Rejoice in Art - Call for Artists

Entry Deadline: August 14, 2017

"For the Beauty of the Earth"

A juried show of representational fine art.

This is our third year for this exhibition and we hope you will be a part of it. The goal of this exhibit is to rejoice in the beauty of our earth and to celebrate the artists who capture this beauty in their creative process. It is also to provide an opportunity for artists to display their work, and for the public to view and purchase the excellent plein air and studio pieces being produced by these fine artists.

Exhibition Juror: Richard McKinley / Awards Judge: Otto Sturcke


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Awards Reception: October 15, 3-5 p.m. at Riviera UMC, 375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA.

"For the Beauty of the Earth" is part of Riviera UMC's Rejoice in Art! Fina Art Fair and Exhibition, October 14-15, 2017. Show continues though October 29.

Download the Call for Artists Flyer and Rejoice in Art! postcard.

Exhibition Juror:  Richard McKinley
Richard McKinley ( is an internationally known artist in oil and pastel, president of the International Association of Pastel Societies, and best-selling author of two art books. His work is represented in several national galleries and is in the permanent collection of the Butler Institute of American Art Museum. He has been a professional working artist for 38 years and has more than 35 years of teaching experience.


Awards Judge:  Otto Stürcke
Otto Stürcke ( is a high-ranking member of several prestigious art groups, including the historic California Art Club, Pastel Society of America and the California Art League, and has garnered a long list of awards for his artwork. After valiantly serving his country in Desert Storm, Sturcke spent 15 years working as an illustrator for Disney, Warner Bros., and Sony Pictures before deciding to pursue his own creative endeavors as an oil and pastel fine artist.