Gallery North in Edmonds announces the opening of registration for its ninth annual invitational Beauty of the Northwest Show. This eagerly anticipated art exhibit will be on display from October 1-30. Last year’s exhibit featured the work of 45 artists. Gallery North invites artists to enter their paintings or drawings depicting scenes or subjects representing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Accepted artwork will be on display and available for sale at Gallery North during the month of October. Each artist may enter up to two pieces. Artwork will be juried for acceptance by a panel and the selected work will be juried for awards by this year’s guest juror Mike Wise.
Mike Wise is an award-winning artist who has exhibited his artwork in many national competitions. He is a signature member of the Oil Painters of America (OPA) and the American Impressionist Society (AIS). His work has been featured in several highly-regarded art publications. Mike grew up an outdoor enthusiast, surrounded by the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. He is best known for his rich landscapes, extraordinary coastlines, deserts and mountain ranges as we all the back roads and farmland of the American landscape.
Artists may register for the 2018 Beauty of the Northwest Show through the Gallery North website from July 1 to September 9th. However, to have their work considered for the 2018 Beauty of the Northwest poster, artists must submit their work on or before August 11th. For the prospectus, details about online registration, or other information about the show, please visit the Gallery North website at http://www.GalleryNorthEdmonds.com.
About Gallery North: In operation for more than 55 years, Gallery North is one of the longest running artist-cooperative galleries in the nation. It continues its mission to promote and sell local art in the heart of downtown Edmonds. Open 7 days a week, Gallery North is located at 401 Main Street, Edmonds, WA. For further information, please visit the Galley North website at http://www.GalleryNorthEdmonds.com or contact Gallery North at 425-774-0946.
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