Seeking Young Artists for Exhibition at Kirkland Summerfest

Attention Young Artists

You are invited to exhibit your artwork at the 

Young Artists Exhibition at Kirkland Summerfest Arts & Music Festival

August 7-8, 2015


The Young Artists Exhibition is a one-day art show that takes place Saturday, August 8th during the 4th annual downtown Kirkland Summerfest. The goal is to feature the talent and individual expression of young artists.


The theme for this year's Young Artists Exhibition is "Summer in the Pacific Northwest!"


Ribbons and prizes will be awarded in the following age groups: 5 and under, 6-9, 10-13 and 14-18.

Artwork will be judged on the following criteria: Interpretation of the theme, originality, creativity and innovative use of materials.


Media can include, but is not limited to: oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, pastel, pencil, ink, 

crayon, print work, photography, textiles, clay, glass, wood and recycled materials.

Paintings, drawings, prints and photographs should not exceed 24" x 36" and must be matted or mounted on foam board or other rigid board for ease of displaying.

Up to two entries will be accepted per artist. (We request that framing not include glass.)

Three-dimensional pieces should not exceed 14" in height and should include a mount, or be able to stand upright without a mount.

Please submit your artwork between June 30th through August 1st at the Kirkland Arts Center Gallery located at 620 Market Street, Kirkland, WA during the hours of 11am - 6pm, Tuesday-Friday or 11am - 5pm Saturday.

Artwork will be available for pick up following the conclusion of Summerfest through August 15th.

Entry forms are available online at, can be picked up at the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce office or at the Kirkland Arts Center Gallery.

For questions, contact Anna Braden at