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San Diego Book Arts Members Exhibit

March 26 – May 3, 2023

Front Porch Gallery

Carlsbad, California

Opening reception March 26, 2023 12-2:00PM

Please provide your contact information to let us know you are interested! 


Open to all SDBA Members

Work created since January 1, 2021

Submission of Pictures of work to Front Porch Gallery Director Julie Weaverling: 

Submit 2-3 pictures of 1-2 books  

Early Deadline:  2/1 (allows marketing work to begin)

Final Deadline:  2/15

Work will be curated, as needed, to determine best variety of books for the space. Wall space and tabletop available. Julie Weaverling will be curating.

 Notification: 2/22/2023. This will include specifics for mailing or dropping off books.

 Mailing deadline: Books must be received by March 15, 2023

Drop off book at the gallery: March 15 – 20, 2023

Any questions? Please email them to Renée Richetts at

Questions/Answers received :

1.Yes, when you are ready, send pictures of your work to Julie, at Pictures can be your best home effort. You are invited to send in 2-3 pictures each of 1-2 books. Remember the final deadline is 2/15/2023. 2. Every effort will be made to include as many books as possible. Wall and tabletop space can handle 60-70 books! 3. Books can be for sale, with a 60% artist/40% gallery split. 4. Julie is arranging for a “Virtual Tour” for those not able to view in person. 5. We are in the planning stages for a catalogue, and SDBA will absorb the work for new pictures, formatting etc.

We are excited to return to Front Porch Gallery! SDBA first exhibit at the gallery was a Members Exhibit in 2013. We returned in 2020 with our California Natives exhibit.