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CALL FOR ART - Wish You Were Here: The Postcard Show

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Friday, 1 May 2020 to Thursday, 28 May 2020
Opening: 
Friday, 1 May 2020 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Postcard

In 1921 when the Pacific Art League was first formed, our Mission Statement was to ‘encourage friendship among artists”. Now almost 100 years later, in May of 2020,  PAL will once again be all about promoting friendship and connections between creatives. What better way to stay connected than through POSTCARDS!! For this open and unjuried exhibition we will ask artists to create artwork - framed or unframed - that is 4 x 6”. Any medium and any subject matter will be allowed as long as the artwork strictly fits a 4 x 6” format. Of course, themes including “wish you were here…” or “from the great state of…” will be most appreciated and humor will be considered an asset.

This show will be a great opportunity for emerging artists to exhibit along-side well known and established artists. It is also a great chance for artists outside California to exhibit their work to a new audience.  Artists can submit up to 15 postcards to this exciting show. This is the perfect time to start that limited edition series you’ve been wanting to start for the past few years.

EXHIBITION DATES 

May 1st – May 28th

ELIGIBILITY

Open to both PAL members and non-members in all mediums (except video)

ENTRY FEE

Members: $20 and $5 each additional submission
Non-Members: $30 and $5 each additional submission
(Limit to 15 submissions total)

SUBMISSION PROCESS

Directions to submit are at the bottom of this page

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Thursday April 2nd, 2020

SELECTION NOTIFICATION DATE 

Thursday April 9th, 2020

OPENING RECEPTION

First Friday, May 1st, 2020 from 5:30pm-8:00pm

ART INTAKE

Accepted works must be hand delivered to PAL on Thursday, April 23rd or Friday April 24th (10am-4pm) ONLY. If you are sending your work through post, please send them to:

Pacific Art League
Gallery Manager
668 Ramona Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Please provide a prepaid return label for any unsold works.

ART PICK UP

Exhibited works must be picked up at PAL at the end of the exhibit on Thursday, May 28th or Friday May 29th (10am-4pm) ONLY.

SALES COMMISSION

Share of sales price for members = 60% (in favor of the artist). Share of sales price non-members = 50% (in favor of the artist)

JUDGE

All artwork submitted will be accepted unless the subject matter is deemed inappropriate.

EXHIBITION GUIDELINES

All work must be original and not previously exhibited at PAL

All work must be ready to hang

Size of work is limited to 4” by 6”, including frame. No exceptions. Anything larger or smaller (even by an inch) will not be exhibited and returned at the cost of the artist.

All work must be labeled on the back with Name, Price, and Medium

Please contact the gallery manager if you have questions

Telephone: 
(650) 321-3891

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668 Ramona Street

Palo Alto, CA 94301

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