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Studio Art

Opportunities for Students and Artists

Internships and Scholarshps for Studio Art and Art History Majors

WallPops Scholarships for studio art students:

Pacific Art League Exhibitions:
 Please see the above for CSM credit information. Interns will work independently under the supervision of the Gallery Manager and will receive training in exhibition planning, art installation, event promotion and other aspects of gallery management. Contact Rebecca Alex at

San Francisco Center of the Book
For information on how to apply, visit Rebecca Alex at CSM, for CSM credit.

Study Opportunities

Guide to Online Animation Degrees - 

Life Drawing:  
Bay Area Classical Artists, San Carlos
CSU Summer Arts Courses, many scholarships and financial aid available;

Jobs, Commissions

The CSM Writers' Project is looking for talented artists like you! All you need to do is send in your image and you could be published in our campus wide journal.  Being a published author or artist is a great addition to your student resume or profile. To be considered, please submit your work by in PDF and JPEG form to

The Cultural Arts Commission of the City of South San Francisco seeks artists to participate in a unique program designed to transform common utility boxes into works of art.  For more info and application, contact Rebecca Alex at

Community Announcements

"WOMEN IN ANIMATION" is an organization that  brings together a global community of animation professionals to empower and support women in the art, science and business of animation by increasing access to resources, creating opportunities for education, encouraging strong connections between individuals, and inspiring excellence.

Exhibition Opportunities 

Call for Artists

The City of San Bruno Community Art Gallery Program encourages artistic expression and fosters a greater appreciation for art in our community. Artists are invited annually to submit applications to exhibit two-dimensional work in the San Bruno Library’s main reading room. Applications may be submitted individually or as a group; preference will be given to local artists. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 20, 2020 at 6pm.

Call for Artists Application Process

The Commission also maintains a directory of artists who are interested in receiving information on upcoming public art projects. If you would like to add your name to the directory to receive future Calls for Artists, please email the Commission 
( ) and request to be added to our list. Please include your name, mailing address, email and telephone.

Society for Western Artists
welcome applicants who create representational art.
527 San Mateo Avenue, San Bruno, CA  (650) 225-9250

Show opportunities posted at™, also known as CaFÉ™ is a Web-based service that allows artists to easily enter and apply for exhibitions, public art proposals, fellowships and juried visual-arts competitions. www.callforentry.orgfile

Pacific Art League in Palo Alto
  • Groups can rent the front room of the gallery for $500 per month which includes the artist in PAL's monthly promotional marketing and opening reception event.
  • June 2014 ($250) 'corridor gallery' will be available to rent for solo or group exhibitions. It has approximately 21 linear feet of wall space and repositionable track lighting ($ 250 mo.)
Contact: Anna Speaker at

Pacific Art League Call for Entries, Multiple Show Opportunities

City Arts of San Mateo's Art Gallery
An official partner of CSM's 2D Art Dept.

Contact: Bill Rundberg,

Manor House, Belmont, CA
An official partner of CSM's 2D Art Dept.
Contact: Judy King,

Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

Portola Art Gallery, Menlo Park, CA

Allied Arts Guild, Menlo Park, CA

Coastside Artists, Half Moon Bay, CA

Redwood City Arts Center, Redwood City, CA

Kaffeehus on 3rd, San Mateo, CA
Must be a regular customer to exhibit

Peninsula Arts Council Artist Registry
An official partner of CSM's 2D Art Dept.

Studios for Rent

Peninsula Art Institute, Burlingame

Peninsula Studios
1022 N. Idaho St.
San Mateo, CA 94401

Claremont Art Studios
1515 South Claremont
San Mateo, CA 94402

Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

Art Resources in the Bay Area

City Arts of San Mateo