An Artistic Heritage – artwork by NW artists alongside artwork created by their child/parent/sibling

Deadline March 31, 2019

Application Deadline: Sunday March 31, 2019

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts – 56th Year
Curated by the arts nonprofit Art in Oregon

Show Dates: June 21, 22, and 23, 2019
Location: Lakewood Center for the Arts
368 South State Street
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

An Artistic Heritage features artwork by Northwest artists alongside artwork created by their children/relative. This group exhibition explores the influence of visual expression in family upbringing and legacies of creativity.

This exhibition will take place in conjunction with the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, at the Lakewood Center for the Arts inside a converted dance studio on the top floor. Artworks will be displayed on white covered pegboard walls arranged throughout the space. The gallery will be open and monitored for the duration of the festival.

Featured guest artists
Tamara English
Gabe Fernandez
Gabriel Parque
Clarissa Stephens
Amanda Triplett
Keely Rademacher
Kendra Larson

Works Eligible: The same rules apply to artists of all ages.
Two-dimensional work in any medium is eligible as long as it’s smaller than 48 inches (height) x 36 inches (width) and can be displayed on the wall, and must include horizontal picture hanging hardware installed on the back of the artwork.
Three-dimensional pieces are eligible as long as they are smaller than 5 feet (height) x 36 inches (width) x 36 inches (depth) Oddly composed 3D art, the artist must provide the appropriate sculpture stand for their presentation.
Wall-hung artwork must be display ready, either framed or mounted and must include horizontal picture hanging hardware installed on the back of the artwork (no zigzag sawtooth hardware).
All artists artwork must be display ready, either framed or mounted and must include horizontal picture hanging hardware installed on the back of the artwork (no zigzag sawtooth hardware).
All artwork must have been created exclusively by the artist, intentionally and of their own free will.
All living artists must consent to submit for consideration and exhibition of their artwork.

*Please note: curators will not construct any hanging devices. Work must be delivered ready to hang on a wall or stand up on a pedestal.

A maximum of 6 artworks may be submitted per artist. Entries must be received no later than the date listed on the Calendar below. An Artistic Heritage Juried Exhibit reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the electronic entry.

Application Deadline – March 31, 2019
*Artist applications available online

Jury results emailed to artists – April 7, 2019

Delivery of accepted art
June 12, Wednesday 4 – 6pm
June 13, Thursday, 11am – 1pm, 2019

Festival hours
June 21, Friday 10:00am – 9:00pm
June 22, Saturday 10:00am – 9:00pm
June 23, Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Pick up unsold art
Sunday, June 23, 6:00 – 6:30pm
Monday, June 24, 11:00am – 1:00pm

This call for art will be reviewed and curators by Art in Oregon (AiO); co-founders and artists, Owen Premore and Tammy Jo Wilson. AiO fully embraces the philosophy and goals of the Festival of the Arts. Artists will be selected based on adherence to the stated theme, originality, personal voice, and technical skill. Artworks will be juried based only by the artwork submitted by the adult applicant. The artwork made by the artist’s children will not be considered during the jury process. It will be up to the parents to select their child’s best artwork to display alongside their own.

All artwork submitted must be for sale; parents and kids. The price shall be at the discretion of the artist. A 40% commission from all sales will be retained by the Festival. Prices assigned by the artist must include the Festival commission. All artwork commission proceeds benefit the Lakewood Center for the Arts, a nonprofit organization.

Applications is available online at

Call for Art: An Artistic Heritage

Artists must fully complete the online application with an accurate email that will be valid throughout the process and through the show dates. This email address will be used to notify you of your status. Notification of accepted or declined status will be emailed to the email address you use in the application process. Please check your application email inbox for all correspondence.

Your application must include:
Detailed information about 2 artists and artwork, including medium, dimensions, prices, and images. Up to 6 artworks may submitted per artist.

Unless alternative arrangements have been confirmed with the curator, Artists must deliver their work personally to the Lakewood Center, 368 S State Street, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034 on:
June 12, Wednesday 4-6pm & June 13, Thursday, 11am-1pm, 2019

Should the work not be sold, artists are responsible for picking up their artworks. Details for delivery and pick up will be included with the contract following your acceptance to the exhibit. Artwork pickup times are as follow:
Sunday, June 23th of 2018, 6 – 6:30pm
Monday, June 24th of 2018, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Art in Oregon

Art in Oregon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit visual arts organization. The mission of Art In Oregon is to foster culturally rich regional communities through partnerships, advocacy and investment in artists, businesses, educational spaces and community spaces. Our goal is to build and sustain art patronage through pride in Oregon artists and pride in art ownership. We work to establish collaborative relationships with the common goal of increased visibility and access to art for all people.

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is an arts education event of the Lakewood Center for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization. It is held the weekend after Father’s Day each year and attracts 22-25,000 people. Contributions to the Festival are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Our tax ID number is 93-0700108.

Festival Mission Statement: The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts’ primary goal is arts education and the celebration of culture & community through art.

Event Profile
The Festival, an event created by Lakewood Center for the Arts, is a major regional arts event located in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Lake Oswego is located 9 miles south of Portland, Oregon. The Festival presents the creative endeavors of recognized and emerging artists and enjoys an outstanding reputation for bringing special exhibits of quality and diversity to a weekend that is accessible to everyone. Attracting some 25,000 visitors during the three-day event, the Festival includes 6 art exhibits, food booths, music, and fine art crafts. The Festival is held in the Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego and George Rogers Park. It features multiple art exhibits, music, dance and demonstrations.

For additional information about Art in Oregon visit or email
For additional information about the Festival, check out or call 503-636-1060

Image: Amanda Triplett – Gabriel Parque

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Lakewood Center for the Arts 368 South State Street Lake Oswego OR

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