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General Information

Purpose: The goal of the City of Edmonds Arts Commission (EAC) art exhibit program is to provide a forum where the public can develop an awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the visual arts through the exhibition of quality art works. An annual program of rotating exhibits features artwork by local (Edmonds and Snohomish County WA) and regionally-based (Puget Sound) emerging and professional artists.

2021 Call for Artists: The EAC seeks visual artworks to display for the 2021 calendar year in its Edmonds Sno-Isle Library Art Wall exhibit space and its Display Case in the Frances Anderson Center. See information about each space below.

Eligibility: Open to two- and three-dimensional artists residing in the Puget Sound region of WA State.

Exhibit Space Policy: 

  • An Agreement to Exhibit is required (provided by EAC). 
  • Artworks must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit. 
  •  All work must be securely wired for hanging. Alternative hanging methods are not accepted.  
  • The arts staff or EAC committee member sets the exhibit. 
  • Sales are handled directly by the artist. Commission or percentage is not charged on sale of artwork. A list of prices and artist contact information must be posted with the exhibit. 
  • Artworks are exhibited at the risk of the artist.  

Edmonds Sno-Isle Library Art Wall, 650 Main St.

Edmonds Library Art Wall 

The library art wall space features a rotating six-week exhibit schedule throughout the year of solo and group shows. Located in the southeast corner of the library, this public space has excellent visibility from the entrance of the building. It features two slatted hanging walls with fixed lighting for up to approximately 20 two-dimensional, wired, framed artworks.

The primary display area measures 32’ by 6’. The secondary display area measures 7’ from the east wall corner, and is visible from the library entrance. A third display area offers an additional 14’ of display area, with approximately 5' visible from the general display area. 

EAC Display Case in the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St.

image of display case space 

Located in a busy community and recreation center, this built-in case with lockable glass sliding doors provides a secured space for two and three-dimensional work. Rotating six-week to two-month exhibit schedule throughout the year of solo and group shows The case is 8’9” W x 5’3” H x 23” D, and is equipped with fixed lighting and ventilation. Pedestals are available. Artist sets the exhibit with approved methods.

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