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The 30th Annual
~ Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival ~
will take place July 19 & 20
on Judson Street
in Gig Harbor's Historic Waterfront District
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     Original Poster Art Our 2014 artists have been selected and are creating wonderful new work for this year's festival. You'll see many familiar favorites and you'll also have a chance to meet many new artists who will be with us for the first time. We know you'll love what you see!

Special information for selected artists ~ For Festival Registration, click here.
    Artists load-in and set-up instructions will be posted here in June.

We are now accepting applications for Food Vendors. For a food vendor application, click here.


    Students at all four local high schools were invited to submit artwork for this year's festival poster. South Kitsap High School art and graphic design students submitted more than a dozen ideas. PAL members selected the illustration shown above, which was created by Erin Hutchinson, a junior at South Kitsap.
    Elizabeth Wolfser, an art student at South Kitsap took second place. Third place went to SKHS senior Rachael Bauman. SKHS Graphic Design instructor Cathy Duttry also was honored as their teacher. Congratulations to all our winners for their fine work.

   Many thanks to Key Bank for continued support of our organization and the Summer Art Festival, and for allowing us to present our Members' Summer Art Exhibition at their Judson Street branch. Thanks, also to the City of Gig Harbor for their ongoing support.

   The Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival has been voted Best Festival in the Region by readers of South Sound Magazine.

    Profits from the Art Festival provide art scholarships for local students and PAL members. Our ArtFest proceeds are also shared with the Gig Harbor community and out-of-town visitors through our art shows, exhibitions and educational programs.
   Our high school scholarship winners for 2013 were Darbey Womack, South Kitsap HS; Elizabeth Walther, Whitney Powell and Kenna Themer, Peninsula HS and Tyler Hooper and Kat Pearson , Gig Harbor HS. Congratulations to these aspiring artists!