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The Jury Process

Space permitting, every artist's work will be included. If we must jury …

1. We will exhibit fewer pieces of each artist to enable us to show every artist’s work

2. Local artists have preference

3. Presentation of artwork (Is the piece wired, ready to hang? If the piece is sculpture, jewelry or fine craft, is a pedestal or display available? Is the frame, matting and artwork in excellent condition?)

4. Involvement of the artist (If they’ve exhibited before, did they attend the “Meet The Artists” Reception? Have they volunteered or offered support? We are an artist’s gallery.)

Our goal is to exhibit fine artworks while allowing budding artists a chance to exhibit their developing artwork as they discover their true artistic calling. Take advantage of this unique opportunity and submit your art for this show!

We love new artists!

Questions? Please email Kara at info@idahoartlab.org or call (208) 932-0893 [easily remembered as 208-93-208-93]


2015 Deadlines:

A River Runs Through It

Artists are invited to submit up to 5 pieces of artwork (more if small works, fine crafts, custom jewelry, etc.) in our upcoming art show. Space permitting, every entry will be included. All mediums are acceptable, including sculptural and assemblages (up to 32" high x 5' long). Two dimensional artwork must be wired, ready to hang, with a frame or wrapped canvas (no side staples). Maximum size (including frame) is 5 ft. high by 6 ft. wide, however, smaller pieces are preferred. Smaller sculptural works for the lit display case have maximum width of 36" & maximum height of 16".

To submit artwork: Please read and sign the Exhibition Application and the Liability Waiver/Sales Agreement (download) and bring artwork in during the Drop off dates (below).

Entry Fee: $10.00 per piece or volunteer for one hour per piece (i.e., help us hang the show!). Contact us if submitting more than 5 pieces.

Deadline: Saturday, May 16, 9:00 p.m.

THEME is fishing and water. This show celebrates Fisherman’s Breakfast & opening day of fishing season.

Drop off date: Tuesday, May 5 through Saturday, May 16, 9:00 p.m.
Meet The Artists Opening Reception:
Friday, May 22, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Live music, refreshments, free entry.
Show Dates:
Friday, May 22 - Wednesday, June 24
Pickup art date: Wednesday, June 24 - Friday, July 24.

Questions? Please email Kara at info@idahoartlab.org or call (208) 932-0893 [easily remembered as 208-93-208-93]


Upcoming Deadlines:

June 13 (Sat.): Dunes & Cartoons (Dual Theme: Sand dunes, desert OR cartoons, illustrations & drawings)

July 11 (Sat.):
Pioneer Art Show (Theme: historic art & historic photographs. Art parties to take place throughout spring to paint/draw from historic photos we've gathered)
Nature Art Expo (Theme: the natural world, fitting the Nature Conservancy values)

September 9 (Wed.): Artist Open Studios Tour (deadline to schedule your home studio’s open tour dates)

September 19 (Sat.)
The Grim Museum (Theme: Halloween, orange & black) Amateur & Professional artists exhibiting outside the gallery.
The Hodgepodge (No theme) Professional artists exhibiting in the Gallery.

October 24 (Sat.): Mini Masterpieces (Theme: any subject, artist trading card size (2½“ x 3½ “) or small sculptures (3½” x 3½” x 3½”)

The Idaho Art Lab is provided in part by:    

Diamond Donors (We couldn't have done it without you!):
  Saint Anthony Work Camp - Saint Anthony, Idaho  Dung & Dunger Bison Dung Art Studio - Teton, Idaho
 Dan & Kara Hidalgo (Teton), Steven & Heidi Weatherston (Rexburg), Desiree Chesbro Moeller (St. Anthony))


Platinum Donors (> $1,000):
  Idaho Community Foundation -East Idaho Greatest Need Fund  City of St. Anthony  Fin Fun Mermaid Tails  
Signature Signs - Idaho Falls, Idaho
  Idaho Commission on the Arts  Hemming Foundation
Nancy Siddoway (Sugar City)

Gold Donors ($500 to $1,000):
Wal-Mart, Rexburg, Idaho  Grainger: Boise, Idaho branch
Yvonne Ferrell (Boise), Jocelyn Haeberle (St. Anthony)


Sponsors ($100 to $500):
                      Sweetcreek Soap Company  Colorado River & Trail Expeditions  Island Park Journal

Island Park Journal (Island Park), Alan & Anne Egger (Pocatello)