Seeking Aquatic Art

Seattle-area artists are being asked to submit work for an aquatic-themed art exhibition in conjunction with the eighth annual scientific World Aquatic Health Conference.

Entries for the Oct. 12-14 show at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel must be received by Sept. 12.

The Aquatic Art Exhibition will showcase original art of images related to swimming pools or hot tubs, and/or individuals involved in swimming, water fitness and/or warm water immersion activities.

Artists may submit digital JPEG images of up to five original works created in any medium for the juried three-day exhibit.

All work will be offered for sale through a silent auction, and artists will receive 60 percent of the total sale price. Artists should assign a minimum bid value for each submission.

A limited number of artworks will be selected. Artists are encouraged to submit early. Images should be emailed to .

Artists who have work selected are responsible for delivery of their art to and from the hotel.

The World Aquatic Health Conference, hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) and the Aquatic Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), attracts more than 300 attendees who come together to understand emerging issues, identify opportunities and formulate future plans.