Call for Entry: Plein Air


Plein Air Call for Entry!

Eligibility: National
State: California
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 4/7/17

Whether it be the mountains or the desert, the ocean or the islands… we are searching for your finest plein air paintings from the past year..we would like to showcase your best atmosphere, your best lighting, your best composition and your favorite subject….
We are committed to cultivating an organic environment, in which artists can thrive, flourish, nurture their skills and share work publicly. It is our mission to provide local and national artists a unique, positive and inspiring place to attend exhibits and / or create freely.

Follow these three simple steps to apply:

1. Register at, Log-in
2. Upload Portfolio
3. Apply to our call by searching Location 1980 Plein Air.     ​​​​​​​



New LOVE TODAY promo


EXHIBITION February 11 – 25 2017

Location 1980 presents Love Today, an exhibition celebrating the force that makes the world go round, featuring more than 30 works of sculpture, painting, photography and textiles, from 29 Southern Californian artists.

What does love look like today? Our exhibition explores the relationships we have with the concept of LOVE within ourselves and the world today. Each artist speaks their response to love through their art, depicting the many diverse forms of love.

Artists exhibiting:

Hugh Schone
Nancy Anderson
Nancy Tabeling
Linda Hicks
Shastin Diaz
Maruja Powys
Kimberly Davis
Sharon Hurd
Autumn Flynn
Darren Stoddart
Sonja Krastman
Kayla Madison
Kate Couch
Sara Haase
Bridget Bourgon
Marla Lombard
Lovetta Reyes-Cairo
Gabby Ray
Maureen Vastardis
Jesse Schissler
Christa Percival
Ruth Geller
Ethan Ramberg
Jesse Fortune
Kate Ryan
Melody Owens
Danielle Cohen
William Wedgeworth aka Spaz
Kid Oni








Call for artists: LOVE TODAY Exhibition​​​​​​​

EXHIBITION February 11 2017 – March 1 2017

Entry deadline:  Monday January 30 2017
LOVE TODAY is an exhibition of art celebrating the force that makes the world go round. You are invited to present works that depict your response to the many forms that love can take.
All mediums are accepted. Work must have been completed within the last 24 months. Work that has been previously displayed at Location 1980 is not eligible. All work must be the original creation of the artist. MORE INFO.
Submit images of work to no later than Monday January 30 2017.

Last Chance for Holiday Show!


7th Annual Holiday Sale Success! Don’t miss the closing reception!


Thank you so much to all who joined us at our $100 or Less Holiday Art SALE on December 3rd! To date over 100 pieces sold from among 25 LOCAL artists.
The gallery and studios are open through this week and into next then we have a closing party on December 22nd 6pm – 10pm so if you did not make it the first time or want to come back then come on by to grab a last minute Christmas present!