Call for entries to Latin Arts Festival Juried Art Show

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Artists are invited to submit work for entry in the 2018 Latin Arts Festival Juried Art Show, which will take place Aug. 12 –25 at Centro Latino Community Center, 1208 S.10th St., Tacoma. Entries are due by Aug. 1.

The 2018 Latin Arts Juried Art Show is sponsored by Centro Latino and the City of Tacoma Arts Commission. The theme of the 2018 Latin Arts Juried Art Show is: “Connectivity in Motion: Ancient but not Forgotten.” This theme is an acknowledgement of the historic to present-day survival hardships associated with migration and the unremitting resilience to keep one’s family and community united. 

Juried Art Show entry fee and instructions:

For full time artists, the application fee is $25 (non-refundable, due upon submission of application). If an entered artist is interested in selling their artworks during the Aug. 25 Hilltop Street Fair the vendor art row space (10 feet x 10 feet) is $50. Booth registration form can be downloaded www.latinartsfestival.com, click Vendor tab.

For student artists, the application fee is $15. Reserving an art row vendor booth is optional for student artists who wish to sell their art images during the Hilltop Street Fair.

Juried Art application categories:

Drawings: refers to works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax, crayon etc. or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush.

Paintings: works created in oils, acrylics, watercolor, etc.

Print making: printed works for which the artists hand manipulated the plates, stones, paper or screens and which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition.

Watercolor: works created in watercolor.

The Latin Arts Festival Juried Art Show is a juried exhibition. A panel of jurors from the Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma Arts Commission and Washington State Arts Commission will review all submissions. The juror panel will select the strongest work based on originality, quality of support materials, consistency of ideas and design.

All artists will receive a notification of status electronically two to three days after application submission. The final date for application submission is: Aug. 1.

Due to support received from the Tacoma Arts Commission $1,000 will be awarded to the top four juried place holders.

For more information and to apply: latinartsfestival.com/art-show or call (253) 572-7717.

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