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2018 Art of Excellence Art Show

Elk Grove Artists is proud to sponsor this art competition for all artists over 18 years of age and of all skill levels. Show dates are Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., at the Elk Grove Park Pavilion, 9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road, in Elk Grove.

Artists may submit up to 4 entries. $15.00 per entry. Entry form, fees, and artwork photos (as .jpg files) must be received no later than end-of-business, Saturday, April 21, 2018.

This is a juried show. David Lobenberg, MA, WASP will judge.

Download the Call to Artists

Entry Form Instructions

Select your entry fee for the 2018 Art of Excellence Competition:

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Who We Are

Elk Grove Artists (EGA) is a philanthropic organization of member artists from in and around the Elk Grove, California area. We are united in the common cause of showcasing the quality of fine art in the Elk Grove area as well as sponsoring the Art of Excellence show during the Annual Elk Grove Western Festival. We also sponsor a scholarship program for Elk Grove Unified High School students pursuing the study in the field of arts. EGA membership is open to all who would like to be involved in the arts, and those who would promote youth art functions. Elk Grove Artists endeavor to encourage art in the community by sponsoring shows that are set up for artists to promote and sell their work. We are a 501(c)3 tax deductible organization.

Elk Grove Artists, Inc. Received the 2016 Arts Advocate of the Year Inaugural Award for dedication to raising public awareness and appreciation of the visual arts by consistently staging an arts presence, exhibits and demonstrations at community-wide events, organizing art exhibits and competitions, and hosting arts workshops.


Elk Grove Artists meet the fourth Wednesday of every month (except for November and December—please see Program Schedule) at 6:30 p.m. at the Carlton Plaza activity room. The Carlton Plaza is located at 6915 Elk Grove Boulevard just west of the Nugget grocery store (map). Professional artists' speakers perform demonstrations and discuss their artwork at each meeting and or workshops are held. The public is welcome to attend—the first meeting is free to non-members. Sometimes we will meet at different locations pending the event specifics. So, do call ahead if you wish to attend. Our meetings are open to the public. (after 3) Subsequent meetings are $5.00 for non-members. You may go to our membership application here.