sa·lon n. (Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Art Terms)
a. a hall for exhibiting works of art
b. such an exhibition, esp one showing the work of living artists
Part of MVPC’s general meeting is devoted to salons. Each meeting has 6 salons: Novice Topic, Novice Open, Monochrome Topic, Monochrome Open, Color Topic, Color Open. The monthly salons alternate between prints and projected digital images. The topics are determined the previous year by club vote.
For more detailed information on entering salons, see the links listed below.
Salon Rules -Updated 7/20/17
To enter monthly salons, go to the ‘For Our Members’ page to upload your images.
MVPC Salon FAQ – New! Updated 7/20/2017.
Image sizing for MVPC digital submissions using LightroomR
Image sizing for MVPC digital submissions using Faststone
How To Resize and Sharpen With PhotoShop
Resizing Photos with IrfanView
How to Resize A Digital Image with Picasa
Resizing Photos with Picasa – DOC
Resize Photos with Corel Paint – PDF
2017 – 2018 Salon Topics
|Salon Month||Salon Topic||Due by||Topic Definition|
|September||Digital – Mechanical||8/3/17||Devices with Moving Parts|
|October||Print – Church Architecture||9/7/17||Depicts a Place of Worship|
|November||Digital – Hands||10/5/17||Primary Element is One or More Person’s Hands|
|January||Print – Twin Cities||12/7/17||Depicts Unique Elements of Minneapolis or St. Paul
|February||Digital – Rust||1/4/18||Subject Depicts Natural Oxidation|
|March||Print – Macro||2/1/18||Up Close; Near Life Size or Greater|
|April||Digital -Food||3/1/18||Be Creative|
|May||Print – Cold||4/5/18||Evokes Feeling of Being “Cold”|
|June||End of Year Competition|