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upcoming exhibits

Every month new exhibits are installed, consisting of works by student, emerging and professional artists. Through an independent jurying process, artists are recognized for their achievements with monetary prize awards, including the Jean Wagner Troemel Best of Show. Other awards include the Ted Karam Memorial for Best Sculpture; the Carl Steinsieck Memorial for Best Figure Drawing; the Emmett Fritz Memorial for Best Landscape Oil Painting and the Ann James Memorial for Best Pastel Portrait. Winners are announced at the Opening Receptions.



JULY 26 - AUG 31 / 2014 5TH ANNUAL NATURE & WILDLIFE EXHIBIT
SPECIAL EXHIBITION. Nature in all of its beautiful forms and the wildlife that inhabit the great outdoors are celebrated in this dynamic gallery-wide exhibition. Large cash prizes attract top national and local artists whose one-of-a-kind works are sold for the benefit of conservation and art education efforts.

Prospectus and application online at www.staaa.org. Prejuried for acceptance.

Receiving: SUN JULY 20 MON JULY 21
Opening: JULY 26 Awards Ceremony Reception
Pickup: SUN AUG 31 2 - 5 pm


SEPT 5 - 28 FALL MEMBERS SHOW
Juried. A bi-annual exhibition of works in varied styles and materials created by members of the St. Augustine Art Association. One entry per member will be accepted. Juried for awards only.

RECEIVING: Tue Sept 2: 12 - 6p Wed Sept 3: 12-4p
OPENING: Fri Sept 5
PICKUP: Sun Sept 28: 2-5p

SEPT 5 - 28 FONT - Language of Letters
Special Invitational Exhibition. Inspired by the written word from typography to poetry, this special installation showcases unique works by students and faculty of the Flagler College Art Department.

OCT 3 - NOV 2 13th ANNUAL TACTILE ART SHOW
Juried. All touchable art that is both visually appealing and engaging for the blind. The exhibition includes sculptures, assemblages, pottery, fiber art, reliefs, wall hangings and mixed media with Braille labels and selected audio guides. A TOUCH St. Augustine and Art Beyond Sight initiative. Produced in partnership with Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. Limit three entries.

RECEIVING: Tue Sept 30: 12 - 6p Wed Oct 1: 12-4p
OPENING: Fri Sept 5
PICKUP: Sun Sept 28: 2-5p

OCT 3 - NOV 2 13th Thread to the Past: 1855 ST. AUGUSTINE BAYFRONT QUILT
Special Invitational Exhibition. The Piecemaker's Quilt Guild rolls out a panoramic interpretation of St. Augustine's iconic 19th century harbor. This collaborative quilt celebrates St. Augustine's 450 year artisan tradition.

NOV, DEC No gallery exhibits due to construction. No Artwalk Nov. 7 or Dec 5

NOV 29-30 49th Annual St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival (Francis Field)
FRI NOV 28 SET UP

JAN 2 - FEB 1 FANTASTIC FLORIDA!
Juried. This exhibit celebrates the sights and structures, beaches and byways, flora and fauna, history and happenings that are uiquely Florida. Always a favorite among artists and visitors. Limit two entries.

RECEIVING:Sun Dec 28: 2-5p Mon Dec 29: 12-4p
OPENING: Fri Jan 2
PICKUP: Feb 1

FEB 6 - MAR 1 FIGURES AND FACES
Juried. Expressions of the human face and form in a variety of styles and media lend personality to this popular juried exhibition. Special Awards include the prestigious Carl Steinsieck Award for Best Figure Drawing and the Ann James Award for Best Pastel Portrait. Limit three entries per artist.

RECEIVING: Tue Feb 3: 12 - 6p Wed Feb 4: 12-4p
OPENING: Fri Feb 6
PICKUP: Sun, Mar 1: 2-5p
FEB 6 - MAR 1 JULIAN COURTENAY HUNT BENEFIT SALE
Special Benefit Exhibition. Back by popular demand, this reprise exhibition features selected paintings by the late Julian Courtenay Hunt offered for sale to benefit the TOUCH St. Augustine Art Garden.

