Southwest Artist Showcase 2023: Saturday, Oct. 7 – Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023

In 2023, the Southwest Artist Showcase is back for its 31st year! This free, non-juried, non-profit exhibit of artwork features artists from all over Southwest Seattle.  We welcome submissions from artists of all ages and experience levels.
Submit your artwork to the showcase
Artists who identify as West and Southwest Seattle residents are invited to submit up to 2 pieces of art. Artwork will be accepted October 3 – October 5 only and will be on display at the Southwest Branch from October 7 to November 4. Artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Artwork must be picked up by the artist by 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 12.
View the showcase
Visit the Southwest Branch during open hours from Saturday, Oct. 7 – Saturday, Nov. 4 to view the Artist Showcase. Artwork will be on display throughout the branch.
Key dates:

Tuesday, Oct. 3 – Thursday, Oct. 5: Artist sign up and drop off period

Saturday, Oct. 7: Opening Day (Reception 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

Saturday, Oct. 14: Intergenerational Paper Collage workshop with SilverKite (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Registration required)

Sunday, Oct. 29: Printmaking workshop with Eileen Jimenez (1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Drop-in welcome) 

Saturday, Nov. 4: Last day of show

Sunday, Nov. 5 – Sunday, Nov. 12: Pick up art work

Please note that some works may not be included if their size or construction prevents their effective display in the library. Library staff will determine the placement and display of each piece, and artwork will not be moved once it has been placed.
For more information about the Southwest Artist Showcase, please call the Southwest Branch at 206-684-7455.

Southwest Artist Showcase Photo Gallery