Calls for Artists

 About Healdsburg Center for the Arts

Nestled in the heart of Sonoma County Wine Country, Healdsburg Center for the Arts (HCA) holds the special distinction of operating the only non-profit organization-run art gallery among the 26 art galleries located in the art, food and wine destination town of Healdsburg, California. With a central downtown location, supported by a vibrant community of art aficionados, a steady, year-around influx of art seekers from the San Francisco Bay Area, and tourists from around the world, Healdsburg Center for the Arts is perfectly poised to bring vibrant and innovative art to the forefront of the wine country scene.

Healdsburg Center for the Arts is located at 130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg, California, 95448. COVID hours of operation are Thursday through Sunday, 11am-3pm. We will be enforcing all COVID protocols.

Calls for Gallery Artists

Healdsburg Center for the Arts is looking for a variety of talented local artists to join our arts center. We are looking to expand the number of gallery artists and create an even more diverse hub for the arts in Healdsburg. We are looking for artists with energy and the desire to support the arts and arts education.  Fiber artists, woodworkers, printmakers, and landscape painting are areas we would particularly like to enrich, as well as three dimensional work. If you would like to become part of our team, please apply online to become a gallery artist. Details and application here:


The Next Generation” asks who is the next generation of artists and how will they shape the new art world? Artists between the ages of 17 and 30 y/o are encouraged to submit their work for consideration by September 25.

2020 marks the 7th year, Healdsburg Center for the Arts has featured artists at the beginning of their career. To date 52 emerging artists have participated.

Submit a sample (5 – 10 images) of your body of work for consideration using EntryThingy (below).

Exhibit Dates: October 10 – November 15, 2020
Entry Deadline: September 25, 2020
No Entry Fee
Selection notification: September 28
Selected Artist Delivery of work: All work must be delivered between October 2 – 4; 11am-3pm, no later than 1pm on Monday, October 5.
Deliver to
Healdsburg Center for the Arts
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg, CA

19th Annual Holiday Gift Market

Each holiday season, Healdsburg Center for the Arts searches for a bounty of artist made goods. The Gift Market offers an opportunity for artists to share their work with the community, providing original, hand-crafted creations for people to share and enjoy. Visitors and locals come to HCA during the holiday season looking for unique gifts. Please join us and enrich our show with your creative artistry! This year’s Gift gallery will be featured at HCA and on line.
We are looking for: Books, Cards, Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing, Games, Glass, Gloves, Hats, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Scarves, Sculpture, Textiles, and Wood items that will make great gifts.
Holiday Gift Gallery: 21 November – 30 December, 2020
Entry deadline: 1 November 2020
Be prepared to refresh your inventory! HCA retains 40% of the retail price on all sales.
Application Fee: HCA member entry fee is $20; non-members is $30. All applications must be made through Entry Thingy. You may submit between 5 and 10 images representative of your work.

Entry Thingy Hints: Minimum width of each image = 150px
Size range of each image 400kb to 4mb. Do not pay your fee until you have uploaded all of your images
Once you pay your application fee, your work will be submitted.

If you have questions please contact:, with Holiday Market in the subject line.

Here’s how to apply:


IMAGE UPLOAD: Minimum size 400kb Maximum Size 4mb; minimum width 150 pixels