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Alcove Books' focus is contemporary art. Our
publications on art and craft of Northern California  were described as “stunning” by the San Francisco Chronicle and “works of art in themselves” by the Sacramento Bee.


Our new annual, The San Francisco Illustration Awards, recognizes top illustrators throughout the United States. It is produced in partnership with Christopher Peterson, former President of
the San Francisco Society of Illustrators.

Jurors are Owen Smith, John Mattos, Robert Hunt, and  Arden Johnson.

submission deadline is extended to February 1st.


The annual American
Art Collector
presents a selection of art and craft. Each edition includes over 280 painters, sculptors, craftspeople, photographers, and printmakers.

 Jurors are California College of the Arts instructor Howard Eige and gallery owner Jan Christensen-Heller. 

The submission deadline is May 1st.