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February 14, 2011

Orange County-based visual artists asked to apply for solo-style exhibitions

SANTA ANA, Calif. - John Wayne Airport (JWA) has issued a call for Orange County-related artists to apply for slots in JWA's upcoming Community Focus Space Program (CFSP) exhibition calendar. The CFSP exhibits are solo-style exhibitions. Artists approved in this screening process will begin exhibiting in August 2012.

CFSP exhibitions are presented in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal and are accessible to the visiting public. Each exhibition is approximately 30 days in duration, and is presented by JWA at no cost to the artist

To qualify for consideration, artists need to demonstrate they have been born, raised, or educated in Orange County, or currently live, work or own property in Orange County. Orange County-based non-profit, arts or cultural organizations are also encouraged to apply.

Artist applications must be received by John Wayne Airport no later than 4:00 pm on April 15, 2011. Artist application instructions and guidelines are below.

For more information on the John Wayne Airport Arts Program, please visit or contact Mr. Jeffrey Frisch, Coordinator, John Wayne Airport Arts Program at (949) 252.5124.

Artist applications must include:

  1. One CD with ten (10) different JPG images of the art work and/or items being submitted for consideration. Each of the 10 image files must be labeled with a number (1 through 10) and the name of the artwork and/or items, followed by artist’s or organization’s name. Example: 1 - OCEAN VIEW - Roberta Smith.
    The CD must be labeled with the following information: (1) artist name; (2) mailing address; (3) daytime telephone number; (4) E-mail address; and (5) art medium or organization’s focus.
  2. A single 8-1/2” x 11” (portrait style) list of the 10 entries by number, names, dates and medium for each art work or item as presented on, and matching, the CD. Include all artist or organizational contact information at the top of the page.

Please note: No application materials, including CDs, will be returned.

Please mail or deliver all required application materials to:

Mr. Jeffrey Frisch, Coordinator, John Wayne Airport Arts Program
Attn: Community Focus Space Program
John Wayne Airport
3160 Airway Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is a self-supporting enterprise, owned and operated by the County of Orange, and serves approximately nine million passengers annually.