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Upcoming show opportunities!  

MIVAL Holiday Show
October 30, 2017- December 15, 2017

MIVAL’s holiday art show opens at the Mercer Gallery at Mercer Island Community and Event Center (MICEC) on Monday, October 30, 2017 and runs through Friday, December 22, 2017. MICEC is open to the public 7 days a week and is located at 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040. Its hours are Monday – Friday: 7 AM – 9 PM; Saturday: 8 AM – 9 PM; Sunday: 11 AM – 5 PM.  The event is presented by the Mercer Island Arts Council in conjunction with Mercer Island Parks and Recreation and MIVAL. Featured art includes the painting, sculpture, jewelry, fabric art, cards and other work of the talented MIVAL artists and is a wonderful place to shop for quality artwork and holiday gifts. This year’s juror is artist Tom Hoffmann Please join us for the Opening Reception and Award Ceremony, with hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and live music, on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. For more information, visit MICEC website or contact MICEC at (206) 275-7609 or

Important Dates:

  • Sept. 20th: Deadline for JPEGs
  • Oct. 15th: Entry Deadline
  • Oct. 28th: Art drop off at MICEC; 10 AM – 12 Noon.
  • Nov. 2rd: Artists Reception at MICEC; 6:30 PM-8 PM; Awards presented at 7 PM
  • Dec. 15th & 16th: Art pick-up after 4 PM on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 and 11 AM – Noon on Saturday, December 16, 2017



Winter Show of Small Works” exhibit 

Parklane Gallery in Kirkland, WA  is calling for artists interested in participating in its “Winter Show of Small Works” exhibit. The exhibit opens Tuesday, December 5, and runs through December 31, 2017. Online entry is required through Deadline for online entries is November 3. Awards are 1st Place $250, 2nd Place $150, 3rd Place $100.

Entry fee is $25 for two pieces, $5 per extra piece up to 4 pieces. Artists will pay a 40% commission on sold work. No art can be smaller than an outside edge dimension of 5″ x 7″ or 24″ total around outside edges. No artwork can be larger than outside dimension of 9″ x 11″  or 40″ total around outside edges.

Prospectus can be found at For questions, call Parklane Gallery at (425) 827-1462 or email us at