Call to Artists

MAIN GALLERY CALL TO ARTISTS

MAIN GALLERY CALL TO ARTISTS

2021 Open Call Shows

Wish You Were Here- January 16 to March 6, 2021
As we navigate this new world of isolation, do you let your mind wander to dream of times past or future? This show is a love letter to the life we once lived and the life we hope to live after the virus has been contained. Show us visions of places you hope to see, connections you miss, and feelings you can’t wait to chase again. Let your imagination travel beyond the present and into a future world you know is waiting for you, and all of us.
Curators- Mandy Shoger & Joanne Marracci
Important dates: Intent to submit due by November 30, 2020
Finished art work at Confluence Gallery by January 9, 2021

Corvid- March 13 to May 1, 2021
Ravens are wonderfully intelligent, mysterious and magical. They and other corvids feature in numerous cultural stories. They are a part of the family Corvidae which also embraces crows, Jays, Magpies, and Clark’s Nutcrackers.
Curators- Jennifer Molesworth & Caryl Campbell
Important dates: Intent to submit due by January 30, 2020
Finished art work at Confluence Gallery by March 6, 2021

American Craft: A Piece of Yourself- May 8 to June 19, 2021
The core of the artwork speaks of it’s origin through the inherent expression of it’s maker. Working with traditional materials of wood, paper, glass, metal, textiles, ceramics, and items of a decorative nature, the act of crafting tends to serve a functional purpose. Stories told through this self taught art explores the act of giving “a piece of yourself”.
Curator- Theresa Miller
Important dates: Intent to submit due by February 30, 2020
Finished art work at Confluence Gallery by May 1, 2021

Wild: Flora & Fauna of the Pacific North West- August 14 to September 25, 2021
In partnership with The Methow Valley Citizens Council.
Curator- Penelope Varn
Important dates: Intent to submit due by June 30, 2020
Finished art work at Confluence Gallery by August 7, 2021

Wild: Blowin In The Wind- October 2 to November 13, 2021
A show about the air element that could use images of skies, clouds, flying creatures, blowing trees, weather, musical wind instruments, etc. Or the emphasis could be on the social issues presented in Bob Dylan’s song of the same title.
Curators- Cheryl Wrangle & Marcy Stamper
Important dates: Intent to submit due by August 30, 2020
Finished art work at Confluence Gallery by September 25, 2021

10 X 10- November 20 to January 7, 2022
All things ten inches by ten inches, and under $300, a holiday gift show.
Curator- Joanne Marracci
Important dates: Intent to submit due by September 15, 2020
Finished art work at Confluence Gallery by November 13, 2021

APPLICATION LINKS & OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

  • Intent to Submit: Email Intent to Submit Form [PDF] and JPEGs titled “lastname_title_medium_size” to Gallery Program Manager (info@confluencegallery.com) by show specific date.
  • Accepted work: Email high quality JPEGs (300dpi) of accepted work or work in progress along with Artist Statement and Bio (word doc preferred, pdf OK), Inventory Sheet [PDF], and Confluence Gallery Contract [PDF] up to and including the day of delivery. All works must be at the Confluence Gallery approximately one week prior to show opening.
  • Shipping: Confluence Gallery and Art Center is a non-profit gallery. All shipping arrangements and costs to and from the gallery of unsold works are each artist’s responsibility. See Confluence Gallery Shipping Procedures Form [PDF] for details.
  • Commisions: Confluence Gallery offers commission structure of 60/40 to non-members artists and 65/35 to member artists.

QUESTIONS? See our Confluence Submission Guidelines [PDF],  (info@confluencegallery.com) or call Executive Director Sarah Jo Lightner at the Confluence Gallery (509) 997-2787. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

GIFT SHOP CALL TO ARTISTS

Gift Shop Call to Artists

Confluence Gallery is looking for a vibrant refresh for fall & winter seasons! Do you create? We want your work.

Summary

We are taking submissions for the Holiday gift season. We are currently looking for one of kind ornaments, unique high quality jewelry, warm & fun textiles, functional pottery and handmade children’s gifts.

If you create, in any medium, please submit up to 5 clear images of individual pieces or product lines to be juried. Describe the medium and/or process of your art or products and the corresponding price points.

Rules

Each piece must be…

  • Your own original work.
  • Available for sale.
  • Created in the last 3 years.
  • Any size
  • Any medium.
  • Ready for hanging with appropriate hardware/wire secured to work (artwork without hanging hardware will not be accepted).

Please Note…
The gallery has the right to refuse work, even after work is delivered to the gallery, if it does not contribute to the direction, cohesiveness, or available space of the gift shop. We are looking for high quality execution that contributes to the diversity and vision of the gallery gift shop program.

Deadlines

Confluence Gallery and Art Center is a non-profit gallery. All shipping arrangements and costs to and from the gallery of unsold works are each artist’s responsibility. See Shipping Procedures Form [PDF] for details. Confluence Gallery offers commission structure of 60/40 to non‐members and 65/35 to member artists.

Please contact Executive Director, Sarah Jo, at the Confluence Gallery by email (listed above) or phone (509) 997-2787 if you have any questions about showing in the gift shop or the requirements.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Sincerely,
Sarah Jo Lightner
Executive Director

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