Register for 8X8Photo


Registration and participation is open to all - no photography background required.

October 15 - 24 2021


8X8Photo is back for the 2nd year, run by ShoreLake Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating the creativity in all of us. The proceeds from this event work to keep the arts thriving in our region. 

We print them for you, you just submit your photo/s when registering - a piece of cake (we like cake).


You can submit a maximum of 10 photos - series welcome and encouraged!

Submissions from all ages and skill levels. We only print what sells, so no need to pick up unsold photographs.


We hope you will be a part of 8X8Photo!

$100 cash prizes will be awarded for People’s Choice, Sponsor's Choice and Director’s Choice Awards! Awards are for the photographers work (1 photo or 10).

Schedule for Photographers


Aug 1 - Sept 17: Call for photographers, register and submit your artwork online. Photographs must be received by this date. Late entries won't be included in the show.

October 14, 7pm: Winners broadcast on a live stream on ShoreLake Arts facebook page

October 15, 10am: Photographs are available to purchase! There is only one of each photograph available for purchase. 

October 24: Last day online

September 24Photographers commission checks will be mailed by this date


Complete the online registration form.

Artists may submit up to 10 unique photographs. Series of photographs welcomed as buyers like to purchase multiple.

There is a $6 fee to register

(free for students pre-K to grade 12)

Note - you only pay the fee once regardless if you enter. e.g. $6 for 1,2 or 10 photographs.

Artwork Requirements

Your photographs should be at least 800 x 800 pixels to make a clear print. Please crop the photos to a square format before submitting (otherwise we will do this for you)


We print all artwork and send it directly to the buyer

All entries must be original


This is a community event, so we ask that you please keep submissions PG for our littlies eyes.

Sale of Artwork

All artwork entered into 8X8Photo will be offered for sale for $36


Pickup for buyers is free 2 weeks after purchase from our office. $9 fee for photographs shipped. 

No NFS works

ShoreLake Arts will collect and remit Washington State Sales Tax on sold photographs


Artists have the choice of the following:

1. Sale money from any photograph becomes a 100% donation to ShoreLake Arts – Thank You!!

2. ShoreLake Arts will take a 60% commission on any works sold and issue artist checks within 30 days after sales close on the website.

Delivery / Drop Off

Photographs will be shipped or be available for pickup 2 weeks after purchase. We only print what is sold, so that gives us enough time to get our ducks in a row.

Free pickup or $9 delivery fee

Labeling of Photographs

We will print and affix labels to the back of the photographs including:

- Photographer name

- Name of photograph

- Photography business name (if applicable)

- Contact details (you have the option to put down your website/social media details should you wish)

- City and State


The Arts Council reserves the right to exclude any works which are deemed offensive or otherwise inappropriate

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A word from ShoreLake Arts

The aim of 8X8Photo is to be an open and all-inclusive, community photography exhibit.  We will reserve the right to not exhibit any photographs online that aren't suitable.


 As we plan for this new online event we are continually thinking of all those we serve: our members; event sponsors; visitors to the website and the photographers. It is our goal to be fair and respectful to all in considering what is displayed.  


In the event that a submitted work is declined for exhibition by ShoreLake Arts staff, someone from the office will contact the photographer personally to explain.   




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A non-profit dedicated to cultivating creativity and inspiring our community through the arts

18560 1st Ave NE

Shoreline, WA 98155

Tel: 206-417-4645