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

    Registration for the 36th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale is now CLOSED.

    2017 Spring Show Resources:

    Accepted artwork

    2018 Prospectus

    Resizing Images

    Hanging Guidelines

    SPRING SHOW questions: springshow@wilmingtonart.org

    2018 Spring Show Sponsors and Donors

    Coastal Carolina Clay Guild Golden Artist Colors, Inc. Ampersand Art
    Hannah Block Historical USO Jessica Edwards and Associates Tinga Nursey
    S. Gay Adair Robert & Marty Allran Kay Ballard Brenda Behr
    Kay Bilisoly Carin Blumenthal-Bruchs Shirley Bolden Belynda Gail Chambers
    Deb Chiappisi Gail Cole Elaine Cooper Robert & Sharon Drennan
    Joanne & Robert Geisel Paul & Liz Hosier Robin Jones Donna Launey
    Paul Lewis Kyle Longworth Cathy McCarty Bryan McIntyre
    Joan McLoughlin John & Elvira Michaels Cynthia Miles Kathy Muzzey
    John & Pam McNeill Geoffrey Newton Mary Ann Rozear Elizabeth M Smith
    Robert Stoddard Sheryl SwansonVicky Thatcher Kirah Van Sickle
    Gayle Van Velsor Dr Edward Weaver, Jr John & Bonnie Wendt Meroe Wheatley
    Ashley Wilson Fresh Market