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Artist Submission Policies

Interested in exhibiting or teaching at the Schack?

Gallery Store

Please read and follow our Gallery Store submission guidelines. Questions? Call: 425-259-5050 x20

Gallery Store Submission Guidelines - PDF

Exhibit Galleries

Please check the Current Calls & Opportunities section below for any calls to artists for our exhibit galleries.

Art Instructors

We are looking for classes in a wide variety of disciplines. Please send, preferably via email, a completed class proposal form to Shannon Tipple-Leen, art class coordinator at: stipple-leen@schack.org

Download the 2015-16 Class Proposal Form as a PDF document.

Current Calls & Opportunities

Check here for any calls to artists or other art opportunities from the Schack Art Center.

Pets on Parade Exhibit

Schack Art Center is seeking artists who work in all mediums, including painting, photography, glass, ceramics, wood and jewelry, for the 2019 Pets on Parade Art Show: March 7th- April 13th. From functional and sculptural, to the whimsical, we want to have something for everyone (including pets)! All price points welcome! Pets on Parade will be exhibited in the Main Gallery, and will accompany the 2019 Artist of the Year: Janie Olsen, who will be exhibiting on the Mezzanine Gallery.  The exhibit will open Thursday, March 7th, with a "Meet the Artists" reception, from 5-8pm. All are welcome - including well behaved pets of any nature!

All artworks must be for sale, with the Schack Art Center receiving a 40% commission. Artists may submit up to 12 digital images of relevant work (to be juried). Submission deadline is midnight, February 10th. Digital images should be in JPG format (300dpi and PC compatible) Images need to include: artist's name, title of work (if applies) size, medium and retail price. Please make sure all information is correct and consistent on the JPG files, as this information will be used for labels (if applies) if works are accepted.

Acceptance notifications will be sent out no later than February 15th. Please email submissions to Carie Collver at ccollver@schack.org.

Artwork delivery dates for accepted work are Sunday, February 24th from 12-4pm, and Monday, February 25th, from 10am-5pm. Pickup dates for any unsold works are Sunday, April 14, 12-5pm and Monday, April 15th, 10am-5pm. Please make sure you are available for delivery and pick up dates.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: February 10th

Acceptance notifications: no later than February 15th

Delivery dates for accepted works: Sunday, February 24th 12-4pm, and Monday, February 25th, 10-5pm

Exhibit dates: March 7th- April 13th

Artists' reception: Thursday, March 7th, 5-8 pm

Pickup dates for unsold work:  Sunday, April 14th, 12-5pm, and Monday, April 15th, 10am -5pm

Deadline: February 10, 2019
This opportunity has expired.

H'Arts Auction - Seeking Artwork Donations

Schack Art Center is busy planning the 37th Annual H'Arts Benefit Auction scheduled for February 23, 2019, at the Angel of the Winds Arena Conference Center.  To make this another successful event, we are seeking donations from our artist community.

To thank you for your generosity we offer the following artist benefits for H'Arts 2019:

  • You may choose to receive a 25% commission on the selling price of your work. (You can also choose to donate your commission back to Schack Art Center program support.)
  • Your brief biography and website will appear in the H'Arts program, which is given to 350 arts supporters that evening.
  • You will receive the names of the winning bidders on your artwork.

And if you donate a piece valued at $500 or more, you may choose to request one complimentary ticket to the event. (Please note that this offer is limited to first 30 requesting artists whose artwork is accepted to the auction. Additional tickets will be available for purchase.) Please contact Abby Powell with any questions 425.259.5050 ext. 35 or email apowell@schack.org.

Deadline to be considered for the Juried Live Auction: January 17, 2019

Deadline for the Silent Auction: EXTENDED! February 18, 2019

Donation Forms:

Deadline: February 11, 2019
This opportunity has expired.

Fresh Paint Festival - 2019

Fresh Paint is a high-end art show featuring artists in action. We strongly encourage participating artists to demonstrate their art form and/or share information about how they create their art. Event dates are August 17 & 18, 2019.

CLICK HERE to read the 2019 Artist Prospectus, which includes all participation requirements. 

CLICK HERE to begin your online application for Fresh Paint 2019 using entrythingy.com. NOTE: There is a $20 Jury Fee to apply for the 2019 festival!

Questions about your application? Contact Abby Powell, apowell@schack.org or 425-259-5050 x35

Deadline: April 5, 2019

Artists Garage Sale

CLICK HERE to learn about the 2019 Artists' Garage Sale on June 1, 2019.

No deadline to apply, booths are first-come, first-serve. This is a sell out event.

Deadline: June 1, 2019