Gallery is closed for installation, will Open Feb 6th

Chaos Theory2: The Chaos Strikes Back

February 6-27, 2016

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 6th 6-10pm

Come see an eclectic mix of work showcasing what Southern California artists have to offer in this non-juried, non-censored exhibition that breaks the norms of a typical gallery show.


Click for details on how to participate





March 5-26, 2016

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 5th 6-10pm

Gallery artists select 10 works of photography to display
along with a 12 year photo expose by Xtina Ponce



Call for Art

Juror TBD

Deadline to Enter April 7

May 7– June 11, 2016

The Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA) presents “tXtMe”, a juried call for art of contemporary creativity using letters, signs, text messages, words, lyrics, poetry, profanity and utter nonsense using digital media, Internet-based work, paint, pencil, neon or…?

Texting with imagery… and hitting “send” is something you might have done with a friend earlier today.  Text with beautiful hand-painted illuminations is something right out of the early medieval era.  Throughout history, text has been used in artwork to convey messages, be it sacred, political, or simply narrative. This tradition continues today as contemporary artists utilize text, letters and numbers as an integral part of their work.

Luminaries including Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, Tehching Hsieh, Bruce Nauman, Edward Ruscha, and the late Sol LeWitt are a few… and there’s a good chance you do as well! ‘tXtMe’ is an innovative exhibition and exciting platform for you to showcase your text-related art to the world…

Renowned juror (TBD )is judging this exhibit and we invite you to provide two and three-dimensional art that is exploring and expanding the concept of “Text Me”, following a broad and historical tradition… from ”drawn” to “digital” and beyond.



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