2023 26th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show & Competition

 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 

www.ironstonevineyards.com  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



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