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.

Wilmington Art and Bloom

January 9 – 12, 2020

This unique show has two opportunities to exhibit! The first is the inspiration pieces that the floral arrangers will use as “inspirations” for their beautiful arrangements. The deadline for submission for these works is October 18, 2020. The second is the gallery of works for sales during flower show. The submission date for these entries has not been determined. We’ll keep you posted on this!

Deadline to register “Inspiration” pieces – October 18, 2020

For details, See the Call for Artists Prospectus

24th Annual Art in the Arboretum

November 1-3, 2019

Deadline to register – September 1, 2019

For details, See the Show Prospectus

37th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale

The Official Art Show of the 2019 Azalea Festival

March 30, 2019 - April 7, 2019

The Show is open to all artists 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.

Congratulations to all the wonderful artists who have been recognized with awards this year!

First Place
Janet B Sessoms “Too Delicious”

Second Place
Brenda Behr “Mt. Washington's Shoe Shop”

Third Place
Janice Castiglione “Nature's Lace”

Complete list of winning artists for 2019!

The support of all our donors and sponsors who so generously supported the 37th Spring Show and Sale is much appreciated.


STATEWIDE Art Competition for Artists 50 years of Age and Older

MAY 17, 2019 - MAY 19, 2019

WAA Calendar of Events

Art Opportunities

Member Shows/Awards

General Meetings Dates


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