SHI extends deadline for juried art competition

Sealaska Heritage Institute has extended the application deadline for the 2014 Juried Art Competition and Show to April 7.


Artists may submit up to three pieces for review. Jurors select artwork based on high quality and integrity of Northwest Coast art in three categories: customary, customary-inspired, and 2D formline design. Selected artwork will be on display during Celebration (June 11-14) and eligible for prizes.

SHI will make the following awards for best of show and in three categories:

• Best of Show: $1500.

• Customary Northwest Coast Art: 1st Place: $1000; 2nd Place: $750; 3rd Place: $500.

• Customary-Inspired Northwest Coast Art: 1st Place: $1000; 2nd Place: $750; 3rd Place: $500.

• 2-D Formline Design: 1st Place: $1000; 2nd Place: $750; 3rd Place: $500.

Artists will be notified if their piece is accepted into the show by April 16. All pieces must be received at SHI by April 30.

Application and more information can be found at Artists’ questions should be directed to Davina Cole at or 907-586-9230.


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