The Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show

2024 ARTS OF THE TERRACE JURIED ART SHOW

The entry process is now open for the 44th Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show through EntryThingy! See below for entry guidelines/information, important dates & times, and 2024 juror information. Please review all entry guidelines prior to starting your entry.

About: The Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show is an annual week-long event held at the Mountlake Terrace Library open to all artists. The show features five different categories: Paintings/Prints/Drawings, Photography, 3-Dimensional, Artisan Works, and Miniatures. Over the past 43 years, the show has become one of the best in the region, attracting artists and visitors to Snohomish County from all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

CATEGORIES

Paintings, Prints, Drawings:
Paintings: Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, tempera, airbrush, gouache, encaustic, batik, fresco, collage, mixed media, and calligraphy.
Prints: Relief, intaglio, mezzotint, lithograph, serigraph, monoprint, collagraph and mixed media with printmaking dominant. No Giclees or photographic prints.
Drawings: Graphite, colored pencil, silverpoint, chalk, crayon, pen and ink, conté and mixed media with drawing dominant.

Photography: Film, digital or altered images originating from a film or digital camera.

Miniatures: Same media specifications as paintings, prints and drawings.

3-Dimensional: Nonfunctional three-dimensional art of any material.

Artisan Works: Fine art crafts based on functional concepts. Includes works in clay, mosaic, metal, jewelry, wood, glass, and fiber.

GUIDELINES

  • Artists 16 years or older are welcome.
  • Artists may enter up to 4 pieces of art in each category, with the exception of 5 in miniatures
  • There is a $20 non-refundable entry fee for each piece of artwork entered.
    MINIATURE ENTRY FEES: $20 for up to 5 miniatures.
  • All entries must be for sale.
  • 25% commission will be collected on all sales.
  • All works must be original, created by the artist in the past 3 years and must not have been shown at a previous Arts of the Terrace show.
  • No copies, derivatives or reproductions; work cannot be based on copyrighted or previously published materials.
  • Artists may not substitute or alter the work after it has been accepted.
  • Digital images of accepted work will be retained by the Arts of the Terrace. We may reproduce accepted artwork only for promotional purposes to advertise the show, in print or digital form.
  • All entries will be juried from digital images.  Images submitted at entry should be standard digital images (JPG or PNG) and at least 1200 pixels on one edge.  Awards will be selected from the original works of art at the show.

ENTRY INFORMATION

Entries must be suitably finished and wired for hanging; no exposed glass or sawtooth hangers.

Paintings, Prints, Drawings, and Photography:
  • Framed work must not exceed 44 inches in height and 54 inches in width.
  • Gallery-wrap canvas must have edges finished (painted).
  • Wet paintings or damaged frames will not be accepted.
3-Dimensional & Artisan Works:
  • Hand carrying size.
  • Items deemed too fragile will not be accepted.
  • No on-site assembly is allowed.
  • Copies of other works, class work and commercially prepared kits will not be accepted.
Miniatures and Small Paintings:
  • Your frame and artwork may be any proportion that meets the following requirements: Artwork can be any size up to 5” x 5” (25 sq. in.). This includes unframed gallery wrapped canvases with finished sides.
    Framed artwork must not exceed 8” x 6” (48 sq. in.). Unframed image size must not exceed 25 square inches. All artwork, framed and unframed, must be wired and ready for hanging.
  • Image must not appear to be part of a larger painting.
  • Miniatures and Small Paintings may be hand delivered or mailed by the delivery dates as noted in important dates section.
    Mailing address is:
    ATTN: Marla French
    Friends of the Arts

    900 213th Pl SW.
    Lynnwood, WA 98036-8608
  • Shipped artwork must include a pre-paid return label

LIABILITY

The Arts Commission, the City of Mountlake Terrace, and its agents assume no responsibility for lost or damaged articles; however, every precaution will be taken to prevent such occurrences. Judges and the show committee reserve the right to refuse any piece that does not match the image submitted, or does not meet the framing/finishing criteria. Final acceptance of all entries will be at the jurors’ discretion.

DEADLINE TO ENTER IS AUGUST 16TH, 2024
ENTRY PROCESS THROUGH ENTRYTHINGY.COM

ENTER ART SHOW

Award: Over $5,000 in prize money is available.

Type: Exhibition

Eligibility: International

Website link: https://mltarts.org/artsoftheterrace/

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