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2019 Spring Open Show, May 2 - 5, 2019

Sponsorship Details

Open to the public, Silent Auction and Awards Reception

Become a Spring Show Sponsor

We offer an opportunity to support art in Southwest Washington by becoming one of the SWA Spring Open Show sponsors.

This judged fine arts exhibit will be open to the public at the Water Resources Center in Vancouver from May 2 through the 5th, 2019.


An artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, May 4th from 4:00 to 6:30pm. Sponsor Awards and Judge’s Awards will be presented at the reception. As a sponsor, you are cordially invited to attend the reception.

As a sponsor you will have the opportunity to view and select an original piece of art by one of the many talented fine artists who enter the show. Sponsors will select the art they want to honor with the award they have agreed to provide to the artist.


We encourage you to come make the selection, or you can designate someone in your organization or have an SWA Show Committee member choose a winner. The award can be one of the following:

  • PURCHASE AWARD: You choose and purchase the winning piece of art.

  • CASH AWARD: You provide a determined cash amount to the artist you choose (suggested minimum is $50)

  • GIFT CERTIFICATE AWARD: You provide a gift certificate to be used at your place of business to the winning artist of your choice (suggested minimum $50.00).

As a Sponsor you receive:

  • A certificate that you can display at your place of business, showing your support of the arts and local artists, AND

  • Your business name displayed beside the winning artwork throughout the run of the art show, as well as recognition during the award reception, AND

  • A free display ad for a period of one year on the SWA website.
    View 2018 Sponsors Web Page 

The Society of Washington Artists (SWA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit that is dedicated to promoting the arts in our community. Your tax-deductible contribution will be confirmed for your records.

Interested in becoming a featured Open Show Sponsor and have questions?


Please contact us via our contact page  or email Rae Del Brashier

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