Each spring during the North Carolina Azalea Festival, the Wilmington Art Association (WAA) presents its annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale. The WAA is a non-profit organization which seeks to educate members and the public in the fine arts, provide scholarship assistance to deserving college students and provide an outlet for emerging and professional artists.

36th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale

The Official Art Show of the 2018 Azalea Festival

April 7, 2018 - April 15, 2018


Call for Artists

ArtÖ Itís Cool!

The show is open to all artistís 18 years of age or older and will include works in painting, pastel, watercolor, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital imaging, fiber art, mixed-media and three-dimensional works.

New features for 2018 Show

  • New extended days and hours
  • Artistís-at-Work: Create and sell your art during the show!
  • A special Fine Art Drawing. Win artwork of your choice!
  • Monetary and merchandise awards exceeding $4,000!

  • The Hannah Block Community Arts Center
    120 South Second Street
    Wilmington, N.C.
    Saturday, April 8 - 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00 pm
    Sunday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Registration for the 36th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale opens January 8, 2018.


    2017 Spring Show Resources:

    2018 Prospectus

    Resizing Images

    Hanging Guidelines

    WAA Members:

    To register for the Spring Show login here. If you're unsure of your WAA membership status -- use this option.

    To renew your WAA membership click here.

    Non-Members:

    If you are NOT a Member and want to JOIN WAA and REGISTER for the Spring Show:
    Fill out the ONLINE REGISTRATION first
    . Then you'll be able to pay the membership and show registration fees... and submit up to two (2) entries.

    If you are NOT a WAA Member and want to REGISTER for the Spring Show ONLY:
    Fill out the ONLINE REGISTRATION first.
    Then you'll be able to pay the show registration fee... and submit up to two (2) entries .

    Uploading your images:

    If you have already paid the Spring Show registration fee (EITHER a Member or Nonmember):
    Login here and submit up to two (2) entries.
    You may add entries -- and edit them -- up to the cutoff date -- 2/28/2017 at 5:00 pm.

    SPRING SHOW questions: springshow@wilmingtonart.org