For Artists

Application for the 47th Annual National Fine Art Show and Auction. Deadline: December 15, 2019

This is an invitation to submit an application for participation in our long standing annual art show and auction.  The Western Art Association believes it is a privilege to give you the best possible setting for our National Fine Art Show & Auction and the Kittitas Valley Event Center does just that.  Located east of downtown, it is easy to find and the most advertised location in Ellensburg and the county.  The grounds offer art exhibitors and collectors ideal conditions for selling and buying artwork with over 17,000 sq. feet of covered booth space.

Exhibit booth fees range in price from $300(10’x10’) to $600.00 (10’x20’).  There is a $15.00 City of Ellensburg vendor fee in addition to the booth fee.  Power is furnished to the exhibit booths.

Entry Requirements

  • Professional resume limited to three pages
  • Artist statement defining the focus, direction and scope of your art work
  • Biography providing personal background, influences, interests, etc.
  • A CD with a minimum of 10, maximum of 12 images (no frames or background) of your current work.  Each image shall be titled, media identified and size listed. Please include three images of your booth display.
  • Application Fee:  $30.00

The completed portfolio may be delivered by email.  Please use a jpg format for your images.  Portfolios for the 2020 show are due by December 15, 2019.  Accepted artists will be notified by December 30, 2019.  Artworks will incorporate images of Western America’s past, present or even tomorrow.  Your depiction of subject matter may be impressionism, expressionism, realism, abstract, etc.  Two dimensional art includes fine art photography as well as oil, acrylic, graphite, watercolor, scratchboard, pastel and mixed media.  All artwork must be original with the exception of three dimensional pieces.   Size of image may not exceed 48” in any dimension.  All work will be judged on the basis of artistic vision, technical excellence and compliance with the Association’s focus.

Please contact us for additional information or questions regarding the show.

Dates to Remember:
December 15: Portfolio Entry Deadline
December 30: Notification of Acceptance
January 25, 2020: Auction Art Deadline
Show Dates: May 15-17

Western Art Association/ Goodey Gallery

416 N. Pearl St.
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 962-2934

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