General Information

This exhibition and sale is open to all artists 18 years or older. Artwork may be Photography & Digital Art, Painting & Drawing, or Sculpture & Ceramics. Each applicant may submit two pieces of work for an entry fee of $35. The entry fee is non-refundable.

Awards & Categories

Awards

  • Best in Show
  • First
  • Second
  • Third
  • Honorable Mention

Categories

  • Painting – Drawing
  • Sculpture – Ceramics
  • Photography – Digital Art

Eligibility

Work must…

  • fit into acceptable categories.
  • have been produced in the last three years.
  • not have been previously entered into this competition.

Entry Requirements

  • Entry fee and application form must be submitted prior to May 4.
  • All entries must include digital images for identification/assessment.
  • Digital images are due before entry will be accepted.
  • Do not photograph images under glass or in frames.
  • Images may be uploaded to our website or delivered to our office on CD or flash drive.

Artwork Specifications

  • 2D work cannot exceed 50’’ in width or height
  • 2D work must be wired for hanging
  • 3D work must have solid base and be accompanied by a sturdy pedestal.

We will not accept…

  • fragile work.
  • work requiring special lighting or installation.
  • work that is too large or heavy.
  • work that is too difficult to hang.

Sales & Reproduction

A price needs to be provided for all artwork. If not for sale, please indicate NFS with a value estimate.

Prices should include a 15% commission for AAAC.

AAAC reserves the right to reproduce artwork and/or utilize submitted digital images for promotional purposes.

Liability

AAAC assumes no liability for damaged or stolen artwork. All reasonable care will be exercised in the handling and exhibition of work.

Important Dates

Monday, May 3

Mail-in entries must be postmarked by close of business. Online entries must be submitted by midnight.

Monday, May 10

Shipped artwork must be received by AAAC.

Thursday, May 6 *

Artwork must be hand delivered to AAAC between noon & 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 3

Exhibit opens to the public & awards are announced. Receptions details to be announced.

Wednesday, July 21 *

Exhibit closes at 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 22 *

Pick up work from AAAC between noon & 7 p.m.

* Timeframes may be scheduled in the event that it is necessary for social distancing requirements.

Online Registration & Digital Programming

Instructions: Below are two forms – one form is the required registration form and the other is to be included in our digital programming/virtual tour page. Be sure to click the submit button after completing the forms. The registration form can be submitted after payment is completed.

  • Online Registration

  • Entry #1

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, zip.
  • Entry #2

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, zip.
  • Registration Fee

    Please submit your payment using the button below and proceed to submit the completed form.
  • Digital Exhibit Information

    As a facet of our new digital exhibition efforts, and as a way to assist our audience and partners in sourcing artists, we will be listing contact information and other relevant artistic information for our featured artists on our website. The provision for this information is part of the registration process for the 21st Annual Southwest Georgia Regional Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.
  • Please send exactly what you would like featured.
  • This will be public and how people may contact you.
  • This will be public and is not required, but suggested.
  • This is optional, but if you would like us to share a link to your website, we’d love to do that!
  • For example – sculptor, painter, photographer, etc.
  • A not-too-long series of sentences that describe what you make and why you make it.