“10 X 10 X 10,” Tieton Arts and Humanities

Tieton, WA:    August 13th – October 9th, 2016

It’s time for Tieton Arts & Humanities’ annual call for small artwork! Now in its 7th year, 10x10x10xTieton asks artists from all over the world to submit works no larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches. There are no media restrictions, but all work must be original and created within the past three years. All exhibited works are published in a fully illustrated, hand bound exhibition catalog, made right here in Tieton. Every accepted artists gets one free copy

Deadline:  June 13, 2016

See Website for details.

“Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition,” The Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts

Olympia, WA:    Jul 5–Aug 25, 2016

The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit.

Deadline:  May 15, 2016

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Yakima Maker Space / Open Call For Artist Submissions / Call for Artists

Yakima, WA:   Ongoing

THIS IS A FREE OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: However we will select our first presenting artist by March 25, 2016 so hurry and get your submissions ready. There is no cost to enter, so do not hesitate to submit your entry NOW!

Yakima Maker Space is opening a Gallery and Exchange to showcase all the wonders of Northwest artists and makers. Y.M.S. will be hosting a First Friday Art Gala at our downtown Yakima location monthly and we our building our database of talented artists interested in showing their work.

This is an open call to all Pacific Northwest (with a focus on Central Washington) professional and amateur artists. We take a very “Duchampian” view of Art so all art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions from: photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, interactive, electronic, video, paintings as well as drawings. *We are also now accepting musical and poetry entries to present at our First Friday Gala.

We have a lovely large gallery so large artwork (up to 8 feet) can be accommodated. 2D work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks can also be accommodated. Installation artists are welcome to submit proposals.

About Y.M.S.
Yakima Maker Space is a non-profit volunteer run organization that believes strongly in supporting the creative potential of the Yakima Valley by providing; the tools, the space and a co-learning environment for all ages

Deadline:  Open Call

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City of Kent / Summer Art Exhibit & Purchase Awards / Call for Artists

Kent, WA:   June 8th through August 29, 2016

The City of Kent invites Washington State visual artists to apply for the 2016 Kent Summer Art Exhibit & Purchase Awards.

Prints, photographs, paintings, works on paper and other types of visual artwork are appropriate.

A panel will select artwork for exhibition and those artworks are then eligible for The City Art Purchase Award, which offers a total of $12,500 to multiple artists. This panel will also choose between 3‐5 artists to receive the 2017 Kent Arts Commission Centennial Center Gallery Exhibit Award. Artists are eligible to receive multiple awards.

Deadline:  March 23, 2016

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Olympic Peninsula Art Association / 40th Annual Juried Show

Port Angeles, WA:    May 27 -June 26, 2016

Olympic Peninsula Art Association is seeking entries for its annual juried art exhibit to be held at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.

Cash and merchandise prizes totaling over $1,500. Open to all adult artists. All work must be original in interpretation and composition. 2D & 3D art accepted such as, but not limited to oil, acrylic, water media, mixed media, original prints, collage, pastel, fine art photography, drawing, assemblage ,sculpture, ceramics, glass, jewelry, digital art and textiles. The juror will be Mike McCollum.

Deadline:  April 4, 2016

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Print Publication

You studied history. Help me tell HERstory. Throughout history women struggled to have a voice and in 1920 we got it, the right to vote. Let’s celebrate the amazing things that women have accomplished since then. We all have women that we admire who are courageous, intelligent and groundbreakers. Who inspires you?
I am so excited to announce my Call for Entries tentatively entitled “HERstory”, honoring the amazing accomplishments of women in this past century. This collection will be published in a book by Schiffer Publishing in 2019. I would like to invite you to submit a 24”W x 30”L quilt about a woman who has done something amazing since 1920.

Deadline:  May 18, 2016

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“Excellence in Fibers 2016,” Fiber Art Now

Print Exhibition (and show of selected works):    March 2017

Because of the vast response to the first Excellence in Fibers exhibition, we have established a more refined approach for Excellence in Fibers 2016, to better identify the range of the makers and their intent. Therefore, we have established five categories to narrow the entry focus. The final exhibition catalog will be expanded to make a larger publication and include more of the selected works. Prizes will be given in every category. This will allow for a more comprehensive exhibition and increased opportunities for the artists.

Selected works from Excellence in Fibers 2015 and 2016 will be shown at the New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts in March, 2017!

Deadline:  October 1, 2016

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“Party On!” The Richard M Ross Museum

Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH:    May 13- July 1, 2016

An exhibition of art quilts expressing our obsession with parties of all types, whether celebrations of special days, or of the political variety.

Birthdays, anniversaries, retirements – all call for parties. There are celebrations of life and wakes when loved ones leave us. Holidays that are sacred, secular, national and local are marked with parties. The many sides of our electoral system are each named a “party.”

Share your interpretation of “Party” with us, whether a literal representation or an abstract expression.

Deadline:  April 7, 2016

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Summer Art Walk, Mill Creek Town Center

Mill Creek, WA:  Art Walk Dates are: June 9, July 14, August 11, 2016

Mill Creek’s Art & Beautification Board is seeking artists who want to participate in the Mill Creek Town Center 2nd Thursday Art Walk.

Deadline:  April 13, 2016

For more information, artist guidelines, and to apply, contact mcartwalk@gmail.com with :

• Brief description of your work (50 words max)
• Name
• Address
• Phone / Email
• Website Address
• 4-6 jpegs of your work (4MB total max)
• Dates you are available to participate, in order of preference.
• Price range of your work