Call for Art


The mission of Gallery at La Casa Azul Bookstore is to cultivate a space that promotes art, artists, and programming that centers on community, culture, and Latino literature.  We also strive to support the  artist community by providing programing that focuses on  critical dialogue and capacity building through our artist development workshops.

We are currently accepting the following:<strong “mso-bidi-font-weight:=”” normal”=””> Independent Proposals

Please submit via email all of the following documents by attachment to:
Please do not drop off submission materials in-store. Proposals will only be considered through email. Use the Subject Line: <em “mso-bidi-font-style:=”” normal”=””>2014 ARTIST SUBMISSION / (artist name) with the following attachments:
·         Completed Exhibit Submission Form
·         Artist Resume
·         Images in single PDF document including size and name for each piece
·         Contact information, including link to website

Artist may submit anywhere from 1-8 pieces for group show, and up to 8 -15 pieces for solo shows. Please note that art from some submissions may be rejected while others accepted.

In order for submission to be complete, artist must also submit a $10.00 application fee payable to La Casa Azul Bookstore online through Pay Pal account.
Go to -> -> click on SEND -> Enter the bookstore phone number: 212 426 2626 & $10 -> Pay
Submission will not be considered until funds are received. 

For information on image specifications, space, eligibility and terms, please download the Independent Proposals submission form:

Download File

Artist will be informed if their work has been chosen for an exhibit in 6-8 weeks of their submission.
Artists who are not currently selected may be kept in files for consideration in future shows.

Please do not call La Casa Azul Bookstore for inquiries.
Please do not drop off applications at La Casa Azul Bookstore.
All submissions and inquiries should be sent to
Deadline to submit proposals is: 
Sunday July 20, 2014 –  9:00pm