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Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association
Windows to the Bay

Call for Entry 

"Windows to the Bay" 

Pacific Grove Art Center 

MBPAPA General Member Show 

Gill Gallery
568 Lighthouse Ave 

Pacific Grove, CA 93950 


Eligibility: Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association (MBPAPA) members who have paid their 2021 dues. For further information please see our website - 

Theme: With the Pandemic windows and looking through them out at the world has taken on a special meaning. Let’s focus on all the gorgeous vistas people could see in this area by painting them. 

Paintings requirements: 

  • Paintings are to be completed primarily en plein air or be plein air inspired studio pieces 
  • They may not have been exhibited in a prior MBPAPA show
  • All paintings will be delivered to the show framed and ready to hang -- including hanging wire.
  • The paintings’ dimensions cannot be larger than 24 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. However 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. For further information and to pay the $35 jury fee go to "", scroll down to the MBPAPA General Membership Show listing and click "enter this show". 

Juror: Mark Farina 


Digital image submission and fees paid on "" - no later than midnight August 13, 2021 

Notification of Acceptance —Aug.24th, 2021 

Deliver accepted and framed work to the PG Art Center Aug.28th 2021between 1-4pm 

Exhibit September 3, 2021 to October 28th, 2021 

Opening reception -- Obviously we are not yet sure how the reception will be handled at this time. You will get more information in the acceptance letters. 

Pick up Paintings Oct.29th, 2021 12 - 4 pm 

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

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