Calls for Artists

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May 15 Entry Deadline - FUNctional ART FUNdraiser

Artists are invited to donate up to 3 pieces of functional and FUN artwork that will be auctioned/sold to benefit Northwind Arts Center. FUNDraiser and auction on June 17. 

  • By May 15 email the Curator -
    Describe your artwork and so that installation may be planned
  • Any/all media accepted. Artwork must be functional and FUN. Artists are encouraged to try something different!
  • No larger than 5 feet in any dimension
  • Friday, June 16 - deliver your artwork

Read details in Prospectus (click here)
General information about exhibit, click here...

May 28-29 Entry Deadline - Alchemy of the Abstract

Open to all media including jewelry. All entries will be juried from actual works of art delivered to gallery.

  • Works not to be larger than 50 inches/width including frame/mounting
  • Maximum of 5 entries per artist
  • Artwork to be created within the last three years without the supervision of an instructor
  • Bring artwork to gallery Sunday May 28 4:30 to 6pm, or Monday May 29 10am to 2pm
  • Jury Tuesday May 30

ENTRY FEE: Non-refundable $25 for first entry / $5 for each additional entry up to maximum of 5 entries

Read details in Prospectus (click here) 
Questions to curators (click for their email): Jay Haskins or Wanda Mawhinney
General information about the exhibit, click here...

June 9 Entry Deadline - Art Port Townsend - Expressions Northwest 

All entries will be juried from digital images. Apply online at 

ENTRY FEE: Non-refundable $45 is required for a maximum of 3 entries
Read details in Art Port Townsend Prospectus 2017 - click here 
Any other questions, contact Joan in Port Townsend at 
General information about Art Port Townsend, click here

Art Port Townsend - Studio Tour

Please consider opening your studio to visitors during this celebration of the arts. We welcome your application below. 

ENTRY FEE: Your Studio Tour application process is not complete until your payment is received by Northwind Arts Center. Artists participating in the Studio Tour are not required to be current members of Northwind Arts Center, so there are two payment options:

A fee of $95 if you are a current 2017 member
A fee of $130 which automatically makes you a Northwind Arts Center member at the Friend level for 2017.

A fee of $95 if you are a current 2017 member
A fee of $130 which automatically makes you a Northwind Arts Center member at the Friend level for 2017.

Pay online

OR by mail or brought to:
Northwind Arts Center
701 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Artists participating in the Art Port Townsend Artist Studio Tour agree to allow Northwind Arts Center to use images of their artwork for our website or for social media, and they may also be reproduced for advertising, marketing, and promotional purposes for this event or future events without consent of or notification to the artist or the artist’s agent.

Studio Tour Application Form

 * indicates required field

This is a brief general description of the art medium, like "Oil Painting", "Metal Sculpture", or however you want to describe your artwork.

This is a brief, one-paragraph description of what visitors can expect to experience when they visit your studio. We emphasize education: artists are encouraged to demonstrate and/or talk about the work and process.

Provide the best directions to your studio; indicate any special parking requirements.

Provide a brief Artist Statement that describes your artwork.

Please refer to the Digital Image Requirements page prior to submitting image files.

Acceptable file types: jpg,jpeg.
Maximum file size: 2mb.

Send up to 7 additional images to for use on the website.

Every studio location will be provided one official Art Port Townsend Studio Tour sign with the studio number on it, to direct visitors to your studio. If you need additional signs to help visitors find you, indicate how many additional (un-numbered) signs you need.