Art Gallery Space

Now Showing at the Library

City Arts of San Mateo


Main Library
First Floor Art Gallery
April 3, 2018 - April 29, 2018
 
About the Exhibit
City Arts of San Mateo Logo
Clarice Cooks Collection
Main Library
Second Floor Display Case
April 3, 2018 - April 29, 2018
  
About the Exhibit
Clarice Cooks

​Call for Artists  -  2D and 3D Artwork


The Art Exhibit Selection Committee is currently accepting applications from artists to submit their artwork for consideration to exhibit in our galleries at the San Mateo Main Library and San Mateo City Hall.  The Committee is seeking artwork that represents the diversity of our community, varied artistic styles, and mediums. The jury process will be for exhibitor bookings in 2019 and 2020.

Exhibitors’ artwork will be on display for 8 weeks each at one or both locations.

Artists interested in exhibiting must fill out the 2D Exhibitor Application Form or the 3D Exhibitor Application Form and return it to the Library.  Copies can also be picked up at the San Mateo Main Library or San Mateo City Hall.  For more information, please contact Noreen Chwee at nchwee@cityofsanmateo.org or (650) 522-7811.  Event Flyer

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, April 20, 2018 at 5pm 

Exhibit Space


There are 3 exhibit spaces available at the San Mateo Main Library:
  • Main gallery - 1st floor meeting room hallway
  • Exhibit Case - 2nd floor
  • 3rd floor - Cafe walls & Teen Lounge

Selection Process


How often does the library select artwork?
  • The library convenes a Library Art Selection Committee annually that includes representatives from the community, local artists and library staff.
  • The next call for artists is anticipated to occur in spring or summer of 2018.
What kind of art is selected?
  • The Committee seeks art that represents the diversity of our community and varied artistic styles and mediums.
  • Potential exhibitors must have a minimum of fifteen (15) pieces available to hang for the duration of an approximately 45 day exhibit period.
  • Art pieces may be available for sale, but that is not a requirement for exhibiting.
For more information, contact Noreen Chwee at nchwee@cityofsanmateo.org or (650) 522-7811.

Gallery Space Plan