Call for Artists: Shoreline Arts Festival Juried Art Exhibition

Friday, May 11, 2018


Featuring over 300 artworks from regional artists, the Juried Art Exhibition is one of the highlights of the Shoreline Arts Festival, and we are currently seeking submissions of 2D/3D artwork and photography to be included in the exhibit.

If selected, your work will be on display for the viewing pleasure of 10,000+ festival-goers on June 23rd and 24th, and you will be eligible to win a portion of the $2000+ in cash and merchandise prizes that will be awarded! Winners are announced Saturday, June 23rd on the Main Stage.

Visit the website for a full prospectus and the online registration form

REGISTRATION AND FEE

Non-refundable entry fee: $20 for 1 artwork; $35 for 2; $45 for 3
Limit 3 entries per person, per category (categories are: 1) photography; 2) 2D artwork; 3) 3D artwork). Entry fee must be paid at time of registration. Registration forms and payment must be submitted by June 16. In-person registration on June 18 will be charged an additional $10 feet.

SCHEDULE FOR JURIED ART

JUNE 16  Deadline for online registration

JUNE 18  6-8PM artwork drop off at the Shoreline Center and in-person registration (additional $10 fee for day-of, in-person registration)

JUNE 19-20 Guest jurors will jury art and photography
  • Photography juror: TBD
  • 2D & 3D Art juror: Amy Pleasant
JUNE 21 Award winners will be notified
Artists whose work is juried out will be notified if we are not able to exhibit the work during the festival

SATURDAY, JUNE 23  SHORELINE ARTS FESTIVAL 10AM-6PM
  • Art and photography exhibitions open to the public, 10AM-6PM
SUNDAY, JUNE 24, SHORELINE ARTS FESTIVAL 10AM-5PM
  • Art and photography exhibitions open to the public 10AM-5PM
  • 5-6:30PM Art pick-up at the exhibition rooms


PRIZES AND AWARDS Over $2000 will be awarded for juried art
  • Prizes awarded in 3 categories: Photography, 2D, 3D, People’s Choice
  • Entries will be juried for inclusion and awards on Tuesday and Wednesday after the Monday night drop off
  • Award winners will be notified by email prior to the Shoreline Arts Festival, June 23-24
  • Awards will be announced at 6PM on Saturday, June 24 in the Juried Art Exhibit Room
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL ARTWORK
  • All entries must be original and may not be copied from a published artwork or photograph
  • Entries must have been created within the past 36 months
  • Entries previously shown at the Shoreline Arts Festival are not eligible
  • All works (including sculpture/3D) must be easily carried by one person
  • Artwork may not exceed 48″ in any direction – this includes multiple panel works
SALE OF ARTWORK
  • Artists may or may not choose to have their artwork available for purchase during the Arts Festival
  • Registration forms must indicate a retail price or NFS (Not for Sale) for each entry
  • A 20% commission will be collected on all sales
  • Sold works will remain on exhibit until the end of the Arts Festival on Sunday, June 24 at 5PM
  • The Arts Council will issue commission checks to artists for any works sold by July 31, 2017
ARTWORK DROP OFF
  • The drop off date is Monday, June 18 from 6-8PM.
  • Most artists choose to come right at 6PM – to avoid a line, we recommend staggering your arrival 6:30-8PM
  • Location: Shoreline Center, 18560 – 1st Ave NE, Shoreline WA 98155)
  • All artwork should should be properly labeled.
ARTWORK PICK UP
NO EARLY PICK UP
  • To avoid a line, arrive after 5:30.
  • Bring your own packing materials.
ARTISTIC GUIDELINES
  • Works may be in any theme.
  • Work of any medium on any surface will be accepted.

2D ARTWORK and PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Art MUST be framed with proper wiring and ready to hang at the time of drop off.
  • CLIP FRAMES AND SAWTOOTH HANGERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!! REALLY!
  • The hanging wire and supporting hardware MUST be able to more than adequately support the weight of the framed artwork.
  • Very heavy artwork is difficult to hang in the festival exhibition space – please be conscious of the total weight of the work when entering.
3D ARTWORK
  • The artist may need to provide their own pedestal, vitrine or other display hardware for proper display of submitted work.
  • All works must be easily moved by one person.
  • If your work exceeds the 48″ limit for all artwork, please call our office for possible consideration
The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate creativity and inspire our community through the arts.



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