2023 Kent Summer Art Exhibit / Calls & Submissions

March 15, 2023

Organization Name: City of Kent Arts Commission

Organization Location: Kent, WA

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


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, 2023.

An Awards Panel will award a total of $15,000 to one or more artists to receive The City Art Purchase Award. This panel will also choose between 3‐5 artists to receive the 2023-2024 Kent Arts Commission Centennial Center Gallery Exhibit Award. Artists are eligible to receive multiple awards.

The Kent Summer Art Exhibit will be juried by the Exhibition Panel, which will be composed of regional arts professionals. The Exhibition Panel’s selection criterion is guided by the values of the Kent Arts Commission. Exhibition selection will be based foremost on artistic merit. The Exhibition Panel may also seek artworks offering a variety of media; compelling themes; representing cultural or ethnic diversity; and is suitable for public display. Kent residents and first-time applicants are encouraged to apply.


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