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North Valley Art League 2020 Call to Artists 

It’s time again for the NVAL Regional Photography Show!  We hope you will enter – we love seeing everyone’s fine photography!!!


This show is open to all photographers residing in Northern California and Southern Oregon as follows: Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, El Dorado counties and all counties north to the California border, and the southern Oregon counties of Coos, Douglas, Curry, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath, Lake, Harney, and Malheur.

Images previously accepted into a NVAL Juried Photography Show are not eligible – with the exception of images accepted into a NVAL International Juried Photography Show as a Silver Selection.

All forms of photographic expression are encouraged, with the stipulation that all images must be the original work of the artist, i.e., both capture and post-processing, excluding resizing and printing.


NVAL is trying very hard to make it easier and less expensive for artists to exhibit. Please click here to learn more.

$15 to rent one of NVAL’s frames and have NVAL frame your matted print. 
Work may be shipped or hand-delivered to the NVAL Carter House Gallery.

AWARDS — $1000

  • First Place — $500
  • Second Place — $250
  • Third Place — $100
  • 3 Merit Awards — $50 each
  • Honorable Mentions at the discretion of the juror
  • Only juror-accepted work submitted to the Carter House Gallery exhibit is eligible for awards


We are very proud to have Geoff Fricker as the juror for the 2020 show.   Mr. Fricker has an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute, and established the photography program at Butte College, where he taught for over 30 years.  His photographic interests have spanned the range of subjects and ideas.  His most recent publication is Sacrament:  Homage to a River, which documents the natural and cultural forces influencing the Sacramento River region.

ENTRYEntry period is open now.

  • Entry deadline is Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
  • All entries will be online.  The procedure is quite easy and is explained in the Prospectus online at the NVAL website (see below.)
  • You may enter as many images as you wish.
  • Entry Fees — $33 to enter three images, $8 each additional


Or, go to the NVAL website, — select Shows>Photography>Regional>2020 Regional Photography Show Prospectus.
The entry link is at the bottom of the Prospectus.


Contact show chairman, Bonnie Lampley.

Thank you for answering the North Valley Art League’s 2020 Regional Juried Photography Show Call to Artists!



North Valley Art League, 48 Quartz Hill Rd, Redding, CA 96003

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