MAR 6-29 CUTTING EDGE
Juried. This edgy installation explores and pushes the boundaries of ideas and materials. Always stunning and surprising, the works include collage, ceramics and canvas. Limit three entries per artist.

RECEIVING: Tue Mar 3: 12 - 6p Wed Mar 4: 12-4p
OPENING: Fri Mar 6
PICKUP: Sun Mar 30: 2-5p

MAR 6-29 10th ANNUAL ALL-COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ART SHOW (Sponsor: CRI)
Celebrating 10 years of showcasing artworks by students in the St. Johns County High Schools Art Programs. A community outreach partnership with St. Johns County Schools.

APRIL 3 -26 SPRING MEMBERS SHOW
Juried. An bi-annual exhibition of works in varied styles and materials created by members of the St. Augustine Art Association. One entry per member will be accepted. Juried for awards only.

RECEIVING: Tue Mar 31: 12 - 6p Wed apr 1: 12-4p
OPENING: Fri April 3
PICKUP: Sun April 26: 2-5p

APRIL 3 -26 5th ANNUAL ALL-COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL ART SHOW
A bold display of student art from the St. Johns County Middle Schools. A community outreach partnership with St. Johns County Schools.

MAY 1 -JUNE 1 ICONIC ST. AUGUSTINE
St. Augustine's most revered artists spanning decades are honored in this historic gallery-wide exhibition that underscores the artistic tradition of America's oldest city. Includes selected pieces from the St. Augustine Art Association Permanent Collection and noted area collectors.

OPENING: THR APR 30 Gala in the Garden
EVENT: Gala in the Garden - Ribbon Cutting for the TOUCH St. Augustine Art Garden. By invitation.

JUNE 5-JULY 5 HONORS SHOW
Award-winning artists from the past three years present new works in this season finale. Special Awards: Ted Karam Award for Best Sculpture; Emmett Fritz Award for Best Oil Painting; Jean Wagner Troemel $500 Best in Show Award. Limit two entries.

RECEIVING: Tue June 2: 12 - 6p Wed June 3: 12-4p
OPENING: Fri June 5
PICKUP: Sun July 5: 2-5p

JULY 25-AUG 31 6th ANNUAL NATURE & WILDLIFE EXHIBITION
The beauty and wonder of the natural world are celebrated in this stunning gallery-wide exhibition. A large prize purse attracts top artists from near and far whose one-of-a-kind pieces are sold for the benefit of conservation efforts and art education. Prospectus and online appplication at www.staaa.org. Pre-juried for acceptance.

RECEIVING: Sat July 18: 12-6p Sun July 19: 12-4p
OPENING: Sat July 25 Opening & Patrons Party
PICKUP: Sun Aug 30 & Mon Aug 31 2-5p



For details about entry guidelines and upcoming exhibits, download the current Show Calendar.

To enter your artwork into an exhibit, download the Show Entry Form and submit it along with your artwork on the designated Receiving Dates. All artwork must be delivered in person.

Two days of receiving: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Artists may enter artwork for most monthly exhibits on Tuesday from noon to 6 PM and Wednesdays from noon to 4 PM - however, there are some exceptions; see above show calendar for details on individual shows. Openings will be held during the First Friday Art Walk.


First Friday Art Walk Opening Receptions

5 to 9pm
7pm Awards Ceremony

Join us on the First Friday of each month for the premier of new exhibits and presentation of artistic achievement awards. Free trolleys throughout downtown. Free street parking.

Gallery Hours:
Tue-Sat: Noon to 4pm
Sundays: 2-5pm
Free Admission

Artwalk: First Friday of every month 5-9pm.  Artwalk Map

22 Marine Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
www.staaa.org

904-824-2310
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