Sunriver Music Festival Call to Artists

Sunriver Music Festival invites a Central Oregon artist to create the commemorative 46th season poster.

“For over four decades we have showcased some of the most accomplished artists in the region and the collaboration is a beautiful experience for all involved,” explains Executive Director Meagan Iverson.

Artist Kenneth Marunowski, 2018 poster artist, agrees. “Signing the gorgeous prints made from my image, and attending two of the brilliant Festival concerts was an absolute delight. During this exciting moment in my artistic life, I truly felt connected to the Sunriver community and like something of a star!”

David Kreitzer, poster artist for 2020-2021: “To have my art be chosen, and to be on the cover of the Sunriver Magazine as well, was a great ‘Welcome to Central Oregon’ gift. Sunriver Music Festival was very supportive and I was pleased to be a part of it!”

Sally MacAllister, 2022 selected poster artist: “It was such an honor to be selected as the 45th season’s poster artist. Of course, I was very excited when I first heard the news, but I was overwhelmed when I saw my artwork on the poster and the publicity pieces the graphic team designed. And to have my summer filled with the wonderful concerts – such a rewarding experience. I’m so glad I was able to share my talent with this wonderful community.”

Here’s your opportunity to join the ranks of these and other esteemed artists by submitting your artwork to the selection committee, which is comprised of a jury of accomplished artists from the Artists Gallery Sunriver.

The only requirement on medium and size is that it is able to be reproduced successfully into an 18×24 poster and for the cover of the Summer Festival program book. Works larger than 18×24 are not recommended. You can view past posters at and at the Festival office in the Village at Sunriver, Building 13.

Artist Benefits:

  • Expert reproduction and printing of the original artwork ensures staying true to the artist’s colors and medium.
  • 300 posters are displayed on storefronts all over Bend, Sisters, Redmond, and
  • Posters are sold at the Sunriver Music Festival office and select galleries and shops in Sunriver and Bend.
  • A press release published in multiple local publications (Cascade A&E, Bend Bulletin, Sunriver Scene, and others) with artist’s photo, bio, and artwork.
  • A full page article about the artist in the Sunriver Music Festival summer program
  • The selected artwork is featured on the front cover of the Festival’s summer program book, the annual ticket brochure, notecards, and The brochure is mailed to over 5,500 Festival patrons and Central Oregon residents and visitors.
  • A framed poster is gifted to every Festival sponsor, which often end up on office walls all over Central Oregon and beyond.
  • The original work of art is custom framed by Eastlake Framing and auctioned at Festival Faire, the Festival’s premier fundraiser.

Deadline is February 28, 2023 — Please contact the Festival as soon as possible if you are considering submitting art for consideration. Final submission must be received by February 28, 2023. The chosen artwork is considered a donation to the Sunriver Music Festival; all other submissions will be available for pick-up by early March 2023. • 541-593-1084

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