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Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association
Light and Shadow

Call for Entry

“Light and Shadow”

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 2023 dues.  For further information please see our website - Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association Fine Art (  

Theme:  Paintings will be done in plein with at least 80% completed on site of the painting.  Location is open to anywhere in the world that highlights the use of light and shadow. 

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 are for sale
  • Image files must be jpg and under 4 mb


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. Click Enter this Show and login to begin the entry process and pay your $35 entry fee. For help with your entries contact or 888-666-1351



Juror/judge:  Carol Tarzier





Digital image submission and fees paid on ""  - no later than midnight June 8, 2023.  Notification of Acceptance —June 16, 2023


Deliver accepted and framed work to the PG Art Center July 1, 2023 between 1-4pm


Exhibit:  July 7, 2023, to August 24, 2023


Opening reception:  July 7, 2023, 7pm


Pick up Paintings — August 26, 2023  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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