CALL FOR ARTISTS: 42nd Wild Arts Festival

Wed, May 18, 2022 10:55 AM | Miranda DeVore

Now in its 42nd year, the Wild Arts Festival celebrates the natural world in art and books. This is one of the premier regional art shows featuring work focused on nature in both medium and theme. All proceeds of the Wild Arts Festival benefit the programs of Portland Audubon.

The Wild Arts Festival will feature approximately 60 artists in a lively atmosphere, with an anticipated attendance of 5,000 people. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with and purchase the work of regional artists and authors. In addition, we will have our popular Book Fair and Silent Auction. 

Application Details
To submit your application we require:
•  Five digital images of your current work
•  A sixth image of your booth set up
•  Artist statement and list of any previous show experience

Art Eligibility

All media and styles of art are eligible. A combination of original work and reproductions of artists’ originals will be allowed. Art may not contain bird feathers or bones. Any exceptions to these guidelines will be at the Artist Committee's discretion.

All art should include one or more of the following elements:
•  Nature or wildlife as a subject
•  Natural materials as medium
•  Art that promotes environmental sustainability or uses recycled materials

Learn more: 

Online application to the Wild Arts Festival: 

Deadline for application is June 12. 

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