(Winged) Lola, Annie Lopez; Cyanotype prints on watercolor paper and tamale wrapper paper, thread, 30" x 30", 2018.

SDA Southwest Regional Exhibition at Tubac Center of the Arts - Call for Entry

All current SDA members in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Southern California, Texas, and Utah are invited to submit work for the juried SDA Southwest Regional Exhibition. The exhibition will be juried by Arizona artist, Annie Lopez.

September 30-November 13, 2022 at
Tubac Center of the Arts
9 Plaza Road, Tubac, AZ 85646


Annie Lopez, has been an active member of the Phoenix, Arizona art scene since 1982, She has consistently created new bodies of narrative work that presents a dialogue about racism, stereotypes, the local art world, personal relationships and family. She is most known for her use of cyanotype, an archival photographic printing process. Her work has been covered by Forbes Magazine and The New York Times. Annie has exhibited her work in numerous venues across the nation, including the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, Shelburne Museum in Vermont, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. @annielopezartist


  • All current SDA members in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Southern California, Texas, and Utah are invited to apply
  • Each artist may enter up to 3 pieces, each completed within the last 24 months
  • Work that has been previously displayed at Tubac Center of the Arts is not eligible
  • All work must be the original creation of the artist

Entry Fee

First entry is $35; each additional entry is $5. Not a member? Join SDA and receive a 10% discount on membership with the code SDAREGIONAL.


All Southwest SDA members are eligible to apply through CaFÉ. The full prospectus and details are available on the CaFE website. Submissions are limited to the first 149 applicants. To learn more about the exhibition and submission process, join Carrie Burckle for a Zoom Q&A session on July 26th at 5 pm PT.


Awards will be selected by juror, Annie Lopez.

  • Best of Show: $500
  • Award of Excellence: $200
  • Award of Merit: $100
  • SDA Award of Excellence: One (1) year free digital SDA membership
  • Two Honorable Mention Awards: $50 each


March, 2022 Call for Entry opens through CaFÉ
August 11, 2022 Call for Entry closes
August 21, 2022 Online Jury Process
Week of August 22, 2022 Notification to artists
Monday, September 26, 2022 Delivery of artwork to Tubac Gallery due
Friday, September 30, 2022 Opening Reception
Monday, November 14, 2022 Artwork Pickup

For questions, contact: repaz@surfacedesign.org