The Wilmington Art Association is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for area visual artists to gain community recognition through shows and exhibitions. It offers a forum wherein artists, local craftsmen, and people interested in the visual arts can exchange ideas, learn from each other, and contribute to the community. It provides educational programs, demonstrations, and lectures, which will lead to better public understanding and appreciation of visual arts.
WAA announces 32nd Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale
The Wilmington Art Association is pleased to announce the 32nd Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale on April 11 – 13, 2014. This year, WAA will be accepting both 2-D (fine art and photography) and 3-D artwork. Online entry will begin January 13, 2014. For Show details and to download prospectus, click - Prospectus.
Workshop: Art of the Critique
The Wilmington Art Association announces a workshop on "The Art of the Critique" Sunday, February 23, 2013 from 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm at the NH County Arboretum Auditorium, Wilmington, NC. Click for workshop details.
Workshop: Abstracting from Representation
The Wilmington Art Association is proud to offer a special three-day workshop with 2014 Spring Show juror and judge, Bob Rankin. Designed for painters of all skill levels and painting media, Bob will work with the individual artist in a positive, personalized way, presenting various techniques and strategies for abstracting, moving from a representational view to a more free, loose style. Various creative exercises and individual consultation will help student-artist to expand their painting process. For specifics, go to LEARNING
SilverArts - Call for Artists announced
The Wilmington Art Association invites all artists over the age of 50 to enter SilverArts, a component of Senior Games by the Sea. The WAA, in partnership with the YMCA and other local organizations, will sponsor the Visual Arts and the Heritage Arts portion of SilverArts.
For complete information on Silver Arts click here.
Spring Show Poster Art Winner announced
Congratulations to Janet Sessoms, the winner for Poster Art Contest for the 32nd Annual Juried Spring Art Show, for her watercolor, For the Love of Spring. This beautiful piece will be used for Show promotions. Prints and cards of the work will also be available at the Show, April 11 – 13, 2014.
WAA Moves to Blog for E-News!
Wilmington Art Association is updating its communication methods with a new blog! Please consider joining our weekly posts to receive current information about our organization and upcoming art shows. It's as simple as signing up at waaeblast.blogspot.com.