“Call for Signature Membership ”
Plein Air Painters of Hawaii
Plein Air Painters of Hawaii (PAPOH) is holding a juried competition to select five new Signature Members. PAPOH is an internationally acclaimed painting organization based in Hawaii. The competition is open to all plein air painters regardless of whether or not they are Hawaii residents. PAPOH Signature Members have been published in numerous articles including a 9 page article in International Artist Magazine, August 2005.
Plein Air Painters of Hawaii sponsors paint outs, exhibitions and workshops in Hawaii. PAPOH President Jan Bushart founded PAPOH to “foster and promote the advancement of plein air painting in Hawaii”.PAPOH has over 125 members from Hawaii, the mainland and outside of the U.S.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 28, 2013
JURY DATE: April 30, 2013
NOTIFICATION DATE: May 8, 2013
ENTRY FEE: $40.00
SUBMISSION INFORMATION & PARTICIPATION RULES:
- Each applicant must submit seven (7) jpeg images of their works for Signature Member consideration. At least five (5) jpegs are required to be of plein air paintings and two (2) jpegs can be either studio works or plein air works. Include title, dimensions, medium and whether it is plein air or studio
- Artist biography must be submitted
- Entry questions should be sent to email@example.com
- PAPOH membership fees are due upon acceptance as a Signature Member
ELIGIBILITY & IMAGE REQUIREMENTS :
- Paintings must be the artist’s original work and may not be produced in any instructional class or workshop or copied from another painting
- Only two-dimensional original painting media submissions may be juried. No mechanical reproductions, photography, crafts, or computer-generated art
- Submissions must be painted within the past two years
- There is no maximum size or minimum size requirement nor is there a “subject theme” requirement for your paintings.
- All “painting” mediums are acceptable
- Painters do not need to be Hawaii residents
All digital images from each artist will be juried by a panel of jurors who are members of Plein Air Painters of America.
SIGNATURE MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:
- Signature member status in a prestigious plein air organization
- Automatic acceptance into PAPOH Juried Member Shows
- Sales of artwork through PAPOH exhibitions
- Your personal PAPOH webpage with up to 21 images of your paintings on our website, www.papoh.com. You may include prices and your contact information to maximize your sales from your PAPOH web page. Your bio/artists statement and profile picture will be included.
- A link to your personal website from your PAPOH webpage.
- The ability to update your own web page on your own without having to pay a webmaster.
- Publicity: Articles, press releases, featured artists on papoh.com, etc.
- Networking with other Plein Air organizations and other art organizations
- Share your artwork in PAPOH Newsletters
- Discounts on Plein Air Workshops and supplies
- Free participation in PAPOH paint-outs
- The opportunity to share your knowledge with PAPOH members through mentoring
*Artists participating in the Signature Member Jury agree to allow PAPOH to use their artwork on www.papoh.com and in press releases relating to PAPOH.