KAC Artist Opportunities

Kirkland Arts Center is a non-profit arts school and contemporary art gallery. Our mission is to promote artistic mastery and public participation in the visual arts through innovative classes, contemporary exhibitions, and events. We offer a number of opportunities for artists throughout the year, including group and solo exhibitions, art markets, and other events.

Gallery Exhibitions

The Kirkland Arts Center Gallery supports local artists and curators by providing a platform for engaging exhibitions which inspire art appreciation and creativity in the Kirkland arts community. View the space during our open gallery hours or contact our Exhibitions Program Manager at exhibitions@kirklandartscenter.org or (425) 822-7161 x102 to schedule an appointment.

KAC provides exhibition postcards, additional PR and online marketing, an opening reception, and support in seeking individual and corporate sponsorship for exhibitions. KAC takes a 40% commission on artwork sales during exhibitions.

Satellite Exhibitions

KAC also hosts satellite exhibitions at other locations, including the Kirkland Public Library. For questions about satellite exhibition opportunities, please contact our Exhibitions Program Manager at exhibitions@kirklandartscenter.org or (425) 822-7161 x102.

Explore our current opportunities below:

Community Artist Opportunities

The Kirkland Arts Center has compiled a partial list of calls for artists and exhibition proposals, grant opportunities, and other artist opportunities. If you would like your artist opportunity to be listed here, email webmaster@kirklandartscenter.org.

Explore current community opportunities below:

  • Materials Hard + Soft
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    Call for Entries: Materials: Hard + Soft
      Deadline to submit: Friday, September 30, 2016 Exhibition dates: February 4–May 6, 2017 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas. The Greater Denton Arts...
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    Blue Earth Alliance Artist Opportunity
    Blue Earth Alliance sponsors documentary projects whose goal is to educate the public about critical environmental and social issues. We are primarily interested in work...
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    MakrBox Artist Opportunity
    MakrBox is looking for an artist who has a household product in the range of $50-75 per item. Artists could include woodworkers, ceramists, glassblowers, weavers, etc....