Call to Artists: Tigard Artwalk 2022, Due April 29

(Not your average) Call to Artists!                                                                  

We are so very excited to be able to offer this LIVE and IN PERSON event and celebrate our connections, community, and togetherness. We thank you for your interest and your enthusiasm!

Artists, Illustrators, Photographers, Musicians, Painters, Metalsmiths, Dancers, Jewelers, Potters, Authors, Sculptors and other artists and artistic performers!  Come join us for the 2022 Tigard Downtown Art Walk!

You are invited to participate in the Tigard Downtown Alliance annual ArtWalk Festival happening May 13-22, 2022 in beautiful downtown Tigard. The ArtWalk Festival is a multi-faceted community art festival that includes art displays, artist demonstrations, performances by local musicians and performers, refreshments, and children’s hands-on activities and showcases artists of all mediums, all experiences and renown.  With multiple activities for attendees to interact with art and the people who make it, this weeklong event is growing and reaching expanded audiences. This is an exciting opportunity for you to share your passion for art and your creative endeavors.

We have several ways for you to participate: as a Featured Artist, as a seller in the Pop-Up Art Market, a Streetside Entertainer, and as a Performer on our Main Stage. And painters – join the 2nd Annual Brush Off!  (Be a part of a contest involving artists painting the same subject matter for a specified length of time.)


Featured Artists

• Are paired with a local business which will display up to three pieces of art for the week of Tigard Downtown ArtWeek event.
• May sell displayed art (no commission charged)
• May submit one art piece for the juried art contest, the winners of which will win prizes.
• Will be hosted by their partnered business for the Meet the Artist reception.
• Will participate in the Artist in Action activity. Create your art near your partner business and engage with the public as they stroll through Downtown. You are welcome to sell additional art pieces during this time (no commission
• May also participate in the Pop-Up Art Market


Pop-Up Art Market Artists

• Sell their art at the farmers market style Pop-up Art Market on Sunday.


Tigard Downtown – Primarily Main, Burnham & Commercial Streets, and streetside businesses and public spaces and Farmers Market


Download the full Call to Artists and Application.