Amateur Fine Arts Show & Contest

April 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am – April 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
The Plaza Arts Center
305. N. Madison Ave.

The Eighth Annual Amateur Fine Arts Show & Contest 

Calling all artists!  We are happy to announce the dates for our 2019 8th annual Fine Arts Show & Contest. Please review the full rules and eligibility qualifications.  For any questions on the entry instructions, please contact The Plaza at 706-923-1655 or Janet Kelhoffer at 404-895-7103.  Show open to the public April 1 – 12, 2019  

**Application and photos of artwork due February 18 – 22. 


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.

View our Gallery for photos from the 2018 Fine Arts Show

Important Dates: 

February 18 – 22: Application and photo of artwork due.  Drop off at The Plaza between 9:00 – 5:00 pm.

February 28: Email notifications sent on or before this date. Be sure to include your valid email address.  

March 18 – 22: Accepted Artwork to be dropped off at The Plaza during normal business hours. 

Friday, March 29th:  Pre-show viewing and Reception.  Artists and family are invited.  

April 1 – 12: The exhibit opens to the Public.  Open during TPAC office hours and special events. 

April 16-17: Artwork to be picked up during normal Plaza office hours (9:00 – 5:00 pm)