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.
    April 8 - 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00 pm
    April 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    2017 Spring Show Resources:

    Accepted artwork

    2018 Prospectus

    Resizing Images

    Hanging Guidelines

    SPRING SHOW questions: springshow@wilmingtonart.org

    2018 Spring Show Donors and Sponsors

    S. Gay Adair Robert & Marty Allran Kay Ballard Kay Bilisoly
    Carin Blumenthal-Bruchs Shirley Bolden Eve Brimberry Belynda Gail Chambers
    Gail Cole Elaine Cooper Robert & Sharon Drennan Paul & Liz Hosier
    Robin Jones Donna Launey Paul Lewis Kyle Longworth
    Cathy McCarty Joan McLoughlin John & Pam McNeill John & Elvira Michaels
    Geoffrey Newton Mary Ann Rozear Elizabeth M Smith Robert Stoddard
    Sheryl Swanson John & Judy Talbert Vicky Thatcher Kirah Van Sickle
    Gayle Van Velsor Dr Edward Weaver, Jr John & Bonnie Wendt
    Meroe Wheatley Ashley Wilson
    Ampersand Art
    Coastal Carolina Clay Guild
    Golden Artist Colors, Inc.
    Hannah Block Historical USO Jessica Edwards and Associates
    New Hanover Garden Club The New Olde Point Country Club
    Tinga Nursey