA 94062
 Woodside Village Church (Youth Show)
3154 Woodside Rd, Woodside, CA 94062
Youth show will be exhibited October 11-13.
  • Who can apply? Open to all San Francisco Bay Area residents of any age. There are two categories: Adult 18 + and Youth 17 and under.
  • What can be submitted? Artwork must celebrate the horse and be the artist’s original design. It may be in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, graphic and charcoal, colored pencil, photography, sculpture, miniatures, or mixed media. No giclees or computer generated art. ART MUST BE INSURED to and from the exhibit and during the show. (Insurance for YOUTH is optional) Artist retains copyright to her/his images. However, accepted images do become part of WHOA! archives and may be used in future art promotions or publicity.
  • How many pieces can be submitted?
    • ADULTS 18+: You may submit a mixture of mediums for a maximum of three (3) entries per artist.  Only ONE (1) piece per artist may be selected for exhibit.
    • YOUTH under 18: All youth artwork that is submitted will be exhibited in The Woodside Village Church throughout the weekend of October 12 to 13.
  • Are there limitations for the submissions? Sculpture not to exceed 60 lbs and must be able to fit on a pedestal. Pedestals must be provided by the artist. 2D work must be framed and ready for hanging (no sawtooth hangers). Gallery wrap is acceptable providing the artwork extends and covers all sides of gallery wrap. YOUTH: framing is optional.
  • Are there awards? Yes, in two categories – Adult 18 + and Youth 17 and under. They will be awarded on Friday night at the show. All youth will receive a ribbon and will be entered into a raffle to win prizes.
  • Will the art be for sale? There will be no sales during the show, but you are free to sell privately afterwards. WHOA! receives no commission on private sales.
  • Where should the art be delivered and picked-up? The delivery location will be announced to accepted entries. Art must be picked up within 72 hours of the closing of the show, unless special provisions in writing are agreed upon between the artists and WHOA! Artwork that does not comply with these provisions will, by necessity, become the property of WHOA! after 30 days and will be sold to benefit the mission of WHOA!
  • All decisions by the judges are final.  All submitting artists will be notified by email only.
  • I have more questions – who can I contact? Please submit any questions to

  • Awards will be given in two age groups. (All Youth will receive a ribbon). Please indicate yours on October 11, 2019
  • Indicate the number of pieces submitted for consideration. YOU MAY SUBMIT A MIXTURE OF MEDIUMS FOR A MAXIMUM OF THREE (3) TOTAL SUBMISSIONS. You may not change this after submission of the form. Adults: Only one (1) piece per artist may be selected for exhibition. Youth: all pieces will be exhibited.
  • Enter the Height and Width of the submitted artwork, either framed or unframed. CLICK THE "+" SIGN AFTER THE ROW TO ADD ANOTHER PIECE.
    TitleMediumHeight (inches)Width (inches) 
  • Sculptures must not exceed 60lbs. CLICK THE "+" SIGN AFTER THE ROW TO ADD ANOTHER PIECE.
    TitleSculpture medium -ie: stone, bronze, clay, etc.Height (inches)Width (inches)Diameter (inches) 
  • Please provide one image for each submission. Files can be JPG, PNG, PDF, GIF. Each file can not be more than 2mb. USE THE TITLE OF THE PIECE TO LABEL EACH IMAGE UPLOADED.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, pdf, png.

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2995 Woodside Rd. Suite 400-466, Woodside CA 94062

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