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Show Eligibility and Regulations


The Annual Open Exhibition is open to all artists over the age of 18 and working in the acrylic medium on any surface: paper, canvas, board, etc.


Failure to exhibit the accepted piece brings a two-year restriction on entering ALL other ISAP shows.


Collage or mixed media is acceptable if it comprises LESS THAN 20% of the work.


Artist's original work only (NO prints or digital work should be submitted for physical shows). No copies or likenesses of other artists’ work, including published source or reference not attributable to the artist, should be submitted. (Google: copyright standards)


No work previously exhibited in any ISAP show may be submitted.


All paintings become subject to the procedures and regulations of ISAP/SCAL upon receipt at the gallery. No painting received may be removed for any reason prior to the end of the exhibition.


Maximum frame size is 40” in any direction.


Minimum frame size is 140 square inches (multiply length x width).


Tracking shipped work to the show is the artist’s responsibility.





All artists whose work is selected for physical shows will receive instructions for shipping and delivery. The utmost care will be taken in handling works of art. ISAP and SCAL representatives will not be responsible for damage or loss, whatever the cause.


Artists should carry their own insurance. Submitting a work of art to this exhibition shall constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to comply fully with the conditions and terms set forth in the Prospectus and/or the International Society of Acrylic Painters web site as well as in the Acceptance Form.


Signature Membership


Signature Membership is attained with ONE acceptance in the Annual Open Exhibition or TWO acceptances in the ONLINE Open International Show.


Submitting dues for the year of acceptance by the end of the Annual Show insures Signature Membership, and dues must be submitted annually to maintain this honor.


All ISAP prospectuses and communications as well as newsletters will be sent directly to your protected personal email address henceforth.



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