Tuesday, November 22, 2016

eblast November 22, 2013

Submissions for the Spring Show poster contest and the Bellamy Mansion commemorative post card contest are still being accepted. Please scroll down to see earlier posts for full information.

Holiday Dinner
A fine evening is being planned for December 8th at the Cape Fear Country Club, and you (WAA member) and your guest are invited. Please scroll down for specifics, and make your reservations!

Many of our artists have been busily painting pictures of their elves, performers in the upcoming Elf Jr performance. You can see their art plus the show December 1 through 4, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm, and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3 pm, at the USO/Hannah Block Center.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Two Shows


Monday, November 14, 2016

eblast November 15, 2016

Call for Artists

Sweet Nectar Florist in Leland is now booking for shows in 2017 and 2018.
If you are interested, please send a note about yourself and some images of your work to Janet Epstein at janart09@aol.com.

Congratulations to Susan Dade!

Long time WAA member Susan Dade has been chosen to have her painting, Southport at Noon, on this year's Star-News Cup.
There will be a Signing of the Cup at the Star-News on Wednesday November 30 and at the Ricky Evans Gallery on Friday December 2.

Call for Artists : Spring Show Poster Contest

The 35th Annual Juried Spring Art Show & Sale - Poster Art Contest

October 1, 2016 – November 25, 2016
The 2017 Spring Show Committee announces the Poster Art Contest for the 35th Annual Juried Art Show & Sale.  The winning artwork will be featured on  a framed poster to be auctioned off at the Show, posters available for sale at the Show, smaller posters, cards, invitations and other publicity material for the Show.   

Entry requirements

·         Current membership (2016) in the WAA

·         Artwork in any 2-D or 3-D media and on any non-offensive subject

·         One piece of artwork per artist

Submission requirements

·         Entry must be emailed to bcarter.art@outlook.com.  Your entry should include artwork in .jpg format as well as artist’s name, address, phone number and email address.

·         Signature on the artwork must be blocked.

·         Submittal of entries opens October 1, 2016

·         Deadline to receive entries is midnight, Friday, November 25, 2016.

The Show committee will select the winning artwork on Monday, December 1, 2016.   The winner will be contacted immediately and announced on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the WAA Holiday Banquet.  

Selected Artwork
The selected artwork may not be entered into the Show.  The artwork will be displayed at the Show and may be offered for sale; however, it is not required to be for sale.  If the artwork is sold either prior to or during the Show, the standard 30% commission will be due WAA.   A framed poster will be on display and auctioned off at the Show with proceeds to benefit WAA. The artist will be asked to sign posters during the Show reception on Thursday, April 6, 2017.   All proceeds from poster sales will benefit WAA. 

Art after Hours

The first meeting of Art after Hours was held Monday evening. The reserved room at Henry's was full of WAA members who enjoyed the company, the food and drink, and the interesting discussions in which everyone participated. The next one will be held January 16, 2017.

Monday, November 7, 2016

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