2019 Exhibition Opportunity

NWDC at Allied Arts Gallery in Richland, WA

August 27 - September 27

We have been invited back to the beautiful Allied Arts Gallery for another exhibition.  This is a wonderful opportunity to show our work outside of the Seattle metropolitan area.  Larry Metcalf will be selecting, designing and installing the show. 

If anyone would like to teach a workshop in their classroom space during the show please contact Rose Quirk or the director Bethany Beard at

We will again be using our Call for Entry process which is accessed through the NWDC website. At the bottom of the Website page there is a button to click that directs you to the Entry Form to complete online.  You will automatically receive a confirmation of your entry.  Save this email.  If you need to modify your application, you can do so via the link from this email.

As of January 15, 2019, the Members only section of the Website will require a personal ID (your email) and a password.You can obtain these by accessing “Your Account” or following instructions on the Website.If you have questions about this process, please email

Or you may use the link below:


Allied Arts Association
Gallery at the Park
89 Lee Blvd
Richland, WA 99352

(509) 943-9815


Gallery Hours:
Tuesday - Friday 10:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sundays 1:00pm to 5:00pm


Open to all 2D and 3D fine craft works. The mission of Northwest Designer Craftsmen is to promote excellence of design and craftsmanship and to stimulate public appreciation for and interest in fine craft.  NWDC traditionally defines fine craft as encompassing artwork employing clay, wood, glass, metal, fiber, and/or mixed media. To fulfill NWDC's mission, artworks created by our members for display in NWDC exhibitions should employ one or more of these six key mediums.

Entry Requirements:

  • Submit up to three pieces.  The submissions should be the actual pieces you wish to be in the show

  • One detail image per entry is allowed

  • Your entry should be completed within the last 5 years

  • Submissions will be submitted using an electronic format on our NWDC website (see form here)

  • Only Active NWDC members who have paid their dues for 2019 may apply


File format: JPEG only
File dimensions: No smaller than 2100 pixels on the longest side
File resolution: 300 ppi/dpi or Maximum
Size of File: The image needs to be less than 5MB, our Entry Form will not accept more.
Label all images with your Last Name -Title of Piece
Example: Stanton - Repoman Never Sleeps.jpg

Image Descriptions and Artist Statement: 

All of this information will be submitted on the electronic Entry Form.  You will need the information listed below for each piece.

Name of artist:
Size: (HxWxD in inches)
Artist Statement:
Price: include price even if it is not for sale (NFS) for insurance purposes
Year made:
Photo credit:
Display method (Wall Mount, Pedestal Mount) and security needs
Web site address
Full Image


Insurance coverage is provided by the gallery for artwork in the gallery’s possession.

Delivery of Artwork:

Your artwork must be delivered or shipped to Allied Arts Gallery between August 20 - 25. You may ship your work directly to the gallery and payment must be included for return shipping in your packaging.  Also, be sure to use adequate shipping materials to protect your work for the return shipments.  Any special packing or display instructions should be included with your artwork. Please use the following shipping address:

Allied Arts Association
ATTN: NWDC at Allied Arts
89 Lee Blvd
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 943-9815

Exhibition Schedule:

June 1, 2019
July 17, 2019
July 30, 2019
August 20 - 25, 2019

August 26, 2019
August 27, 2019
September 6, 2019
September 27, 2019
September 28, 2019

Call for entry opens
Call for entry ends
Notification of acceptance
Work needs to be received by Allied Arts.  They have little storage space so it needs to arrive between those dates.  They have asked us to use UPS to ship our work and the return pre-paid shipping label must to be included in the box.
Show is installed
Show opens
Opening reception
Show ends
Take down of show

If there are any questions contact the Exhibition Chair:

Joyce Hayes
5229 Ivanhoe PL NE
Seattle, WA  98105

Click Here to go to the ENTRY FORM