Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 6:00pm

We are delighted to announce a call for artwork submissions for two upcoming exhibition opportunities exclusively for Ryman Arts alumni. These two exhibition opportunities are part of our 25th Anniversary Celebration!

RAWsalt, in support of Ryman Arts presents BACK TO SCHOOL, a juried exhibition open exclusively to Ryman Arts Alumni that will open in September 2015.

  • RAWsalt is part of saltfineart, one of Laguna Beach’s premier fine art galleries, specializing in emerging talent and Latin American art.
  • Our panel of jurors will feature 4 distinguished leaders of the Southern California arts community, all of whom have contributed greatly to the arts on a national and international level. As a grand prize, RAWsalt directors Carla Arzente and Suzanne Walsh will be choosing one participating artist to feature in a solo exhibition in 2016.
  • This exhibition will show  two-dimensional work only. All work will be for sale. If sold, the sale price will be split 50% to artist, 40% to gallery and 10% to Ryman Arts. The sale price will be determined by RAWsalt in conjunction with the artist.
  • Artwork will be professionally installed and presented by the gallery.
  • Opening reception is Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 6 - 9 pm during Laguna Beach ArtWalk.
  • Private reception for Ryman Arts and salt collectors on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 5 - 8 pm
  • If selected for exhibition, artists must deliver the artwork at own expense to RAWsalt in Laguna Beach on Friday, August 24 only.

The Ryman Arts 25th Anniversary Alumni Art Show will be held later in November/December in downtown Los Angeles.

  • The works in this juried show may be two-dimensional, three-dimensional, installations and media-based. The jury will include Ryman Arts Alumni Art Show committee members.
  • All work will be for sale. If sold, the sale price will be split 50% to artist and 50% to Ryman Arts. The sale price will be determined by the artist in consultation with Alumni Art Show committee.
  • This exhibition will be installed by the participating artists and the Alumni Art Show committee. Dates to be determined.
  • There will be an opening reception and related public programs during the exhibition.


 Please read the following carefully. Applications that do not adhere to these guidelines will be automatically eliminated without explanation.

  1. WORKS ACCEPTED FOR CONSIDERATION - All works must be 2-dimensional and wall ready to be considered for the RAWsalt September show.
  2. WALL READY -  We ask that works be ready to hang with all the hardware and framing needed i.e. works on paper need to be framed with a matte and paintings should be stretched or framed. All frames must have a wire or suitable hanging hardware on the back and in good condition.
  3. ARTIST APPLICATION - Please submit your contact information and other requested information via this form:
  4. IMAGES - Please submit up to 10 digital images of work representing 3-10 works of art via this link:
  • Images must be 72 dpi and 600 x 900 pixels or 900 x 900 if square. Please do not submit high-resolution images.
  • Images should be shot in full and even lighting conditions taking care that details of the work can be clearly viewed.
  • You are welcome to submit detail images of a particular piece as long as you submit no less than 3 works of art and no more than 10 images total.


Application and images are due August 1, 2015, no later than 6 pm.

Please send application and images via the links above.

Any questions?  Please contact us at or call 213-629-2787.