"What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit." - John Updike

Arti Gras - Call for Artists


Arti Gras

February 17 - 19, 2017
The Lodge at Ironwoods Park
14701 Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66224 www.leawood.org

Jewelry artist are invited to submit their works
to be exhibited in locked glass display cases.

"Best of Show" $500
1st Place in each of 4 Categories; Photography,
Drawing & Painting, 3-Dimentional, and Jewelry - $125

"King's Choice" Award $100 (selected by attendees with
an opportunity to display piece at City Hall for 3 months)

Dates of Interest

Application Deadline - Friday, December 9, 2016
Notices mailed by - Monday, January 16, 2017

Delivery of Artwork - Wednesday, February 15, 4:00 - 7:00pm
Thursday, February 16, 9:00am - Noon

Opening Night Reception - Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:00-9:00 pm
(Award winners announced at 7:30 pm)
Inclement weather date: Saturday, February 18 - 6:00-9:00 pm
Artists and one guest may attend the opening night reception at no charge

Public Viewing - Saturday and Sunday 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Show Closes - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Pick up Artwork - Sunday, February 19, after 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm or
Monday, February 20, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Guest Juror
To Be Announced


The Leawood Foundation

The Leawood Foundation's mission is "to provide resources for activities and projects within our community that might not be provided through tax dollars. The Leawood Foundation is committed to promoting cultural, educational and environmental activities and projects that enrich the lives of our residents and our community". -- see link to Foundation


The Leawood Stage Company

The Leawood Stage Company's mission includes presenting theatrical productions, educational programming, community building, and business-community cooperation offering performances free or very low cost to welcome senior citizens on a limited budget or families that might otherwise not be able to afford to attend live theatre. www.leawoodstageco.org



City of Leawood