Alaska Hummingbird Festival 2007

Juried Art Show


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Download the Entry Form and
the Spring Migratory Bird Listpdf


Entry Deadline: Wednesday, April 4th, 2007 at 5 pm. All pieces must be at the Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau, at 131 Front Street, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901. If mailing pieces, send them to ATTN: Alaska Hummingbird Festival Juried Art Show using the above address. Entries submitted by mail must include payment for
return postage: using a United States postal money order payable to Postmaster Ketchikan, Alaska 99901. Include return address on sender side of money order.

Reception: The Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau will host an opening reception on Friday, April 13th, from 5-7pm. Artists are encouraged to attend. Free and open to the public.

Artists should follow these criteria:

  • Artworks must be inspired by the enclosed Spring Migratory Bird list.
  • Recent, original artwork must not have been previously exhibited in Ketchikan.
  • Open to Alaskan artists working in all media, maximum of two entries per artist.
  • Artwork must be labeled with artist's name, medium, description and price. (see entry form)
  • All two-dimensional entries must be framed, ready to hang including hardware, wires, hooks etc. All three dimensional entries must be ready for display.

Sales: The show will be displayed from April 13th-28th and artists may present their artwork for sale during the exhibit.

Proceeds of the sale benefit the artist (75%) and the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center's educational and interpretive programs (25%).

Miscellaneous: We reserve the right to exclude work that is inappropriate for this exhibit or is not properly prepared for display. Your work will be treated with care. The Forest Service, the Alaska Natural History Association, the Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau or the City of Ketchikan are not responsible for loss or damage of submitted artwork.

Questions: Please contact Leslie Swada at 907-228-6247 or

Cash Prizes:

Adult (18 & up) Best of Show: $500/ Juvenile (17 & under) Best of Show: $100
Adult 1st Prize: $300 / Juvenile 1st Prize: $75
Adult Honorable Mention: $200 / Juvenile Honorable Mention: $50

This juried art show is sponsored by the Tongass National Forest, the Alaska Natural History Association and the Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau.