Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Jekyll and Hyde Juried Show Application

The Spokane Art School is hosting a themed juried show on the book “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is open to artists living in Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho and Western Montana. The piece can be in any media – the only limitation is that it be able to fit through the door. Inspiration can come from the 1889 book, the 1931 movie or even the British Jekyll miniseries.  The show will run from Friday, October 3rd through Saturday, November 1st. An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 3rd, 2014 from 5 to 9 PM. and will correspond with October Arts Month.


·         Only 1 submission per artist.

·         Work must have been created within the last 3 years.

·         Artist must be from Washington State, Northern Idaho or Western Montana.

·         Only digital images will be accepted for review.

·         Digital image (including the name of the piece, the dimensions and the media), a résumé, and completed application must reach us no later than 11:59 PM on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014.

·         Applications may be mailed or hand delivered to the Spokane Art School 809 W. Garland Ave or submitted electronically to

·         Accepted artists will be notified by Friday, September 19, 2014.

·         Accepted work needs to be delivered to the Spokane Art School no later than MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014.

·         All work must be for sale.

·         The Spokane Art School charges a 40% commission

·         Artists are responsible for delivery of work including any shipping cost that might accrue.

·         Artwork will be insured for its retail value once it has arrived to the Spokane Art School.

·         Cash prizes will be awarded.

o   $250 Jury award

o   $250 People’s Choice award


Juror- Ryan Hardesty

Ryan Hardesty joined Washington State University’s Museum of Art curatorial team in 2014 as Curator of Art and Exhibitions. Prior to coming to WSU, Hardesty held a twelve year tenure at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC), Spokane. During this time Hardesty enjoyed positions as Interim Curator of Art and Exhibits Manager while planning for over 80+ exhibitions for the museum. While working with talented teams of curators, educators and collection specialists, Mr. Hardesty strives to provide visitors with transformative experiences in museum settings. Recent projects include project management of the ambitious 100 Stories: A Centennial Exhibition as well as curation of Meet Me at the Spot: The Art of Patrick Siler, an in-depth solo exhibition of the longtime Pullman, WA artist.  Hardesty holds fine art degrees from the University of Washington and Massachusetts College of Art and Design.  Additional museum experience includes work with the Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, MA), Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University (Waltham, MA) and Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA). He currently resides in Pullman, WA with his wife and daughter.   




Please include a résumé

Delivery no later than: 11:59 PM on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014.


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