Guidelines for Packing and Shipping & Hand delivery drop off:

Accepted work:

Any delivered work different from accepted entries or deemed unsafe for hanging will be excluded from the exhibition



Accepted work: Hand delivered or shipped to:

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
(Name of Exhibition_your last name)
117 N. Sycamore, Santa Ana, CA 92701. USA

*Please read through these links before your pack and ship your artwork

*Packing and Shipping, Artist Blog

*Packing Paintings for Galleries & Shows, By Susan Blackwood
DOC file

Packing/Shipping Specific Types of Artwork
(Canadian Conservation Institute: Making Triwall Containers)
(Golden Paints - Just Paint Issue 11 - transporting acrylic paintings)

Masterpack line of artist packing materials
Unique and Archival Materials for the Packing, Shipping, Storing and Displaying of Fine Art, Artifacts and Antiques.


Packing requirements:

  1. Use Reusable packing materials
  2. Do not use packing peanuts
  3. No framed glass, use plexi
  4. Provide packing instructions, to be able to re-pack your work
  5. Please ship work in sturdy, reusable containers.
  6. Make sure to include prepaid shipping label for return (barcoded label purchased at time of your shipment and included inside your shipped box)*

Shipping Basics (UPS site)

FedEx Video Help Center

UPS Mobile App

*It is your responsibilty to have your work prepaid for return shipping, the gallery cannot front any payment towards shipping. Work left over 10 days will become property of the gallery, and may be discarded.

Shipping Documents with Instructions:

Download UPS Shipping Label with Instructions on how to fill out:


Download Commercial Invoice for International Shipping Only:

Any shipping issues contact us:


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