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Los Gatos Art Association
2019 Fall Members' Juried Show


The Los Gatos Art Association

Presents the

2019 Fall Members’ Juried Show

At Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030

Show Dates: October 11 – December 9, 2019

Entry Deadline: Tuesday, September 10, 2019


About the LGAA

The Los Gatos Art Association (LGAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enrichment and support of the arts community. Meetings with demonstrations by well-known artists are held the 2nd Sunday afternoon of each month at Congregation Shir Hadash in Los Gatos, Ca. They are free and open to the public. Not a current member and want to join? You can do so easily online at


Juror: Kim Lordier

Kim Lordier is a distinguished plein air pastel landscape artist whose work is exhibited in prestigious art galleries in the western United States and in private collections and art museums throughout the country. Her work has been showcased on the cover of Art of the West, Southwest Art, The Pastel Journal, PleinAir Magazine, and Fine Art Connoisseur. Kim has received recognition for her landscapes at major plein air events, international magazine competitions, national pastel society shows, and museum exhibitions. Kim is a Signature Member of the California Art Club, the Pastel Society of America, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and is a Distinguished Pastel Artist of the Pastel Society of the West Coast. Visit her website for more information.


CALL FOR ENTRIES - Submissions begin Wednesday, August 14

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Artwork will be juried through Online Juried Shows.

Submit digital images (jpgs) to



Anyone may enter who is 18 years of age or older and a current member of LGAA.


Show Description and Parameters

All mediums in 2D and 3D are accepted. All art must be original in concept, done in the last two years, and not shown in a previous LGAA show.  Not accepted are wearable art or jewelry, functional ceramics, crafts, installations, video/films, or art based on copyright-protected sources used without permission. This is a family-friendly show, so please no nudes or adult themes such as war, violence, etc. Accepted art must remain at the show the entire duration. No early art removal, even if the art is sold. The juror may choose up to two entries per artist.


Entry Fees (Non-refundable)

$35 first entry, $15 per additional entry - MAXIMUM is 6 entries Total.



Awards total $900.

Best in Show - $300, First Place - $200,  Second Place - $150,  Third Place - $100,  People's Choice* - $100,  Honorable Mentions at the discretion of the Juror, Bonus for multiple entries**


*People's Choice award is voted by ballot by anyone attending the show until November 23. The award is announced at the December 1st Holiday Party.

**Those who enter two or more art pieces will be included in a raffle for a gift certificate from University Art in the amount of $50. The raffle is held at the December 1st Holiday Party.


2D Artwork Requirements

Minimum size - 8” x 8” (without frame and mat), Maximum size - 40” in any direction (including frame). Maximum weight - 20 lbs.

Accepted 2D artwork must be adequately framed, wired, and ready for hanging. Wire MUST be in good condition, and taut. D-rings only – no protruding eye hooks or saw tooth hangers. No framing with pressure spring clips used for attaching the hanging wire. Canvas edges clean, or painted, with no visible staples. Plexiglass glazing is preferred. Artist is responsible for any damage resulting from glass glazing material. Unconnected wall-hanging pieces will not be accepted as a single entry.

NOTE: if you are entering a piece over 10 lbs., please inform Jane Loomis, the Show Coordinator by email at  


3D Artwork Requirements

Maximum size - 3’x3’x8’ feet (72 cubic feet) including pedestal, Maximum weight - 75 lbs. 

The piece MUST be self-contained. Artist to provide pedestal. 


Submission Requirements

All artwork submissions must be in digital format only using the online site Each artist may submit a maximum of six (6) artworks. Images must be in .JPG format, at least 1920 dpi on the longest side, with a resolution of 72 dpi. Images of 2D art must not include the frame. Help on how to photograph your work will be provided by Online Juried Shows, the online jury site.



The JCC handles all sales, retains a 20% commission on all sold work, and adds sales tax. The retail price printed in the program will be the same price entered online. Consider factoring in the 20% commission before you enter your asking price!  Your art DOES NOT have to be for sale. 



Notification of whether or not your work was accepted is sent by email on Wednesday, September 18. If you do not receive notification within a day, please email the show coordinator, Jane Loomis, at


Changes from last year: 

Entries by Online Jury System 

One-hour art delivery and pick-up time windows

People’s Choice voting time extended – Anyone who attends the show may vote by ballot until November 23. A locked ballot box will remain on a table at the JCC until then. The winners will be announced at the December 1st Holiday Party. 

Entry Fee is $35 for the 1st entry, $15 per additional entry up to 6 total.

Minimum size of accepted 2D art is 8” x 8” without the mat and frame.


Key Dates:

Wednesday, August 14 Submissions begin at

Wednesday, September 4 Entry deadline

Wednesday, September 18 Artist notifications  

Thursday, October 10 Deliver Art 11 am - Noon

Sunday, October 20 Reception, Awards 4 - 6 pm

Monday, December 9 Last day of show

Tuesday, December 10 Pickup Art 11 am – Noon



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