Artists of the Gorge 2023

Artists of the Gorge is an annual juried art exhibit showcasing the talent of local artists. This year marks the 44th event.


Entry is free and open to all artists from Washougal to The Dalles and all of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Artists must be 18 years or older.

This event is open-themed. Paintings, drawings, sculpture, wood pieces, fabric art, and other media will be considered.

Entries must be RECENT (completed within the last two years) and original works. Copies, patterns, commercial art, or class work will not be accepted. Each artist may submit a maximum of two entries.


Artwork must be suitably prepared for display (i.e., framed and wired, ready for hanging; under glass or plexiglass as appropriate, etc.).

Call for Artists - Particulars (PDF)

Artwork Display Agreement (PDF)

If you would like to be included in the virtual exhibit, please email a JPEG of your art (less than 10MB) to

It would be helpful if you would include a short statement on each work you are submitting.


The submission deadline is Wednesday, September 13, 2023.


Accepted artwork will be on display at Stevenson Community Library from October 7–October 31.The exhibit will close at the end of Tuesday, October 31. Artwork may be picked up the following week during library open hours or at another time by arrangement.

An opening reception—the first since 2019—with music and refreshments will be held at Stevenson Community Library on Saturday, October 7, at 6 pm. Prizewinners will be announced at 7 pm. 

The exhibit will be viewable in the library gallery and online. Voting for People's Choice, when open, will be available in-person and on this webpage. 

Terms and Conditions 

This is a juried exhibition. Decisions of the jurors are final. While every precaution will be taken to see that no damage occurs to entries, the sponsoring organizations will assume no responsibility for any loss or damage.

Participating artists are on our mailing list, which is subject to public records requests. Please notify us if you want to be removed from this list.

All work accepted is to remain on display for the duration of the exhibit. Art may be marked for sale; no part of any sale goes to the library.