Call for artists at Plein Air event at Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park

by Contributed Content on July 29, 2012

The Portola Art Gallery at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park is inviting artists to submit applications to participate in Paint Allied Arts 2012 on October 13. The primary focus of this day is to bring artists and friends together to share in the beauty of the Allied Arts Guild and to help promote the arts in our communities. There will be an Artists Choice Award, a People’s Choice Award and refreshments during the afternoon reception.

Juried artists will be asked to bring one framed and ready to hang painting, 11×14 or smaller, to hang outside on the display panels furnished by the Portola Art Gallery, while they paint the AAG grounds. Artist will have from sign-in until 1:30 pm to complete a painting. After framing their new work, the artists will add the freshly painted painting of AAG to the display panels for consideration for awards. Participating artists will have their name included on all promotional materials including local advertising, Portola Art Gallery and Allied Arts Guild web sites.

To get an application and further instructions, contact Portola Art Gallery member Jan Prisco:; 650-341-9519. . Entries must be received by August 24.

Image: Allied Arts Guild painted by Mark Monsarrat

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