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Lisa McKnett Gallery
Lisa McKnett Galleryâ„¢ Competition

Lisa McKnett Gallery™ Competition



Opening reception
We are proud to announce our first series of oil paintings competitions and shows at Lisa McKnett Gallery in Laguna Hills Mall.

We will have gallery opening and reception with juried-in artwork show on September 23rd, 2017 starting at 5pm. Awards announcement will take place at 6pm, and will be followed by sale of the artwork.

The gallery is located next door to Game Master and near JC Penney.

For information about the gallery please visit our web site

“6x6 Leftovers” – anything you did not sell at any 6 x 6 paintings show,
“California Landmarks,”
“Artist Self-portrait,”
“Boats and Sea”

One year gallery membership is $35. Once you are a member you will be allowed to enter up to five paintings to a show organized by the gallery for only $30 for the first painting and $5 for each additional painting.  All entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.  Acceptance is not guaranteed.

We will direct part of the entry fees paid by the competitors towards awards to the first, second, and third place winners in each category. The first place winner will receive 50%, the second place winner 30%, and the third place winner the remaining 20% of that money.

How to submit
Please make payments and upload photos of your artwork to Online Juried Shows web site at:

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:  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:

Please add and to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.

Please mind the size of the image file. The upload may fail if the image file is too big. It's best to use JPEGs.

Please submit only oil paintings. The paintings should be framed and have a hanging wire. We will accept paintings not smaller than 6” and not bigger than 40” on the larger side. Frame width cannot be more than 4”.

Juried-in notification
You will be notified by email which of the paintings you submitted were juried into the show. Your email will be registered with us when you create your account on the Online Juried Shows web site.

Photos of your juried-in paintings will be automatically submitted to online gallery

How to deliver juried-in paintings
Please deliver your oil paintings in person to the gallery in Laguna Hills Mall or mail them to our PO Box at:
Lisa McKnett Gallery
25401 Alicia Pkwy L, #217
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Delivery timeline
Please deliver your juried-in paintings between August 28th and September 7th.

The exhibition and the sale
We will show as many paintings as we can fit on our walls. We will make sure that at least one of your paintings will be on display. All paintings will be available for sale at our gallery. Reserve paintings will be put on display to immediately replace the paintings that have been sold.

End of the exhibition
The exhibition will last till November 30th. All unsold paintings must be picked up by the artists or returned to them by mail by December 31st. Please use PayPal to cover shipping cost if getting you paintings back by mail.

Show coordinator
Lisa McKnett
Text: (858) 519 – 4079