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            Westlake Village Art Guild
                        Annual Shows

                   Thousand Oaks Community Gallery
                          2331-A Borchard Road
                             Newbury Park, CA

Each year the Westlake Village Art Guild sponsors art shows.  There is the members only show, the Junior Fine Art Competition and there is a show that is open to all artists.

For more information contact Dennis Griffin at (805) 262-2168 or email

            WVAG Members
                   Outside Exhibits

 Seven Oaks Rehabilitation
141 Triunfo Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA
Dates: Mar. 24, 2014 to May 21, 2014
             Artist: Shirley

             Dates: May 21, 2014 to July 9, 2014
Trish Shaheen

             Dates: July 9, 2014 to Sept. 10, 2014
             Artist: Pam Schneider

             Dates: Sept. 10, 2014 to Nov. 12, 2014
             Artist: David Deyell

             Dates: Nov. 12, 2014 to Jan. 15, 2015
Rayma Sarveshwar

 Westlake Village Library
31220 Oak Crest Dr., Westlake Village, CA 

Dates: Mar. 15, 2014 to May 17, 2014
              Artist: Carmen Lamp

Dates: May 17, 2014 to July 19, 2014
              Artist: Pete Scifres

Dates: July 19, 2014 to Sept. 13, 2014
              Artist: Lawana Godwin

              Dates: Sept. 13, 2014 to Nov. 12, 2014
              Artist: David Deyell

             Dates: Nov. 12, 2014 to Jan. 17, 2015
Rayma Sarveshwar

To exhibit in the WVAG’s outside venues, contact Phyllis Drenning, (805) 492-9123 or E-Mail phyllisdrenning@verizon.net.


"California Wildflowers" by Pam Schneiderę

"Butterfly Grove" by Liz Tallaksonę


       2014 Student Awards Juried Art Show
                      April 2014
February 28, 2014 entry deadline
                          The Reyes Adobe
       30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

      February 28, 2014 Entry Deadline
      March 7, 2014 Acceptance Notification
      April 3, 2014 Take-In of Accepted Artwork
                           3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
      April 11, 2014 Reception & Awards Ceremony
                             4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Westlake Village Art Guild, hosted by the City of Agoura Hills’ Cultural Arts Council and supported by the Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks, the purpose of the 2014 Student Awards Juried Art Show is to encourage and recognize, in a meaningful way, the dedicated teachers and talented students that enrich all communities in the region.

Open to high school juniors and seniors residing or attending school in the Greater Conejo Valley, this show typically attracts over 300 entries from more than 100 students. Each entry is evaluated by three qualified jurors on the following equally weighted criteria:
     • Composition
     • Technical execution
     • Creativity/Innovation
     • Overall visual impact
Only the top scoring entries in each show category, as determined by the jurors, will be invited to exhibit and compete for a minimum of 17 awards and $1,250 in cash prizes.

The 2014 Student Awards Juried Show categories will include:
      • 2-D Fine Art – Includes oil, acrylic, water media, pastel, pencil,
         ink, encaustic, monoprints, scratchboard, mixed media, etc.
      • 3-D Fine Art – Includes ceramics, sculptures and fused glass
      • Photography & Digital - MONOCHROME
      • Photography & Digital –COLOR

An additional category (or categories) may be added dependent upon the mix of entries and number in each category.
Jurors are:
 • Stella Kwan www.starartstudio.com
 • Dennis Griffin www.studiogriffoto.com
 • Priscilla Kromnick www.priscillakromnick.com


             2014 Annual Open Juried Show
March 1, 2014 entry deadline
                     Thousand Oaks Community Gallery
           2331-A Borchard Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320

      March 1, 2014 Entry Deadline
      March 15, 2014 Acceptance Notification
      April 2, 2014 Take-In of Accepted Artwork
                           3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
      April 5, 2014 Show Opens
                           11:00 a.m.    
      April 13, 2014 Reception & Awards Ceremony
                             3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
      April 27, 2014 Pick-up
                             11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Gallery Hours: April 5 thru April 26, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and by appointment.

   • Artists 18 years of age and older are eligible to enter.
   • Maximum of 3 works per artist. This is a juried show and all work is
     subject to acceptance by the Judge(s). Show entry is not guaranteed.
   • No wet paint.
   • Only wired work (no saw tooth hangers).
   • Professionally Finished (appropriate framing or standard
     Gallery Wrapped).
   • All work must be original and created by the submitting artist
     and not done under supervision.
   • Source materials, including photographs, must be the artists’ own.
   • Maximum dimensions 60” x 60”. Maximum weight is 60 pounds.
   • No work previously hung at a WVAG show.
   • All artists accepted into the show are required to sit/staff the Gallery
     or pay a $30 fee if they are unable to do so. Artists over the
     age of 78 are exempt from this requirement.
   • All work subject to a 30% commission fee (20% to City of T.O.
     and 10% to WVAG).
   • No copies or reproductions accepted.

As a juried show, all work is subject to acceptance based on the Judges’ scores for each peiece submitted. Show entry is not guaranteed. The WVAG reserves the right to accept only the works that reflect it’s high standards. Awards are limited to one per artist.