NVAL 2022 North State Painting Show

Exhibit March 2 – April 2, 2022

North Valley Art League Carter House Gallery

48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding, CA 96003



Prospectus  (Click here to Print)

ELIGIBILITY:   Open to all artists 18 years old and over.  Work must be original, both in concept and execution.

ELIGIBLE MEDIA: Oil, Oil Pastel, Soft Pastel, Water Media, Drawing Media, Alcohol Ink, Printmaking, Mixed Media and Collage.

NON-ELIGIBLE MEDIA: Sculpture, Photography, Computer generated art.  Work done under supervision, which includes any in a class or workshop.  Copied Work, work previously accepted into any NVAL juried show. 


Best of Show – $200

Second Place – $150

Third Place – $75

Awards of Merit – 3 at $25 each

Honorable Mentions – Ribbons 



$10.00 each work

No limit on the number of submissions

Credit Card, Cash, Check (Payable to NVAL)

Entry fees are non-refundable 



Bring to:  NVAL Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding, CA 96003

Gallery Hours:  11am to 4pm, Wednesday – Saturday

Entry Labels are included in the printed Prospectus.  Copies are at NVAL Carter House Gallery.   Labels will also be available when you bring your work in.

QUESTIONS/CONTACT:  Charlotte Bryson at  530-221-1993



Malcolm Wilson

Malcolm is a highly skilled and versatile painter, able to create both masterful landscapes and portraiture.   He is largely self-taught, having taken advantage of multiple classes and workshops over his many years of painting.


SELECTION & AWARDS PROCEDURE:   The juror will select artwork for the show from the entries submitted. Artists will receive notification by Email of selected and/or not selected entries. Awards are given at the juror’s discretion. The decision of the juror is final. Awards will be presented at the reception on Friday, March 4, 5 to 7pm.  Award presentation is at 6pm.


AGREEMENT:  All reasonable care will be taken with the art work. However, the following Policies apply.

  1. The North Valley Art League shall not be responsible for, and assumes no Liability arising from fire, theft, damage or loss to artist’s property, including without limitation, the displayed artwork or any other items. artist hereby releases and discharges the North Valley Art League from all claims and demands by artist for loss of or damage to artist’s property.
  2. The artist further agrees that the North Valley Art League may use digital images of the artist’s original artwork for promotion of the art exhibit and the North Valley Art League.


SALES:  California sales tax is collected by NVAL on all art work sold. NVAL retains a 20 percent commission on all sales. Paintings must remain in the Gallery for the entire show.


FRAMING & HANGING REQUIREMENTS:   Maximum size 40″ including frame, maximum weight 12 pounds.  Entries must be framed or be finished 1.5 – 2 inch deep gallery wrapped canvases.    All paintings must be ready to hang.  Framing must be substantial and up to typical gallery standards (no poster frames).

Frames need to be properly fitted with D-rings or split rings that fit our hanging system (½ inch to ¾ inch).  Eye hooks are NOT acceptable.   D-rings can be purchased at NVAL -2 for $1.  They are also available at hardware stores, Home Depot, Lowe’s etc.  Please do not use hanging hardware centered on the top of the frame to hang your work.  The piece will be unstable when hung.  For most pieces, place D-rings 2” from top of the frame to prevent the frame from leaning away from the wall at the top.  With large pieces 3” from the top works well.

CALENDAR – All dates 2022

Hand-delivered Entries only – Feb 23 – 26

Notifications Emailed – Tuesday, March 1

Show Opens – Tuesday, March 2

Reception – Friday, March 4, 5 – 7pm, Awards 6pm

Show Closes – Saturday, April 2

Pick up Work – Saturday, April 2, 2 to 4pm