Who We Are: A visual artists' network for local and emerging artists The Placer Artists League (PAL), in partnership with PlacerArts, is a group of active visual artists who meet regularly for camaraderie, artist presentations and demonstrations on a variety of media and art related topics from award winning professionals. The league's charter is to support and educate local artists, encourage emerging artists and provide opportunities for exhibition and sale of members' work.  Join us on Facebook.


The PAL general meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month (except July). We alternate meeting times between 10am and 7pm every other month to accommodate a diversity of artists, with varying schedules. Please refer to the Calendar on the right hand side for current meeting locations & times.

PAL Newsletters

Monthly newsletters are sent to current members with valuable information about upcoming calls for artists, art events, receptions, classes, workshops and exhibitions.  View past PAL Newsletters

PAL + PlacerArts Membership

The Placer Artists League is proud to be a program of PlacerArts. Therefore, all PAL members are also members of PlacerArts: If you wish to participate in PAL you must pay the supplementary Placer Artists League participation fee of $20 in addition to your PlacerArts membership fee.

Sign up now: Join the Placer Artists League

PAL Membership Shows

PAL members are encouraged to submit their artwork in the two PAL Membership Shows (April and August, 2017) held in the PlacerArts Gallery.   

There is a $3 hanging fee per piece of artwork. PAL Membership Show Exhibit Form.

Annual PAL Open Juried Show

The Placer Artists League is proud to announce the 2017 Open Juried Show to be held at the General Gomez ARTS and Event Center, 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn, CA. PAL is inviting all artists in a variety of media to participate. Our juror will be Frank Ordaz, a renown oil painter of landscapes and portraits.

The show will be free and open to the public from May 27 through June 12, 2017.

The Reception and Awards ceremony will be held Friday, June 2 from 6 to 9 pm during the Auburn Art Walk.

View the 2017 Brochure for the full list of the award winning artists

Any questions, please feel free to contact the PAL Open Juried Show Chairperson, Diane Friedberg, via email LOPDianeF@gmail.com.

Frank Ordaz
Concrete, Rock and Sky by Frank Ordaz.


If you have questions or need more information about PAL, please contact the PAL Program Chairperson, MaryTess Mayall marytess14@gmail.com or call PlacerArts at 530.885.5670

PAL Meetings