Call to Artists for FIGUR...


Regional Competition & Exhibition

Open to all artists residing in the pacific region

Exhibition Dates
AUGUST 2 - 29, 2013

Opening Reception
“First Friday,” AUGUST 2, 2013, 5:30 – 8pm

Submission Deadline


1st: $250 2nd: $125 3rd: $75 3 Honorable Mentions

Submission deadline: Thursday, July 11
Notification of juror results: Wednesday, July 17; artists will be notified by email or phone.
Hand delivery of accepted work: Friday & Saturday,
July 26 & 27, 10am - 4pm. All work must be hand delivered to the Pacific Art League. No shipped art will be accepted.
First Friday Reception: Friday, August 2, 5:30 - 8pm
Pick up unsold work: Friday & Saturday, August 30 & 31, 10am - 4pm

Submission Process Process (New!)
Submit your entry online at Online Juried Shows, at this location: A quick tutorial on how to is available on the How this Works page. For best results, please submit jpg images which are 1920 pixels @ 72 dpi on the longest side. However, you may also submit TIFF, BMP or PNG images, and they may be larger or smaller than the suggested dimension. Note that all images will be resized to 1920 pixels (longest side), so please no images less than 800 pixels long. Directions on how to photograph your work and properly size images can be found on the Help page. If you need further assistance entering your images or are unable to do so, please contact or call (949) 287-8645.

Payment (New!)
After you have entered all your work, continue to checkout at to pay for your entries and receive your receipt. Payment through PayPal and credit cards are accepted. If you are a member and would like to take advantage of the free entry entitled to you once a year, please contact Lauren via email at or call 650.321.3891 for more information before submitting.

Exhibition guidelines
- Open to all artists residing in the Pacific Region
- All media except film, video, or installation
- All work must be original and not previously exhibited at Pacific Art League.
- All 2-D work must be ready to hang with proper hanging device.
- 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 40” either length or width, including frame
- All work must be labeled on the front and back with artist’s name, title, medium, size and price.

Entry fee (non-refundable)

Members $25 for 2 entries, $5 for each additional entry

Non-members $35 for 2 entries, $10 for each additional entry

Ric Ambrose, executive director at the Richmond Art Center, has over 20 years of experience in the museum world as a curator and director. He has curated at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in West Virginia, served as the program director for exhibitions at the Fresno Metropolitan Museum, and, most recently, was executive director at the Pacific Art League of Palo Alto. Additionally, Ric is a well-known artist represented by the Hespe Gallery in San Francisco. His work has been featured in museums across the United States, including the Coos Bay Art Museum (Coos Bay, OR), the Boulder Center for Visual Arts (Boulder, CO), University of Wyoming Art Museum, Yellowstone Art Center (Billings, MT), Alexandria Museum (Alexandria, LA), Denver Art Museum (Denver, CO), Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities (Arvada, CO), and the Colorado Gallery of the Arts (Littleton, CO).

News Release Contact Information: 
Pacific Art League 
Figures & Faces 
227 Forest Avenue 
Palo Alto, CA 94301 
Pen and Ink
Color Pencil
Traditional Photography
Digital Photography
New Media
Digital Art
Printmaking (hand pulled)