Call for Art

The Convention Center hosts two Art Shows a year, which run approximately six months each. All shows are juried by professionals from the local arts community, and they choose the works to be shown from artist submissions.

The wall space is set up for hanging 2D work, which needs to be fairly sizable to show well (24” x 24” minimum). Because of non-art events hosted year-round, work is hung a minimum of five to six feet off the floor, as lower wall space is often needed for convention exhibits and booths. For the same reason, we do not exhibit 3D work, given the need for flexible floor space that can be configured for a variety of events.

The Convention Center provides publicity for the shows through a wide variety of local print and online outlets. Artists will receive postcards advertising the show, to send out to patrons and supporters before the Artist’s Reception is held. These will also be distributed in the local area. Food and drink will be provided by the Convention Center at this early evening event.

To apply to display your artwork at the Lynnwood Convention Center, please complete the art submission form. Please email anmorgan@mac.com with questions.


January - June 2022: Northwest Waters

The calendar for this show is as follows:*

  • September 7, 2021: Call for art announced
  • October 18, 2021: Deadline for digital submissions
  • November 2, 2021: Jury meets
  • Nov 15, 2021 or before: Artists are notified on results of the jurying
  • Dec 27, 2021: Artists drop off work
  • January 4, 2022: Show opens
  • Mid Feb 2022 (TBD) Artist's reception
  • June 29, 2022: Show comes down
*Calendar dates are subject to change. Notification of changes will be made via email to artists affected.


July - December 2022: Artists of Snohomish County

Details coming soon.


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