The application process for the 2015 festival is here.

To participate as an artist in the 2015 festival please complete an application by April 8, 2015.
Print and send in the application and jury fee to:
Trout Lake Arts Council,
PO box 448,
Trout Lake, Washington 98650
(Contact person: Laurie Sherburne at 509-395-2294


The Trout Lake Festival of the Arts invites all artists of the Columbia Gorge and surrounding areas to apply to exhibit at the 20th annual 2015 Trout Lake Festival of the Arts.  All exhibiting artists must be juried and up to 50 artists will be selected in all media of two and three dimensional art. The art will be judged on its quality and creativity. Jury decisions are final.  Deadline for applications is April 8, 2015.  For consideration, applications must be received by April 24, 2015.  Notification of jurors’ decision will be made by the end of April.

General Information

Festival dates and times: July 11, (10:00-5:00) and July 12, (10:00-4:00) 2015.  Artists are expected to be present during scheduled hours.

Food and beverages will be available at the Festival as well as live music both days. We anticipate 4,000 visitors.  There will be no indoor exhibition area; however, artists will have access to an indoor bathroom.

Please note that there will be no overnight camping on the grounds and that the grounds are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free zone.

Advertising: There will be advertising in all local news media, Portland and Vancouver area papers, radio, tourist publications and appropriate web sites. Posters announcing the event will be distributed to 400 locations and 4,000 fliers are mailed and distributed.

Booth space: 10×10 feet. Artists must provide their own displays. Space is not to be shared except by prior authorization. All work shown must be by the artist. 90% of the work shown must be original. 10% may be reproduced.

Commission: Artists pay 10% on work sold from the Festival. Out of courtesy to us, please pay a commission on work ordered at the Festival.

Exhibitors fee: $55 if submitted on or before April 8, 2015. $70 if submitted after April 8, 2015.