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This annual juried exhibit showcases artwork from all over the state of California. MICA strives to highlight artists in all stages of their careers and offers them a chance to compete for a number of awards, including the coveted solo show opportunity. This regional show features artwork from an extensive variety of mediums and explores creative movements happening in California.

Entry Deadline: February 28, 2019

Notification Date: March 21, 2019




Made in California 2018 Award Winners

I have definitely had great exposure thanks to my experience there, including two shows by other curators who visited the space.
— Mimi Haddon
...a beautiful contemporary space with polished floors and clean lines, a dream for any artist to showcase their work. Curator Heather Bowling and her team continue to push the boundaries by mixing unconventional mediums together to put on a great show.
— Rachelle Mendez
Everything from start to finish of Made In California was a great experience, including the layout of the show, catalog production, and reception with charming music and food.
— Vojislav Radovanovic
The juror process is very fair and well-curated with a selection of artistic styles and media types representing contemporary art in California.
— Dennis Johnson
I felt my work was in good hands and the process of submitting work for Made in California and dropping it off was a positive experience. Truly a gem.
— Marina Illum
The gallery is centrally located from the inland empire, orange county and los angeles county so it attracts a large viewing audience.
— r. mike nichols