ArtSpan offers Member artists numerous opportunities to exhibit their artwork throughout the year.

It is ArtSpan's mission to provide local artists with the equal opportunity to showcase their work and make direct connections to diverse audiences and patrons. Artists are invited to submit their artwork to ArtSpan's calls for entry, including our Juried Benefit Art Auction, Selections Juried Exhibition, and Art-in-Neighborhoods exhibitions throughout the city, among others.

*Calls for entry are open to current ArtSpan Artist Members only. Click HERE to login to your account and check the status of your membership. Click HERE to join as a new member.*


SF Southern Neighborhoods–Fall 2018

ArtSpan is looking for artists* who live and/or work in San Francisco's southern neighborhoods, particularly the Excelsior and Portola districts who would like to show their work in exhibitions at Cumaica Cafe and Ferment Drink Repeat Brewery in late spring and summer of 2018.  

Submitted work will be considered for two exhibition opportunities

1. Ferment. Drink. Repeat. Brewery, July 31–November 1, 2018

Location: Ferment Drink Repeat Brewery and Tap Room, 2636 San Bruno Avenue, SF, CA 94134
Exhibition Dates: July 31–November 1, 2018
Submissions Deadline: Sunday, June 24, 11:59pm
Artwork Drop-off/Install Date: Tuesday, July 21, 11am

2. Cumaica Cafe, August 28–November 21, 2018

Location: Cumaica Cafe, 4726 Mission Street, SF, CA 94112
Exhibition Dates: August 28–November 21, 2018
Submissions Deadline: Sunday, June 24, 11:59pm
Artwork Drop-off/Install Date: August 28 (time TBA)
Artist Reception: Date TBA
Artwork Pick-up Date: Tuesday, November 21, (time TBA)

*You must be a current or new ArtSpan Artist Member to be featured in these exhibition, and have a home and/or studio address in either the 94112, or 94134 zip codes. 

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CounterPulse-Fall 2018

Submit to this open call to be considered for two upcoming solo ArtSpan Art-in-Neighborhoods Exhibitions at CounterPulse this Winter and Spring. The selection process will prioritize artists who are thinking site-specifically and/or artworks that are experimental in content or form.


Location: CounterPulse, 80 Turk St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Exhibition Dates: Sept 11–Nov 6, Nov 6–January 8
Submissions Deadline: Sunday, July 15, 11:59pm
Artist Notifications: Week of July 26
Artwork Installation Dates: Sept 11 / Nov 6
Artist Receptions: September 20 6pm-8-pm, December 6 6pm-8-pm



Studio Residency Program

The Journal Building, 1540 Market Street

**Studios are available through the closure of the building. This could be as early as December 2018.**

Studio space is offered to select artists with a project-based need for working space, those who have recently been displaced from their San Francisco studios, and artists who have never had a studio (outside of home or school). Journal Building resident artists are expected to contribute as cooperative members of the residency, to attend monthly meetings, and to complete volunteer hours for ArtSpan.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Studio rent ranges from $175 to $350 per month (varies according to size).


Artists must be current ArtSpan Members to be eligible for any of ArtSpan's Calls for Entry. 

Please contact ArtSpan at [email protected] with any questions.