• Artwork and Photography

73rd Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

We invite all local artists to enter artwork depicting orchids in the juried Art Show March 9-11, 2018. To enter your artwork,  fill out the Request to Exhibit Form (below) and pay your entry fee(s) by February 23, 2018.

3 entries are allowed per exhibitor at a fee of $10 per entry, payable securely online with your credit card using PayPal. All entries must feature orchids as their primary subject matter. Entries must be your original work and not shown in this show in previous years. Entries may not exceed 36 inches in any direction. Each piece must have a wire from which to hang (no sawtooths).  No shrink wrapped pieces accepted, all pieces must be framed or finished canvas edges.

35% commission goes to SB Int’l Orchid Show for handling the sale.

Local growers are happy to welcome artists to come and paint or photograph their orchids.

The juried art show is managed by The Santa Barbara Art Association.

For more information email SBAAdata@aol.com or info@sborchidshow.com

Deadline for REF: Friday, February 23, 2018.  A late fee of $10 will be charged after the 23rd

Ingathering: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 10 to 1pm

Pick Up: Wednesday, March 7 from 3 – 4 pm; you will be called if you were not juried into the show.

Takedown: Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 5:15 – 6:15 pm, after all public leaves the exhibition hall.


The following is the list of media accepted in this show. All items must be wired for hanging.

Paintings – oil & acrylic, watercolor, pastels, pen & ink, pencil, charcoal, and mixed media


Needlepoint and Tapestry (Must be original design created by the exhibiting artist.)

Art and Photography Exhibitor Rules:

2018 Art and Photography Exhibitor Rules (PDF)