Call for Entries: Waterworks

Pacific Art League

668 Ramona Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, August 7, 2012


Notification of juror results: Wednesday, August 15; artists will be notified by email or phone.

Hand delivery of accepted work: Friday & Saturday, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1, 10am - 4pm

Shipment of accepted work: Must be received by Thursday, August 30

First Friday Reception: Friday, September 7, 5:30 - 8pm

Pick up unsold work: Friday & Saturday, September 28 & 29, 10am - 4pm


Submissions by jpeg only

Each jpeg MUST be labeled as follows: Last namefirst nameEntry numberMediumSize in inches (h x w) Example:SmithJane1Watercolor11x18

PAL reserves the right to reject any entry with incorrectly labeled jpegs. Each jpeg should be less than 2MB.


Fill out the submission form; instructions for payment types and procedures are on the form

Exhibition guidelines

-Entries must be executed using water-soluble paint on paper or a paper derivative. Canvas or clay board will not be accepted.
-All work must be original, executed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at Pacific Art League.
-Open to all artists residing in the U.S.
-All work must be ready to hang with proper hanging device
-All work completed within the past 2 years and not previously exhibited at the Pacific Art League
-All work must be for sale; members (above basic membership level) receive 70% on sales; non-member and basic members receive 60%
-Size of work limited to 60” either length or width
-All work must be labeled on the font and back with artist’s name, title, medium, size and price

Entry fee (non-refundable)


$20/1 entry, $35/2, $10/each additional entry


$15/1 entry, $25/2, $5/each additional entry

PaymentPaypal payments preferred. Setting up a Paypal account is free and easy: go to; use for the payment. Please call the office if you wish to pay by credit card; checks should be made out to “Pacific Art League” and sent 668 Ramona St., Palo Alto, CA  94301.

Shipping instructions (for accepted work)

Shipped work must arrive by Thursday, August 30, and MUST contain a prepaid return shipping label and a $15 check to cover unpacking/packing artwork. No peanut chips please.