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Artist Call – THE PASTEL SOCIETY OF THE WEST COAST MEMBERSHIP SHOW

THE 2014 MEMBERSHIP SHOW WILL BE HELD AT THE BLUE LINE ARTS. OUR JUDGE IS: KIM LORDIER PSWC DISTINGUISHED PASTELLIST

Deadline: January 15, 2013

Kim is inspired by the turn of the century Impressionists and Tonalists. Kim paints in the plein air tradition. Fascinated with California’s unique atmospheric qualities, Kim strives to capture the beauty, depth and energy of the land and sea. She is currently a Signature member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters, the Pastel Society of America, a Distinguished Pastellist in the Pastel Society of the West Coast, and Artist Member of the California Art Club. $2,000 dollars worth in prizes up for grabs.

Click here to signup and submit your entry to the call(s) for entry shown above.

Art in Public Places
Blue Line is proud to announce a new ‘Art in Public Places’ program, created to give the Roseville and Sacramento community more exposure to the visual arts. Blue Line has partnered with the Roseville Civic Center, Paramount Equity Mortgage, the Downtown Roseville Library, Peg’s Glorified Ham n’ Eggs Restaurant, and Oracle to provide ongoing art exhibitions featuring established and emerging local artists.

Each venue has varying amounts of artwork they are able to display. Please refer to the following list for the quantity of two-dimensional artworks needed:
*Roseville Civic Center: 20-30 pieces
*Paramount Equity Mortgage: 4-5 pieces
*Downtown Roseville Library: 10-20 pieces
*Peg’s Glorified Ham n’ Eggs Restaurant: 15-20 pieces
*Oracle: 5-10 large pieces

Please note which venue(s) you are applying for in your submission. Click Here for more info on the AIPP locations.

Items for Gift Gallery
We are looking for new items to add to the Gift Gallery at Blue Line. We will consider any handmade jewelry, bath products, journals, greeting cards, children’s toys, or any other handmade items.

Please, no traditional artworks (i.e. paintings or photography).

NOTE: In order to display pieces in the Gift Gallery, you must be a member of Blue Line Arts. Memberships start at $45 a year. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE A MEMBER AT THE POINT OF SUBMITTING PHOTOS OF YOUR ITEMS. IF ACCEPTED, YOU WILL THEN BE ASKED TO BECOME A MEMBER OF BLUE LINE ARTS.

Pieces will be displayed in the Gift Gallery for a maximum period of 6 months.

We aim to sell pieces in the Gift Gallery for $100 and below; most items are priced between $15-$65, with the most popular jewelry items selling from $15-$35.

Online Directory of Artists – exclusively for members!
The Directory of Artists is an exclusive online portfolio listing of Blue Line Arts Artist Members. {For membership info, click here} It was designed as a resource for businesses and the community to learn about our artists and identify artwork for potential exhibition or purchase.

For more information click here.

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