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Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association
Art needs no Translation- Only Interpretation



Call for Entry

Art needs no Translation- Only Interpretation

 

Natividad Medical Center

1441 Constitution Blvd.

Salinas, CA 93906

 

Exhibit Description:  This exhibition is a joint project of MBPAPA and the Natividad Medical Foundation.

 

The Paintings ' subjects are open to the interpretation of the artist. Still life, landscapes and  seascapes are all possible as long as they are plein air work or plein air inspired studio work.

 

There is no size limit, but all paintings must be properly framed without hanging wire since the exhibition will be hung with locking devices. Canvas wrap is not accepted. All submitted photos of the paintings must be a true representation of the artwork.

           

 

Eligibility:  MBPAPA members who have paid their 2018 dues. 

 

Image Submission:  This is a juried exhibit.  Each artist may submit a maximum of three digital images for jurying.  MBPAPA members will submit digital images of their works to "onlinejuriedshows.com" for the jury selection process.  For further information on submitting images and to pay  $35 jury fee go to – "onlinejuriedshows.com", scroll down to the MBPAPA Natividad exhibit listing and click "enter this show".  All paintings must be for sale, with 70%of the sales revenue going to the artist and 30% going to Natividad Medical Foundation. The final number of paintings in the show will be 55.

 

Location:  This exhibit will be hosted by Natividad Medical Foundation and will be hung on the second floor of Natividad Medical Center, near the Foundation offices.  The show  will hang for approximately one year.

 

Calendar: 

Submission of digital images to "onlinejuriedshows.com"  -- Jan23rd  through  March 2nd. No entries will be accepted after midnight March 2nd, 2018.

 

Notification of acceptance  ---  Mar 8th,  2018

 

Delivery of  accepted paintings to Natividad Medical Foundation  --- March 16th,2018 from 10am to 2pm at the Foundation office, 1331 Constitution Blvd. Salinas, CA, 93906,  Building 3, second floor

 

Reception –  Natividad Medical foundation will host a casual art walk with music and food   Thursday, April 12th 2018  from 5-7.30 PM at Natividad Medical Center.   MBPAPA exhibit winners' certificates  will be handed out during this  reception.

 

Show start date – April 2nd 2018 ( pictures available on Natividad Medical foundation website

When a juried in painting sells, the artist will be notified by the Foundation and asked to replace it with another painting of the same size.

 

Close of show -- Early 2019  

 

Juror is Carol Tarzier (www.tarzier.com)