2022 Summer Art Mart

Summer Art Mart

Deadline to Enter: Monday, May 23, 2022

Event: July 9 and 10, 2022

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This is a call to artists who are members of OMA Artist Alliance:

Artist Alliance members are invited to submit for the Summer Art Mart on the Terrace, a pop-up art market to take place on the front terrace of OMA. 10-12 artists will be selected to participate on each of the two days of the market. Submissions do not need to be of specific works that will be selected. Artwork submissions will be considered a representative portfolio of the artist’s work. A second Art Mart is planned for September of this year.

There is no theme for this event. Artists are encouraged to submit work that represents the height of their creativity and imagination, and is appealing to both casual and discerning buyers.

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If selected, artists will be responsible for paying $75 for their participation. This is all inclusive of tables, tents, grids, table coverings, and seating, which will be set up and ready for artists to arrange their work when they arrive.

There is no fee to submit.


60% of the proceeds of all sales to the artists, 40% to OMA.

OMA staff will process sales through OMA’s mobile payment devices. Checks will be cut for the artists in the week following the event.

If selected, you are encouraged to include small/lower priced items items such as prints, postcards, magnets, etc. that are appealing to the casual buyer, as well as original artworks.

  • Monday, May 23, 2022, 11:59pm PST Deadline to enter
  • On or before Monday, June 6, 2022 Notifications of selected works
  • Event will take place July 9 and July 10, 2022, 11:00am-5:00pm each day
    • Selected artists will be assigned one of these two dates and notified of their assigned date when selections are announced
    • Set up will take place starting at 10:00am and break down will conclude by 6:00pm each day

Fine artwork and fine craftwork of any genre, style, or medium will be considered. Prints/giclees are allowed. Artwork may be 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional.

Artwork must be available for sale.

All work must be able to be presented in the space provided by the museum.

Artwork larger than 60” in any dimension is discouraged.


Artists will be randomly assigned to a booth that is located either on the front terrace or in the lobby. Both booth types will include the furniture listed below, and the front terrace booths will include easy-up tents for shade. Each booth will host one artist.

  • An Easy-Up tent to provide shade
  • two six-foot tables
  • two table coverings
  • two chairs
  • two 6' H x 2' W grids for hanging 2-dimensional or light-weight 3-dimensional works

Additional display furniture (such as easels) may be available upon request but is not guaranteed.


Artists must be current OMA member with the Artist Alliance affiliate membership. Artists who are not members of the OMA Artist Alliance but are interested in participating in this event must become members of OMA at any level with the Artist Alliance add-on affiliate membership before submitting artwork for consideration. Details on how to join can be found in this prospectus.

OMA Artist Alliance can be joined by one of the following methods:

  • Online: Visit oma-online.org/membership. Choose any level of membership and then add Artist Alliance
  • By phone: Call the OMA membership center at (760) 435-3724
  • In person: Visit Oceanside Museum of Art at 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside CA (please check oma-online.org for public hours)

There is no fee to submit for this opportunity.


By submitting images, the entrant warrants that they created each of the artworks submitted and that they possess all legal rights to them. The entrant agrees that all submitted images selected by the curator may be used for marketing and promotional purposes related to the exhibition. By providing the images and other information through this entry, the entrant gives permission for OMA to use images of accepted artwork for promotion, reference, printed materials, and online postings related to this exhibition as well as in future advertising. All images used by OMA will be credited to the artist. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

About OMA Artist Alliance

The Artist Alliance is an affiliate group of membership dedicated to the support of Oceanside Museum of Art. Artist Alliance provides opportunities for interaction, visibility, and growth for artists in the region.

The mission of Oceanside Museum of Art is bringing people together to explore the art and stories of Southern California artists. We aim to inspire the public through a diverse range of engaging exhibitions and programs that connect people with regional artists and art forms of the 20th and 21st centuries. OMA operates as a private, non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation.

Questions?  Contact Katie Dolgov, Director of Exhibitions and Collections at katie@oma-online.org