Center for Arts & History

Artists Proposals

The 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: Tuesday through Saturday, 11am-4pm
  • Convenient parking and loading zones

Send us your proposal today!

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:

Julie Riendeau
LCSC Center for Arts & History
415 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-792-2243