2013 Art Invitational
The 20th Annual Sitka Art Invitational is history and we want to extend a gigantic heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated in the event.
Thank you to the artists who made the art. You brought high-quality work so the exhibit was stunning.
Thank you to the buyers who purchased the art. Your keen eye for art helped increase sales by 10%.
Thank you to the art enthusiasts who attended one or both of the party events. Your enjoyment of the art was palpable and made for a delightful evening.
Thank you to the volunteers who made all the magic happen.
You all embody the creative spirit that Sitka exists to nurture. Together, we make our world a brighter place.Here's how the numbers shaped up:
- 2000 people attended the event
- 492 pieces of artwork exhibited
- 142 pieces of artwork sold
- 125 artists exhibited
- 70 artists sold work
- 102 people purchased art
- $69,853 in art sales
- $34,926 paid to artists
- 317 art enthusiasts attended 2 parties
- 67 art students in 5 workshops
- 120 volunteers made the event shine
See you all in November next year for the 21st Annual Sitka Art Invitational!
Recent Grants and Endowment Fund News
We're thrilled to announce that recently we've been awarded four grants totalling $48,700 and met an endowment fund challenge to receive $250,000. View the news release.
Curious about our Endowment Fund Campaign? Learn more here.
The fall Artists-in-Residence arrived in October and are deep into their creative work. Take a look at who will be at Sitka between October and January by clicking here.
Come see the residents talk about their experience at Sitka and the work they've been inspired to make at the next Resident Show & Tell on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 1 pm.
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Be part of making the magic happen at the 2013 Sitka Art Invitational! To volunteer, contact us here.
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