Call for Artists! AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase

Call Details
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Event date(s)
June 1-August 31, 2019
Application fee
$39 for one painting / $49 for two paintings

AWARDS: Best of Show $4,000 cash with other awards to be announced 

MEDIUM: Oil, Pastel, Acrylic, Watercolor or Gouache. No mixed media, photography, digital or any other media. No digitally manipulated work, painted giclee prints or any other type of reproductions, no manipulated or painted over photos. Any artist whose work is determined to be in violation of this rule will be disqualified, will forfeit any awards received and will be banned from any and all AIS exhibitions for the following three years. 

WORK REQUIREMENTS: Work must be original in concept and execution, impressionistic in style, must have been completed within the last three years. Work done in ANY class and/or under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible for entry. Work painted from reference photos must be created from the artist’s own photographs, not from any other photo source, copy-righted or not. Entries must not violate any copyrights. Entries may not have been exhibited in any previous AIS show. Work that was entered but not accepted into previous AIS shows may be entered again as long as they meet the above requirements. 

SIZE & QTY: This is a small works exhibition 
Maximum size (excluding frame) is 200 square inches, with the maximum length on the longest side of 20 inches (example: 10x20=200, 12x16=192). Maximum frame width 4 inches. Two paintings may be submitted. Maximum of one painting per artist may be accepted into show. 

FRAMING: Work must be suitably framed in a fine art gallery-quality wood frame, wired and ready for hanging. Gallery strongly urges using “D” rings in wiring your painting. No metal frames, gallery wrap canvases or sawtooth hangers. Unsuitable or damaged framing will disqualify. Repair or replacement of frame is financial responsibility of artist. AIS and Gallery are not responsible for damage caused by works framed with glass. Plexiglass is recommended. 

ENTRY FEE: $39 for one painting or $49 for two paintings, to be paid with credit card through Paypal through the Juried Art Services site. 

ONLINE ENTRY: All entries must be submitted online at 


ELIGIBILITY/REQUIREMENTS: There can be no exceptions to deadlines, specifications or rules. 

MEMBERSHIP: Must be a current (or new) member of AIS and must be a legal US resident to be eligible to enter. 2019 membership dues of $60 must be paid prior to entering. To join online or to download a mail-in membership form, visit 

LIABILITY & AGREEMENT: All entries will be made at the risk of the entrant. Care and caution will be exercised in the handling of all art work. Gallery is insured however neither AIS nor Gallery may be held responsible for loss or damage. Artists are responsible for insuring their work during transit. Work will be insured while on the Gallery premises at 60% of the retail value as stated by the artist on their application and on the inventory list. Digital images are assumed to be accurate representations of the entrant’s original artworks. Artwork that differs markedly from the submitted image will be disqualified. The artist retains copyright to his/her image(s), however, by submitting to this show, artist agrees to allow AIS and Crooked Tree Arts Center the use of the images for publicity (including future AIS event promotion) and archival purposes. There are no refunds of entry fees. Submission of entries and entry fee constitute agreement with all conditions set forth in this prospectus. 

SALES COMMISSION: Artist 60%, Gallery 40%. All work MUST be for sale and must be priced according to your standard pricing – OVERPRICED WORK WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. NO PRICE CHANGES WILL BE ACCEPTED ONCE YOU SUBMIT YOUR EN-TRIES –please double check your entries for accuracy of information. An artist who withdraws an entry after acceptance into the exhibition shall not be eligible to enter any AIS exhibition for the two succeeding years. Any accepted work which is presold MUST be included in the show. Presales must be completed through the Gallery and the Gallery commission applies. 


Juried by Camile Przewodek, AIS Master

Camille has been a regularly featured, on-stage demonstrator at Plein Air Magazine’s Annual Plein Air Convention, and has taught the Hensche-Hawthorne approach to seeing and painting color in classes at American Artist Magazine's Weekend with the Masters, at her home studio in Petaluma, California, and at workshops across the U.S. Her paintings’ successful capture of natural light effects has been featured in numerous books, magazines, and national ad campaigns for clients Alfa Romeo, Target, and Loews Hotels.