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Cut It Out – Call for Artists

Gallery One Visual Arts Center announces their second national juried exhibition titled Cut It Out.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 27 Jan 2015

Entries of collage work will be accepted from across the nation and juried by Deborah Faye Lawrence for inclusion in a month-long exhibition in March of 2016 in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg.

Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events will be offered to chosen artists to accompany the exhibition. $1000 in awards will be distributed by the joror and an exhibition catalog will be created. Gallery One houses four art galleries and Cut It Out will be featured in the Main and the Mezzanine Galleries.

Gallery One Visual Arts Center is a nonprofit art gallery dedicated to offering high-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits, educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts, studios for a diverse group of resident artists, networking opportunities with business organizations and educational institutions in support of the arts, and a meeting place to foster community cohesion and arts appreciation.

For more information, contact renee@gallery-one.org.

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Bellwether 2016: Confluence – Call for Artists

The City of Bellevue seeks sculptures and/or proposals for site-specific/temporary sculptures. Sculptures will be exhibited at Bellevue City Hall, along the Pedestrian Corridor that crosses Downtown, and in the Downtown Park from June 24-October 16, 2016.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 8 Nov 2015

Chosen artists will receive an honorarium of up to $1,000. Travel and shipping reimbursements of up to $500 are available.

Bellwether is organized by the City of Bellevue Arts Program and is on view every other year during the summer. It started more than twenty years ago as the Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition and was renamed “Bellwether” in 2010 to emphasize a forward-looking approach. In addition to the biennial sculpture exhibition, downtown Bellevue features 120 year-round public artworks.

For more information, contact smacdonald@bellevuewa.gov.

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International Juried Exhibition 2015 – Call for Artists

PUNCH Gallery presents an international juried exhibition during the months of November and December 2015 with works to be selected by Julia Fryett (Seattle), curator, cultural entrepreneur and founder of Aktionsart.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 4 Oct 2015

Located in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of downtown Seattle, PUNCH provides an excellent opportunity to gain exposure within the Northwest regional art scene. Artists from any country may submit work in any medium. In addition to traditional media and crafts, artists are encouraged to submit work in experimental genres, video, sound, or installation.

Cash awards totaling $1500 will be given out, plus each artist receives return shipping up to $150 and a commemorative medal. Entrants will also be considered for additional exhibition opportunities curated by PUNCH members.

PUNCH seeks to exhibit work that is honest, thoughtful, vocal, fearless, and fresh. Applauding individual expression, the gallery’s primary mission is to provide support and encouragement for artists to create and exhibit their work in an atmosphere free from the constraints of commercialism.

Committed to excellence on every level, PUNCH promotes the visual arts as a necessary, valid, and worthwhile contribution to Seattle’s cultural growth.

For more information, contact jury@punchgallery.org.

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CityCenter Apartments Public Art – Call for Artists

The Lynnwood Arts Commission is partnering with Indigo Real Estate Services, Inc. to commission a public art element that will be sited on a the prominent 196th St SW & 36th Ave W intersection in Lynnwood’s City Center.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Sept 2015

This is an open call to artists living in Washington and Oregon.

Three finalists will be selected to furnish project proposals in November. Artist selection will be announced in December (dates are subject to change) with project installation to be completed by February 2017.

Finalists will be paid $600 to prepare a project presentation. The selected artist will have a budget of $23,200 to create installation which will be located on a prominent intersection in Lynnwood.

The Lynnwood Arts Commission is dedicated to creating art opportunities in Lynnwood.

For more information, contact solson@ci.lynnwood.wa.us.

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2016 Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival – Call for Artists

The 19th Annual Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest and seeks fine artists and crafters.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Apr 2015

Each year, the Festival presents internationally acclaimed jazz, blues and pop musicians, 200 wines, 40 fine artists and crafters, local restaurants, and commercial exhibitors in a beautiful outdoor setting in Vancouver, Washington.

Bravo! Northwest is a nonprofit arts and music organization dedicated to live concert performances of classical, jazz, sacred, chamber, and contemporary repertoire and the production and presentation of arts events in the Northwest.

