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Annual Community Art Show
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Each fall, the Palos Verdes Library District holds our Annual Community Art Show, invites local artists, professional and amateurs alike, to submit their artwork to our Annual Community Art Show. This year, we're going virtual for the first time.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, for the first time ever, the Annual Community Art Show will be an online, virtual exhibit. This year's exhibit will not be juried and entry is free.
The 2020 application period will be open October 1-30.
Paper Form (PDF):
|October 1||Applications open, Apply Online|
|October 30th||Applications due by 5:00pm Pacific Time, Apply Online|
|November 2-7||Artists notified which pieces have been selected for the show|
|November 16th||Exhibition open online|
|January 31st||Exhibition closes|
Two submissions per person. Last day to submit entries is October 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm Pacific Time.
Paper forms may be mailed or emailed to:
PVLD Art in Our Library
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Notification of acceptance will be sent out November 2-6, 2020.
Participants must reside in Los Angeles County. Residents of 90274 and 90275 will be given priority consideration.
Participants must be at least 14 years old or older. For artists younger than 14 years old, submit your artwork to Young Artists & Authors at Home. More info: https://www.pvld.org/youngartistsauthors
Works in media that are able to be photographed will be accepted for consideration.
Submitting Entry Images:
Entry images will be used as your art in the virtual exhibition. Tips for photographing artwork are available below.
An image of your entry must be included with your form.
Online form images must be in png, jpg, or jpeg format. Optimum width for images is 1900px and optimum size is 500kb-5mb. Images larger than 5mb will not be accepted and the maximum size for images is 5000x5000px.
For paper/emailed applications, you must include a photo or photocopy of the artwork. This may be printed and attached to the paper application or emailed in the above format.
Tips for photographing artwork:
- 4 steps to photographing your art like a professional from Artwork Archive
- Photographing artwork with your iPhone from Evanston Made
- How to photograph your artwork (for non-photographers) from Art Tutor
Terms and Conditions:
There is no guarantee that entry submissions will be accepted. PVLD reserves the right to use photographic reproductions of works in the exhibition for publicity and other promotional purposes. If necessary, PVLD also reserves the right to change the dates and times of the exhibit.
The 2020 Virtual Community Art Show will be featured using a third party online gallery at www.kunstmatrix.com. Entry submission to this show includes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of KUNSTMATRIX.COM. These terms and conditions are available for viewing at: https://art.kunstmatrix.com/en/info/terms-and-conditions.