Pacific Art League

A passion for art and community since 1921



November 3-23 | Photography Exhibition
Submissions deadline: October 18, 2017

This November Pacific Art League will be presenting a collection of works dedicated solely to the exploration of photographic arts. Welcoming photographers of all levels, we want to see how you create compelling images reflecting all aspects of life. Whether it be abstract or representational, nature or urban, timeworn or new, personal or ordinary. The gallery encourages submissions in all photographic processes in color and black and white.

Award Judge: Emmy nominated Andrew Wegst, International Photographer

Opening Reception: November 3rd
Selection Notification Date: October 19th
Drop off: October 27th & 28th
Pick up: November 27th & 28th

December 1-22 | Holiday Art Market
Submissions deadline: November 2, 2017

Take part in PAL’s Holiday Art Market! To apply, submit works priced between $25 and $500. All fine art media including ceramics and glass are encouraged to apply. Artists who are selected will be on display and may be asked to bring in additional work as pieces sell. PAL will be open on select weekends and extended holiday hours!

Award Judge: Sheryl Nonnenberg

Sheryl Nonnenberg is an art researcher/writer who has lived and worked on the Peninsula for over 30 years.  She holds degrees in art history and museum education from Northeastern University, George Washington University and a Master of Liberal Arts from Stanford.  She has worked for private art collector Chara Schreyer for 17 years.  Previously, she was employed by the Anderson Collection as a curator.  She was also the Cultural Arts Supervisor for the City of Sunnyvale, where she oversaw two municipal art galleries.

Sheryl writes about the visual arts for regional and national publications, including the Palo Alto Weekly, Silicon Valley Magazine and Fine Arts Connoisseur.

Opening Reception: December 1st
Submission Deadline: November 2nd
Selection Notification Date: November 9th
Drop off: Monday & Tuesday, November 27th & 28th
Pick up: Tuesday & Wednesday, January 2nd & 3rd

Questions? Contact PAL Gallery Manager, Devan John, at