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Hot Times - Cool Art

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Artists Council 2022

“Hot Times – Cool Art” POP-UP Show and Sale

In-Person at the Artists Center at the Galen
72-567 Hwy 111 in Palm Desert, California

September 14 through October 16, 2022

The Artists Council continues to offer our member artists new and exciting
opportunities for in-person displays of their work. Our series of POP-UP shows take place in between major exhibitions at the Artists Center at the Galen, providing a more casual, non-juried presentation of members’ artwork. This is another in the series of POP-UP shows we plan to feature throughout the year. This latest POP-UP Show and Sale, “Hot Times – Cool Art,” will celebrate the end of Summer in the Desert.

TO ENTER THE “Hot Times – Cool Art” POP-UP SHOW:
 NOTE: The limit of 100 entries has been met. No more submissions are being accepted as of July 14th.
 Up to 2 artworks per applicant will be accepted into the show; second piece is optional.
 Entry Fee for this in-person exhibit: $35 for 1 piece and $25 for the second entry.
 Pay with a major credit card via the online application form accessible from the link above.
 The show is non-juried, but only the first 100 artworks will be accepted.

NOTE: The submission period is now CLOSED (as of Thursday, July 14th), since we have reached the maximum number of 100 entries!
Drop Off: Monday, September 12, 9 am to 11 am, at the Artists Center at
the Galen

Show Opens: Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 10 am (regular gallery hours; no opening reception)
Show Closes: Sunday, October 16, 2022, 4 pm
Pick Up of Unsold Works: Sunday, October 16, 2022, 2 pm to 4 pm (please be on time, because the building closes at 4 pm)

You must be a member of the Artists Council to enter. If you wish to join or
renew your membership, please do so first by clicking here.

Artwork must:
 Be no larger than 48 in x 60 in (framed).
 Minimum size 12 in x 18 in (framed)
 Be ready for hanging or installation, professionally presented, and meet the following additional requirements.

Other Requirements:
 All works on paper must be protected by glass or Plexiglass.
 Unframed canvas must be gallery wrapped.
 Works on canvas or other materials must be finished on the edges.
 Two-dimensional artwork must be wired for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers or ceiling mounts will be accepted.
 Three-dimensional artwork cannot exceed 150 pounds or 72” high by 48”
wide by 48” deep and must be delivered ready for display.
 Works that do not meet these size requirements may be rejected on intake.
 Artwork is limited to 2- and 3-dimensional work. No video work can be
accepted at this time.
 Images of submitted artwork should follow our image guidelines, as posted on the Artists Council website here
 No refund of fees will be made after submission.

NO CHANGES TO ENTRIES ARE ALLOWED AFTER SUBMISSION. (Please proof your entry details carefully!).
 Artwork will hang during the entirety of the show.

 Artwork must be delivered to the Artists Center at the Galen in Palm Desert by the artist or his/her agent.
 Artwork shipped to the Artists Center will not be accepted.
 The Artists Council cannot provide special handling for artwork.

Pricing, Sales, and Pick Up:
 Artwork must be available for sale.
 Sale price must be between $300 and $8,000. Please note: no change to the sale price will be made after submission.
 The artwork’s price MUST be the same as on your website or otherwise
 Proceeds from sale (excluding sales tax) will be split 50-50 between the
artist and the Artists Council (to support programs and operations).
 Buyers are responsible for picking up the artwork they purchase and for any shipping and all associated expenses for artwork after purchase. Sales tax will be added to the sale price and paid by the buyer. If the buyer is not in town on October 16, 2022, then the artist will be expected to assist with
pick up and shipment/delivery.
 The artist or his/her agent is responsible for picking up or shipping unsold works.

 By submitting to the Artists Council “Hot Times – Cool Art” POP-UP Show
and Sale, the artist acknowledges and agrees that he/she:
 Has read and agrees to all conditions of entry.
 Releases rights for use of images of his/her artwork in any Artists Council
promotional and marketing materials.

 Is responsible for insurance for his/her artwork. Neither the Artists Council and its officers, directors, staff, or volunteers; nor anyone connected with the “Hot Times – Cool Art” POP-UP Show and Sale will be responsible for loss or damage to artwork, however caused. All exhibiting artists will be required to sign a liability waiver at the time of artwork drop-off.
 The Artists Council reserves the right to refuse any artwork that is not of
acceptable quality, does not match the submitted entry image, or does not
meet framing or finishing criteria, or any other requirements stated above.

If you have membership or show questions, please contact the Artists Council at For information about the Artists Council, go to our website at

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