For Artists / Opportunities

The City of Kent, Kent / Exhibit+Purchase Awards / Call for Artists

Submission fee


CITY ART PURCHASE AWARDS: A total of $15,000 will be used to purchase artworks from one or more artists.

CENTENNIAL CENTER EXHIBIT AWARDS: 3‐5 solo or duo exhibitions in the Centennial Center Gallery.

ELIGIBLITY: Open to Artists residing in Washington State. Kent residents and first-time applicants are encouraged to apply.

The City of Kent seeks prints, photographs, paintings, works on paper and other types of artwork for the juried Kent Summer Art
Exhibit. All artworks selected for the juried exhibit are then eligible for City Art Purchase Awards and Kent Arts Commission Exhibit
Awards. To accommodate a large number of accomplished, regional artists, the exhibition is displayed salon style in the Centennial
Center Gallery and adjacent conference rooms. The exhibition will be on display from June 7th through August 24, 2017.

Eligible media

Emerging Fields & Cross-Disciplinary, Multidisciplinary Arts, Photography, Visual Arts