4701 AZ-89, Prescott, AZ 86301
Exhibition Dates: March 12 - April 24, 2022

Registration Entries:  OPEN
Entry Deadline:  Tuesday,  January 11, 2022 (for Registration and Images)
Notification of Acceptance: January 28, 2022
Daggi Wallace Workshop:   Wednesday, March 16 – Friday, March 18, 2022 in Prescott, AZ
Daggi Wallace Demo: Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the Phippen Art Museum.
Reception: Saturday, March 19 at 11:30 at the Phippen Art Museum.
Awards:  Saturday, March 19 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Phippen Art Museum and by Zoom.

Shipping:  Paintings to arrive at the Phippen Art Museum during the week of February 11 - February 19, 2022.
Included with Shipped Painting must be:  Artist Info Sheet (to be provided with notification email) , Artist Bio, APAA Label on the Back of the Painting, Prepaid Return Shipping Label for Returning the Painting after the show.

Local Transport:  Artists who live locally will be contacted regarding dropping their painting off in a location where paintings can then be transported to the Phippen Art Museum.  

AWARDS:  Cash Prizes and generous merchandise awards.


Her work has been shown at the National Arts Club and the Salmagundi Club in NYC, the Butler Institute of American Art, OH, and is in the permanent collection of the Wichita Center for the Arts, KS, the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, CA, the Ventura County Community Hospital in Ventura, CA, as well as the Bennett  Art Collection Of Women Realists.

Daggi has won numerous awards in national and international juried exhibitions. In 2021 three images of her work will be going to the Moon as they were selected for 'The Peregrine Collection' time capsule to be archived on the Moon via Astrobotic's Peregrine Mission One.

Her paintings have been published in several magazines and books, including Professional Artist Magazine, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, Poets and Artists Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine, The Pastel Journal and Pratique Des Arts in France. Born and raised in Berlin, Germany, and now living near Los Angeles, CA, Daggi specializes in contemporary realism in pastel and mixed media. She is an Eminent Pastelist of the International Association of Pastel Societies, Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America and Signature Member and Juried Member of several other art organizations.

She has been an invited artist in several international exhibitions in Italy, China and Germany and has served as juror for many local, national and online art competitions.

Since 2012 she has been an Artist-in-Residence at Studio Channel Islands Art Center in Camarillo, CA, where she maintains her studio and teaches workshops and classes. She has a long list of portrait commission clients and her work is collected throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Daggi Wallace will be teaching a three day workshop prior to the show reception date.  To sign up for the workshop, Click on Events: Workshops on this website after Sept. 15th.  


Ray Hassard was born and raised in the New York area.  Growing up, he attended Saturday classes at the Museum of Modern Art and took community education art classes at local schools and art organizations.  He studied at the Pratt Institute, and more importantly, spent hours and hours at New York’s wonderful museums and galleries.  Ray moved to Buffalo, NY in 1977, where he was awarded several commissions, including one for a 45-foot long wall piece in the subway system the city was building.  In 1985 , he and his partner came to Cincinnati and became co-owners and publishers of American Record Guide, a classical music CD review magazine.

Ray belongs to the Ohio Plein Air Society, Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, and is a signature member of the Cincinnati Art Club and National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society (NOAPS). He was awarded signature and Master Pastellist status by the MidAmerica Pastel Society in 2008, and served on the Board of the Ohio Plein Air Society for two terms. He was given Signature Member status by the Pastel Society of America in 2011 and named Eminent Pastellist by the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) in 2019.

