PAA Membership Show Details

Placerville Arts Association


Fall Show October 10-14, 2022


Entry forms may be picked up in advance at the general membership meetings. They are also available on the PAA website and downloaded here.


Deliver artwork to the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane, Placerville,
Monday (first day of the show) between 7:30 am and 9:00 am. No late artwork will be accepted.



-  Artwork depicting nudes is not acceptable at the Government Center.

-  Artwork must have been created in the prior 3 years.

-  Artwork must not have been previously exhibited in a PAA membership show at the Government Center.

-  Frames must be in good condition and are required to have wire hangers, with wire taped at the ends. Some exceptions may be made for photos or other work on metal, with keyhole-type hangers.  Frame and hanging device must be suitable to safely hang the artwork.  Absolutely NO sawtooth hangers.

-  A total of 4 items may be entered by each member.

-  Compositions must be original in concept. Work that infringes on copyright law is not eligible.


Entry fees:         $8.00 each


Sales:    Artists establish the sale price on their items. You may enter one “Not for Sale” piece.

A commission of 25% will be retained by PAA for paintings sold during the show.


Categories:        Landscape/Seascape,  Floral/Still-Life,  Portrait/People,  Animals,  

Photography,  Abstract/Experimental, 3-D


Awards:  Monetary awards will be given: $50 for Best of Show. $25 for 1st place, $15 for 2nd place, $10 for 3rd place in all categories with six or more entries. Ribbon awards will be given for “Honorable Mention” in categories with ten or more entries. “People’s Choice” ribbon will be awarded. No artist shall receive more than two awards.


Show Staffing:  Members entering art in the show will be required to staff the show for

a 3 hour period during the week of the show. If unable to sit, choose one of the following:

1.  Get a friend to sit for you

2.  Help with registration and set-up of the show on Monday


Awards Reception:  is held at 4:00pm on Friday (closing day of the show).


Sign Out:  You must sign out your artwork. You may sign it out after the reception starting at 4:30pm. Many people wish to view the show until it closes after the reception, PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE YOUR WORK EARLY. Please pick up your art following the reception Friday between 4:30pm and 4:45pm.


If you cannot pick up your artwork at this time, specify an alternate person to pick up your artwork when you sign in on Monday, or call Julia (530) 295-1220, to make other arrangements. Artwork cannot be left at the center.


Info:  Julia Swain, Membership Show Coordinator (530) 295-1220                     


modification date 8/30/22

PAA Membership Show Photo