Juried Show Deadline June 1, 2017

Artists, due to some technical difficulties on our end, the juried show application deadline has been moved to June 1, 2017. That means there is still time to enter the juried show at this summer’s favorite art festival, Art on the Green (August 4, 5, 6, 2017)! There will be over $3,000 in monetary prizes awarded to pieces chosen by art judges. Art pieces will also be for sale in the festival’s signature juried show. Categories are Painting (all media) & Photography, and Three-Dimensional Art (including glass, fiber art, metal works, pottery). All entries will be considered by a selection committee. Entry fee is only $10.00 for each item entered. More information and the entry forms are here. Deadline: June 1, 2017. Questions? Please contact Diane Solomon at (208)772-7032.

Tree Play by Mary Dee Dodge

Tree Play by Mary Dee Dodge

Poster Winner - 2017 Art on the Green

And the winning poster is... the Tree Frog design by Erin Bruns! Erin Bruns has loved doing artwork for as long as she can remember, winning her first blue ribbon at age 4. However, life as a microbiology instructor has left little time for artwork the past few years. Feeling a creative outlet missing from her life, she has been yearning to get back into her art. The Art on the Green poster competition was just the motivation she needed! Her Art on the Green tree frog watercolor was the first painting Erin has done in several years, and she plans to spend the summer of 2017 doing as much watercolor, pen and ink, oil, and acrylic artwork as possible! She is hoping to create original artwork that the people of Coeur d'Alene (and surrounding areas) will love, and to eventually springboard into a new career as an artist.

We appreciate all of our poster contest participants. The March meeting when the Citizens' Council for the Arts chooses the three finalists is considered a favorite meeting of the year because we love seeing all of the colorful, creative and unique poster ideas, and being in a room with all that great art gets us excited for the festival we work on all year long! Thank you participants and thanks to our patrons and community for choosing a winning design for 2017!  49th Annual Art on the Green at North Idaho College, August 4, 5 & 6, 2017

Tree Frog by Erin Bruns

Tree Frog by Erin Bruns

Call for Art - Juried Show at Art on the Green

Last reminder of the call to artists for the juried show at this summer’s favorite art festival, Art on the Green (August 4, 5, 6, 2017). There will be over $3,000 in monetary prizes awarded to pieces chosen by art judges. Art pieces will also be for sale in the festival’s signature juried show. Categories are Painting (all media) & Photography, and Three-Dimensional Art (including glass, fiber art, metal works, pottery). All entries will be considered by a selection committee. Entry fee is only $10.00 for each item entered. More information and the entry forms are here. Deadline: May 1, 2017. Questions? Please contact Diane Solomon at (208)772-7032.

Cougar Bay at Night by Christine Marie Larsen

Cougar Bay at Night by Christine Marie Larsen

Voted BEST Arts Festival in the Region!

Thank you for voting Art on the Green the Best Arts Festival in the 2017 Inlander Readers Poll! (And thanks to the Inlander for having that great poll every year - it is a fun way to notice and celebrate all that is wonderful about where we live!) Did you know that Art on the Green is put on by volunteers? Over 500 of them! Why do we do it? Because we care about the arts and supporting them and we care about our community and region. We consider Art on the Green a labor of love and a gift to the community each year. We are already working diligently on this summer's festival, so SAVE THE DATE for the 49th annual Art on the Green festival at North Idaho College August 4, 5, 6, 2017!