COmmunity arts program

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The castro country club arts program

The CCC hosts a gallery that routinely exhibits local artists, both professional and emerging. The goal of the Program is to provide an opportunity for our community and the general public to experience and appreciate various art forms in a safe space that garners recognition and respect for artistic expression

Be a part of the art OR express yourself. We also encourage artists to submit their work to be considered for a gallery showing. Submission guidelines listed here below. Please think about letting your spirit shine and show your work at the CCC.

Exhibition & submission guidelines

The goal of the Castro Country Club Community Arts Program is to exhibit work by local artists, both professional and amateur, in a safe space that garners recognition and respect for artistic expression, and provides an opportunity for our community and the general public to experience, appreciate and understand various art forms.

Exhibition Guidelines

  • All art must be original to the artist, cannot include copyright or trademark content, and shall not contain images or content deemed obscene by the CCC Programs Committee.
  • Artwork will be previewed prior to display by CCC staff and/or Programs Committee member(s).
  • Artwork is ready for display. CCC will provide support and supervision for installing and removing artwork.
  • The CCC cannot store artwork when not on display. The artist is liable for any damages to CCC property that result from installing and removing artwork displayed.
  • The CCC assumes no responsibility for theft, damage or destruction of items on the premises, and does not carry insurance for artwork on display. An inventory of displayed pieces will be confirmed by CCC staff or designee.
  • CCC reserves the right to remove artwork from display at any time. The artist will be provided 24 hour notice if artwork has been taken off display.
  • Artist may request an opening reception; however, any receptions or events must be coordinated with CCC staff and/or Programs Committee member(s).
  • The artist shall use the cards and template provided by CCC for identification of artwork displayed and the artist statement.
  • CCC will be responsible for publicity for the exhibition on their website, social media, and in the email newsletter.
  • Contracts for work sold will be coordinated privately between the artist and CCC.

Submission Guidelines

  1. Provide pictures of representative artwork to the email(s) provided.
  2. Complete a CCC Community Arts Program Contract, including providing a W-9 tax form.

Any concerns about an exhibit should be emailed to Billy Lemon, CCC Executive Director ( These concerns will be shared with Lindsey Tucker, Community Arts Program Co-chair, and Programs Committee members for review.

what people say

Minh, artist

“I wanted to paint portraits of the people in the meetings to show representation of the different types … and how raw and vulnerable we are but how happy we are...”

Randall Mann, award-winning poet/author

“Being sober has been incredibly helpful for me as a creative person.”