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CALL FOR ART . Deadline Feb 23, 2019

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PAF-Piedmont Arts Fund (formerly PAINTS) is calling all artists who would like to support art education in our public school district to enter the BIG Art Show. 100% of proceeds go directly to our public schools' arts education. All 2D and 3D visual art and jewelry is welcome. Wall art must have wire affixed on back. We are excited to bring the local art community together in supporting art education! 


The BIG Art Show is open to all artists, especially those with an interest in supporting art education in public schools. 

Applications are accepted only through

  • Deadlines for Entries is Feb 23, 2019 

  • Notification of Jury Results will be on Mar 1, 2019  

  • Show Date is Mar 15 2019 thru Mar 30, 2019


Artists may submit up to four (4) pieces (artworks), with up to three (3) images per artwork. 

Please include an Artist Statement with your submission. 

Images must be at least 100kb and 500 pixels wide, and not larger than 5mb. 

All submitted work must be offered for sale during the exhibition. 

Artists receive 50% of the sales price of the work. All proceeds from this show will directly, support art education in the public school district. 

Sales occurring as a result of the exhibit up to 30 days after closing date are subject to 40% of commission, please. It's for the kids! 

All work must be original. 

All work must be ready for display and include all necessary hardware, hanging wire, stands etc. 

Wall art must come ready to hang with D ring and hanging wire. French cleats, sawtooth, tape, no hanging apparatus, etc. are not acceptable due to venue constraints. 

PAF reserves the right of refusal on all work that is too fragile to be displayed properly and safely. 

Exhibition Venue 
Piedmont Center for the Arts (PCA) 
801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont, CA 94611 

Entry Fees 
$25 for 1-4 entries, proceeds to benefit art education in public schools. 

Delivery date: March 15, 2019 between 3-6pm

Deliver work to: 
Piedmont Center for the Arts (PCA) 
801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont CA 

BIG Art Show: March 16-30 
Opening: March 16, 6-8pm 

Pick Up Date: March 31, 2019 between 8-10am 
Due to limited storage, work not collected on March 31 will be fined $5 per late day. PAF and PCA are not responsible for work left beyond 30 days after closure of show. 

Insurance information 
Insurance is neither provided nor required for this exhibition. All reasonable care will be taken with the work but insurance is the responsibility of the artist. PAINTS, PCA and their representatives assume no liability for damage or loss. 

Earlier Event: February 13
Later Event: February 28