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Posted on: February 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Extended Call to Artists - 2019 Madrona Grove Sculpture Exhibition by Windermere

The eight-month exhibition will feature twelve sculptures selected through an open juried competition. 

Sculptures must be durable enough to withstand outdoor conditions and they should have means of being secured to a platform. 

Artists are responsible for delivery and pickup of their work.  Artists will each receive a $250 stipend to help defray costs of transporting work to and from the site.  The City of Anacortes, Parks and Recreation will provide platforms to secure the sculptures to and provide machinery for moving and placing of the sculptures.  They will also assist the artists in the installation process.

All sculptures should be for sale.

The Anacortes Arts Commission will receive a 30% commission on the sale of any sculptures.  The retail price given by the artist should reflect the commission.

The City of Anacortes will insure the selected artwork.

This will be the third year for the Madrona Grove Sculpture Exhibition.  The last two years the Anacortes Arts Festival has purchased three sculptures that are now part of the City of Anacortes permanent collection.  In 2019, the Anacortes Arts Festival will again consider another purchase.

They are particularly interested in purchasing a sculpture that reflects the maritime environment of Anacortes. 

Eligibility:  The exhibition is open to residents of Washington State.

Submission requirements: 

 Sculptors may submit up to two works for consideration. 

Submit up to three digital images per work.  ( jpeg at 1080 – 1920 pixels and 72 dpi )

Label images:  #1 ( abc ) last name / title   #2 ( abc ) last name / title

One page artist contact information and image identification:

Artist name:





Image identification #

Title / size / medium / date / retail price  ( 70% artist + 30% Arts Commission )

Explanatory text optional

One page resume (word document)

EXTENDED Deadline for entries:   March 12, 2019

Send digital submission to:  Mary Snyder  

Please send your digital images as a separate image.


Joanna Sites: Executive Director, Museum of Northwest Art

Andrew Vallee: Owner, Smith Vallee Gallery Edison WA

Questions:  Please call Mary Snyder at (360) 293 -1918 or email at


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