Art Show

First and foremost, thank you all for the encouraging feedback and for making Art Show 2022 amazing! Now, we welcome back all new and returning artists, to authorized agents, and those who will be bidders for Art Show 2023!! We hope you are all doing well and are also excited to see all the awesome art this year. We hope to have lively debates of how certain pieces of art make you feel and how you should sign up to be a bidder and claim it as your own. Also, our Hentai section is always in need of some wonderful and beautifully crafted art, but please remember to obtain 18+ wristband to view.

All appropriate times will be found by viewing Art Show's Hours of Operation at the bottom of this page, as well as in the pocket guide, awesome sheet, posted to the BBS, and social media. Please read through the Art Show’s Requirements & Guidelines for all new changes for art show this year; this information is especially important for All Artist’s/ agents and bidders, please read carefully.

Important notice to all artists/agents: Please, follow the Artwork Online Picture Submission Process, W9 form process, as well as all Artist’s and Bidder forms process must be sent via email further details are in the Requirements & Guidelines. Artists’ may send you Picture submission early in a separate email, this will help us watermark and upload for a faster and smoother transition to online. All submissions and forms will be verified with you at Art show. Also, all forms must be signed and completed upon submission to Art show please, via email. There are links below to each form, if you have any questions, you may use the email addresses at the bottom of the site. The Art Show Online website will have a link and appear at the bottom of this page access is available upon registration at Art Show to bid. Art Show will have signs with QR codes for ease of signing up for the art show auction site, but access to the online auction is authorized by art show staff. 

Exclusive Disclaimer: For anyone with a Friday and Saturday day membership and participate as bidder must designate someone on their behalf to pick-up won artwork on Sunday. They must have a copy of the bidder's Government Picture I.D, along with their own stating they have permission to pick up artwork and they both must sign this agreement for our records. Otherwise, they should look at obtaining another day membership for Sunday.

Last-but-not-least, do not forget about our Awesome LIVE Auction held on Sunday Morning!! Have fun and looking forward to seeing you at Art Show 2023!!!

---Otakon Art Show Staff---

Public Hours

Bidder Registration begins at open on Friday, and closes at 8:45 PM on Saturday.

Day Open Close
Friday 1 PM 10 PM
Saturday 11 AM 9 PM

Artwork Registration

Thursday artwork drop off with be at the L Street entrance under the bridge. Staff will escort artists down to the Art Show for registration.
Day Open Close Notes
Thursday 5 PM 8 PM AA Closed to Public
Friday 9 AM 1 PM AA Closed to Public
  1 PM 10 PM Online bidding opens 1 PM
Saturday 11 AM 2 PM Bidding closes 9 PM

Live Auction and Art Pickup

Live auction begins Sunday at 11 AM and continues until all pieces have been auctioned.

Day Open Close Notes
Sunday 11 AM 2 PM Art Pickup

When available Artist form and bidder form will be one whole form this year, complete carefully.

Co-Department Head

Chris Jennings

Co-Department Head

Alexa Leitkowski

Assistant Co-Department Head

Nolan Harper

Art Show Requirements & Guidelines

ArtShow-R&G 2023.pdf 160.5 KB

Artist/Bidder Registration Form

ArtShow-Registration2023.pdf 183.1 KB

Art Show Artist Agent Authorization Form

ArtShow-Artists Agent Authorization 2023.pdf 196.7 KB

Artist W9 Form

(External Link)

Otakon Art Show W9 Form