DVAL Glossary of Terms
Juror: A paid professional who determines which paintings will be accepted for a particular DVAL show and who also decides who will receive awards. The juror may not be a member of the Delaware Valley Art League.
Entry: When entering a painting to be juried for a show, it is called an entry.
Submissions: Paintings that are not juried.
Accepted: Juried paintings that have been accepted for a DVAL show by a professional juror. If a painting is accepted a slip will be attached to the back wire of the painting giving information about when and where to deliver and pick up the painting for that particular show.
Refused: Paintings that are not accepted by the professional juror for a specific show. If a piece is refused there will not be a slip attached to the back wire.
Permanent Venue: Venues that offer ongoing exhibitions throughout the year. Current permanent venues are Penn Medicine Valley Forge and Bodine Lobby at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Board/Invitational Shows: The Board Invitational Show is held once a year at the
Penn Medicine Valley Forge Venue. The volunteers are invited by the Exhibition Director/ Coordinator based on the list of active volunteers. The number of submissions allowed per person is determined by the Exhibition coordinator based on response.
Special Exhibitions: Non-permanent shows which occur at different venues
determined by the DVAL Board of Directors.
Art Sales: Events that are scheduled when the appropriate venue (selected by the Board of Directors) becomes available. Only full members may participate.