2018 Amateur Fine Art Show – Call for Artists

2018 Amateur Fine Art Contest & Exhibition

March 24 – April 7  (Entries due Feb 1 – Feb 16)

Get your brushes, paints, pencils, and canvas ready! The Plaza Arts Center is calling all Amateur Fine Artists to submit their work for the 7th Annual Fine Art Show taking place March 24 – April 7, 2018.   Application form, fee, and a photo of artwork will be accepted February 1 through Friday, February 16, 2018, at 4:00 PM.  A drop-off box for the Art Show entries will be in The Plaza office.

Fine Art Show Contest Details:

Art should be drawn or painted in Oil, acrylic, pastels, watercolors, charcoal, pen and ink, mixed media or another acceptable medium.  Art can be on canvas, canvas board, wood, paper, fabric, or another acceptable medium base. All artwork and photographs must be labeled on the back with the Artist’s name, email, phone #, category, work title, medium, and notation as to whether art piece is available for sale. Art not labeled properly will not be accepted. (See full rules and application)


The following categories are acceptable for judging:

Abstract/Contemporary – Impressionistic expression
Animal/Wildlife – An animal is the main focal point of the painting
Florals – Flowers are the main focal point, a botanical, or a specimen bloom of a plant or tree.
General Art – If your artwork does not qualify in another category.
Landscapes – Contour of land and/or land properties are the focal point.
Pen/Ink/charcoal drawings
Portraits – A face should be the focal point. At least a ¾ profile or better.
Still Life – Denoted by items which can be physically arranged, or are inanimate (no longer living/growing).
Waterscapes – Water or water-related subject is the main focal point.


CLICK HERE to view and print the rules and application and form.



Application Fee – $30.00 for up to 3 entries – $5.00 per additional entry (up to 3)
A Maximum Total of 6 (six) entries per Artist. (6 entries = $45.00)
Application Fee should be paid by cash, check or money order. The Fee must accompany the Completed Application form along with the color photographs of each entry. Photos MUST be labeled on the back. (see full rules and application)


Calling all Photographers!

Join the fun and enter the 9th Annual Photography Contest and Exhibition at the Plaza Arts Center. The annual Photography Show & Contest draws the best photographers from the surrounding areas. The 2018 show will include amateurs, juniors, and advanced photographers.

Click here for more information on our Annual Photography Contest and Exhibition.