October 18th – November 23th

Submission Deadline September 20th, 2019

Show Details

WVAC is seeking your finest works of art to be part of our 5oth Anniversary Exhibition. Celebrate with us! This exhibit is opened themed and open to all art mediums! 

Exhibited works will be judged by Roosevelt Row’s Greg Esser. Cash prizes awarded! 

Best in Show: $1000

1st: $500

2nd: $250

3rd: $125

Artwork must be original and not previously exhibited at any WVAC event.  Participating artists are encouraged – but not required – to volunteer at The Arts HQ.


Artists are not required to be members of the West Valley Arts Council to enter the show, however, we encourage you to become a member. For information on membership, please click here.

Entry Fee

  • $50 Non-members up to three entries
  • $30 WVAC Roster Artist Members up to three entries

Exhibition Details

  • Entries must be the artist’s original work and not previously exhibited at any WVAC exhibit.
  • No giclee.
  • All entries will be juried and artists will be notified of acceptance.

 Entry Information

  • Entries must include an image of each piece. Digital images can be uploaded below.
  • Images preferred 300 dpi, .jpg format.
  • The completed entry form and artwork images must be received by the deadline for artwork to be considered.

Hanging Details and Requirements

  • All hanging artwork must be properly framed, not to exceed 20 lbs. (Stretched canvases are acceptable)
  • All artwork must be properly wired; no saw tooth hangers permitted.
  • All submitted work must include a label or identification on the back of the work, including the name of the artist and the title of the piece.
  • Artwork measurements should include the mat & frame.

General Show Information

  • WVAC is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged work. Artists may wish to personally insure their work.
  • The juror or curator reserves the right to deny entry of any work deemed unsuitable for display, too difficult to install, or does not meet requirements and specifications set forth by WVAC.


  • All artwork juried into the exhibition are welcome – but not required – to be for sale.
  • The West Valley Arts Council will handle all sales and retain a 25% sales commission.

Networking/Volunteer Opportunities

  • Participating artists are encouraged to volunteer. For more information, please call the West Valley Arts Council at 623.584.2626.
  • If you are interested in speaking at the Arts HQ about your art process or experience contact Jessica Dyer, Gallery Director, at gallery@westvalleyarts.org

 Important Dates

Deadline To Enter: September 20th

Acceptance Notifications: September 27th

Art Drop-off: October 11th and 12th (10am-3pm)

Opening Reception: October 18th (6pm-8pm)

Show End: November 23rd

Art Pickup: November 26th (10am-5pm)

Artwork not picked up after 30 days becomes the property of WVAC

If you have any questions or concerns about any of the above contact us at gallery@westvalleyarts.org