Call for Entry: MBPAPA Signature Members Show 2016 - "Art Takes Wing"

July 15 to October 7, 2016

Pacific Grove Museum for Natural History

165 Forest Avenue - Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Eligibility: Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Assocation (MBPAPA) members who hold "Signature Member" status and who have paid their 2016 dues. For further information please see our website - www.mbpapa.org.

Theme: The exhibit theme will be "Art Takes Wing." Since the exhibit will be hung in the Bird Display area of the Museum, artists are encouraged to include birds, but it is not a requirement.

Paintings requirements:

  • Paintings are to be completed primarily en plein air.
  • All painting will be delivered to the show framed and ready to hang -- including hanging wire.
  • The painting dimensions cannot be larger than 12x16 unframed.

Special sales requirements

The PG Museum does not provide sales services and does not allow prices on the title cards. They will provide a list in the show area with prices and contact information of the artists for purchase opportunity. It is up to the artist to handle all sales transactions. There will be no commission fees for any sales.

Image Submission: This is a juried exhibit. Each artist may submit a maximum of 3 digital images to onlinejuriedshows.com for the jury selections process. For further information and to pay the $35 jury fee go to onlinejuriedshows.com, scroll down to the "MBPAPA Signature PG Museum Exhibit" listing and click "enter this show".

Juror: The juror for this exhibit is the accomplished and well-known Monterey area artist, John Burton.


"He is an award-winning oil painter best known for his stirring and vivid depictions of the transitory beauty of our ever-changing world. He is at once tangibly influenced by the Western and Russian painters of the early twentieth century, and entirely unique in his remarkable ability to capture the profound spirituality and majesty of his surroundings."


Digital image submission and fees paid by onlinejuriedshows.com - no later than midnight June 8th, 2016

Notification of Acceptance - June 17th, 2016

Deliver accepted and framed work to the PG Museum of Natural History - July 10th from 11 AM - 2pm

Exhibit - July 15th to October 7th 2016

Opening reception - All MBPAPA members, guests and the public are invited to an opening reception be held July 15th from 5 to 7 PM at the Museum.

Pick up Paintings - Oct 9th 2016 from 10am to noon