NCA Aspiring Artist Debut 2017

A free art exhibit open to new artists who have never shown in a juried exhibition. This annual art show is sponsored by Northern California Arts, Inc., located at Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330B Gibbons Drive, Carmichael, CA 95608.

All media accepted, drawing, mixed media, oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography, and sculpture. Open to artists high school age through adult.


Show dates are January 31-February 19, 2017. Gallery is open Tuesday 11am-7pm, Wednesday-Friday 11am-3pm. Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm


Second Saturday Reception, February 11, 5:30 to 8:30pm.


Award Presentations and Artist Reception Sunday, February 19, 3-5pm.


Aspiring Artists Debut, Judged by Carol Ross, NCA Master Painter



Best of Show

            Yan Liu, "Hodigan's Halloween"


First Place

         Clio Smith, "My Grandpa Adolph"


Second Place

         Jacqueline Tsang, "Sarah a L'hotel du Crillon"


Third Place

         Wendy Stevens, "Red Truck"


Judge's Choice Excellence Award

         Parisa Jeyhoun, "Trapped in the Echo of Darkness"


Excellence Award

         Priyanka Kumari, "Krishna in Madhubani Style"

         Evlynn Pearce, "Cache Valley"

         Brandon Schaefer, "Giant Sequoia in Snow"

         Kristen Truesdail, "Autumn River"


Merit Award

         Angela Cleavenger, "Images"

         Nancy Compton, "Surf's Up"

         Sara Kitchens, "Gentle Giant"

         Miguel Miranda, "Face of Creation"