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Call for July: Teach:LEARN Exhibit

Open Call for Juried Art: Calling all artEAST Students!

artEAST is presenting an exhibition for three weeks in July highlighting artwork inspired by classes at artEAST. This is an opportunity for artEAST students to experience a full jury process and have your work available to sell at artEAST.

In addition to student art, Instructor work will also be on display as part of this exhibition. This is an ALL AGES exhibit.

Experience all that artEAST’s education department has to offer
in our upcoming Exhibition: Teach/LEARN.

Submission Guidelines:

Open to any artEAST Students, past or present, young or old and in between.

All submissions will be made electronically. Email the following to education@arteast.org

  1. Submit up to 3 pieces of art via email with heading “Teach/LEARN Submission – YOUR LAST NAME”
    1. Email jpegs only. Include title, medium, dimensions, price, artEAST class taken and year for each submission.
    2. Items submitted for consideration must be the ones presented in the show, if accepted.
  2. An artist statement of 100 words or less related to the work submitted.

Submission Deadline: Submissions will be accepted until midnight on Friday, June 23, 2017. 

Accepted artwork must be delivered to artEAST on Sunday, July 2, 2017 between noon and 5pm.
All accepted pieces need to be ready to hang/display accordingly. We reserve the right to refuse any artwork that arrives not ready to hang and/or not of the quality shown in the images provided.
For first time exhibition applicants:

2-D paper artwork must be framed. Canvas artwork does not need to be framed but all edges should be finished. No saw-tooth hangers, all art needs hanging wire attached to the back with D-rings. DO NOT have your pieces professionally framed. You will not be reimbursed for frames.

All pieces must be available for purchase as part of this Exhibition.

This is an Exhibition to sell your artwork so please price your pieces accordingly. You will make 50% percent of the posted price and 50% will go to artEAST.  This is a typical exhibition commission split.

All applicants will be notified via email by June 28th whether or not they accepted.

Accepted artists are expected to attend either the Exhibit Closing Reception 6-8pm on Wednesday July 26, 2017 and/or the July Art Walk highlighting this Teach/LEARN exhibit 6-8pm on Friday July 7, 2017. Bring your friends!

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 23, 2017, midnight
Art Intake: Monday, July 3, 2017, 10am–Noon (at artEAST)
July Art Walk: Friday, July 7, 2017, 6-8pm
Closing Reception: Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 6–8pm
Exhibition Dates: July 5–July 30, 2017
Art Pickup: Monday, July 31, 2017

 Exhibition Expectations

  • All 2-D* mediums are welcome. All work must be framed OR gallery wrapped canvas and wired ready to hang (no sawtooth hangers).  *Blakely Hall’s hanging system can only accommodate wire hung work and there is no protected display area for 3-D.
  • Artists are responsible for physical delivery and pickup of their accepted artwork(s).
  • Artists are expected to be available to assist with volunteer jobs related to the show.
  • A signed Exhibitions Release form and an Artist Inventory listing the piece(s) must be presented with your work at intake.
  • A current W-9 form must be on file for you to be paid sales proceeds 45 days post event.
  • All sales will go through the artEAST Gallery sales desk.
  • A 50% commission fee will be taken on all exhibition sales.
  • Purchased artworks will remain on display through the end of the exhibition.
  • Artists are responsible for reading and following the exhibition guidelines and expectations.

To apply to the exhibition

1. Prepare your .JPG files to the following specifications:

  • File format: JPEG only
  • File dimensions: Use maximum image size of 1200 pixels on the longest dimension
  • File resolution: Save at 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)
  • File size: 3 MB maximum
  • Rename your files with your last name and a number. For example: Doe_01.jpg, Doe_02.jpg.

2. Send us the following information by email (education@arteast.org) or post (artEAST, 95 Front St. N, Issaquah WA 98027).

  • Subject: Teach/LEARN Submission – YOUR LAST NAME
  • Contact information: Name, best phone number to reach you, mailing address, and website if you have one
  • Whether you are a current artEAST member
  • Your artist statement (relating to your submission and/or exhibit theme), in 100 words or less

3. Provide your artwork images as email attachments. For each piece of art submitted, provide:

  • Title
  • Related Class and Instructor
  • Year completed
  • Medium
  • Finished dimensions (including frame)
  • Price

The curator will make every effort to let you know if any information is missing, but it’s your responsibility to ensure that your information is complete. If you have any questions, please contact education@arteast.org or call (425) 392-3191.



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