Call For Artists

2017-07 Please Touch - Call For Art

Please Touch – Open Call

PLEASE TOUCH is an annual Tactile Exhibition where people are able to interact with art not just with their eyes but with their hands. All submissions should celebrate and explore tactile qualities!

This year, the Third Annual Please Touch exhibition will TRAVEL after its first run at MBNCA to A/NT Gallery at Seattle Center!

During the MBNCA run, two participating artists will be chosen by audience vote to receive: $100 for People’s Choice and $50 for Most Touchable Art!

Please provide:

  • No more than 3 JPEG images of work available for exhibition,
  • OR a proposal of new work to be created along with 3 sample images of previous work.
  • Artist Statement addressing the question, “Why create tactile art?”.
  • $25 submission fee paid by cash or check in person, online or through website. (Please note, we are changing payment processing platforms online, so please call 206-734-1994 if you need assistance.)

Send all submissions to by September 16, 2017!

Selected artwork must be delivered to the gallery, ready for display, by September 30, 2017. Artists, please note that your artwork WILL be touched and handled during this exhibition.