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Saturday, June 14, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.  -  Newport Beach Civic Center

100 Civic Center Drive,  Community Room and Civic Green


Painting/Mixed Media:1st $300,  2nd $200, 3rd $100
Photography: 1st $300,  2nd $200, 3rd $100
Sculpture:  1st $300,  2nd $200, 3rd $100
Judge’s Choice: $100, People’s Choice: $100

The Newport Beach City Arts Commission invites artists to participate in the 2014 Newport Beach Art Exhibition to be held on Saturday, June 14 at the Newport Beach Civic Center. The event marks a 50-year history of the Newport Beach juried art exhibition recognizing the talent and contributions of local artists.

Artists, 18 years of age or older, may submit one or two original works of art to be displayed and judged.  Categories include painting/multi-media, photography and sculpture.   Entry forms, along with a $15 entry fee for one entry or $20 for two entries, should be submitted to the Cultural Arts office at the Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue as soon as possible. Artists will be required to bring their artwork with easels or pedestals to the Civic Center Community Room on the morning of the event between 10 and 11 a.m. and pick up their materials at the end of the evening.

On Saturday afternoon the Exhibition and Sale will be open to the public from 1-6 p.m.  Guests will be able to view the artwork, meet the artists and purchase some of the original artwork that will be on display.  A portion of the proceeds from the art sale will fund Newport Beach community arts programs.

The event will include an awards presentation and reception at 4:30 p.m.  Newport Beach City Council members and City Arts Commission members will present first, second, third place awards in the categories of Painting/Mix Media, Photography, and Sculpture.  “Judge’s Choice” and “People’s Choice” awards will also be presented at the reception.  Awards range in value from $100 - $300.

The entry form and artwork specifications can downloaded from this site, filled out, printed and returned with entry fee to the Cultural Arts Office, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Entry forms are also available at the Newport Beach Central Library, City Hall, or any of the branch libraries.  For more information, call (949) 717-3801.




2013 Newport Beach Art Exhibition and Sale 

Congratulations to the following award winners in the 2013 Newport Beach Art Exhibition held in April. These works of art will be on display at the Oasis Center through July.


Painting/Mixed Media

  • 1st Place: Ebraham Amin for "Unsinkable"
  • 2nd Place: Mutlu Ertac for "Flowers in Vase II"
  • 3rd Place: Honey Hostetler for "Must be Spring"


  • 1st Place: Magie Smith Fleisher for "Koi Tea Pot"
  • 2nd Place: Ed Hart for "Heads Up"
  • 3rd Place: Judit Laufer for "It’s a Stretch"


  • 1st Place: Lesetja Mohlabane for "Blue Bird Beauty"
  • 2nd Place: Susan Springer for "Tranquility"
  • 3rd Place: Annette Globits for "Blue Bottle"

Judge's Choice

  • Sharon Speights for "Daily Enlightenment" (InkJet print)

Honorable Mention

  • Karen Murphy for "His Majesty" (Colored Pencil)


2012 Newport Beach Art Exhibition and Sale Award Winners:

  • Painting/Mixed Media: Third, Mutlu Ertac; Second, Bill Denham; First, Eugenia Gennadia 
  • Photography: Third, Laurie Allrea; Second Barbara Higgins; First, Mark Heersink. 
  • Sculpture: Third, Sergey Bokarev; Second, Jules McLane; First, Mark L. Hendrickson.
  • Judge’s Choice Award: Photographer Ralph Velasco.

2012 Art Exhibiton Winners 

This one-day juried exhibition gives art lovers the opportunity to view and purchase original paintings, photography and sculpture created by hundreds of regional artists.  A portion of the proceeds from the art sale will fund Newport Beach community arts programs.

Last updated: 3/26/2014 12:08:53 PM