Each fall, the Palos Verdes Library District holds our Annual Community Art Show, inviting local artists, professional and amateurs alike, to participate.
Typically featuring almost 100 artists from around the Peninsula and the larger Los Angeles community, our Community Art Shows include artists of all backgrounds and experience levels. Pieces include many media forms such as photography, painting, collage, and sculpture.
The 2022 Community Art Show is now over. Check back in September for the application to the 2023 Community Art Show
|September 1||Applications open|
|September 29||Applications due by 11:59pm Pacific Time|
|October 13||Artists notified which pieces have been selected for the show|
|November 6||Show opens|
|November 11||Reception & Awards, 6-8pm|
|January 5||Show Closes|
|January 10 - 24||Artists pick up pieces|
Congratulations to the 2022 Community Art Show Winners:
James Muscarello – cast clay sculpture – Mask Over Troubled Waters
Bette Jones – mixed media – Lizard Lookout
Sharon Tousey – La Heladeria (The Ice Cream Shop)
David Bright – Bean Sprout
Brian Boylan – Manhattan Beach Pier… BAM!!
Katherine Chiu – A View of the Moon
Lauren Eades – Upsidedown
Annalia Henderson – Under the Waves
Anh Ho – Shades of Palos Verdes
Erika Novitsky – Volume 2 Cover Art
Anahita Parnian – Stop Domestic Violence
Abby Song – The Daydreamer #1
Leticia Villa – Lady Sings in Blue
Applicants may apply online or via paper form. Paper forms are available at all PVLD locations and to download at www.pvld.org/artinourlibrary
Entry Fee: $10 per entry. Participants may submit up to 3 entries.
Students Grades 9-12: $5 per entry. Participants may submit up to 3 entries.
Submitting Entry Images
PVLD reserves the right to choose the artwork included in the show and the placement area of the artwork. All accepted work may be marked NOT FOR SALE (NFS) or FOR SALE. Artwork for sale is sold as is. All sales are final. If an item is for sale, please indicate the price you will accept. PVLD will retain a 20% commission fee on all sold items. If an item is sold, PVLD will remit the sale price, minus 20% commission, 3-4 weeks after the conclusion of the show. All artwork must remain in the show for the entire duration.
Liability and Conditions