Annual Community Art Show
Each fall, the Palos Verdes Library District holds our Annual Community Art Show, inviting local artists, professional and amateurs alike, to participate. This year, we're excited to host the Community Art Show at the Peninsula Center Library as our first in-person event since March 2020.
Typically featuring almost 100 artists from around the Peninsula and the larger Los Angeles community, our Community Art Shows include artists of all backgrounds and experience levels. Pieces include many media forms such as photography, painting, collage, and sculpture.
The application period for the 2021 Community Art Show has now closed. Notifications of accepted pieces will be sent to artists via email October 11-15.
Calendar and entry guidelines are available below.
|September 1||Applications open|
|September 30||Applications due by 5:00pm Pacific Time (extended from Sept. 25th)|
|October 11-15||Artists notified which pieces have been selected for the show|
|November 10||Show opens|
|December 31||Show Closes|
|January 5 - 12||Artists pick up pieces|
Submitting Entry Images
Students Grades 9-12: $5 per entry. Participants may submit up to 3 entries.
Payment made be made online with online application. Link will be sent within 3 days of submission.
Artwork Drop-off: Each accepted work must be hand delivered and properly prepared for hanging or display. The artist is responsible for drop-off and pick-up. Artwork drop-off and pick-up is during specified times only or with prior arrangement. No shipped pieces will be accepted.
Art Preparation: Artwork not ready to hang upon delivery will not be accepted. Art should be properly framed, and/or finished on all edges and include wire for hanging. If not framed, textiles and quilts must supply hardware for display. Heavy or over-sized work, 60 lbs or over 72" in any direction will not be accepted due to space limitations. All work must be labeled with artist's contact information.
Liability and Conditions