Center for Arts & History

Call for Art

LCSC Center for Arts & History is located in the heart of historic downtown Lewiston. Lewiston's arts and culture community continues to blossom and we are proud to be a central focus of these efforts. In a newly restored space, we offer seven distinct, modern gallery spaces - ranging from 187 to 2,000 square feet.

Quick Facts:
  • All spaces renovated in 2010
  • Air conditioning throughout the building
  • Quality, professional, fulltime staff
  • Museum quality lighting
  • Modern security system
  • Gallery Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11am-4pm
  • Convenient parking and loading zones
2017 Regional juried Watercolor exhibition:

Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History, in partnership with Palouse Watercolor Socius invites you to enter the 2017 Regional Juried Watercolor Exhibition. Open to residents of ID, WA, OR & MT. $1000, $750, $500 cash prizes and more! Show runs June 2 through July 29.

Online submissions will be accepted after February 1.

Send submissions to or mail to: LCSC Center for Arts & History 415 Main Street Lewiston, ID 83501

2017 Regional Juried Watercolor Exhibition  

Questions? Contact Kelsey Grafton, Exhibit and Programming Coordinator at the LCSC Center for Arts & History at or by calling (208) 792-2317

Exhibit proposal

In order to best represent your work, please be very careful to include all requested materials in your packet.

Your packet should include the following:

  • Completed Application Form.
  • A one-page cover letter describing the intent and content of your proposed exhibition. For group shows, provide a list of participating artists, including contact information.
  • If available, catalogs, invitations, newspaper clippings, etc. from prior shows.
  • Artist's statement (not more than one page) about the proposed exhibit.  This could include details about the medium, inspiration, or processes used to create the pieces.  
  • List of proposed programming to accompany and enhance the exhibit.  Include topics for presentations or discussions that would bring your work to life.
  • Current resume.
  • Brief biographical statement (approximately half a page).
  • Inventory list of information on your images.  See Example.  If needed, use this template to get started.
  • CD with five to twenty images (depending on the size of your work and the Gallery or Galleries you are choosing to exhibit) of your current work (jpeg files, 1-3 megabytes), which may include detail views. Files must be labeled with your last name, title of piece, media and size, separated by underscore - i.e.: SMITH_ImpressionSunrise_OilonCanvas_35x49inches.
  • Choose Gallery or Galleries
  • Make sure to review the Proposal Checklist to ensure that all required information is included in your proposal packet.

Please submit hardcopies of all materials above to:

Kelsey Grafton
LCSC Center for Arts & History
415 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208)792-2243