PASTEL SOCIETY OF OREGON'S
                                             2018-21st National Biennial Show Prospectus

                                               September 1, 2018 through October 16, 2018

Juror/Judge Mike Beeman

                                                           GALLERY NORTHWEST
                                           625 SE Jackson Street, Roseburg, OR 97470 
                                                                    541.672.2550

ELIGIBILITY:          Open to all artists
ELIGIBLE WORK:  Please read carefully.

Work must be in a dry pastel with final surface a minimum of 80% dry pastel. No oil pastels.

Mixed media must be predominantly (80%) dry pastels.

All entries must be submitted under glass or Plexiglas.

Artwork must be original, not copied from another artist, or from published materials.

All artwork must be originally drawn and not created on top of a base photo or print.

All artwork must have been created within the last two years.

Works done under supervision (such as workshop or class) are not eligible.

Works that appear to duplicate or be closely derivative of a painting previously accepted into
a PSO show will not be eligible.

Artwork may not have been accepted in any previous PSO exhibitions. This does not include
the PSO on-line challenges.

PSO reserves the right to exclude from exhibitions any artwork deemed offensive or an artwork
that violates the laws of the United States, of of state and local governments.

ARTWORK: All pieces must be appropriately framed to museum standards with
wire attachment. Use simple, tasteful museum quality frames, no metal frames,
no ornate frames, neutral mats are recommended. No alligator or saw tooth type
hangers will be accepted. Museum glass or Tru Vue Artist's glass is suggested.
Artwork size maximum is 36 inches in either direction which  DOES NOT include
the frame. Juror's decision is final. Permission is assumed by PSO to reproduce
accepted artwork for promotional uses.

AWARDS: $5000 in cash and merchandise awards. Best of Show, Judge's Choice,
Gold Award, Silver Award, Bronze Award, 2018 Artist to Artist Award, People's Choice
Award and Awards of Distinction, Janis Ellison Workshop Award.


WAIVER:
Neither PSO nor its officers nor the Gallery Northwest are liable for lost or
stolen artwork. No responsibility will be assumed for lost works or damaged works
while in transit. Works arriving in poor condition will be returned to the artist at the artist's
expense. Your entry constitutes an agreement with the above. 

COMMISSIONS: All works must be for sale. A 35% commission for Gallery Northwest
will be retained on all accepted works sold during and prior to the show, if accepted into
the show. Please price your painting to include the 35% commission. Prices may not be
changed after the painting is accepted into the show.

CALENDAR:             2018 PSO's 21st National Biennial Show

August 1....................emailed images and entry forms with entry fee via US mail 
                                  
must be received before or on this date.
August 10..................notification of accepted work by email.
August 31..................shipped and had delivered artwork deadline
September 21............reception tentatively scheduled
October 16................close of show
October 16 to 19.......pickup artwork  11a to 4p.

SHIPPING ADDRESS: Gallery Northwest, 625 SE Jackson Street, Roseburg, OR,
97470. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday. Times are 10a-5p and
11a-3p on Saturday.

ENTRY COSTS: Artist may submit up to 5 paintings images. Entry fees are
nonreturnable and are $35 for the first image, $5 for each additional image up
to a total of five images. Additional costs non-refundable will be $20 hanging fee
FOR EACH accepted painting. When you are notified that you have been
accepted, please attach the hanging fee to the back of one of the paintings.

IMAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Digital entries of artwork shall be sent via EMAIL. Digital files
should be submitted as RGB, jpeg format,1900 pixels on the longest dimension and
300 dpi resolution. Image file name should include the painting title. Please crop the
image so only the image of the painting to be jurored is shown. Award judging will be
done from the actual paintings by the judge.

LABELING IMAGES:  EMAIL IMAGES AS JPEG files-Format. Use you LAST
NAME (underscore) your first initial (underscore) LETTER A (underscore)
Title of the painting.

EXAMPLE:  monet_c_A_ waterlilies
                      monet_c_B_moonbeams

SENDING IMAGES: Send 1 to 5 digital images of your paintings as EMAIL
ATTACHMENTS in a single email. If this does not work for you, you may send
1 to 2 images per email. TO: reynolds.trudy104@gmail.com in the body  of the email
please include your full name, address, phone number. You will receive a confirmation
email that you entries were received or a request for appropriate correction, if
necessary. I cannot increase the image size, but can decrease it. No adjustments
will be made on you image without consulting with you first. Reynolds WILL
ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE IMAGE WAS RECEIVED ON THE DAY YOU SENT
IT
OR BY THE FOLLOWIN DAY, except during July 14 to July 21. If you have not
received an ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PLEASE CONTACT ME.

ENTRY FORM: A check made out to PSO must be mailed with the emtry form
and RECEIVED by August 1, 2018. Your images must be received via email on
that same date. Check and Entry form are sent to: PSO, PO BOX 105, ROSEBURG,
OR 97470.

CONTACT PERSONS PSO:

Lora Block           541-440-0567        block.lora@gmail.com
Connie Noah       541-643-9118        connie@renoah.com
Trudy Reynolds   541-430-1492        reynolds.trudy104@gmail.com


COMPLETE ENTRY FORM BELOW: Keep a copy of the prospectus for your records.
You may make copies of this entry form for you records. Fill in the entry form and MAIL
entry form with your entry FEE and $35 for the first image and $5 for each additional
image up to a total of 5 images to: Pastel Society of Oregon, PO Box 105, Roseburg,
OR 97470. MUST BE RECEIVED BY AUGUST 1, 2018.
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ENTRY FORM: PSO, 2018-21st National Biennial Show
please print legibly
Name___________________________________________________________
Phone______________________Email________________________________
Address_________________________________________________________
City/State/Zip_____________________________________________________
Signature________________________________________________________
(submission to this exhibition constitutes acceptance and agreement on the part of
entrant to conditions and terms stated in this propectus.

IMAGE A   title___________________________________________________
image size______________________________price____________________
label of digital entry_______________________________________________

IMAGE B   title___________________________________________________
image size______________________________price____________________
label of digital entry_______________________________________________

IMAGE C  title___________________________________________________
image size______________________________price____________________
label of digital entry_______________________________________________

IMAGE D  title___________________________________________________
image size______________________________price____________________
label of digital entry_______________________________________________

IMAGE E   title___________________________________________________
image size______________________________price____________________
label of digital entry_______________________________________________

------------------cut  off entry form and send in with entry fee----------------------------
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This is for you.

ARTIST CHECKLIST
1.__completed and signed entry form
2.__file names of the digital entries
3.__sent digital entries to reynolds.trudy104@ gmail.com
4.__images acknowledgment received
5.__check and entry form to: PSO $35 for first image and $5 for each     
      
additional image.
6.__fill out copy and keep artist's record of entry including check that was
      
sent.
This is for your entry records.
 

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