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KINGSTON ART FESTIVAL 58th Annual Juried Art Show
PO Box 1852
Kingston WA 98346

Entry Deadline: 6/30/17
Application Closed


Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 6

Entry Fee (Kitsap Arts & Crafts): $40.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $5.00

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  • $40.00 entry fee includes first 3 entries, $5.00 each for additional images up to 6. Notification of acceptance July 3..
  • All 2D work must be framed or properly wired for hanging, no brackets please. Art must not exceed 48" in width or length. Sculpture must be solid standing or securly mounted.
  • All art must be for sale & KA&C will deduct 30% commission of sales.Proceeds go to our college art scholarship program.
  • Artwork which differs from the accepted jpgs will not be allowed in the show.
  • Cash awards will be give in all categories plus a Best of Show and Viewers Choice. Nearly $3,000. in awards will be gived out.
  • Awards are given at the judges discretion. The decisions of the judges are final. Best of show award is $500.00
  • KA&C reserves the right to use the accepted images for public relations, marketing and archival purposes. Artists rights are retained.
  • Physical Delivery of art will be on Saturday July 22nd, 10-2 pm. Kingston Community Center at Village Green, off of West Kingston Rd.(26159 Dulay Rd NE. Kingston WA).
  • All artwork must remain until the end of the show, Sunday, July 30th, 4PM.
  • Pick up is from 4-6pm on Sunday the 30th and 10am - 12pm on Monday, July 31st..
  • Shipping & Return; all work must be suitably framed, wired and ready for hanging, or installation. Prints, watercolors and pastels must be framed under plexiglas. NO GLASS. Shipped work must be packaged in a reusable container. NO STYROFOAM PEANUTS. A prepaid waybill for its return must be enclosed. Please make shipping arrangements through the U.S. Postal Service, DHL, FedEx, or UPS. COD returns are not acceptable. The gallery accepts no responsibility for work not retrieved on the pick-up date. 
  • Ship to Po Box 1852 Kingston WA 98346 or E. Holstein at 5941 NE Timberland Dr. Kingston Wa 98346.
  • The Preview Party Reception will start the Festival on Thursday the 28th at 7PM and introduce the artists, jurors and announce the awards and the fun will happen at the Village Green Community Center. 
  • 2D Greg Robinson
    • Greg Robinson is the Chief Curator of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, previously serving as Executive Director and Curator.  Greg’s career in the arts started while director of facilities planning at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City in the 1980s – while there he curated one of the largest hospital art collections in the country.
      Previously he has been executive director of the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner (five years), director of William Traver Gallery in Tacoma (three years), and executive director of Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle (seven years).
      Greg has participated in numerous jury processes for exhibitions and awards, and has served on the Betty Bowen Award Committee of Seattle Art Museum for 16 years. He has curated dozens of exhibitions ranging from solo shows and retrospectives, group and theme shows, and media-based exhibits.  He has also been involved in publishing several books related to artists in the Puget Sound region.
      He is originally from Seattle and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, and master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University.

  • 3D Steve Parmelee
    • Steve Parmelee is an assemblage artist and an obsessive collector who expresses narrative concepts through found-object wall sculptures. His artwork was recently featured in exhibitions at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and he has won juried awards at CVG, Northwind Arts, and Edmonds. A graduate of the University of Iowa in design & business, with coursework from Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Chicago, his assemblage work draws from his experience as a freelance graphic designer, computer graphics instructor, and as a construction contractor. He is currently a member of the artist co-op Front Street Gallery in Poulsbo.
  • Photography Harry Longstreet
    • Harry Longstreet is twice a Single Image Merit Award recipient from Black & White Magazine
       and twice a Single Image Merit Award winner from Color Magazine .  In 2013, he was awarded the Gold Medal (monochrome) in the International Varna Salon, and in 2014, he took the Mayor’s Award/Best in Show in the annual CVG Washington State competition and First Place (Photography) in the 2017 competition. He’s had a number of one-man shows and his work has appeared in more than two hundred national and international juried exhibitions