Corona., CA: Jury announced for Corona art show

Four prestigious art experts will jury the Summer Arts at Dos Lagos show.

The Shops at Dos Lagos, located at Temescal Canyon Road between Weirick and Cajalco roads in Corona, will award $5,000 in prizes at the show to benefit the Corona Arts Association and the Riverside Arts Council.

The jury includes: Martin Betz, Laguna Beach Festival of Arts exhibits director; Daniel Foster, The Community Foundation president/chief executive officer and former Riverside Art Museum executive director; Jane Darin, San Diego sculptor; and Joanna Mersereau, Riverside artist and author.

The juried show is open to artists ages 18 and older from Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. Artists can submit entries in media including oil, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, ink, charcoal, pastels, photography and sculpture.

Each artist who submitted entries, up to a maximum of five, at The Shops at Dos Lagos by the June 4 deadline, was expected to receive a Dos Lagos gift card valued for the entry fees.

The Shops at Dos Lagos property manager Giovanna Calambrogio said, "The entry fee is an affordable $20 for the first artwork entry and $10 for each additional entry, up to a maximum of five entries. By giving each artist a Dos Lagos gift card, valid at all our stores and restaurants, we hope to attract many Southern California art entries."

The jury-accepted artwork list will be posted at on June 9. The accepted art will be displayed and offered for sale from June 15-25 at the Summer Arts at Dos Lagos Gallery, which will be located at the south end of the center near New York & Co., south of the fountain and roundabout. Artists will receive 70 percent for any artwork sold at the gallery, with 15 percent each donated to the Corona Art Association and the Riverside Arts Council.

"This is the sort of event that helps to highlight and connect both artists and communities," said Patrick Brien, executive director of the Riverside Arts Council. "With Dos Lagos as a stunning backdrop, audiences will be able to truly experience the richness of visual art in this region. We're thrilled to play a role in what is certain to become a landmark annual event."

Artshow entry forms are available at The Shops at Dos Lagos Management Office, located at 2780 Cabot Drive in Corona, at, at and All artwork must be submitted at the center on June 9.

Send questions via email to or call Very Special Events at 1-800-214-3020.

Submitted by Very Special Events.

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