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Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association

Call for Entry


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 2023 dues.  For further information please see our website -   

Theme:  Paintings will be done in plein air with at least 80% completed on site.  Scenes may be anywhere in California.

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 28 inches in height  

        or width unframed 


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. To enter and to pay the $35 jury fee, log in and click Enter This Show.


Image files must be jpg and under 4 mb. For help with your entries, contact or 888-666-1351


Juror and Judge:  Maura Carta





Digital image submission and fees paid  on ""  - no later than midnight August 2, 2023   Notification of Acceptance —August 11, 2023


Hand deliver accepted and framed work  to the PG Art Center August 26, 2023 between 1-4pm


Exhibit:  September 1, 2023 to October 26, 2023


Opening reception:  September 1, 2023,  7pm


Pick up Paintings — October 27, 2023  1 -4 pm 


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


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