Portfolio Review for Bear Gallery Exhibits Deadline: October 31

Fairbanks Arts Association invites artists, artisans, and curators from Alaska to submit for review a digital portfolio of artwork for solo, curated, or group exhibition in the Bear Gallery for the 2019 exhibition year. 

  • Solo Exhibit: One Artist
  • Group: Separate works of more than two artists
  • Curated: Curator selects theme, conceptual focus, and included artwork.

Each November, the Fairbanks Arts Visual Arts Committee invites artists to submit portfolios for review. Selected artists will have their work exhibited in the Bear Gallery in 2019.  Portfolios are chosen solely on the merit of the work samples entered and are reviewed by a panel of local professional artists.

The annual submission deadline for Portfolio Review is October 31.

The review in 2017 will be for Bear Gallery exhibitions in 2019.



Portfolio Review Prospectus for 2019 show (printer-friendly version)

This year, Fairbanks Arts is going digital! The application process will be through the CaFÉ (Call for Entry.org) website. CaFÉ has become an industry standard, pulling together thousands of calls for art into one location. Once you have your artist profile and portfolio set up on CaFÉ, applying to multiple calls for art is simple and efficient. See Fairbanks Arts Association’s call for portfolio submissions on the CaFÉ website for submission requirements or to submit a portfolio for review.

If you are new to using CaFÉ, visit this Frequently Asked Questions page for helpful tips and instructions, including tutorial videos.

This call is open to residents of Alaska ages 18 or older. An individual artist may have a solo exhibit in the Bear Gallery once every four years. Artists who have had a solo exhibition prior to 2015 are eligible for consideration this year (curated exhibits are not subject to this policy).

Entry Fee:

  • Current Fairbanks Arts Association Members: $30.00 (Must contact info@fairbanksarts.org to receive coupon code
  • Non-member: $35. Become a Fairbanks Arts Association Member here