NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 3, 2021 @ PAJARO VALLEY ARTS, WATSONVILLE, CA
|February 28, 2021||Registration start date. Registration is now closed|
|June 18, 2021||Registration end date. Registration is now closed|
|July 2, 2021||Photos of your artwork and “Labels and Records” forms for your artwork were due if photos were to be considered for inclusion on the exhibition postcard|
|July 12, 2021||“Labels and Records” forms are all now due|
|August 7, 2021||Deliver your artwork in at the Farm Bakery Cafe, Aptos, CA from 1 – 3pm|
|August 8, 2021||Deliver your artwork at Paris Bakery, Monterey, CA from 1 – 3pm|
|August 23, 2021||“Sell What You Wear” Form Due|
|August 25, 2021||Exhibition opens|
|August 29, 2021||2 – 4 pm Opening Reception|
|October 3, 2021||Exhibition closes. Artwork pickup date at PVArts Gallery from 5 – 7 pm|
New Opportunity: “Sell What You Wear” to the Opening Reception
The piece you submit on this form with 6 easy questions will be for sale through PVA for one day ONLY at the “Reflections” Opening Reception on 08/29/21. Any piece worn with the intent to be sold MUST be listed on this form. The form must be submitted 8/23/21.
PVA will retain a commission on all artworks sold during the exhibit (30% for PVA members, 45% for nonmembers). The artist sets the price. When you list the price on this form, you MUST include the commission.
The Artist will wear and maintain security of the jewelry piece during the reception. If an individual decides to purchase item(s), artist will bring the item(s) and purchaser to PVA staff to process the sale. Item(s) will be released to the buyer upon purchase.
Artist Bio and Artist Statement
Create an artist biography and an artist statement and print them (2 pages maximum). Deliver the printed page(s) with your artwork when you deliver it to the exhibit team.
“Reflections” . . . an unhurried consideration of something recalled to the mind.
The title and theme of the upcoming exhibition is “Reflections”. We encouraged artists to create up to 3 new narrative or story-telling works based on the theme of “Reflections”. All submitted art showcases metalwork in a variety of techniques and forms.
We are excited to announce that Pajaro Valley Arts will be hosting the exhibition in person and virtually. Visit the PVArts.org Virtual Tours page to see an example of a virtual show
As part of the exhibition, the Pajaro Valley Arts center gallery will also sell member’s art in their gift shop area. In our previous gallery exhibit and sale, many members had successful gallery gift shop sales.
I’ve signed up, what’s next?
When you know what pieces of art you are entering into the exhibition, fill out both online forms to submit your pieces. Yes, online forms are new this year! The online forms save you work of having to fill out, print, scan, and email because the forms automatically email the exhibition team your submissions. Note that both forms are required.
Links to the form pages are below. The two pages include instructions.
The forms were due by 7/2/21 if you wished your images to be considered for inclusion on the postcard. The final due date for all forms from all participating artists was 7/12/21
Volunteers Needed and Very Much Appreciated
Please let Toni Danzig, firstname.lastname@example.org, know if you are interested in helping. Your participation is appreciated. Below are the current project team leaders for the exhibition:
Entry Form, Photo and IT Support – Pat Evans & Toni Danzig
Education Displays – Pat Evans
Exhibit Installation – Toni Danzig
Recruitment of Sponsors – Project leader needed
Gift Shop Area Organization – Marylou Forrest & Jim Turner
Marketing & Music – Margie Moran and Ron Baldwin
Moving of Cases and Vitrines – Courtney Scruggs
All members were encouraged to participate. If this is your first time exhibiting and you have questions, send us an email and we will answer your questions. If you need to coordinate delivery and pickup of your artwork from outside Santa Cruz and Monterey, contact us to discuss. Note that MBMAG does not pay for shipping of artwork to or from the artist.
Artwork for Sale PVA staff will assist customers to the gallery using the information we supply during the artwork submission process. The gallery requires the following ratio of pieces that are For Sale and Not For Sale (NFS): If you enter 1 piece, it must be for sale. If you enter 2 pieces, at least one of those pieces must be for sale. If you enter 3 pieces, at least 2 pieces must be for sale and the third can be NFS.
Membership in PVA is optional, but encouraged. See: pvarts.org to join
For items that sell in the “gift shop” area of the gallery, PVA will take 30% if you are a member of PVA or 45% if you are a PVA non-member. Work should be priced accordingly.
Exhibition Plus Sale: The gift area was very successful the last time MBMAG had an exhibition and sale at Pajaro Valley Arts. Show participants may put up to 5 pieces total in the gallery gift shop area. Work must be priced at $200.00 or less. As items are sold you may replace them.