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

Arti Gras - Call for Artists


Arti Gras Annual Juried Art Show Presented by the Leawood Arts Council, Leawood Stage Company and the Leawood Foundation

February 16 - 18, 2018
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 10, 2017
  • Notices mailed by - Monday, January 15, 2018
  • Delivery of Artwork - Wednesday, February 14, 4:00 - 7:00pm
    Thursday, February 15, 9:00am - Noon
  • Opening Night Reception - Friday, February 16, 2017 - 6:00-9:00 pm
    (Award winners announced at 7:30 pm)
    Inclement weather date: Saturday, February 17 - 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 18, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Pick up Artwork - Sunday, February 18, after 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm or
    Monday, February 19, 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