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Southern California Plein Air Painters Association
Spot of Color 2017

Juried Exhibit “Spot Of Color”
April 22 - May 6th
Randy Higbee Gallery, 102 Kalmus, Costa Mesa, CA 92627


Opening Reception Saturday, April 22nd, 5:00 to 8:00 PM, Awards Approximately 6:30 PM Show runs thru May 6th, gallery hours are 11 AM – 5 PM, Wednesday through Sunday Closing Reception Saturday, May 6th, 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Open to all SOCALPAPA members in good standing with membership on SOCALPAPA.com Juror: Anthony Salvo, Award Winning Artist, Mentor, Teacher and Studio 2817 Gallery Owner Show Coordinator: JoAnn Royal - 714-310-2640 - joannroyal@sbcglobal.net

- Entry Deadline Sunday, April 2nd, midnight to onlinedjuriedshows.com
- Juried Notification Sunday, April 9th by email
- DropOff April 13 thru 15th to Higbee Gallery 11AM - 4PM
- PickUP May 9th & 10th from Higbee Gallery 11AM - 4PM

First Place : $300
Second Place: $200
Third Place: $100
Three Honorable Mentions at $50 each.
Artist Choice Award (awarded at Closing Reception)

Original work painted at least 70% EN PLEIN AIR, with completion of only 30% in studio. Landscape, Still Life, Figure (no nudes) & Portrait accepted if painted en plein air (no artificial light or originating from photos).  Subject matter to reflect theme; “Spot Of Color” Entries must not violate copyright laws.

Maximum size canvas/paper 18 x 24” or square inch equivalent and no work priced under $250 Submit JPEG entries via OnlineJuriedShows.com. Artists may submit up to two (2) entries for $35 and two (2) additional entries at $10 each. Maximum entry is four (4) per artist. If juror accepted, your delivered work must be framed, wired and ready to hang. No saw tooth hangers. Paintings will be delivered with artist name, title, medium, size and price on the back of the artwork – upper right corner (using the forms below). Contact JoAnn Royal if shipping paintings for instructions. Although the utmost care will be taken handling artwork, neither SOCALPAPA or Randy Higbee Gallery nor its representatives will be responsible for damage or loss from any cause. Insurance, if desired, is the responsibility of the artist.

Entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.

Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at:  www.OnlineJuriedShows.com/help.aspx.  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:  https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Contact.aspx

Please add Services@OnlineJuriedShows.com and Manager@OnlineJuriedShows.com to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.


All work submitted must be available for sale. All sales will be handled by the Randy Higbee Gallery with 30% commission to the Gallery, 70% to the artist. Checks will be issued soon after the close of the show. Upon entering it is the understanding of the artist that if requested you agree to up to a 15% discount to create a sale. Upon entering it is also the understanding of the artist that you agree that a 15% discount will be offered to any other artist or Higbee employee to create a sale.

Advertising coordinated by Tim Costello, SOCALPAPA Promotion/Marketing Chair. There will be newspaper print ads for the exhibit and Ecards for artists distribution. Budget of $1000 for advertising. OnlineJuriedShows.com will include the exhibit selectees on their DailyBrushwork.com to help create sales. Artists are encouraged to invite Patron guests to both the Opening and Closing Receptions where beverage and food will be served. Artists can also direct patrons to the Higbee Gallery 11am-5pm Wed - Sun. 4/23 thru 5/6.

Artists are encouraged to direct patrons to DailyBrushwork.com for online sales. First time entry artists & veterans, please call JoAnn Royal for assistance and questions 714-310-2640.