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Artist Opportunities

Are you looking to participate in a festival, exhibition, contest, creative collective, art project? Scroll through the opportunities below for all kinds of open calls.

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Fellowship, Summer 2022

Due Date: June 1, 2022

ShoreLake Arts is accepting applications from college undergraduates and graduates for its Fellowship Program, taking place from July 5 through August 19, 2022. Applications are due by 11:59 PM on June 1, 2022.

2022 Youth Art Show

Due Date: June 1, 2022

Calling all youth artists! Submit your artwork now for the 2022 Youth Art Show presented by ShoreLake Arts. You can submit works in the 2-D and 3-D categories and your artwork might be selected to appear in the 2022-23 Shoreline School District Calendar!

2022 Underground Holiday Market

Due Date: June 30, 2022

Artists, crafters, and farmers! Apply by June 30 to be a vendor at the 2022 Underground Holiday Market, which will take place at Shoreline City Hall on November 19, 2022!

Call for Artists: Small Works & Gifts

Due Date: ongoing, year-round

ShoreLake Arts is looking for local artists to display their handmade small works and gift items at the ShoreLake Arts Gallery in Lake Forest Park. We carry a variety of items and mediums – jewelry, sculpture, cards, miniatures, pottery, glass, metal, wood, scarves, purses, etc.

Upcoming Artist Opportunities

Check out the events that are coming up below.

Call for Artists: 6X6NW

Coming: July 1st, 2022

Art exhibition and fundraiser, 6X6NW  features hundreds of 6x6-inch works of art from artists locally, and all over the country, in all variety of medium. 

Registration usually opens in July, with the show at the start of October.

Call for Short Films: 2023 Shoreline Short Short Film Festival

Coming: October, 2022

Submit your short film to the 7th Annual Shoreline Short Short Film Festival for your chance to win cash prizes and awards! Selected films will be screened in front of a live audience in March of 2023.

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Call for Artists: 2023 Rotating Exhibitions

Deadline: October 31, 2022


We are looking for local artists to show in 2023 at the ShoreLake Arts Gallery in Lake Forest Park, a not-for-profit gallery featuring 5 – 6 week, two person exhibits with each artist showing on approximately 9 feet of wall space. The gallery schedule is set on a yearly basis. 

Call for Latinx Artists

Coming 2022

Part of our Dia de Muertos event. A group exhibition by emerging and established artists working in a variety of media to explore aspects of Hispanic Culture.

Call for Altar Creators

Coming 2022

Ofrendas (Spanish: "offering") honor, remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have departed, and the items on the altars help to lead their spirits home for the Days of the Dead.

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Community Project Awards

Coming 2022

Does your group need help presenting an arts event that serves the community? We fund special projects, artists’ residencies, and performances that extend the group’s usual scope. Awards range from about $250 - $1,500. 

Edible Book Festival

Coming: February 2023

The Edible Book Festival brings people together for a lighthearted culinary, artistic, and literary celebration. Creations made from food and inspired by works of literature. Virtual for 2021 to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and protect our community.

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Coming: Early 2023

Photography exhibition and fundraiser, 8X8Photo features hundreds of 8x8-inch photographs online from talent locally, and all over the country, all available to purchase for $36 each.