Art of the Book

Submit by March 16, 2011 to be considered for the printed and e-vite exhibition announcement.

Front Porch Gallery, a non-profit gallery in Carlsbad, CA is pleased to invite artists 18 and over and living in the U.S. to submit artworks produced post 2008 to be considered for an upcoming exhibition “Art of the Book ”. We are looking for artwork created in the form of artist’s books (using traditional bookmaking methods OR contemporary, unconventional structures) or made by altering existing books. Open to any method or media, on any subject (suitable for a general audience). There is no fee for submission.  The exhibition is to be organized by Steven Nossan, Gallery Director and Julie Weaverling, Assistant Director.  Please visit to learn more about us.

This exhibition will feature invited artists whose work will represent a broad range of book arts, providing insight into contemporary practices.  Approximately thirty works will be chosen for display in the gallery.  Works may be but do not have to be for sale (the gallery retains a 30% commission on all sales).


We encourage artists to submit more than one work to be reviewed. Artists are invited to submit up to 5 works via CD by mail or .jpeg via email for review. .Jpeg’s should be 300dpi at 5x7 or minimum 1MB file size.  All images must be properly labeled and accompanied by an image list with name, title, year created, dimensions, medium/materials, and credited properly (authors, collector, etc.), and retail price if for sale. 

If accepted, artists will be responsible for shipping to/from the gallery.