Sierra Art Trails Call for Entry

Sierra Art Trails 2019

  • | Start Date: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (PT)
  • | End Date: 5/15/2019 11:59:00 PM (PT)
  • | Fee: $25.00 USD per set
  • | Host: Sierra Art Trails

SIERRA ART TRAILS 2019 - Yosemite Foothills Open Studio Tour - Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 4-6, 2018

Welcome to Sierra Art Trails 2019, our 17th annual Yosemite Foothills Open Studio Tour. The exhibit is the largest art event in our area, showcasing a wide range of fine art and fine craft in communities throughout Eastern Madera and Mariposa Counties.

The region encompassed by the show includes Oakhurst, Coarsegold, North Fork, Yosemite Lakes Park , and communities along Highway 49 from Ahwahnee to Mariposa. The show takes place in artist’s studios, homes, art galleries, wineries, and other businesses throughout the area.

Sierra Art Trails is open to visual artists and artisans working in all media including but not limited to; painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, printmaking, mixed media, papermaking, woodcarving, digital art, jewelry, textile arts, and art glass.  Mass produced crafts, gift items, etc. will not be accepted.

Sierra Art Trails is open to both local artists and artists from outside the area.  Artists with studios located in Eastern Madera and Mariposa Counties are encouraged to show in their home studios, and to share their show sites with others.

The planning committee will work with artists who do not have access to a suitable show site to help them find a location to show their work.  First consideration is given to artists living within the area, but the show is open to any artist interested in participating in the event, regardless of where they live.

Artists must be Present to Participate - Artists must be present at their sites both Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Friday is an optional day for participating artists. 

Since our first exhibit in 2003, Sierra Art Trails has built a dedicated audience excited to attend year after year. In addition to visiting with the artists and purchasing works directly from the people who create them, visitors are encouraged to explore our communities, patronize our hotels and restaurants, and learn more about our area.

As an artist, there are many reasons to consider applying for the show. Participating artists are featured in the tour catalog, included in a month-long Preview Exhibit, and benefit from an extensive advertising campaign.  While successful sales are important, the promotional exposure alone is well worth the cost of participation.  Networking opportunities, offers to participate in other exhibits, and post show sales often result from participation in Sierra Art Trails.

Artists interested in applying can view the complete prospectus, and find general information on our website at www.sierraarttrails.org

To learn more about Sierra Art Trails please contact:

Stellar Gallery, 40982 Hwy 41, Suite 1, Oakhurst CA 93644

(559) 658-8844, email: info@sierraarttrails.org

or visit us on the web at www.sierraarttrails.org