Happening nearby: Shoreline Arts Festival calls for artists


Screenshot (272).pngArtists are invited to submit their work to the Juried Art Exhibition at the Shoreline Arts Festival. Both 2D and 3D artwork and photography will be accepted.

If your artwork is selected, it will be available for viewing during the festival. Artists are also eligible to receive a portion of a $2,000 prize pool and merchandise prizes.

Online registration is open now and will be open until June 13. Participants can also register in-person on June 20.

Winners will be announced during the festival, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25 on the Main Stage.

Below are guidelines and a schedule provided by the Shoreline Arts Festival.

Registration and fee
Non-refundable entry fee:
$15 for 1 piece of artwork; $30 for 2 works

  • Limit 2 entries per person, per category

  • Entry fee must be paid at time of registration

  • Registration forms and payment must be submitted by June 13

  • In-person registrants on June 20 will be charged an additional $10 fee. Click here to go to the online registration form.

Schedule for Juried Art
June 13               Deadline for online registration
June 20               5pm-7pm: Drop off art at the Shoreline Center and in-person registration   (additional $10 fee for day-of registration)

June 21-22          Guest jurors will jury art
June 23               Award winners will be notified
June 25              10am-6pm Shoreline Arts Festival
Art and photography exhibition rooms are open to the public
June 25               10:30am: Art awards announced on the Main Stage
June 26              10am-5pm Shoreline Arts Festival
Art and photography exhibition rooms are open to the public
June 28               5pm-7pm: Art pick-up in the art & photography exhibition rooms

Requirements for all artwork

  • All entries must be original

  • Entries 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 must be easily carried by one person

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 for each entry or NFS (Not for Sale)

  • No commission will be taken on any artwork sold at the Shoreline Arts Festival

  • Any sold works will remain on exhibition until the end of the Arts Festival

  • If a work sells during the Arts Festival, the Arts Council will issue a check to the artist the following week

Delivery and pickup

  • All art must be delivered/dropped off in person to the Shoreline Center on Monday, June 20 between 5pm and 7pm in the Juried Art Exhibition Rooms at the south end of the Shoreline Center

  • Each work MUST have an identifying label affixed to it (for 2D works-back side, lower left corner)

  • Works must be picked up in person after the festival at the Shoreline Center on Sunday, June 28 between 5pm and 7pm

  • No early pick up – no exceptions

Artistic guidelines

  • Works may be in any theme

  • Work of any medium will be accepted

  • The Arts Council reserves the right to reject any work for any reason

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