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Artist Call- 83rd Annual Statewide Landscape Exhibit, “Incredible Places”

Exhibit: June 1 – 30, 2013

Contemporary Landscape Painters of California

The first Santa Cruz Art League Statewide Exhibition was held in 1928. This year, as a celebration of the 83rd Annual Statewide Exhibition, this competition and exhibition will revisit the high standards for acceptance, which made this annual Landscape Show one of California’s premier art events.

Michael Zakian, PhD, is our 83rd Annual Statewide Landscape Exhibit juror. Michael is an art historian, curator, and museum director who has an equal interest in modern art and the realist tradition. He has been the director of the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art since 1995.

Open to California residents. Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel and Mixed Media art will be accepted. The Santa Cruz Art League reserves the right to decline or remove any work that does not conform to the agreement.

The Annual Statewide Exhibit is an opportunity for artists from all areas of California to show their newest landscapes.

Entry fee: $45 Non-member / $35 Members for up to 3 entries/jpegs. Entry fees are non-refundable. New members are welcome to join by going to and signing up.

Rules of Entry
All work must be original and executed by the exhibiting artist within the last three years. Jurying will be by digital images with a maximum of 3 entries/ per artist. Work is to be installation-ready with necessary framing and mountings. No unprotected glass edges. Work requiring special handling is to be installed and removed by the artist. The specific work accepted for entry is to be available for the exhibit. No work may be substituted or exchanged for any reason.

Digital Entries
An entry is one individual artwork. Each artist may submit up to 3 digital/jpeg entries. You can enter your images online at: (Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at: For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @72 dpi on the longest side. Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space. If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please contact or call 949-287-8645.

Sales / Insurance / Shipping
All work must be for sale. Artists agrees to donate 45% of any sale of work to SCAL or 30% of sale if artist is a SCAL Member. Artist will be paid three weeks from end of show. SCAL insures work only after installation. Maximum insured value $1000 regardless of price. Shipped entries must have return shipping prepaid and prearranged.

The Juror will grant a “Best of Show” $1,000 award, plus 1st Place – $500, 2nd Place – $300, 3rd Place – $200.

Enter our show at:

Deadline: 03-31-2013
Santa Cruz Art League
526 Broadway
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact: Cindy Liebenthal
Phone: 831.426.5787

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