Lyn Asselta - Biography     JUROR OF IMAGES:  LYN ASSELTA  IAPS/EP

Lyn is a Pastel Society of America Master Pastelist, an International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) Eminent Pastelist, and a member of the Salmagundi Club.  She is the founder and past president of the First Coast Pastel Society (FL) and is a Member of Excellence of the Southeastern Pastel Society.   Her award winning paintings have appeared in shows and exhibitions throughout the United States, and in invitational exhibitions in France and China.  In 2009, Lyn had the honor of being an Artist in Residence for the National Park Service at Acadia National Park in Maine.  Her work was featured in the February 2016 issue of Pastel Journal magazine and her painting "Blue Morning, Crescent Beach" appeared on its cover. She has also been featured in Pratique des Arts magazine and Plein Air magazine.  In 2018, Lyn published her first book, Seeing the Landscape, a collection of her paintings and prose. Lyn travels extensively to teach both studio and plein air pastel landscape workshops.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all pastel artists. If you want to become a member of APAA, click on JOIN US on our website Membership is $40.


1. ENTRY FEES: $40 for members, for up to 3 entries. $55 for non-members, for up to three entries. Registration and payment must be made online at Click on EVENT/SHOWS: PayPal or Credit Card. Entry Fee is non-refundable.

2IMAGES TO BE SENT TO Nori Thorne, Show Chair ( as a jpeg with titles, sizes, and prices in the email as well as your cell phone number as shown below (you can cut and paste). All artists will receive notification by email that their entries were received.

Title of Work:
Unframed Size (HxW):

Prepare your jpeg images for submission by cropping them so that no frames, mats, or white space are included. Resize them to 72 dpi and 900 pixels on the longest side. You can register and pay early but send the images no later than 5pm on January 11, 2022. Please title each jpeg with your last name, first initial and a portion of the paintings title (example: thorne_n_paintingtitle)


All work must be original pastel painting completed in the last two years and not previously shown in an APAA exhibition or show.  Works that have been entered but not selected can be entered again, provided it meets prospectus requirements.

Work copied from images, paintings, or photographs, regardless of copyright issues, that have been published or appeared on the internet, DVD, or any publication or that are likely to be published in any format whatsoever shall not be eligible. It is permissible to gather and use multiple images, paintings, or photographs as resource material to create an original composition.

It is permissible to use photos from an individual that you personally know with their permission providing the individual is the source of the image, and the image is not rendered as an exact copy and meets the criteria stated above. The artist must provide the original source image or written permission upon request if a question arises about the originality of the work. Any work that cannot be verified will be removed from the show.


All artwork must be completed with 85% dry pastel as a final layer, underpainting as part of the process is acceptable, no oil pastels.

All paintings must be for sale. NO NFS OR POR.    Artist 60%, APAA 10%, Phippen Museum 30%. Any painting withdrawn as an entry by the artist after the deadline date and time will be subject to a payment to APAA of 40% of the stated sales price as commission payment.   No price changes will be accepted after you have submitted your entry, so please double check your entries for accuracy.

Work done under supervision, mentorship, or in an instructed class, workshop, online instruction, published step by step instruction, DVD, or any other form of instruction is not eligible. Any work shown to be part of any instruction as defined above will be removed from the show.

Accepted paintings must be identical to the image submitted for entry. No substitutions, copies, adjustments, repairs, or any other modification to the painting is allowed after the entry image is submitted.

FRAMING: Work must be suitably framed in a fine art gallery-quality frame, wired and ready for hanging.  No metal frames, gallery wrap canvases or sawtooth hangers.  Unsuitable framing will be disqualified.  Repair or replacement of frame is the financial responsibility of the artist.  APAA and the Phippen are not responsible for damage caused by works framed with glass.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:   Permission to reproduce the artist's work for APAA and the Phippen for marketing and publicity purposes prior, during the show, and for future APAA event promotions is deemed given by the artist with the acceptance of their work.

APAA and/or the Phippen are not responsible for any loss or damage to artwork while in transit or at the Exhibition.  All due care will be taken at all times, and if a painting arrives damaged, the artist will be contacted to determine what action should be taken. 

HAND-DELIVERY AND SHIPPING: Information will be provided to the artist upon acceptance.

ANY QUESTIONS:  Contact Nori Thorne, Show Chair ( 240-994-9639

This show will also be shown online at and on other Social Media, but all sales will take place at the Phippen Art Museum OR by phone and credit card with the Phippen Art Museum.  

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