The Empire and Desert’s Best

Deadline: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Exhibition: The Empire and Desert's best

Dates: September 10, 2021 to October 8, 2021

This is an entirely virtual exhibition and will be viewable on

Current Inland Empire and Palm Springs Chapter members.

This exhibition will depict the beauty of the Inland Empire and Palm Springs area, as we encourage you to explore the best views that the Inland Empire or Palm Springs area has to offer!

Please submit images either focusing on landscapes, architecture, figurative works or urbanscapes. Artwork exploring the area from a more fantastical standpoint is also welcome. Get creative!

Artists’ Awards, decided by judge:

First Place: $500

Second Place: $250

Third Place: $125

Honorable Mention (x2): $50

“Raincross Medal”, decided by judge for the work of art which best represents the Inland Empire.

Paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel or acrylic.

Sculptures in permanent materials such as bronze, marble, terra cotta, fiberglass, or wood.

60% Artist / 40% CAC

Submission Information:

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There is a limit of five entries per artist. Please pay by credit card through; for $35 you may submit one image, each additional image is $10. Any submissions made by artists who are not current Inland Empire or Palm Springs chapter members will be disqualified. Submission fees are non-refundable.

Notifications will be sent to artists via their OnlineJuriedShows account on or around Monday, August 16.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email the CAC Exhibitions Manager, Eire (Era) Hoke, at