Festival FAQ’s


When does Review registration open?

We open registration for the portfolio reviews for 48 hours only. This year the Review registration opens at 9:00am on Thursday, April 18. Spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, with all 65 spaces generally filled in under 48 hours.

What do I get with Review registration?

You will receive a minimum of 8 portfolio review sessions with our 2019 Reviewers and participation in the Open Portfolio Walk on Oct. 17 from 7-10pm. Review attendees can upgrade to a Big Pass at any time. As a participant in the 2019 Review you have access to the Keynote Lecture on Friday, Oct. 18 and all festival lectures on Saturday, Oct. 19.

What is the Big Pass?

The Big Pass offers access to all 2019 Festival events, including the two day portfolio review and our tour of artist studios and exhibition spaces in Tijuana, Mexico on Sunday, Oct. 20. Big Pass holders are also invited to our hosted VIP reception on Friday, Oct. 18 and receive a 15% discount on items for sale at our FLASH! Pop-Up Shop on Thursday night and Saturday from 10am-3pm.