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Call to Artists
Silverton Arts Association of Silverton, Oregon is seeking art donations for our Art Auction to be held this coming June. The event will feature live, silent, and active art auctions. The active auction will feature artists creating art at the time of the event, where guests can see the artists in action.
Open to all artists and craftsmen practicing in the Pacific Northwest. Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces for jurying.
All work for the silent and live auction must be professionally finished and ready to hang. If work is three-dimensional and requires a pedestal or other accommodations please make note of that in your submission application.
Artists interested in the Active Art Auction need to be able to start and complete their piece within the time limit of the event. You will have approximately 3 hours to complete your piece.
Submission deadline is 10:00 p.m. on Sunday April 26th. Artists will be notified by Monday May 11th. Artists are permitted to submit art for any or all of the separate auction events. All artwork excepting those intended for the active art auction must be delivered to the Art Association no later than noon on Friday May 22nd.
· Up to two digital images per artwork
· Title, dimension, medium, and value of each artwork
· If submitting for the active art auction, please include a thorough plan of the work you intend to create as well as images of similar artwork you have produced
· Artist statement and biography
· Artist contact information (name, phone number, email address)
Submit materials and questions, comments, or concerns to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The proceeds from this event will benefit the Silverton Arts Association.
Your donation is tax deductible.
The event will be held:
Saturday, June 6th 2015
St. Edwards Episcopal Church in Silverton, OR
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., auction starts at 6:00 p.m.
Please Note: If the artwork presented differs greatly from the submitted images or is not professionally finished, the Arts Association reserves the right to return the artwork to the owner.
Nestled in the Willamette Valley, in the foothills
of the Cascade Mountains, Silverton is an historic town
celebrating the arts in the
beauty of our natural environment.
Clear and pristine Silver Creek ripples through town over a rocky bed of stones rounded by time. Gorgeous large baskets of flowers hang from downtown businesses in the temperate summer.
From our shops featuring hand crafted local and regional items to the artistic depictions of historic events and citizens that are abundant in murals that dot the buildings like gigantic canvases, Silverton is truly a center of arts and culture not to be missed!
The Silverton Arts Association (S.A.A.) began in 1967 when a handful of
local artists joined together in support of each other and the visual
Today S.A.A. is a 501C-3 non-profit organization with an average membership of 140 artists and patrons of the arts. Our Board of Directors includes four officers. S.A.A. staff includes a part time office coordinator and part time education coordinator.
Please visit our CALENDAR PAGE for upcoming classes, gallery shows and events. Thank you for your ongoing support of arts and culture!