Sept 25-27, 2017


at a glance

Digital entries accepted at

Digital Entry Deadline at, midnight central time (CST).
Due to the ex-tremely high number of last minute entries each year, we highly recommend entering well before the final deadline to avoid possible last minute issues that can and do arise. 

Jury results will be emailed to entrants and made available on the AIS website 

Accepted artwork to be shipped to Montgomery-Lee Fine Art. 

Last day for accepted works to arrive at gallery 

AIS Opening Reception & Awards Presentation, 5 to 9pm at the gallery 

Albert Handell, AISM, demo at 6 to 8pm at the gallery. Education programs throughout the day. 

All Member Paint-out 

Last day of exhibition 

Unsold work shipped back to artists. Hand delivered works must be picked up no later than November 2nd or make arrangements with the gallery if that is not possible. 

September 28th - October 29th, 2017

Opening reception Thursday, September 28th

Montgomery-Lee Fine Art
Park City, Utah

JUDGE OF AWARDS - AIS Master Albert Handell
CO-CHAIRS - Cindy Baron & Bill Davidson  

AWARDSOver $60,000 in Awards 

  • Best of Show $12,000
  • Second Place $8,000
  • Third Place $4,000
  • William Schultz Award for Oils $1,000
  • Dickinson Signature Award $1,000
  • Marjorie L. Bradley Memorial Award of Excellence $500
  • Award of Excellence for Water Media $1,000
  • Award of Excellence for Pastel $1,000
  • Southwest Art Award of Excellence $3,380
  • American Art Collector Award of Excellence $3,400
  • Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence $3,995
  • Plus over $18,000 in Corporate and Merit Awards including Artists Choice Award



There can be no exceptions to deadlines, specifications or rules. 

Membership: Must be a current (or new) member of AIS and must be a legal US resident to be eligible to enter the exhibition. 2017 membership dues of $60 must be paid prior to entering. To join online or to request a mail in membership form, visit 

Medium: Oil, Pastel, Acrylic, Watercolor or Gouache. No mixed media, photography, digital or any other media. 

Work must be original, impressionistic in style, must have been completed within the last three years and may not have been exhibited in a previous AIS show. Work done in class and/or under the guid-ance of an instructor is not eligible for entry. 

Size & Qty: Paintings must be no larger than 900 square inches (excluding frame). Maximum length on any side is 36 inches. To determine square inches, multiply length x width (example: 30x30=900). Two paintings may be submitted. Maximum of one painting per artist may be accepted into show. 

Framing: Work must be suitably framed in a fine art gallery-quality wood frame, wired and ready for hanging. No metal frames, gallery wrap canvases or sawtooth hangers. Unsuitable or damaged framing will disqualify. Repair or replacement of frame is financial responsibility of artist. AIS and Gallery are not responsible for damage caused by works framed with glass. Plexiglass is recommended. 

Liability & Agreement: All entries will be made at the risk of the entrant. Care and caution will be exercised in the handling of all art work. Neither AIS nor Gallery may be held responsible for loss or damage. Artists are responsible for insuring their work during transit. Gallery will provide Insurance on all works in the show while they are on the gallery premises; that covers all contingencies at wholesale value of the artwork. Digital images are assumed to be accurate representations of the entrant’s original artworks. Artwork that differs markedly from the submitted image will be disqualified. The artist retains copyright to his/her image(s), however, by submitting to this show, artist agrees to AIS's use of the im-ages for publicity (including future AIS event promotion) and archival purposes. Submission of entries and entry fee constitute agreement with all conditions set forth in this prospectus. 

Sales Commission: Artist 60%, Gallery 40%. All work MUST be for sale and must be priced according to your standard pricing. No price changes will be accepted once you have submitted your entry. An artist who withdraws an entry after acceptance into the exhibition shall not be eligible to enter any AIS exhibition for the two succeeding years. Any accepted work which is presold MUST be included in the show. Gallery commission applies. 

Entry Fee: $48 for one painting or $58 for two paintings, to be paid with credit card on Juried Art Services site. 

Online Entry:  All entries must be submitted online at 

Print the Prospectus


List of events/schedule to be updated as events are confirmed. 

Thursday, Sept 28th: 
AIS Opening Reception with Awards Presentation, 5 to 9pm at Montgomery- Lee Fine Art 

Friday, Sept 29th 
-  Painting demo by Albert Handell, 6 to 8pm – Montgomery-Lee Fine Art
-  Educational programs throughout the day at the gallery 

Saturday, Sept 30th: 
All Member Paintout 

Register for Events


Albert Handell - Monday Sept 25-27, 2017
A three day indoor & plein air workshop

Workshop Registration

SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS  (Accepted Artwork Only)

September 14 - 22, 2017 Ship work to gallery
September 22 - Last day for work to arrive at gallery

Ship to:
Montgomery-Lee Fine Art 

There will be a $20 fee ($10 for hand delivered work) payable to the gallery to cover costs of unpacking, storage, repacking and contacting shippers for return of unsold work

Package your paintings well. We will reuse your original packing for the return.

MasterPak and Airfloat Systems containers are recommended. We have a short window of
time for repacking unsold work. We must be able to quickly put your packing material back
the way it came. Keep it simple and neat. Make sure your boxes are sturdy and can be reused.



1. IDENTIFICATION TAG - Attach to back of artwork (Accepted Work Only).
2. UPS or FedEx prepaid return shipping label - Include with shipped artwork.

3. Photo of the painting  - Attached to the inside of the box for packers.
4. Print your name and address prominently, preferably in the upper left corner.
5. Print your name and address on the outsideinside of each box.

Print the Identification Tag

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