Events & Projects

Let’s Beautify This! Call to Artists



Call to Artists     


Theme:  “Earth, Sky, and Water”

The Hwy. 522 Beautification Projects, a private all-volunteer initiative, seeks ways to create colorful public art to enhance the look and character of Kenmore – our friendly city at the north end of Lake Washington.  * Selected artwork will be enlarged onto a specialized high-tech tarp wrapped across three concrete tanks.  This project is in partnership with the Arts of Kenmore and CalPortland.

Submissions due Monday, January 30, 2017



Read the prospectus

Artists working in any medium resulting in 2-dimensional work are encouraged to enter.

Only artwork created in exact proportions to enlarged banner are eligible: H32’ x W47’

* This is not a traditionally painted large-scale mural project.

Artists may submit up to two works. 

Winning artist will be granted $1,000

Selected artworks will be juried in 3 phases:

Jury panel will chose 10 semi-finalists from all entries. The public will vote for top 3 favorites. Jury panel will select winning artwork.

Submit Artwork


Please contact Sara Solum Hayashi, AOK Gallery Curator, at with questions.


Sponsored by the Arts of Kenmore

AOK is a non-profit 501(c)(3), all-volunteer organization, building partnerships and promoting both passive and active participation in all forms of the arts by citizens of the area for the enrichment of the community. AOK produces the annual Kenmore Art Show, juried exhibits at AOK Gallery at Kenmore City Hall, and other local programs including AOK Grants for Schools. 

For more information about AOK please visit