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.

38th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale

The Official Art Show of the 2020 Azalea Festival

March 28 - April 5, 2020


Call for Artists

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 2020 Show

  • New depth limit for bin work
  • Monetary and merchandise awards exceeding $4,000!

  • The Hannah Block Community Arts Center
    120 South Second Street
    Wilmington, N.C.
    Saturday, March 28 thru April 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Registration for the 38th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale opens January 6, 2020.


    2020 Spring Show Resources:

    2020 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 -- 2/16/2020 at 5:00 pm.

    SPRING SHOW questions: springshow@wilmingtonart.org