QFC Call for Art

Deadline for first round of submissions: 11:59 PM 10/7/18

Applicants notified of the results of the first round: 10/29/18

Finalist proposals due: 11:59 PM 11/25/18

Feedback and revision period for proposals: 11/30- 12/16/18

Finalists notified regarding final selection: 12/21/18

Completed artwork delivered: 3/15/19


The Kirkland Arts Center in collaboration with the Kroger Company is excited to announce a call for submissions for a unique large scale interior artwork to be located at the Park Place Center QFC in Kirkland WA.

This 10’W x 12’H artwork will be completed offsite for later installation. During the first stage of the review process, which is open to all professional artists living in King County, applicants will submit no more than 4 portfolio examples of completed work on a similar scale, an artist statement, and a CV listing pertinent experience.

From this initial pool of applicants, 3 artists will be selected to create proposals for this project, each receiving $300 as compensation for their time.  The final artist chosen to complete this project will receive a $10,000 commission fee.

While not limited exclusively to paintings, the proposed work should be unique in it’s production, composed of durable materials that require minimum maintenance, and be resistant to vandalism.  The subject matter should reference the regions history and culture while engaging and inspiring the community.


Follow this link to the application.


For questions regarding this call contact exhibitions@kirklandartscenter.org.  No phone calls please.