2023 JURIED SHOW
Applications now CLOSED
We want to extend a huge thank you to those that applied! When we made a call for artists we didn't know what to expect and the response has blown us away. Over 230 individual works were submitted and reviewed by our wonderful jurors, Jenna Gard and Juventino Aranda. They have chosen to showcase 57 works in the Foundry Gallery! We hope that you will join us in celebrating Walla Walla's creative community at the opening and throughout the winter months.
The show will be on display from February - April.
February 3, 2023, from 5 pm - 7 pm
Artists, please check in when you arrive at the opening.
If you have any questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the Selected Jurors:
- JENNA GARD is a project manager at the Walla Walla Foundry with an extensive background in production for the fine art and entertainment industries. Prior to coming to Walla Walla, Jenna worked for fashion photography studios, art publications, independent artist collectives, and entertainment studios building scenic assets for companies such as the MoMA Design Store, MTV, and HBO. In addition to her professional life, she also maintains a practice of experimental lo-fi photography and an informal Instagram journal researching and synthesizing the oddities and backstories that appear throughout the history of art.
- JUVENTINO ARANDA is a multidisciplinary artist whose processes and material choices dismantle social stratifications. His work is an exploration of media mixing that is both high and low, native and foreign, other and accepted to challenge the status quo and traditional American Narratives.
Aranda received his BFA from Eastern Washington University. He currently maintains a studio practice in Walla Walla, and is represented by the Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle.
Solo exhibitions of his work include Esperé Mucho Tiempo Pa Ver (2022) at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU, Pullman, Pocket Full of Posies (2018) at the Frye Art Museum, Seattle, and Before I Wake (2022), In Dreams I Once Believed There Was a Future (2019) and Weed the Lawn and Feed the Roses (2017) all at the Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle. He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions throughout the Pacific Northwest. His works are in the collections of the Frye Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU, and the Microsoft Art Collection.
EXHIBITION APPLICATION INFORMATION
We invite artists within about sixty miles of Walla Walla, Washington to submit artwork. It is our hope that artists of all backgrounds and identities will apply.
A portion of profits from the sale of all artwork will go directly to ArtWalla, earmarked for their Arts Build Communities Grant, awarded annually to arts, cultural, and educational organizations in the Walla Walla Valley.
Artwork can be any media (Drawing, Video, Painting, Sculpture, Digital, Intermedia, etc.)
2D artworks may include screen grabs from moving imagery but will be juried as a static image. If you want the entire moving piece to be viewed, it must be submitted as a video. Work that requires specialized equipment to view will not be considered.
Artists may submit up to 3 images for consideration
Work accepted into the show must be for sale and must be priced to sell.
$150-2000, exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis
Applications must be submitted electronically; no physical pieces will be accepted at the gallery for jurying.
Work that will be displayed must be ready to show, with no unfired media, no wet paint or other unfinished surfaces. All 2D works must be ready to hang when received. Artists are responsible for framing their own work.
Works must be 48” x 48” or less
Foundry Vineyards will provide pedestals and shelving as needed.
Foundry Vineyards reserves the right to reject works accepted by the jury due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work.
+ELIGIBILITY + FINE PRINT
All artists aged 18 and older, working in any media, may apply to this show.
Work must be original and completed within the last five years.
Artists must live within 60 miles of the city of Walla Walla, Washington.
Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.
Artists will receive 50% of the sale of their artwork.
Question? Contact Taylor Olson at email@example.com
Submission Open: December 1
Submission Deadline: January 2
Jury Selections Announced: January 20
Artwork Dropoff: January 25-27; 11am-5pm
Show Opening: February 3, 2023