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Artist Call – Art Under $200


Collecting great art doesn’t require a fortune.

The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto invites all artists to submit work for an exhibition of affordable art to be held December 6 – 26, 2013.

Only the first 60 submissions will be guaranteed entry into this show. Register and submit early to secure a spot!

Submit digitally at

Download the prospectus in .pdf format here.

The Pacific Art League will consider all 2-D and 3-D forms of artistic media. The Pacific Art League will not consider film, video and/or installation. All work submitted must be for sale under $200 and limited to 18” (with frame) on longest side.

EXHIBITION DATES: December 6th – 26th, 2013

OPENING RECEPTION: December 6th, 2013

-Open to all artists in the Pacific region
-All work must be original and not previously exhibited at Pacific Art League.
-All work must be ready to hang with proper hanging device.
-All work must be for sale and under $200. Members receive 70% on sales; and non-members receive 60%.
-Size of work is limited to 18” (with frame) on longest side.
-All work must be labeled on the front and back with artist’s name, title, medium, size and price.

Submission Process:
TIFF, BMP, JPG, or PNG images of your artwork must be submitted electronically at All images will be resized to 1920 pixels (on the longest side), so, please no images less than 800 pixels long. A quick tutorial on how to submit is available on the How OJS Works page. Directions on how to photograph your work and properly size images can be found on the Help page. For further assistance with submitting online, please email or call 949.287.8645.

After you have entered your work, continue to checkout to pay for your entries and receive your receipt. Payment through PayPal and credit cards are accepted.

Submission Fee:
Members: $15 for 2 entries. Non-members: $20 for 2 entries. All artists are limited to 2 entries. (Non-refundable)

November 12th, 2013. Only the first 60 works submitted will be accepted. Register early to secure a spot.

Notification of Selections:
November 13th, 2013. Artists will be notified by email and/or telephone.

Hand-delivery of accepted work:
Friday & Saturday, November 29th and 30th, 2013, 10 AM – 4 PM; All work must be hand-delivered to PAL. No shipped artwork will be accepted.

Pick-up unsold work:
Friday & Saturday, December 27th and 28th, 2013, 10 AM – 4 PM

Founded in 1921, the Pacific Art League fosters a community of and for artists—new, emerging and professional. PAL is an inviting place for anyone who wants to create, showcase, and express themselves through art. Our mission is to provide an environment for advancing the expression, appreciation, and enjoyment of the arts.

Mark your calendars!

NOVEMBER 12th: SUBMISSION DEADLINE: All entries with payment must be submitted electronically by 11:59 PM. Any entries without payment will not be guaranteed entry into the show. Only the first 60 works submitted will be accepted.

NOVEMBER 13th: Notification of results

NOVEMBER 29th – 30th: Accepted artwork due, 10 AM – 4 PM

DECEMBER 6th: Opening Reception, 5:30 – 8 PM

DECEMBER 27th – 28th: Pick-up artwork, 10 AM – 4 PM

Deadline: 11-12-2013
Pacific Art League
Palo Alto, CA

Contact Information
Contact: Lauren Karazija
Phone: 650.321.3891

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