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.

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 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. Registration for the 37th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale opens January 7, 2019 at 8:00 AM.

The WAA is please to award the 2019 poster art contest winner to Janet Sessoms for her beautiful piece, "Spring Beauties".

WAA member and local gallery support Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital

WAA member, Brad Carter, and local art gallery, Art in Bloom, are partnering to donate proceeds from an art raffle and a portion from art sales to the New Hanover Regional Medical Centerís Betty H. Cameron Womenís and Childrenís Hospital. This is associated with the exhibition, "Colors with Expression" with painting by Brad Carter, which opens December 7th and shows through December 28th at Art in Bloom. Tickets are available at the Gallery or online Ė The raffle drawing is December 28th at 7:30 pm. The winner does not have to be present to win.

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