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2023 Summer Show
@Media Arts Council

Media Arts Council

11 E State Street

Media, PA 19063

Exhibition Dates: August 4 - August 27

Drop-off accepted work: July 31

Opening Reception: Friday, August 4th 5:00pm-7:00pm

Iced Creek by Madeline Kelly

Download a printable PDF of the prospectus here!


$150 1st Place Catherine Brogan Founders Award

$50 Honorable Mention

$50 Frank Sobyak Memorial Award

$50 Patti Pensyl Simmons Memorial Award

Juror of Selection

Madeleine Kelly

Madeleine’s award-winning work is displayed in public and private collections around the world and have been selected for various National and International Juried Exhibitions. She is a Signature Member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society and the Philadelphia Pastel Society. To learn more about Madeleine visit her website:

Entry Fees

$30 for up to 2 pieces per member

Exhibition Requirements

PLEASE NOTE: All entries must be submitted through Show Submit starting June 12th through July 6th.

Please click here to access the Show Submit entry site.


  • Open to "Full Members" only.

  • All work must be for sale.

  • Exhibitors must submit original work for all shows. Reproductions of any type will be rejected by the Exhibition Committee. No Digitally generated work, photographs or sculptures are accepted in any DVAL exhibit or art sale.

  • Entry fees are used to support the cost of the show and therefore are not refundable if your work is not accepted.

  • No work may be submitted for the jury process for the same venue where it has previously been shown. It may, however, be re-entered for the jury process in another DVAL show held in another venue.

  • All work for juried shows will be juried by an outside professional who is pre-determined by the Juror Procurement Director.

  • All work to be juried must have the DVAL entry label attached to the back (top left corner). A duplicate label is to be handed in to the Exhibition Committee. Labels are available on the website or at Membership Meetings.


Work must be for sale; NFS is not allowed.

40% commission paid to Media Arts Council.

Sales Tax

Pricing should include PA Sales tax of 6% tax - deducted from sales price for each painting sold.


Participants will be required to fill out the Media Arts Council form.


Participants are expected to help with this show.

Contact Show Coordinator Sara McKelvey to help with the following:

  • Reception Coordinator/Committee:

  • Checking in work:

  • Checking out work:

  • Hanging Committee

Additional Notification Information

Notifications will be emailed by the end of the day on July 17, 2023. We cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of notifications before then.

Please add to your email safe senders list.

Entry status will also be available in your ShowSubmit Artist account Entry History. Accepted works will be notated by a green check.

Image and Filename Specifications

  • You do not need to resize or rename your image files.

  • Submit your original JPEG image files.

  • Crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual work; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the work itself.

  • Image files are automatically resized to 300 dpi and 1500 pixels on the longest edge.

  • Image files are automatically renamed using your last name, first initial and the title of the work. e.g. Hamby_D_BeautifulDay.jpg

Additional Entry Information

  • You will pay for your entry by credit or debit card using the Show Submit secure checkout system.

  • After your entry is submitted and paid for, you may log back in to review your entry, edit artist and image information, and add or substitute images up until the entry deadline (July 6, 2023.)

  • Entry fees are not refundable and must be submitted and paid by the entry deadline.

  • Entries cannot be accepted or changed after the deadline. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

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