No Restraint—Call for Art

Jul 23, 2017

Ark Arts Gallery in Altadena is putting out the call. We’ll let the gallery speak for itself…

“No Restraint” at ARK…

Call for art!

“No Restraint” is an art exhibition at ARK Gallery & Work Studios focusing on artists who explore a wide range of materials in their art practice beyond the traditional mediums. Work chosen for this exhibition will show influences from Dada, Arte Povera, Pop Art, Conceptual Art, Assemblage, Process Art, and more.

“No Restraint” is curated by Kristine Schomaker.


An example of Dada art by Southern California (Ojai) artist Beatrice Wood (1893-1998)…


Beatrice Wood, Career Women (1990). Earthenware, 19 ½ x 12 ½ in. Collection of Dr. and Mrs. William P. Klein. Photo: Tony Cunha.


Fifteen to twenty artists will be selected for this group show, and one artist will be selected for a future solo exhibition at ARK Gallery.

Deadline for Entries: August 18, 2017

Drop off: September 13th, 3-7 p.m.

Opening Reception: September 17th, 2017

Exhibition on view: September 17th to October 28th

Closing Reception: October 28th, 2-4 p.m.

Pick up artwork: October 29th, 3-6 p.m.


Work by Arte Povera artist Mario Merz…


Mario Mera, Igloo with Tree.


By Appointment Only

Southern California Artists. Must be able to drop off work. No shipping.

A nonrefundable entry fee of $30 for up to 3 artworks.

Artists are encouraged to enter the maximum number of images allowable for the entry fee.

Payment is required at the time of entry.

Anything goes—no restraint. Wall hung work must have wire or D-rings. May also be free-standing. All sizes will be considered.

Breakdown: 60% to artist, 40% to gallery.

Email your name, website, 3 artwork images with titles, medium, and size to

May pay via paypal or by mailing a check: Please use paypal and send $30 entry fee to ( and include a note in the email that you have paid via paypal. Please pay via your bank account so there are no fees. ARK Gallery is not responsible for paypal fees.

Please write checks to Kristine Schomaker and mail to: Kristine Schomaker, c/o No Restraint at ARK. PO Box 86422, Los Angeles, Ca 90086.

“No Restraint” Online
If your work isn’t chosen for the physical exhibition, all works not chosen will be presented in an online exhibition at

ARK Gallery & Studios, 2599 Fair Oaks Ave., Altadena 91001.

For more info, visit “No Restraint” exhibit Facebook page.


An example of Process Art by Morris Louis…


Morris Louis (1912-1962), Expressionisme Abstracte.


Ark Gallery & Work Studios has several exhibit rooms and smaller rooms where artists are welcome to work…


Photo via Ark Arts.


Photo via Ark Arts.









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