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Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association
Upon Which We Build

Call for Entry

“Upon Which We Build”

Pacific Grove Art Center

MBPAPA Signature Member Show


Annand Gallery

568 Lighthouse Ave

Pacific Grove, CA 93950


Eligibility:   Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association (MBPAPA) members who hold "signature member" status and who have paid their 2022 dues.  For further information please see our website -  

Theme:  Paintings will be done in plein air with a structural feature such as buildings, or boats.

Paintings’ requirements:


  •   Paintings are to be completed primarily in plein air
  •   They may not have been exhibited in a prior MBPAPA show 
  •   All paintings will be hand delivered to the show, framed and ready to hang with hanging wire.
  •   The paintings’ dimensions cannot be larger than 12x16 inches in height or width unframed 
  •   All paintings must be for sale


Please note: In addition to the usual information on the back of your painting each piece should have a removable label on the Front of each work with title and name of artist. These “stickies” will be removed once the wall labels are up.


Sales:  PG Art Center will receive a 40% commission of sales price on all pieces sold.  So please take that into account when you price your entries.


Image Submission:  This is a juried exhibit.  Each artist may submit a maximum of 3 digital images to ""  for the jury selection process.  The juror will be instructed to only pick a maximum of 2 entries per artist. This way more members have a chance to be in the show. For further information and to pay the $35 jury fee go to "", scroll down to the MBPAPA General Membership Show listing and click "enter this show". If you are reading this on the website, click Enter this show, and log in to begin the entry process.  



Juror:  Ray Roberts





Digital image submission and fees paid on ""  - no later than midnight June 3, 2022   Notification of Acceptance —June 10, 2022


Deliver accepted and framed work to the PG Art Center June 25, 2022 between 12-4pm


Exhibit:  July 1, 2022, to August 25, 2022


Opening reception:  July 1, 2022, 7pm


Pick up Paintings — August 27, 2022  1-4 pm  (same day as the delivery for the General Membership show)


Please note that artwork must remain up for the duration of the exhibit.  No early pickup.


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