CALL FOR ARTISTS Columbian Artists Spring Art Show

Area artists are invited to participate in the Columbian Artists 41st Annual juried Spring Art Show to be held March 18th through April 2nd at the Three Rivers Mall, 3513 Three Rivers Drive, Kelso, WA (Space D-1168, near Macy’s)

Entries: Open to artists 18 years and older from Cowlitz, Clark, Wahkiakum, Lewis, and Pacific Counties in Washington and Clatsop and Columbia Counties in Oregon. Entries must be original works of art, entirely the work of the entrant. No copies or likenesses to other artists’ or photographers’ works are acceptable. This includes all copyrighted images both 2 and 3 dimensional. Entries must have been completed within the past two years and not previously entered in a Columbian Artists Spring Show. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

A total of four pieces of art will be allowed per artist for all categories of art entered. If an artist enters both 2D and 3D art, then the combined total cannot be more than four pieces per artist.

2-Dimensional Art: Wall art media accepted are Oils, Watercolors, Acrylics, and Mixed Media (includes pastels, pen/pencil, hand pulled prints, collages, and mixed media). NOT ACCEPTED: reproductions, Photoshop, computer, or giclée prints, crafts, offensive or wet work. Artists may enter a total of 4 pieces. Two pieces may measure up to 48 inches, horizontal or vertical, including frame. Other pieces are not to exceed 40 inches, horizontal or vertical. All art must be appropriately framed (e.g., watercolors, pen/pencil, pastels under glass) or finished edges with wide gallery wrap (acrylic and oils) and properly wired for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers or clip frames accepted.

3-Dimensional Art: Art weight will not be more than 60 pounds, height no more than 4 feet and no wider than 30 inches. Art will be juried into the show and judged for cash awards. Some 3D art may be juried out due only to space restraints. 3D artists are required to provide their own pedestals for display during the show. 3D artists must follow the same “original work” requirements as 2D art.

ENTRY FEE: NON-MEMBERS $15.00 each piece. MEMBERS: $10.00 each piece.

All entries will be juried and judged. Art that does not meet the above standards will be juried out of the show with no refund of entry fees. If your work is NOT accepted you will be notified by phone. A commission of 25% will be charged for each piece sold, payable to the Columbian Artists Association. Artists are responsible for any sales tax collected. Cash awards are given in each category. Additional awards include a CAA Memorial Award, Sponsor Awards, and one People’s Choice award.

QUESTIONS? Contact: Carol Boudreau 360-425-0142 or

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