The Call to Artists for Sierra Art Trails 2023 is now open!
TO APPLY: Read the rules and guidelines in the Call for Participation Prospectus. You’ll find a direct link to the SmarterEntry online application there.
Application Deadline has been extended to June 30th, 2023
Now in its 20th year, Sierra Art Trails has a reputation for excellence, and is highly anticipated by repeat visitors and art collectors. The show attracts visitors from across California and beyond. The show is the largest and most anticipated arts event in the area, encompassing more than a dozen communities in two counties.
Participating 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 Visit Yosemite Madera County, ValleyPBS, The Redwoods Resort in Yosemite, Sierra Telephone, Allard’s Art and more! Our media partners include KVPR Valley Public Radio, KFCF Free Speech Radio, KSEE 24 Television, Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, Mariposa County Visitors Bureau, Merced Sun Star, Sierra News On-Line, and the Mariposa Gazette.
Our marketing campaign includes print advertising, radio advertising on KFCF, and KVPR, and on ValleyPBS television. Web coverage on Sierra News Online and Sierra Sun Times, Facebook and Instagram. Our annual brochure is mailed out to hundreds of potential visitors. Brochures and invitation postcards are distributed to participating artists at the All Artists Meeting in August.
The 2023 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!