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Pacific Art League
Pacific Art League's Water Media on Paper



Open to artists in the Pacific region working in water soluble media: watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache and egg tempera on paper. Canvas is not accepted.

Exhibition Dates
SEPTEMBER 6th – 26th, 2013

Opening Reception
“First Friday,” SEPTEMBER 6th, 2013, 5:30 – 8 PM

Submission Deadline
Thursday, AUGUST 8th, 2013

1st: $250
2nd: $125
3rd: $75
3 Honorable Mentions

Ronald Pratt

Submission deadline: Thursday, AUGUST 8th, 2013
Hand delivery of work: Friday & Saturday, AUGUST 30th – 31st, 10 AM – 4 PM
First Friday Reception: “First Friday,” SEPTEMBER 6th, 2013, 5:30 – 8 PM
Pick up unsold work: Friday & Saturday, SEPTEMBER 27th – 28th, 10am - 4pm

Submission Process (New!)
Images must be submitted online at A quick tutorial on how to use is available on the How this Works page.
For best results, please submit jpg images which are 1920 pixels @ 72 dpi on the longest side. They may be larger or smaller than the suggested dimension. Note that all images will be resized to 1920 pixels (longest side), so please no images less than 800 pixels long. Directions on how to photograph your work and properly size images can be found on the
Help page.
If you need further assistance entering your images or are unable to do so, please contact or call (949) 287-8645.

Payment (New!)
After you have entered all your work, continue to checkout at to pay for your entries and receive your receipt. Payment through PayPal and credit cards are accepted.
If you are a member and would like to take advantage of the free entry entitled to you once a year, please contact Lauren via email at or call (650) 321 – 3891 for more information before submitting!

Notification of Selections
Wednesday, AUGUST 14th, 2013
Artists will be notified by email and/or phone.

Hand Delivery of Accepted Work
Friday & Saturday, AUGUST 30th – 31st, 10 AM – 4 PM
All work must be hand delivered to the Pacific Art League of Palo Alto. No shipped art will be accepted.

Pick-up Unsold Work
Friday & Saturday, SEPTEMBER 27th – 28th, 10am - 4pm

Exhibition Guidelines
- Open to all artists in the Pacific region
- Only water soluble media, watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache, and egg tempera accepted. Canvas is not accepted.
- All work must be original and not previously exhibited at Pacific Art League.
- All work must be ready to hang with proper hanging device.
- All work must be for sale; members (above basic membership level) receive 70% on sales; basic members receive 60%.
- Size of work limited to 40” either length or width, including frame
- All work must be labeled on the front and back with artist’s name, title, medium, size and price.

Entry Fee (non-refundable)
Members: $25 for 2 entries, $5 for each additional entry
Non-members: $35 for 2 entries, $10 for each additional entry

Ronald Pratt has been a watercolor artist for over 35 years and an instructor in watercolor technique for over 20 years. He is an associate member of the National Watercolor Society, California Watercolor Association and member of several San Francisco Bay Area art groups. His award-winning paintings are displayed throughout California and included in private collections around the world. His published works include Watercolor: Seasons (Walter Foster, 2012) and The Art of Watercolor Painting (Walter Foster, 2013).


Pacific Art League, 227 Forest Ave., Palo Alto, CA  94301
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