Ketchikan area Artists and Creatives have been inspiring the communities of this area since the beginning. Whether it is beautifully engineered and created halibut hooks, or the magnificent totem poles of the area, to the stories, poetry and drawings for the inception of the Alaska Magazine, to the creation and evolution of Wearable Art in Alaska artists continue to make the world we live in meaningful and joyful.
This page is still a work in progress and will soon contain an Artist Directory of the area artists, and a catalogue of Public Art in the Ketchikan area, plus artists' resources.
Below are the Calls to Artists listed in deadline order. Local and Regional Calls to Artists are posted as we find them. If you know of a Call that is not listed on this page, please e-mail details to firstname.lastname@example.org we would love to include it here as a resource to artists!
Life Drawing Session will be held at the Main Street Gallery on Mondays and Wednesdays in September from 6 to 8pm!!! Sessions begin September 4th at the Main Street Gall. Artists under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Visual, Film, Digital and Media artists are invited to apply for a Connie Boochever Fellowship in 2023. Award amount is $3,000.
Deadline to apply is September 20, 2023, 9:59pm, AKST
The Alaska Folk Festival is seeking submissions for the 49th Annual Folk Festival poster artwork. All interested Alaskan individuals / artists are invited to apply. The short application includes a rough sketch of your concept, a brief bio, and a description of what you’d like to produce for the artwork. Submissions are due October 1.The winning submission is offered a $500 stipend. Read more and apply at the link in bio!
You can apply for the 64th Parallel juried exhibition at the Bear Gallery in Fairbanks
Alaska Positive is the statewide juried photographic exhibition organized and toured by the Alaska State Museum. Its purpose is to encourage the practice of photography as an art form in Alaska. The exhibition will open in Juneau on December 1, 2023 and close on March 9, 2024. The exhibition will then travel to museums throughout Alaska.
Applications are due by 9:59pm, October 13, 2023. See below for more information and to apply.