Artlink to Host Event Featuring Works of Arizona Artists

Submission Deadline is Extended! The new deadline is midnight September 20, 2015.

Call-for-Artists-graphicArtlink Inc. is now accepting submissions for its 17th Annual Juried Exhibition, featuring the works of professional artists residing in the state of Arizona. Submitted artwork will be reviewed by a panel of prominent members of the Phoenix arts community.

The show will take place at The Oasis on Grand, 1501 NW Grand Ave., on Thursday, October 15, and Friday, October 16, 2015. The Opening Artists Reception will be held on Thursday, October 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. The exhibition will be on display for Third Friday, October 16, from 6 to 10 p.m. A cash prize will be awarded to the top three artists.

A variety of artworks are welcome for submission, including: oil, watercolor, acrylic, graphite, charcoal, pastels, photography, ceramics, printmaking, textile, mixed media, new genre, performance, video, and sculpture/three dimensional pieces.

The submission deadline is September 20, 2015.

Participants that exhibited in the past are permitted to submit; however, it is asked that they refrain from submitting the same piece that was in a previous Artlink Juried Exhibition.

All submissions should be e-mailed to with “ATT: Juried Submission” in the subject line.

Artists must be available on October 10 or 11 to drop off work with Artlink board members at The Oasis on Grand, 1501 Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007.

All sales will be handled by Artlink. In the event of a sale Artlink will retain a 10% commission.

Submission Checklist:

All images should be jpgs or tiffs, and documents MS Word or PDF.

  1. Up to 3 artwork images in .jpg format with a maximum 72 dpi per image
  2. Image List: Name of artist, written description of artwork to include title, media, sale price, and dimensions next to thumbnail images of the artworks in either MS Word or PDF format
  3. Contact Information: phone number or email to best reach you
  4. Artist Statement: should not exceed 1 page
  5. Resume: should not exceed 3 pages. Name of artist and page number on top left corner of each page
  6. $25 application fee: paid through PayPal (link below) or by check made out to Artlink Phoenix and sent to the address below with ATT: Juried Submission and the artist name included. Post marked checks after deadline will not be accepted and submission will not be reviewed. Artlink Articipants and volunteers are exempt from the application fee.

Application fees are non-refundable, regardless of acceptance to The Juried Exhibition. Every submission is appreciated and will be seriously considered by a jury of experienced arts professionals. Not all artwork will be accepted. Please do not call for results. Artists will be notified by email. The Oasis on Grand and Artlink Inc. are not liable for any damage or theft that may occur to any person or property. Artists will be asked to sign a waiver and may insure their own artwork, as desired.

Artlink Phoenix Address: P.O. Box 3426 Phoenix, AZ 85030

Email with any questions to

About Artlink

Artlink Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to linking artists, business and the public to better understand, appreciate and support a thriving arts community in downtown Phoenix. Artlink supports a variety of community-based art events, including complimentary Trolley Tours during the monthly First Friday Art Walk, one of the country’s largest self-guided gallery tour; Downtown Arts Tours, specially selected guided gallery tours; a year-round Pop Up Gallery Program featuring exhibitions in non-traditional spaces; the annual Juried Exhibition; the annual Art d’Core Gala, and the annual Art Detour self-guided tour, featuring open studios, pop-up galleries, family-friendly art experiences and more. Artlink’s year-round activities are supported by Downtown Phoenix, Inc., City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, CityScape, APS, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix Art Museum, The Arizona Republic, Phoenix Convention Center, Dunn Transportation, The Torosian Foundation, Valley Metro, City of Phoenix Aviation Department, Support Sky Harbor Coalition, Arizona Center, Downtown Voices Coalition, Downtown Phoenix Journal, Invexi Web Development, Simply Adam Mann, Roosevelt Row CDC, and the Grand Avenue Members Association. For more information, visit or connect socially on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.