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Call for Artists for 2018 Shows!

If you would like to show your artwork at PVA and our offsite venues, please click on the links below to download the Calls for Entry:

Deadline for Intent to Participate 2/23/18
Exhibit Dates: March 21-May 13, 2018
 PVA invites your participation in our first open call for artists for work to be displayed in our Gallery Store, specifically created for our Spoken/Unspoken exhibit. We are looking to create a large format "specimen" display/wall similar to what you might find in a museum. Our subject will be insects; any kind that you create! Your insect(s) can be imaginary or true to life; flat or dimensional; and can be any medium. Maximum size is 4" x 6" and all work must be priced at $200 or under.

What Nourishes Us
Annual PVA Members' Exhibition  
  Deadline for Intent to Participate is 3/16/18
Exhibit Dates: May 30-July 15, 2108

PVA invites your participation in our annual members only exhibit. In this all-media show, we ask you to explore the idea of "nourishment." 2018 marks the 150th birthday of the City of Watsonville. Food and agriculture have been key to the building, employment, and sustenance of our community. Have our history, agriculture and our community nourished, informed and/or inspired your work? Have the varied languages, cultures, customs, and art forms influenced your work? Share with us what nourishes your art, soul, body, dreams, and imagination.

Deadline for Entry is 3/30/18
Exhibit Dates: June 1- October 31, 2018

We invite your participation in the twelfth annual Pajaro Valley Arts (PVA) sculpture exhibition, taking place in the beautiful two-acre Sierra Azul Nursery demonstration gardens, located at 2660 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, California. We have enjoyed eleven critically and financially successful exhibits, and look forward to including your sculpture in our twelfth exhibit.
Pieces submitted must be weatherproof (to be insured), and should be of a scale suitable for outdoor display. Pieces intended for display on pedestals taller than 18" may not be selected.
Coming Soon!
Movable Murals
Its All About Art! 
At the end of 2017 we sent out a newsletter through the mail. If you didn't receive it or would like to check it out again, you may download it here:  It's All About ART 

2018  Exhibits 
Take Aways: Art to Go
January 17-March 4, 2018
Closing Reception: March 4, 2:00-4:00

Spoken/Unspoken: Museum of Curious Perceptions
March 21-May 13
Reception: March 25, 2108

What Nourishes Us?
May 30-July 15, 2018
Reception: June 3

Annual PVUSD Student Show
 A pril 1, 2017-March 27, 2018
New Artwork April 1, 2018 
Reception April 25, 2018

Sculpture IS: 2018
June 1-October 31
 Reception: June 14, 2018

Movable Murals  
Downtown Watsonville 
July 4, 2018
Hablamos Juntos/Together We Speak 
August 8 - October 7, 2018 
Reception: August 12, 2018

Mi Casa es Tu Casa
October 24 - December 9, 2018
Reception: October 28, 2018

Current and Past Exhibits 
Would you like to revisit one of our fabulous exhibits, or did  you miss one altogether? Please take a few minutes explore the 360 degree tours of our  gallery by clicking on the links below:



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