PAL membership photos (2)         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.


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. Refer to PAL newsletter or Calendar for meeting locations & times.

PAL Newsletters

Monthly newsletters are sent to members with information about upcoming events and exhibitions.
Click Here to view the current newsletter, or for archived PAL newsletters, click here.

PAL Membership

PAL is a program of PlacerArts. To become a PAL member you must become a PlacerArts member. 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. Click here to join or renew your membership.

PAL Membership Shows

PAL members are encouraged to enter their artwork in the various PAL Membership Shows held throughout the year. There is a $3 hanging fee per piece of artwork. Click to download the 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 to participate. Our juror will be Frank Ordaz, a renown oil painter of landscapes and portraits. The deadline for online submission is May 15, 2017. To enter, please visit

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 Art Walk in Auburn.

Any questions, please feel free to contact the PAL Open Juried Show Chairperson, Diane Friedberg, via email

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 or call PlacerArts at 530.885.5670

PAL Meetings