Maryland Pastel Society events

SOP 2017 Awardees

Signature Members Show - Call for Entries

Columbia Art Center, Columbia, Maryland, February 9 - March 5, 2017.

The Maryland Pastel Society will hold a Signature Members Show at the Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia, Maryland, from February 9-March 5, 2017. All Signature Members in good standing with the Maryland Pastel Society are invited to submit work for the exhibit.

About the Facility

Columbia Art Center is located in Long Reach Village Center in Columbia, Md. The Columbia Art Center has been a functioning arts school since 1987, and offers year-round art classes, rotating gallery exhibitions, a gallery gift shop, summer art camp for children, studio rentals, a Japanese Garden, art and life enhancement lectures and more! The gallery space is wonderful and has been recently updated to include new flooring and lighting.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission: Friday, November 18, 2016
Work to be delivered: February 7-8
Show opens: February 9
Opening Reception: Sunday, February 12, 2pm-4pm
Show closes: March 5, 2017
Pick-up of work: March 6-7

Important Information

The Columbia Gallery can accommodate approximately 45-50 paintings. You may enter up to 3 paintings for this exhibit. Depending on how many members submit entries, we may not be able to accept ALL entries from each artist.

Email notifications will be sent out to each artist on November 20 confirming the pieces for the exhibit.

The Columbia Gallery retains 40% of the sale price for each painting sold.

How to Enter

Please send an email to the show’s Chair, Susan Gleason, at no later than Friday, November 18, 2016. Please include the following information:

Artist Name
Contact Information-email and cell

Title of Painting
JPEG image
***If sending multiple submissions, please place in the order in which you would prefer they be accepted. (In case too many entries occur).