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Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association
Coastal Passions

Call for Entry

“Coastal Passions”

Pacific Grove Art Center

MBPAPA General Membership Show


Gill Gallery

568 Lighthouse Ave

Pacific Grove, CA 93950


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

Theme:  Paintings will be done in plein air of our Central Coast Region

Paintings requirements:


  •   Paintings are to be completed primarily en 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 28 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, click Enter this show and log in to being the entry process.


Juror:  Scott Hamill





Digital image submission and fees paid  on ""  - no later than midnight August 5, 2022   Notification of Acceptance —August 12, 2022


Hand deliver accepted and framed work  to the PG Art Center August 27, 2022 between 1-4pm


Exhibit:  September 2, 2022 to October 27, 2022


Opening reception:  September 2, 2022,  7pm


Pick up Paintings — October 28, 2022  1 -4 pm 


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


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