2019 Spring Open Show, May 2 - 5, 2019

Registration and Entry Form

Open to the public, Silent Auction and Awards Reception

The Society of Washington Artists presents their Spring Art Show and Sale May 2-5, 2019, at the Vancouver Water Resources Center Community Room, 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver WA 98661


The Spring Show is a professionally judged, non-juried show and sale representing a wide variety of art media and disciplines by Northwest artists. Internationally known artist Greg Lewis has been selected as judge for the show.  https://www.greglewisstudios.net/ .


  • Open to all artists in Washington and Oregon,18 and older

  • Original work only
    No copies, classwork or collaborations; No reproductions of originals; No photography; No representations of famous figures such as celebrities, actors or sports personalities

  • Art must not have been previously entered in a Society of Washington Artists show

  • Art must be appropriate for public spaces

  • Show committee reserves the right to determine whether art meets the show or category requirements.



Registration opens on February 1, 2019 and closes at midnight on Monday April 22, 2019

Show management reserves the right to close registration early if entries exceed the 200 capacity

Registration & Entry

  • Artists may enter up to 3 works of art.

  • Art must be ready to hang with wire that is not visible above the top of the picture

  • No saw tooth hangers or clips

  • Maximum width is 36" and a maximum height is 36" for hanging art

  • Oversized art: Artists may enter one large piece of art (over 36” in any dimension) as part of their 3 allowed entries for an additional fee of $10. The show is restricted to the first 8 oversized pieces registered.  SWA will provide the easels

  • Artist must be able to deliver their work(s) to The Vancouver Water Resources Community Room, 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661 on Tuesday, April 30th - Noon 5:00pm


  • Members: $20 first entry and $12 each additional entry

  • Non Members: $30 first entry and $12 each addition entry

  • All oversized work will be charged an additional $10



  1. Oil and acrylic on canvas or board not under glass

  2. Water Media including watercolor, acrylic and ink

  3. Combined Media including mixed media, digitally painted (NOT manipulated photos), hand pulled prints and other combined media

  4. Pencil, Colored Pencil, graphite, charcoal or conte

  5. Pastels including oil and soft pastels

  6. 3 D work including small sculpture, woodwork, glass and ceramics (no furniture)


Delivery and Pick Up

Delier art Tuesday, April 30th, 12pm - 5pm, to The Vancouver Water Resources Community Room 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661

Pick up work on Sunday, May 5th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

SWA cannot guarantee the safety of art not pick up during the allotted time.

Become a Sponsor

We could not have such a successful show without our Sponsors. If you would like to Sponsor our Show you can download our Sponsorship Agreement.

View our 2018 Sponsors here

Download Sponsor Packet