Participating Artist

Sitka Art Invitational Overview

TheSitka 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.

Participating Artist Requirements

Artists must live in thePacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Northern California, Alaska and British Columbia). Selection is informed by overall quality and craftsmanship, connection with and exploration of the natural world including the exploration of contemporary social and ecological issues and perspectives, and how recently the work was created.

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

To learn about the artists and see the artwork they create, visit their websites by clicking on their names below.

2021 Participating Artists

2019 Participating Artists

Nancy Abens
Polly Adams Sutton
Dyann Alkire
Shannon Amidon
M.J. Anderson
Jennifer Lynn Anderson
Chris Antemann
Ruth Armitage
Dylan Beck
Dean Bensen
Emily Bixler
Sam Blair
Joanna Bloom
Frank Boyden
Charissa Brock
Laura Buchan
Christian Burchard
Sandra Carlson
Javier Cervantes
Betsy Chang
Yoonhee Choi
Victoria Christen
Zoe Cohen
Scott Conary
Jonnel Covault
Michael de Forest
Baba Wagué Diakité
Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley
Carolyn Hazel Drake
Poppy Dully
Amy Fields
Scott Fitzwater
Gene Flores
James Florschutz
Jen Fuller
Sheryl Funkhouser
Laura Ewig Garnier
Patricia L. Giraud
Stirling Gorsuch
John and Robin Gumaelius


Jef Gunn
Jan Halvorsen
Larry Halvorsen
Babette Harvey
Dave Haslett
Tax Havens
Yuji Hiratsuka
Alex Hirsch
Carol Horvath
Kelly Howard
Hsin-Yi Huang
Junko Iijima
George Johanson
Marilyn Joyce
Arnon Kartmazov
Zoe Keller
Michael Kelley
Carol Lebreton
Jonquil LeMaster
Nitzan Lilie
Gretha Lindwood
Ron Linn
Susan Lowdermilk
Kelli MacConnell
Brenda Mallory
Grayson Yeager Malone
Ruby Maly
Patty Maly
Virginia McKinney
Ivan McLean
Dennis Meiners
Stephen Mickey
Hibiki Miyazaki
Hilde Morin
Satoko Motouji
Loren Nelson
Chris North
Alison O'Donoghue
Larry N. Olson
Lisa Onstad

Thomas Orr
Kim Osgood
William Park
Roger Peet
Kristen Pesola
Stan Peterson
Martha Pfanschmidt
Hilary  PfeiferBryan Potter
Doug  Randall
Nicole Rawlins
LeBrie RichRita Robillard
Bethany Rowland
Amy Ruedinger
Ruri
Robert Schlegel
Michael Schlicting
Sarah Sedwick
Nora Sherwood
Marlana Stoddard-Hayes
Angelita Surmon
Sara Swink
Demetra Theofanous
Jed Thomas
Andie Thrams
Karen Thurman
Dan Tilden
Deborah Unger
Margaret van Patten
Andy Vessely
Ted Vogel (d. 2019)
Judy Vogland
Elise Wagner
Shu-Ju Wang
Donna Watson
Greg Wilbur
Jennifer Williams
Angelina Woolley
Jay Ylvisaker
Cathie Joy Young
Wesley Younie