For more information, contact info@vancouverwinejazz.com.

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Art of Dining – Call for Artists

Women’s Funding Alliance is welcoming submissions of original art by women artists who are inspired by our mission to advance leadership and economic opportunity for women and girls in Washington State.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 11 Sept 2015

If selected, your original piece of art will be showcased throughout event materials and may be auctioned off during The Art of Dining event, our annual evening gala event with proceeds to support the work of Women’s Funding Alliance.

We welcome submissions from professional female artists of any 2D media, including previously published or exhibited material. Your artwork must be adaptable to a poster format and general event collateral. Compensation includes a $1,000 honorarium, plus additional benefits. If selected, the Women’s Funding Alliance becomes the owner of your original piece of art and has the right to use the artwork for all event marketing purposes.

Women’s Funding Alliance envisions a world where all women and girls live, lead and thrive. The Art of Dining is our annual evening gala event with proceeds to support the work of Women’s Funding Alliance. The Art of Dining promises to be an evening full of celebratory, inspiring moments complete with an exquisite four-course meal, prepared by Chef Lisa Dupar, one-of-a-kind live mission-focused auction lineup, lively entertainment, late night dancing and more. We invite guests to Join the Movement to be part of the solution for women and girls.

For more information, contact ali@wfalliance.org.

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Crave: 10th Annual Juried Exhibit – Call for Artists

Columbia City Gallery seeks artists for the 10th annual juried exhibit, Crave.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 2 Aug 2015


  • Royal Alley-Barnes, Executive Director, Langston Hughes Institute for the Performing Arts.
  • Stefano Catalani, Director of Arts, Craft, and Design, Belluevue Arts Museum
  • Trimpin, artist and sound sculptor

Have your work juried by Seattle art professionals. If juried in your work will be part of the Crave exhibit to be held at the gallery. $1000 in prize money will be award to the top three artists. 1st -$500, 2nd and 3rd – $250 each.

Columbia City Gallery is a non-profit artists collective. We bring together local emerging and professional artist in the heart of historic Columbia City. We support local artist and craftspeople in our gallery and giftshop.

For more information, contact betsyf@columbiacitygallery.com.

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Columbia Winery Celebrates Northwest Artists

Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) has teamed up with our generous sponsor, Columbia Winery, to offer an exciting new opportunity for artists from the Pacific Northwest.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 10 Jul 2015

Columbia Winery Celebrates Northwest Artists is collaboration created to bring awareness to contemporary artists in the PNW, support our regional community, and offer a unique, engaging program to shoppers and retailers. This Call for Entries seeks Washington and Oregon artists over 21 years of age who are interested in being a part of a special promotional campaign launching October 2015.

Three participating artists will be chosen by a team of jurors, consisting of members from Columbia Winery, CoCA and media partners Sinclair Broadcasting Seattle and Alpha Media who will select work based on the artists’ interpretation of the theme: Food, Wine, & Celebration in the Northwest. Selected artists will receive cash and prizes worth $1,100.

All original artwork must be two-dimensional, and preferably oil, watercolor or acrylic paintings; no photography or 3D work will be accepted. For display purposes we ask that work be larger that 16 inches in the shortest dimension and no larger than 40 inches in the biggest dimension.

Artists often experience a deep bond to their surroundings, and this is a chance to creatively explore food, wine and celebration in the extraordinary setting of Washington and Oregon.

  • $500 Visa Gift Card from Columbia Winery
  • $300 Oregon Coast Getaway at the Inn at Spanish Head, includes lodging and meals, from Alpha Media
  • $100 gift certificate from Artists & Craftsman
  • $100 gift certificate to Schwartz Brother’s restaurant from Sinclair Broadcasting Seattle
  • $100 gift certificate for one night lodging at Iron Springs Resort from Sinclair Broadcasting Seattle

CoCA serves the Pacific Northwest as a catalyst and forum for the advancement, development, and understanding of Contemporary Art.

For more information, contact submissions@cocaseattle.org.

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