national juried exhibition
DEADLINE: July 15, 2013
Exhibition Dates: August 2 – 23, 2013
Opening Reception: August 2, 2013
About the Theme: When you paint or draw outside the light changes, the wind changes, the sounds change, people sometimes give you their opinion, and insects buzz about, but what comes across in the painting or drawing is something immediate and rich. For this exhibition we are seeking art that was painted or drawn en plein air.
Entry Requirements for this Exhibtion: All painting or drawing media will be considered. Work must have been created from direct observation, not from a photographic source. Art must not be larger than 36” in any dimension. Art must be framed or wired for hanging.
Selection process: Art will be reviewed by Gallery Owners: Liz Afif and James Fisher. Artists will be notified as to whether or not submitted work was accepted by email (estimated notification date July 21, 2013)
People’s Choice Award: The People’s Choice Award will be chosen by attendees at the opening reception by secret ballot. The winner will receive $100 and a ribbon of distinction.
Entry Fee: $25 for 1 – 4 entries ($5 each additional entry) email entries will be billed by paypal or may be paid for below. Postal and Hand Delivered entries may be paid for by check or paypal if specified. Please make checks payable to LIZ AFIF.
Submission Format: Art will be juried by jpgs. Each image must be no larger than 5 MB. The recommended size is 10” in the longest dimension 300dpi. Please save your jpgs as your name (first and last) followed by the entry number. For example: fridakahlo1.jpg Please use “Plein Air” and your last name as the subject of your email. Please Email to
Drop off of Accepted work: Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 12 – 5pm
Pick up of unsold work: Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 12 – 5pm.
Shipping: Art must be received by July 30, 2013. Prepaid return shipping label must be provided.
Please email or mail the following to Liz Afif Gallery
53 N. 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
EMAIL SUBJECT: PLEIN AIR and your full name
City: State: Zip:
NUMBERED LIST OF ENTRIES
including: Title Materials/Medium, Dimensions
(H x W)
Retail Price (gallery commission 50%)
Jpgs under 5MB each with last name and entry number
ENTRY FEE $25/ 1- 4
$5 each additional entry
detail of Artists Sketching the White Mountains, Winslow Homer
7 ENTRIES $40
6 ENTRIES $35
5 ENTRIES $30
8 ENTRIES $45
9 ENTRIES $50
10 ENTRIES $55