For Artists / Opportunities

Redmond Arts Festival, Redmond / Seeks “Featured Artist”

Submission fee


VALA Eastside is seeking an artist or artist team to serve as “Featured Artist” of the 2017 Redmond Arts Festival and produce an all ages community art project on site at the festival at Redmond Town Center from July 7th– 9th, 2017.

The Redmond Arts Festival is a three-day visual arts festival that includes 70 artist booths, art installation at the VALA Art Center, entertainment, food, beer garden and community art project. Average participation for the featured artist project is about 1,000 people. The Featured Artist will have a double sized booth space outdoors and volunteers to help lead an interactive community art project.  Redmond Town Center is home to the VALA Art Center and there may be opportunity to install a finished piece of work at the Art Center for summer months.

Artists may apply as a single visual artist or a pair/group of visual or interdisciplinary artists. VALA welcomes artists across a number of different disciplines to apply as a team and lead a community art project that incorporates not just visual art but other art forms as well.  Examples of other art forms include, but are not limited to, dance, music, poetry, creative writing, & performance arts.

A stipend of $2,000 will be paid to the artist/artist team to cover all planning, materials and implementation of the project.

Eligible media

All Disciplines