Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Juried Art Show

2015SCBWI_Conf_logoPlease register if you wish to participate in the Juried Art Show on Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and 31, 2015. Peter Brown and Patti Ann Harris will be our judges. You must attend the conference on Saturday or the intensives on Sunday to enter the show.

Location:   Lewis and Clark Room,  Holiday Inn South/Wilsonville.

Drop Off Time:  You must drop off your portfolio between 8:15-8:45 a.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room on Saturday, May 30th, no matter which day you attend.

Fee:  $20 for Members and $30 for NonMembers.  Registration is limited to the first 30 entrees. You must be attending one day of the conference to participate.

Judging:  The judges will circulate through the show as their time allows during the weekend events. They will mark the strongest piece in each portfolio with sticky notes, and vote for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Pick Up Time: Portfolios must be picked up between at 6:15-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 31st.  If you are not attending the intensives on Sunday and cannot pick up your work at this time, please arrange to have someone pick it up for you.


First Place:  A $50 gift certificate from Blick Art Materials and a Skype consultation with Patti Ann Harris, Executive Art Director at Scholastic, Inc. (Must be scheduled within the calendar year.)

Second Place:  A $30 gift certificate to Blick Art Materials.

Third Place:  A $20 gift certificate to Blick Art Materials.

The winners will be announced at the conference on Sunday. You do not have to be present at the intensives on Sunday to receive your prize.

Portfolios: Please limit your portfolios to 10-12 printed images.  No originals, please.  You may also bring postcards, business cards and other promotional materials.  If you are bringing a picture book dummy for critique, please omit it from the show.  Please limit the size of your portfolio to 11” x 14".  

Contact Barbara Herkert at with any questions.