Saturday, October 15, 2022

Online entry forms now available

 Yes, you may now access the online entry forms for Ironstone's 26th Annual Spring Art Show on Ironstone's website.

Click here Online entry form  to go to Ironstone's website and the online entry forms.

Should you have any questions contact

Monday, October 10, 2022

Call to Artists, Ironstone's 26th Annual Spring Art Show

Ironstone Vineyard's 26th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show & Competition is gearing up!  

Artists, you may now enter through Ironstone Vineyards website, skip the snail mail and no need to hop in the car to drop off your hard copy entries... just follow the link below ...

Spring Art Show online entry forms

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Phantom Comes to Ironstone!


Spring Obsession Art Show entries now available

Get a jump on your entry for the 2023 Spring Obsession Art Show!

 Posted in the pages above you will find a copy of the entry/prospectus of both divisions of Ironstone's 26th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show.  You may print these out, follow instructions on mailing these entries in.

Or, wait until later this month for the website to go live with online entry forms.

Or, you may email  to request a PDF, PUB or JPG of both entry forms to be emailed back to you.

Spring Obsession Art Show is a juried exhibit with judges panels voting acceptance into the show via the images you submit with your entry.  Theme Division prize is $500.  Open Division 1st. prize is $1000.  2nd. prize $500. 3rd prize $250.

Show time line is below:

·       January 20th Fri. 3:00 pm OPEN & THEME entries due.

·       Jan. 23-25, Mon. – Wed. accepted THEME notice’s emailed to artists

·       Jan. 30 – Feb 3, Mon. – Fri. accepted OPEN notice’s emailed to artists

·       Feb. 10, Fri. 3:00 PM accepted THEME Shipped paintings due

·       Feb. 11 & 12, Sat. & Sun. 11 – 3 pm Receiving THEME originals 

·       Feb. 24. Fri. 3:00 pm Shipped accepted OPEN originals due on site

·       Feb. 25 & 26, Sat. & Sun. 11 – 3 Receiving original accepted OPEN division paintings 

·       March 4, Sat. SHOW OPENS

·       June 11, Sunday SHOW CLOSES

Monday, September 19, 2022

Spring Obsession Art Show 2023

 Yes!  It is that time of year again!  Ironstone Vineyards is proud to announce the 26th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show will be accepting entries as soon as October 2022.  

Entry is open to all artists new and professional. This exhibit is a live on site exhibit which will be located at Ironstone Vineyards here in Murphys, California.  This is a juried exhibit with entries judged by the images provided either through the online entry forms or mailed in entries with images on CD, DVD or USB Drive. This exhibit is limited to original works by the artist submitting not having been exhibited at Ironstone Vineyards previously.  This show is not accepting photography or digitally created or enhanced images at this time. Works may not exceed a total of 84" height width combined, 5" depth and 40 lbs. 

After jury selection, artists with accepted works will be notified via email address provided on entry forms.  There will be approximately 2 - 3 weeks to prepare accepted works for hand delivery at prescribed date or shipped to arrive by prescribed date.  Dates will be posted on entry forms and in acceptance emails.

Accepted works must be suitably framed, wired and ready to hang. Works with sawtooth hangers will be rejected. Unframed gallery stretched canvas must be finished/painted on sides. Wet paintings will be rejected.  

There are two divisions in the Spring Obsession Art Show...

Entry deadlines will be posted as soon as the prospectus/entry forms are available here and at  sometime after October 1st. 2022.

THEME Division = Artist interpretation of theme  "An Obsession with Daffodils". 

There will be one winner in the Theme Division selected by the Kautz Family. Prize is $500. Theme Division winner will be published as the Series 26 Obsession poster in an 18x24 format with artist name prominently located.

OPEN Division = any subject matter, any media (no photography or digitally created or enhanced images)

Judging will be conducted by qualified judges (TBA) from original accepted paintings. 

1st. Prize $1000

2nd Prize $500

3rd Prize $250 

Mark your calendars for the Spring Obsession Opening Date of March 4, 2023

Friday, July 29, 2022

Hot Summer Special! 50% off

 Ironstone Heritage Museum is simmering with a Hot Summer 50% off special in our diamond case.

These stunning beauties are set in 14/18 K yellow or white gold or platinum, featuring genuine precious and semi precious stones. They are limited to stock on hand so don't miss out. All sales are final.

Below are just a few of the over 100 items being offered in this special. Come see for yourself....

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Art Festival Today! Free entry!

Yesterday set up began with the early birds striking
their tents and unloading their wares.

This morning even more are arriving by the minute!   All opens to the public at 10:00 AM

Do join us today and tomorrow as we celebrate art at its finest.  The variety is staggering. 

Do not miss this exciting show! 

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