Pacific Art League

A passion for art and community since 1921

CALL TO ARTISTS

The Pacific Art League organizes monthly thematic exhibitions to promote artistic excellence and showcase some of the exceptional work by PAL members and artists throughout the region. Our gallery is located in the vibrant heart of Palo Alto, surrounded by restaurants, shops and tech startups. In addition, PAL encourages art sales and provides cash awards for juried exhibitions. See bottom of the page for FAQ.

Michael Azgour

Michael Azgour

JULY 2019 - ARCHITECTURE

This July 2019, Pacific Art League presents a collection of works dedicated to the exploration of Architecture. PAL invites artists of all levels in all media (limits on video and installation) to submit artworks capturing or depicting architecture, both real or imagined.  This July exhibition runs concurrently with the Drawing exhibition (see below).

EXHIBITION DATES 
July 12 - August 7, 2019 ( Opening Reception, Friday July 12 from 5:30-8pm)

JUROR
Michael Azgour, artist and Stanford adjunct lecturer, Architectural Design (2010-Present); www.azgour.com

SUBMISSION DETAILS:

  • Submission deadline: Thursday, June 13, 2019

  • Selection notification: Wednesday, June 19 by email

  • Art intake: Thursday, June 27th or Friday, June 28th (10am-4pm) ONLY

  • Art pick up: Thursday, August 8th or Friday, August 9th (10am-4pm) ONLY.


Eric Saint Georges

Eric Saint Georges

JULY 2019 - DRAWING

In July 2018, Pacific Art League presents a collection of works dedicated to the exploration of Drawing. PAL invites artists of all levels in the medium of graphite, charcoal, etc. (limits on video and installation) to submit artworks communicated in the style of Drawing. This July exhibition runs concurrently with the Architecture exhibition (see above).

EXHIBITION DATES 
June 7 - 27, 2019 (First Friday Opening Reception, June 7 from 5:30-8pm)

JUROR
To be announced

SUBMISSION DETAILS:

  • Submission deadline: Thursday, June 13, 2019

  • Selection notification: Wednesday, June 19 by email

  • Art intake: Thursday, June 27th or Friday, June 28th (10am-4pm) ONLY

  • Art pick up: Thursday, August 8th or Friday, August 9th (10am-4pm) ONLY


ART SUBMISSION FAQ

  • How to submit: All entries are submitted digitally through our website via www.submittable.com.

  • Instructions on how to use Submittable: Click HERE for instructions on how to submit. For any technical questions, please contact the Gallery Manager, Donny Foley at donny@pacificartleague.org

  • Art delivery:  If accepted, all art must be hand-delivered to the Pacific Art League. No shipped work will be accepted. Please read the entire prospectus carefully before applying.

  • Please contact Donny Foley, Gallery Manager at donny@pacificartleague.org with any questions relating to submissions, opportunities for artists, exhibition, sales, or gallery rental

  • Sales commission: Share of sales price for PAL members = 60%; Share of sales price non-members = 50% 

  • Awards:

    · 1st: $125

    · 2nd: $75

    · 3rd: $50

    · Three honorable mentions

  • General exhibition guidelines:

    · All work must be original and not previously exhibited at PAL

    · All 2D work must be ready to hang on a wire.

    · All 2D work must be framed or on gallery -wrapped canvas with finished edges.

    · Size of work is limited to 40” wide by 50” tall, including frame (contact below for inquiry) 

    · All work must be labeled on the front with title and artist’s name. 

    · Please contact the gallery manager if you have questions on pricing.