Art Walk

Art Walks – June thru September – 6:00 – 9:00

2014 Dates – June 6, July 11, August 1, September 5.

Every first Friday of the month from June through September, ArtWalk transforms the historic downtown businesses into artists’ galleries for the night. Issaquah ArtWalk is a lively, festive event with a variety of artistic styles, interactive art demonstrations, live music and dance in multiple locations throughout the historic downtown.  This free event includes hands-on art projects and some special surprises.

From the time ArtWalk started in 2002, the crowd has increased twelve-fold and the number of artists who participate has tripled.  Last year, an estimated 10,000 people came into downtown Issaquah to see and purchase art, hear live music and support our historic downtown.  Issaquah ArtWalk is a First Friday night destination on theEast Side.

                     

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2 0 1 4   D o w n t o w n   I s s a q u a h   A r t W a l k
First Friday of the month June – September
June 6, July 11, August 1, September 5
6:00 – 9:00 pm

 The Downtown Issaquah Association invites artists of all types and styles to submit work to be juried for the 12th annual Downtown Issaquah ArtWalk season June-September.  We welcome emerging artists of all ages, as well as established professionals of the trade.  This is great exposure for your work.   Issaquah is a vibrant, grassroots community with many artists, art supporters and art enthusiasts.   Artists will be recognized with a People’s Choice Award and other awards throughout the season.

From the time ArtWalk started in 2002, the crowd has increased twelve-fold and the number of artists who participate has tripled.  Last year, an estimated 10,000 people came into downtown Issaquah to see and purchase art, hear live music and support our historic downtown.  Issaquah ArtWalk is a First Friday night destination on theEast Side.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:  Artists are paired with a participating downtown venue to set up inside the business using wall space, easels, tables or other display arrangements.  Outside spaces are also available.  The artist must be able to set up before the 6:00 start time and be present with the artwork throughout the event.  The artist can have an assistant to help with the show but the artist must be present for most of the event.  In most cases, the unsold artwork will need to be removed at the end of the evening.

Submission deadline:  April 1
Fee $25 per event due upon confirmation of participation.
No charge 18 years and under.
Artists will be placed in venues at presenter’s discretion

Please provide the following information to events@downtownissaquah.com

  • Name:
  • Address:
  • Age:
  • Phone:
  • E-mail:
  • Website      or facebook url.  photos if no url      is available.
  • Months      Available to show art:
    _____June 6      _____July 11     ____August 1     _____September 5

 

Artwork will be juried and artists will be notified by May 1 if they have been accepted for the 2014 season.