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Sitka Art Invitational

Artwork by Ronna Neuenschwande

Sitka Art Invitational Overview:

The Sitka Art Invitational is a juried art exhibition and sale held in Portland, Oregon. The event occurs annually the first full weekend of November and brings together work by over 100 nature-inspired regional artists. Art sales are split 50/50 between the artist and the Sitka Center. More than 2,000 local art collectors and enthusiasts attend the show each year.

Meet the 2021 Sitka Art Invitational Artists.

Selection Process: 

A rotating panel consisting of curators, artists, gallery workers and Sitka staff jury the Art Invitational. We showcase a diversity of art mediums including sculptures, ceramics, metalwork, glass, book arts, fiber arts, mixed media, photography, prints and paintings.

Meet the 2020/2021 Artist Selection Panel Members (subject to change).

If you are a professional artist and would like to be considered for the Sitka Art Invitational, please submit your name and website address to with the subject line ‘Art Invitational Submission’.

Learn more about participating as an artist in SAI.

Sitka Art Invitational Committee

The Art Invitational Committee is a group of volunteer artists and art handlers who meet 3-4 times a year to plan and install the Sitka Art Invitational along with Sitka staff members. Meet the committee members.

Thank you to all who attended the 2021 Sitka Art Invitational on November 5-7, 2021 at the World Forestry Center in Portland, OR. The Event was a huge success, and we appreciate you supporting Northwest Artists and Sitka Center.

Public Exhibit + Sale in 2022

Dates and Location TBD, 2022

Experience nature-inspired artwork in a variety of mediums and interpretations. Sales are shared 50/50 which helps support the Northwest art community as well as Sitka’s programs.

Sitka Workshops in Portland

During the Art Invitational we offer workshops in the Portland area. Workshops and location TBD.

View photos of the 2021 Sitka Art Invitational.

View photos of the 2019 Sitka Art Invitational.

Sitka Volunteer

How can I volunteer?

Every year we rely on over 150 volunteers to help us run the exhibit smoothly. If you would like information about volunteer opportunities and a schedule of when we need help, please send an email to or call 541-994-5485.

Support the Show

If you're moved to contribute in lieu of attending, please make a donation.