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Second Annual Juried Art Exhibition
August 9 - September 7

The Arts Council is excited to host its Second Annual Juried Art Exhibition, August 9 - September 7, 2024. The exhibit will be held at the Arts Council Gallery on South Caldwell Street, and the Spiers Gallery at Brevard College. Cash awards include Best in Show, along with first, second, and third place awards. 

This call is open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older. All visual art media (except video) are allowed, and all work must be original.

This exhibition sets out to feature works of art across a wide variety of media from artists in Western North Carolina. The entry fee for up to two pieces of artwork is $30 for Arts Council members, and $35 for non-members, and the deadline for entries is July 26, 2024

Who Should Apply?
All artists over the age of 18 are encouraged to apply. All applicants will go through the jurying process. 

Jurying Process and Standards
Applicants must submit with their application a JPEG file of the artwork they want to enter in the exhibition. Please include your name and image title in the file name (ex., JohnDoe_Image Title). Images should be sized at 2000 pixels on the long side at the highest quality, and submitted by email at

All applicants will be notified of the jurors' decision no later than August 3. Decisions of the juror are final. The Arts Council also reserves the right to prohibit the display and sale of work that it deems unsuitable or that has been misrepresented in the application.

All work must be original (no giclees) and in the category of work depicted on photos accompanying this application. All work accepted for the show must be prepared for exhibit and remain on view until the close of the show.

Our goal is for the exhibition to consist of fine arts and crafts in a variety of mediums. 

Application Fee
All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $30 (Arts Council members at the $100+ level) or $35 (non-members) when submitting the application and photographs.

Payment of Application Fee
You may complete and submit the application online (, or in person at the Arts Council.

More Information
Please email us ( with any questions.

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