The Summer Show

PVAC Artists Groups Juried Exhibition

July 23 – August 27, 2022

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 30 – 6 to 9 pm

Juried all-media exhibition hosted by and open for submission only to members of the Palos Verdes Art Center’s seven active artists groups: Artists Open Group, Pacific Arts Group, Paletteers,  Peninsula Artists, Photographic and Digital Artists, The Artists Studio, and Third Dimension.

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Scott Canty earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in drawing and painting from California State University Long Beach. From 1998 – 2013 Canty was Director of Exhibitions at Palos Verdes Art Center. From 1986 – 2016, he worked as Art Curator with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. His duties included Senior Curator for the LAX ART Exhibition Program and Curator/Interim Director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery.  His position as curator included organizing exhibitions and working with education programs at  LAMAG.  After 30 years, Canty retired from the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department in 2016.

Currently, he is pursuing painting and drawing with his “Studio Treasures” series and is currently illustrating a children’s book, entitled Bo and Sue.


Online Submission Dates via CaFÉ:  June 8 – Extended to July 5
Juror’s Selections Announced via CaFÉ:  July 8
Take-In of Selected Works: Friday, July 15 – 9:00 to 11:00 am
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 30 – 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Close of Show: Saturday, August 27
Art Pick-Up: Monday, August 29 – 9:00 to 11:00 am


·      Go to

·      Create a CaFÉ profile.

·      Follow step-by-step instructions in CaFÉ for creating a profile. Please be sure to identify your media and substrate, i.e. oil on canvas, digital on copper, etc.

·      Apply to call for  The Summer Show 2022. You may submit up to 3 pieces of art once your profile in CaFÉ is complete.