Artist Information

The Call to Artists for Sierra Art Trails 2020 is now open!

TO APPLY: Read the rules and guidelines presented in the Call for
Participation Prospectus. You’ll find a direct link to the SmarterEntry
online application there.

Application Deadline – May 15th, 2020

Welcome artists and artisans!  Now in its 18th year, Sierra Art Trails has earned a reputation for excellence, and is highly anticipated by repeat visitors and art collectors. The show attracts art buyers from throughout California and beyond. The Sierra Art Trails Yosemite Foothills Open Studio Tour (SAT) is the largest and most anticipated arts event in the area, encompassing more than a dozen communities in two counties.

SAT Art 2 ImageParticipating artists are featured in the tour catalog, included in a month-long Preview Exhibit, and benefit from an extensive advertising campaign promoting the event.

By participating you not only promote your own work, you also support your community by making it a place people look forward to visiting!

Our generous sponsors include Yosemite Sierra Visitor’s Bureau, One Putt Broadcasting and ValleyPBS. Our media partners include KYNO Radio, KJWL Radio, KVPR Valley Public Radio, KSEE 24 Television, Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, Mariposa County Visitors Bureau, Merced Sun Star, Sierra News On-Line, Sierra Star, Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, and ValleyPBS.

Our marketing campaign includes print advertising, radio advertising on KJWL, KYNO, KFCF, and KVPR, and on ValleyPBS television. Web coverage on Sierra News Online and Sierra Sun Times, and on Facebook. Our annual brochure is mailed out  to hundreds of potential visitors. Brochures and invitation postcards will be distributed to participating artists at the All Artists Meeting in August.

The 2020 catalog can be ordered on this web site and is available at select retail locations beginning in August.

Please help us spread the word!  Support your fellow artists and the Art Trails planning committee by promoting yourself and the event weekend.

Encourage friends and family to purchase a catalog.  Consider creating your own postcards, flyers, or posters in preparation for the event. By working together we help insure the weekend will be a success for everyone!

Franka and Mary Jane Photo