The Signature award is
established to encourage excellence and dedication of the
members of Alliance of California Artists. The Award is
granted based on acceptance into a number of shows and
exhibitions, and service to the organization
Shows and Exhibitions are produced throughout the year. Shows fall
into two categories, Open and Membership, Major and Minor, and
general designations defining each type. Open shows allow
non-members of ACA over the age of 18. Membership shows
are restricted to Alliance members. Points toward
signature awards are awarded for each show in which the artist
is accepted, along with prizes and awards for placement.
The ACA Signature Award entitles the artist to add the initials "ACA" to
their signature on their paintings, an honor designating the
barer as an award winning artist. You will need to earn
150 points, and an additional 20 points earned as
Use the form at this Link to track
your progress towards your ACA signature Award. Along with
this form, you will need proof of your point earnings.
Proof consists of the entry portion of the tag returned to you
when your artwork is accepted and awards earned for Membership
shows. Included as proof of points earned are teh letters
that ACA sends out that show your art has been accepted and also
any awards. You'll need to have the Director of Exhibits,
The Exhibit Coordinator or ACA President sign off on your
service points earned here on the form at this
Link. You must be
accepted into at least two Major Open shows, regardless of how
many other points you've earned.
Please note: points carry over from year to year, points are earned only
from ACA sponsored shows. Keeping track of service points
or signature points is the responsibility of each member.
Your application will be reviewed by the ACA Board members at their next
meeting. If approved, the application will be recorded.
Signature Awards are usually announced at the December meeting
and a certificate presented.
Signature Award Poinits Log PDF
Signature Award Points Log
Points may be earned by
acceptance in shows as follows:
Major Membership Show:
Major Open Show:
Point earned during
Membership shows only:
Best of Show: