ARTS
ALIVE
CALL FOR ENTRIES
September 11, 2019
About the Arts Commission
Established in 1991, the City of Federal Way Arts Commission is a nine member
volunteer commission that advises and recommends to the Federal Way City Council
activities related to all aspects of the arts — visual, performing, literary and cultural.
Contact: City of Federal Way Arts Commission
876 S. 333rd st.
Federal Way, Washington 98003
253.835.6928
www. cityoederalway. com/artscommission
Individuals may enter a total of two pieces of artwork for this exhibition. There is
a $5 entry fee per piece of art. Complete and attach the Entry Form to the back of
each artwork. Please do not separate the Artwork Copy” from the Artists Receipt.
CITY OF FEDERAL WAY ARTS COMMISSION
ARTWORK COPY ENTRY FORM
NO. ____ of ____ piece(s)
Name: ____________________________
Address: __________________________
City: ______________________________
State Zip: __________________________
Email: _____________________________
Title of Entry: _______________________
Medium: __________________________
Value of Piece: ______________________
OFFICE USE ONLY
Accepted Not Accepted
CITY OF FEDERAL WAY ARTS COMMISSION
ARTIST RECEIPT ENTRY FORM
Artist Name: _______________________
Medium: __________________________
__________________________________
Title of Entry: _______________________
CITY OF FEDERAL WAY ARTS COMMISSION
ARTWORK COPY ENTRY FORM
NO. ____ of ____ piece(s)
Name: ____________________________
Address: __________________________
City: ______________________________
State Zip: __________________________
Email: _____________________________
Title of Entry: _______________________
Medium: __________________________
Value of Piece: ______________________
OFFICE USE ONLY
Accepted Not Accepted
CITY OF FEDERAL WAY ARTS COMMISSION
ARTIST RECEIPT ENTRY FORM
Artist Name: _______________________
Medium: __________________________
__________________________________
Title of Entry: _______________________
ARTS
ALIVE
About The Show
The Arts Alive Juried Art Exhibition is a program designed to give regional
artists an opportunity to display their works in a public setting. Artists working
with a wide range of media are encouraged to participate.
This exhibition is professionally judged.
Exhibition Calendar
Wednesday, September 11th — Entries accepted at City Hall from
3:00pm–5:00pm
Thursday, September 12th — Arts Alive Exhibition on display in City Hall,
open for public viewing
Tuesday, October 15th — Arts Harvest Reception will be held honoring artists
in the Arts Alive Exhibition. The reception will begin at 6:30pm at City Hall.
The Juror’s Choice, Commissions Choice and People’s Choice awards will be
presented at this time.
Thursday, January 2nd — Pick up artwork at City Hall from
4:00pm–5:30pm.
Exhibition Awards
Juror’s Choice
The Juror’s Choice award recipient will receive a $200 cash award and a one-
person exhibition at Federal Way City Hall.
Commissions Choice
The Commissions Choice winner will receive a $150 cash award.
Peoples Choice
The People’s Choice winner will receive a $100 cash award.
Exhibition Information & Criteria
1. Each artist may submit two entries. All media will be considered with the
exception of video and wearable art. There is a $5 entry fee per piece of art.
Checks are payable to the City of Federal Way.
2. All must be original work, not completed under an instructors guidance, and
not previously exhibited at Federal Way City Hall or more than two juried shows
in the boundaries of the show area.
3. Paintings and two-dimensional work must be suitably wired for hanging.
(D-ring recommended). All at artwork may not exceed 36" by 30", including
frame. The acceptance of artwork is at the discretion of the jurors and the
City of Federal Way Arts Commission. No three-dimensional artwork will be
accepted at this time.
4. All paint and varnish must be dry.
5. Entry blanks must be lled out in full and attached to the back of the artwork.
6. Work selected for the competition must remain in the exhibition until it closes.
7. Artists are responsible for transportation of artwork to and from Federal Way
City Hall.
8. Every precaution will be taken to see that no damage or theft occurs to the
entries. Each artist will be required to sign a Loaned Art Agreement with the
City of Federal Way before the artwork is accepted. Artist’s submission of any
piece implies acceptance and terms of the agreement.
City Hall Gallery
The Federal Way City Hall complex, opened in August 2004, houses all seven City
departments, as well as Federal Way Municipal Court. The City Hall Art Gallery is
located on the second oor of the building and is equipped with track lighting.
Gallery hours are Monday–Friday 8:00am–5:00pm.
Federal Way City Hall
33325 8th Avenue South
Federal Way, Washington 98063-9718
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