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Online Entry for Art Exhibitions


Shows open for entry
NAWANational Asociation of Women Artists
Small Works Summer 2019

deadline: May 23, 2019
PSAPastel Society of America
Enduring Brilliance!
47th Annual Open Juried Exhibition
New York, NY

deadline: June 17, 2019
PSMEPastel Society of Maine
"Pastels Only"
19th International Juried Exhibition
Saco, ME

deadline: July 10, 2019
NOAANew Orleans Art Association
2019 National Art Exhibition
New Orleans, LA

deadline: August 12, 2019
CPPChicago Pastel Painters
Pastels Chicago 2019
7th Biennial National Juried Open Exhibition
Highland Park, IL

deadline: September 15, 2019
Shows opening for entry June 1, 2019
CPSConnecticut Pastel Society
Renaissance in Pastel 26th Annual National Exhibition

Norwich, CT
deadline: August 6, 2019
Shows opening for entry July 5, 2019
PSNHPastel Society of New Hampshire
It's Pastel 11th Annual National Exhibition
Portsmouth, NH
deadline: September 3, 2019

Welcome to Entry for

Pastel Society of Maine
19th International Juried Exhibition Pastels Only

PSMESeptember 11 - October 26, 2019
The Saco Museum
371 Main Street
Saco, ME

Pastel Society of Maine:

Juror of Selection and Awards:
 Jennifer Evenhus, PSA MP, IAPS/MC

Get the complete Prospectus here.

Dates at a glance

Entries: Online entries only

ENTRY DEADLINE July 10 2019, midnight EDT (link at bottom of this page)

IMPORTANT NOTE: The entry system will not allow you to add, change or delete images once you have paid for your entry. With payment, the entry is considered complete.

Eligible Work

Image Specifications

Prepare your images using these specifications BEFORE you start the entry process!
IF YOU WANT HELP PREPARING YOUR IMAGES, please see the materials available on the Photo Prep page.

Filename Instructions

Fee Structure

Accepted Work: Notification, Receiving, Shipping


Removal of Work


All paintings will receive careful handling by competent staff. However, the Saco Museum, the Pastel Society of Maine, or persons connected with the exhibition cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to any painting submitted for exhibition. All work submitted is subject to this condition. Your online entry is your acknowledgement & acceptance of this. PSME recommends artists carry their own insurance.
You must accept these conditions by clicking the checkbox below in order to enter the show.

I agree to the conditions set forth in the Liability Agreement section (above).

PSME 2019 Pastels Only Entry:

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Pastel Society of Maine
19th International Juried Exhibition Pastels Only

July 10, 2019 - midnight EDT - deadline for online submission of entries

July 27, 2019 - Notice of acceptance emailed

September 7, 2019 - Shipped paintings must arrive

September 9, 2019 - Hand delivery to Saco Museum 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

September 11, 2019 - Show opens

September 24, 2019 - Opening Reception & Awards Presentation: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

October 26, 2019 - Show closes, Pick up work: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Eligible Work

Open to all artists. All subjects and styles are eligible. Works must be original – not painted in a class, workshop, nor under instructor supervision.

Work must be completed after January 2017 and be predominantly 80% soft pastels.

All work must be for sale; no NFS or POR allowed. No price changes allowed after entry submission.

Size limit, including frame, is 48 inches in either direction. Work must be clean, securely framed and ready to hang. No sawtooth hangers allowed. Gallery framing standards are expected with neutral matting: only white, ivory or off-white mats.

Image Specifications

All images must be high quality jpeg (jpg) image files. Set your camera to the highest possible quality image, use good lighting on your painting without any glass in front of it, and use a tripod for your camera. Once the photo is taken, you must crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual painting; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the painting itself. Please save at 300 dpi resolution, with a size of 900 pixels on the longer side of the image (i.e. for a horizontal format, the width should be 900 pixels; for vertical format, the height will be 900 pixels; for a square format both dimensions are 900 pixels.). The upload system will not accept very large files, so you must reduce the native image size to these specifications.

Please consult the prospectus and the information provided on the entry page in the Image Preparation Tutorials if you need guidance with your image preparation.

Prepare your images using these specifications BEFORE you start the entry process!

Filename Instructions

Adjust your filenames BEFORE you begin the entry process!

Image File Naming Protocol

Use your name and the title of your painting without any spaces, special characters or punctuation marks. Use this protocol: Lastname_FirstInitial_TitleOfPainting.jpg. Be sure the file name ends with .jpg

For example: Artist = Abraham Lincoln, Title "The White House's Paint" = Lincoln_A_TheWhiteHousesPaint.jpg

Shorten long titles in the filename, please, and remove all spaces, special characters and quotation marks.

Please Note: When completing the Entry Form, type in the actual painting title as you want it to appear in the show catalog.

For example: The White House's Paint

Fee Structure

Limit: 3 images entered per artist.

Fees for PSME Members:
1 to 2 images: $35, 3 images $40
PSME annual 2019 membership dues must be current.

Fees for Non-Members
1 to 2 images: $45, 3 images $50

Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

Notification will be sent by email on or before July 27, 2019.

Accepted Work: Notification, Receiving, Shipping

Artists will receive a notification email by July 27, 2019. Artists whose work is juried into the show will receive additional information. Delivered artwork must be identical to the accepted jpeg, no substitutions. Artists failing to deliver accepted artwork will forfeit eligibility in PSME International Juried Exhibitions "Pastels Only" for 2 years following this event.

SHIPPING: Detailed shipping instructions will be sent with acceptance notifications.

RECEIVING DATE: All hand-delivered work must be delivered to the Saco Museum, on Monday, September 9, between 10 a.m. - 12 noon.


The artist will receive 70% of the sale price of all work sold.

No POR, no NFS. All work must be for sale.

Removal of Work

Pick up hand delivered art, Saturday October 26, 2019, between 10 am - 12 pm.