There are many calls for artists in Central Washington, statewide and nationally.

Here are a few coming up:

Call for Temporary Public Art

Call to artistsThe Ellensburg Arts Commission is accepting artist/ artist teams/organization submissions fortemporary artwork to be installed in the Rotary Pavilion in downtown historic Ellensburg, WA. Selected projects must be centered around the theme of racial equity. Submittals will be required to adhere to this theme and convey the City’s message of commitment to inclusion, diversity and equity in our community through this artwork. Submissions that do not promote the stated theme, promote a different theme, or express a private message will not be accepted. Designs should not include advertising of any product or service, copyright protected symbols or icons, or language or imagery that is or could be interpreted as inflammatory, discriminatory or stigmatizing.Artists/artist teams/organizations are invited to submit up to 10 examples of artwork/ projects/events. Three finalists will be invited to submit proposals for consideration. Budget: Up to $2500 Depending on budget and scale of final proposals it is possible that more than one project will be selected but total available funds is $2500 including fees, transportation, and materials.  MORE INFO

Deadline: January 4, 2021


Call for Bus Shelter Designs

The Ellensburg Arts Commission seeks designs in response to the year 2020 for glass panels to be placed on a bus shelter on 3rd Ave in front of the Ellensburg Public Library.

One artist will be selected to design glass panels. Stipend: Artist(s) will receive a $500 stipend if their work is selected and subject to mutually agreeable contract terms. MORE INFO

Deadline: February 8, 2021


Here is a short list of our favorite resources:

Artist Trust

New York Foundation for the Arts

Larson Gallery


Happy art making!