5 Dec 2021

Compete 14th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Idaho Falls Arts Council Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: January 19, 2022 – The Idaho Falls National Exhibition is an annual juried exhibition by the Idaho Falls Arts Council (IFAC) and exhibited at the Willard Arts Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Artists working in all mediums throughout the United States are invited to submit. This is an open show with no geographic boundaries. Artwork must have been created within the last 3 years and not previously exhibited at the Willard Arts Center. Artists must be at least 14 years of age

Amy Graham is an Artist and Art Educator born and raised in SE Idaho. Her career began at 3 years old, with her first art exhibit–a sharpie drawing on her parents’ kitchen cupboards. (Unfortunately, it wasn’t well received.) Growing up, she drew constantly, especially during math class. Deciding she was tired of getting in trouble for drawing during school, she chose to study art in college. She combined her love for art + being with people, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education from BYU-Idaho. After teaching Jr High and High School art, she went rogue and began independently teaching classes/private lessons to people of all ages–at community centers, staff parties, church groups, from her own home, etc. She is currently making commission portraits, teaching private lessons, heading up the Shelley Youth Art Group, as well as teaching art classes to Pocatello’s after-school programs. (ADHD is her superpower/kryptonite for getting involved in many things!) Amy, her husband Patrick, and their three little hyper sons are currently squatters living in her parents’ basement while they build their dream home against the Shelley foothills.

Four cash prizes will be awarded: first place ($750), second place ($500), third place ($250), and Curator’s Choice ($125). Honorable Mentions and People’s Choice will also be awarded.

Exhibition artworks are included in a full color catalogue & on IFAC’s website. The People’s Choice award winner is featured on all promotional materials for the next year.

Entry fee is $40 or $35 for members of The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho. Artists may submit up to three artworks.


Artists have the option of selling their artwork. IFAC retains a 35% commission on all sales.


  • January 19, 2022 – Entries Due
  • February 18 – Acceptance Notification
  • March 14 – Artwork Due to Willard Arts Center
  • March 17 – Opening & Awards Reception
  • May 30 – Local Artwork Pick-up
  • June 1 – Mailed Artwork Shipped

Our mission, in cooperation with other arts organizations, is to educate our community and enrich its quality of life by promoting, advocating, and presenting a broad spectrum of visual and performing arts in eastern Idaho. The Idaho Falls Arts Council is a private nonprofit organization which owns and operates the Willard Arts Center, the Colonial Theater, and ARTitorium on Broadway.

Idaho Falls Arts Council
498 A Street
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb and Open to U.S. Artists Only. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, and Sales.

Opportunity expires in 4 days.

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